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Vaccines and Viruses: South Korean MERS outbreak kills 33

By Daniel James Devine
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Vaccines & Viruses | MERS controls. South Korea reported its 33rd death this week in a contagious outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome that began in May. The outbreak…

Court shoots down Kansas’ latest answer to school-funding crisis

By Laura Edghill
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Education | A district court panel in Kansas ruled Friday that critical components of the state’s new block-grant school funding law violate the state’s constitution.

Predictable Max is still a boy’s best friend

By Bob Brown
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Movies | A well-trained dog carries out its duties with loyalty and selflessness, qualities a boy will not come by without discipline and instruction. Max tells the…

How to succeed in college by really trying

How to succeed in college by really trying

By D.C. Innes
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Higher Education | School’s out for summer, and many of those who made it all the way through high school graduation are anticipating college in the fall, a radically new…

Supreme Court puts part of Texas abortion law on hold

By Leigh Jones
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Supreme Court | The U.S. Supreme Court today granted an emergency appeal from Texas abortionists trying to stop their state from enforcing regulations adopted in 2013. The…

‘Miracle baby’ beats the odds

By Marian Rizzo
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Amy Writing Awards | The Batsons trusted the Lord with their son who was not supposed to live. The first prize award winner

Supreme Court OKs lethal injection drug

By Emily Belz
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Supreme Court | Key lethal injection drug not “cruel and unusual,” majority rules, as two justices announce opposition to death penalty

The Supreme Court’s brave new rights

By Mary Reichard
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Supreme Court | By a vote of 5-4, the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday granted a new constitutional right: The right of same-sex couples to receive marriage licenses nationwide…

What does China gain from U.S. universities?

By Onize Ohikere
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Higher Education | WASHINGTON—In 2012, New York University (NYU) set up a degree-granting campus in Shanghai—one more American university stringing into China’s…

Church fires in the South recall past violence

By Lynde Langdon
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Crime | Arsonists have torched several African-American churches in the South in the last week, and a handful of other fires are under investigation as the nation…

The only bright spot in Friday’s Supreme Court ruling

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | I am going to save my June 27,2015, edition of The Philadelphia Inquirer with its headline “GAY MARRIAGE CONSTITUTIONAL.” I will place it in the attic along…

Midday Roundup: Second fugitive captured alive in New York

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Finally found. The 22-day manhunt for escaped murderer David Sweat ended Sunday when a New York State Police sergeant shot and apprehended him just 2 miles…

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