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Mexico frees U.S. Marine jailed on weapons charges

By Leigh Jones
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Military | A U.S. Marine jailed for eight months in Mexico is free today after a judge ruled he should be released because of his mental state. Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi…

Virgin Galactic spaceship explodes during test flight

By Leigh Jones
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Space | A rocket ship designed to take tourists into space exploded this afternoon during a test flight over California’s Mojave Desert. One person died in the…

Bringing home the work of the gospel

By Nick Eicher
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Culture | John Stonestreet was an attendee and panelist at this week’s conference called The Gospel, Homosexuality, and the Future of Marriage, hosted by the Ethics…

American theology in disarray, survey shows

By Nick Eicher
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Religion | A recent survey by Ligonier Ministries shows how inexact the label “Christian” can be. Among Americans, 77 percent say they are Christian. But what does…

Universities plead with students to graduate in four years

By Emily Scheie
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Higher Education | The University of Akron is using infomercial-style videos to talk students into taking 15 credit hours per semester. Graphics and sound effects emphasize…

Don’t forget the losers

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | The victors write the history books, and the losers are forgotten. It’s been that way since the beginning of time, mainly because the losers ended up dead…

Cargo ships import major pollution at Chinese ports

By Rob Holmes
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Environment | Environmentalists often call China’s air pollution problem “Airpocalypse.” China ranks in the top tier of countries with health-hazardous air. And a…

Flicks worth watching on fright night

By Phil Boatwright
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Entertainment | The horror genre has lasted throughout the history of movies with just one agenda: to scare the sweet tarts out of us. Fright flicks, however, have…

Destiny is fun but not as epic as advertised

By Ben Cogan
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Technology | For those familiar with the video game industry, the name Bungie carries a lot of weight. Bungie is the game studio that created Halo , a super franchise…

Telling tales of heroes

Telling tales of heroes

By Amy Henry
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Education | A few weeks ago I gave my students “All About Me” posters with one section titled, “My Hero.” This proved most difficult for the kids to fill out.

Dead men hanging in Glenside

Dead men hanging in Glenside

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Culture | It’s October again and there are dead men hanging all over Glenside, especially in the artsy district. They are slumped, they are impaled, they are tethered…

Midday Roundup: Pennsylvania shooter finally caught

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Hunted down. After seven weeks on the lam, accused cop-killer Eric Frein appeared in court this morning on capital murder charges. U.S. marshals in…

 
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