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New Mexico churches ask for prayer after twin bomb attacks

By Abby Reese
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Crime | Congregations and clergy from Las Cruces, N.M., met in Pioneer Park on Sunday evening to pray for peace, unity, and courage after back-to-back explosions…

Drumbeats and heartbeats

Drumbeats and heartbeats

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Abortion | At a children’s book festival last spring, I met a young woman who had recently served on the staff of a well-known Democrat senator. When I asked why she…

Trivia website erases student loans but offers no financial wisdom

By Laura Edghill
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Education | Youth pastor and recent college graduate Kevin Foster unexpectedly won his way out of more than $30,000 in student loan debt in June by registering with a…

Amish education case set religious liberty legal standards

By Mary Reichard
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Religious Liberty | In 1971, a U.S. Supreme Court case dealt with the question of whether a family’s religious liberty includes the education of its children. The answer was…

Dollars and Sense: Will tepid economic growth cool the markets?

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Slow growth. It was another week of mediocre economic news. We got a report last week that the economy was growing, but only at a tepid 2.3 percent, slower…

Midday Roundup: ‘Draft Biden’ gets serious about VP running for president

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Next level. A top adviser to late Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden has joined a group that wants Vice President Joe Biden to run for president. Josh…

Judge bans release of undercover videos from abortion association

By Leigh Jones
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Abortion | The National Abortion Federation (NAP) on Friday won a court injunction to bar the Center for Medical Progress (CMP) from releasing any undercover video…

Central African Republic still rife with conflict a year after ceasefire

By Julia A. Seymour
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Africa | More than a year after warring factions reached a cease-fire agreement, Central African Republic (CAR) remains divided, unstable, violent, and on the edge of…

Trial of Russian Taliban could shed light on law of war

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | A terrorism case being tried in federal court could set a precedent regarding whether certain terrorism suspects are lawful military combatants under the…

Recovering regeneration in the church

Recovering regeneration in the church

By Dane Ortlund
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2015 Books Issue | Jonathan Edwards’ understanding of the doctrine of new birth. An excerpt from a WORLD Book of the Year runner-up

Stealing on the job

Stealing on the job

By Bill Newton
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Business | I’d just stepped off the airplane and was walking to baggage claim when I passed a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agent guarding the exit. She…

A Strong presence in Texas

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | Charlie Strong was hired last June to be the head football coach for the University of Texas. He’d had a successful tenure as the coach at Louisville and as…

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