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Globe Trot: ISIS is knocking on Baghdad’s door

By Jamie Dean
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International | BAGHDAD: Canon Andrew White—chaplain of the only Anglican church in Baghdad—posted an SOS on his Facebook page late Monday: “ISIS are now just 5 miles…

Midday Roundup: Secret Service drops the ball again

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Close quarters. In more bad news for the Secret Service, agents protecting President Barack Obama on a recent visit to the Centers for Disease Control and…

For a better proof

For a better proof

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | I learned from the funeral parlor that they have to wait 24 hours after a person dies before they can cremate him or her. One can easily imagine the reason…

Colorado students skip school to support revisionist history course

By Laura Edghill
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Education | In an act of protest, students and teachers in Jefferson County, Colo., are skipping school. Students claim they are walking out due to their school board’s…

Can the GOP overcome the Democrats’ magic election bullet?

By Joseph Slife
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Elections | With the midterm election just around the corner, using polls to predict who will win has become sport for media pundits. One problem with pre-election polls…

First Ebola case diagnosed in the U.S.

By Leigh Jones
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Ebola Virus | The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced late this afternoon it has confirmed the first case of Ebola in the United States. The unidentified…

Character counts in education reform circles

Character counts in education reform circles

By Russ Pulliam
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Education | INDIANAPOLIS—Character was a hot topic a few years ago. Some feared that America was losing its bearings in terms of traditional values and wanted to…

Sandy Hook commission calls for homeschool oversight

By Andrew Branch
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Education | A Connecticut government task force wants to give special educators with public schools the power to veto homeschooling parents’ education plans .   The

National pediatrics group urges birth control for teens

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Health | The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s most influential pediatricians group, wants teen girls to get IUDs or hormonal implants to keep them…

Say goodbye to Saturday morning cartoons

By Caroline Leal
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Television | “That’s all, folks.” The trademark closing line from Porky Pig, the lovable cartoon character from Loony Tunes , might be ringing especially loudly in the…

Prosecutor: Oklahoma beheading attack was more about race than religion

By Lynde Langdon
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Crime | Though radical Islam might have influenced accused killer Alton Nolen, religion was not his primary motive for beheading a coworker, the prosecutor in the…

Dealing with the cause, not effect, of sexual assaults on campus

By Cal Thomas
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Sexual Abuse | College freshmen are completing their first month on campus. According to the website The Other Freshman 15, “The first 15 weeks of college can be the…

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