Archives

Page 2 of 2,207 

Chinese Christians form human shield to protect church

By Julia A. Seymour
Posted

Persecution | In Wenzhou, a Chinese port city nicknamed “Jerusalem of the East,” thousands of Chinese Christians stood guard around the government-sanctioned Sanjiang…

Could buried nuclear reactors be a safer energy solution?

By Michael Cochrane
Posted

Energy | Small underground nuclear power plants may herald the future for an energy industry under intense scrutiny after Japan’s Fukushima disaster, but America may…

Still wanted: Homeschool stories of successful failure

Still wanted: Homeschool stories of successful failure

By Daniel James Devine
Posted

Education | On Friday, Marvin Olasky wrote: The just-released issue of WORLD includes a reviewof Megan McArdle’s new book,  The U Side of Down: Why

Scientists create embryo clone to harvest stem cells

By Daniel James Devine
Posted

Science | For the first time, scientists have grown stem cells using human embryos cloned from adults. The research, announced Thursday, expands the technical…

A battle that changed the world

By Marvin Olasky
Posted

History | Today is the anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto, fought in 1836 near what is now the city named after Sam Houston, who led the Texan army that day in a…

Silent nuns become singing sensation

By Joseph Slife & Lynde Langdon
Posted

Music | How did a cloistered group of nuns living on a farm in Northwest Missouri become a best-selling singing group? They do not tour; they don’t do public…

American runner claims Boston finish line

By Andrew Branch
Posted

Sports | Meb Keflezighi crossed the Boston Marathon finish line to cheers of joy as he became the first American winner of the race since 1983. “This is beyond…

Happy Government Day

Happy Government Day

By D.C. Innes
Posted

Government | On a beautiful spring Saturday I looked out my picture window at my happy neighbors, a young couple in their 30s. Bela is Hungarian and Susan is English, but…

Duke University’s plastic plates of invisibility

By Julie Borg
Posted

Science | Star Trek fans may be delighted to learn that cloaking technology—which makes an object invisible to sensors—is no longer merely the product of sci-fi…

The brave new world of 3-D printing

By Janie B. Cheaney
Posted

Technology | Earth-shaking technology has a way of lurking in the background before barging into everyday life and changing everything. Video broadcasting was developed in…

Midday Roundup: Saeed Abedini’s Easter message of suffering and resurrection

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Newsworthy | Called to suffer. Calling himself a “Prisoner in the Darkness in Iran, but free for the Kingdom and Light,” jailed pastor Saeed Abedini issued an Easter…

Finding gratitude in the worst of circumstances

By Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted

Faith & Inspiration | My husband has been ill for six months and bedridden for four (with a hiatus for a trip to North Carolina). As I was whining about this, I was taken up short…

Page 2 of 2,207