Daily Dispatches

 
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Breaking news along with stories other media tend to overlook, including Mindy Belz's "Globe Trot" reports and Warren Cole Smith's "Signs and Wonders."

Oregon officials: Power plant will stop burning aborted babies from Canada

By Andrew Branch
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Abortion | An Oregon incineration power plant has been burning the bodies of Canada’s aborted and miscarried babies through a medical waste agreement with a company…

God’s sex trafficking CSI

By Dick Peterson
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Human Trafficking | Forensic scientist Timothy Palmbach spent his 8-month sabbatical from the University of New Haven in Connecticut (UNH) visiting Eastern Europe, Central…

Midday Roundup: FDA snubs out unregulated e-cigarettes

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Smoke out. The Food and Drug Administration proposed new rules today to protect minors from the dangers of electronic cigarettes. The guidelines would be the…

Web Reads: Watch the Hindenberg disaster and the world’s heaviest 3-year-old

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Historic newsreel. British Pathé has uploaded 85,000 historic newsreels to its YouTube channel. The archive is searchable and contains many films documenting…

Wisconsin bans under-the-table ‘adoptions’

By Kiley Crossland
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Adoption | Wisconsin enacted the first law in the country barring parents from privately giving away their adopted children to someone other than a relative last week.

California judge flushes bathroom bill repeal effort

By Sarah Padbury
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Courts | A coalition hoping to repeal California’s “Co-ed Bathroom Bill” faced another setback last week when a judge struck down its request that the state…

A campus street preacher who gives an answer to those who ask

By Susan Olasky
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Education | On the West Mall of the University of Texas at Austin, student organizations set up tables and hand out food or fliers to students crossing campus. It’s the…

Shoring up abortion inspection standards

By Andrew Branch
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Abortion | Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signed a bill last week updating inspection standards for the state’s abortion facilities. The Arizona law is part of a nationwide…

Baptists talk sex and culture at summit

By Nick Eicher & Lynde Langdon
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Religion | The Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) today wrapped up its Leadership Summit about human sexuality. The…

Today a stowaway, tomorrow a terrorist?

By Tiffany Owens
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Transportation | A California teen who snuck into the landing gear of a plane headed for Maui and survived a five-hour ride on the Hawaiian Airlines jet is raising questions…

Globe Trot: The president ‘pivots’ to Asia

By Mindy Belz
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International | JAPAN: President Barack Obama has ‘pivoted’ to Asia and begun a trip delayed 7 months after the government shutdown. The president will visit Japan, South…

Midday Roundup: Obama plans wide-scale prisoner release before he leaves office

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Bid for freedom. The Justice Department announced a new clemency initiative that could facilitate widespread pardons during President Barack Obama’s final…

 
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