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A shovel-ready job

A shovel-ready job

By Amy Henry
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Parenting | On a recent blistering Kansas day, a group of students and teachers are re-mulching an impossibly long walking path as part of our weekly school workday. The…

Ebola cases on the rise as Guinean villagers attack, kill aid team

By Andrew Branch
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Ebola Virus | More than 700 new Ebola cases have surfaced in the last week alone—a rate increase of 40 percent from the beginning of September—as violence and death due…

Outrage isn’t action

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | Something has been made strikingly clear in recent weeks: the power of public opinion to sway decision-makers. Two of the National Football League’s premier…

Note to self: Love people because they’re not here long

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | On Sunday my mother and father and I went out on one of the most beautiful afternoons God ever made, and looked for deer at the 260-acre cemetery nearby. My…

Researchers rekindle vaccine-autism debate

By Daniel James Devine
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Autism | New study claims to show a link between widespread use of fetal cell vaccines and an upsurge in autism

Midday Roundup: ‘One cannot win a war with a blanket’

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Lethal aid. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko met with U.S. President Barack Obama and addressed a joint session of Congress on Thursday to ask for more…

Scottish independence leader resigns after unity victory

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Britain | UPDATE (11:20 a.m. EDT): Alex Salmond, the Scottish politician who led the fight for independence announced today he is resigning his post as first minister…

Are you naming your kids, or is your keyboard?

Are you naming your kids, or is your keyboard?

By Caroline Leal
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Culture | If you’ve ever wondered why we prefer certain baby names over others, you might want to take a look at your keyboard. According to a new study, due to…

Globe Trot: ‘Training an army of people that hates us’

By Jamie Dean
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International | SYRIA: News about a foiled ISIS plot in Australia came hours before the U.S. Congress voted to approve President Barack Obama’s plan to train and arm Syrian…

Could fishing be the next miracle drug?

By Caroline Leal
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Health | Come on, take down your fishin’ pole and meet me at The Fishin’ Hole, I can’t think of a better way to pass the time o’ day. The lyrics to the song that…

Detention for some immigrant kids isn’t all bad

By Rob Holmes
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Immigration | Free Internet access. Flat-screen TVs. A hair salon. An all-you-can eat cafeteria. Charter school education. All at a Texas residential facility for migrant…

Boko Haram used schoolgirl as suicide bomber

By Angela Lu
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Religious Liberty | Congressional hearing discusses kidnapped girls’ fate, other international religious freedom concerns

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