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Air Force won’t let atheist airman skip God in enlistment oath

By Andrew Branch
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Religion | The Air Force has given an atheist airman until November to take his enlistment oath, which includes the phrase “so help me God.” If he refuses, he will…

Lessons learned from Benghazi, two years on

By Kent Covington
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Benghazi Attack | Two years after the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, a number of still unanswered questions surround the U.S. response on…

Israel: ‘The pool into which the world spits’

By Marvin Olasky
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Israel | Last week I quoted former Associated Press reporter Matti Friedman’s terrific description of what’s wrong in American and European reporting about Israel.

Why do some feminists oppose nail polish that prevents date rape?

By Caroline Leal
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Culture | Preventative solutions to sexual assault are getting stylish. The startup company Undercover Colors, which markets itself as “the first fashion company to…

Missouri lawmakers override veto to enact abortion wait period

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | The Missouri state legislature enacted a 72-hour wait period for abortions yesterday, overriding Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto from earlier this year. The…

A verse to carry us into the real world

A verse to carry us into the real world

By Chelsea Kolz Boes
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Faith & Inspiration | “A servant of the Lord must not quarrel but must be kind to everyone, be able to teach, and be patient with difficult people.” I rehearsed the words over…

Midday Roundup: Cruz walks out on gala to protest anti-Israel hecklers

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Walkout. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, walked off the stage at a gala dinner for Middle Eastern Christians after some in the crowd booed his pro-Israel remarks.

Thirteen years of perseverance

By Emily Belz
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9/11 | On the anniversary of 9/11, families of victims reflect and officials assess the current terrorist threat from the Middle East

Maine backs down in fight to end baby’s life

By Kiley Crossland
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Family | Last week, Maine’s Republican Gov. Paul LePage declared support for a mother in a battle with child welfare officials over a do-not-resuscitate order they…

The sacking of Ray Rice

By Cal Thomas
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Sports | The “indefinite suspension” of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice for knocking out his then-fiancée, now wife, in an elevator at an Atlantic City…

Web Reads: Can a little knowledge be a dangerous thing?

Web Reads: Can a little knowledge be a dangerous thing?

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Painful histories. The personal genome-mapping company 23andMe markets itself to family history enthusiasts, promising to “bring your family to life.” But…

Grumbling in our tents

Grumbling in our tents

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | Your Cape Cod or ranch-style or little A-frame house is the equivalent of an ancient Jew’s tent. What goes on inside it is also equivalent to what went on…

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