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."

ISIS releases video of American’s beheading

By Leigh Jones
Posted

Syria | U.S. officials are trying to confirm journalist James Foley's death

Houston anti-bias policy fight postponed until January

By Andrew Branch
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Religious Liberty | Houston’s controversial Equal Rights Ordinance will not be put to voters this year after an important deadline to get it on the November ballot passed…

Midday Roundup: Finally, talks of peace in Ukraine

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Talks planned. Russian President Vladimir Putin plans to meet with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and European Union officials next week to make an…

National Guard summoned to Ferguson

By Lynde Langdon
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Police | Troops needed as confrontations escalate between police and protesters over the shooting of Michael Brown

Ebola outbreak shows no sign of slowing down

By Andrew Branch
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Ebola Virus | After completing his 21-day isolation on Sunday, SIM missionary David Writebol flew to Atlanta to visit his wife, Nancy, who is being treated for Ebola at…

Midday Roundup: Is Rick Perry a criminal or victim of politics?

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Undeterred. Texas Gov. Rick Perry plans to continue his unofficial presidential campaign despite a grand jury’s indictment of him Friday for abuse of power.

Southeast Asia fears ISIS recruits will bring Shariah terror home

By Julia A. Seymour
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Terrorism | Indonesia and Malaysia are no strangers to radical Islam, but ISIS recruiting in southeast Asia has caused a growing concern about the threat of terrorism in…

Dollars and Sense: All investors want is a slow news day

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Seeking normalcy. Stocks were generally higher last week, though some days it was hard to find any real news driving them either up or down. I heard one…

Globe Trot: Kurdish and Iraqi forces push back ISIS fighters

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAQ: Iraqi forces and Kurdish peshmerga today recaptured Mosul Dam, a crucial hydroelectric facility that’s been under ISIS control since earlier this…

Junk DNA and Darwinian blind spots

Junk DNA and Darwinian blind spots

By Dick Peterson
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Science | Why do the Darwinists rage? More to the point, why do they “[light] up the blogosphere with their denunciations,” as Discovery Institute’s Jonathan…

Christian author Davis Bunn on what it’s like to write for your bread

By Warren Cole Smith
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Books | Davis Bunn began his career not as a writer, but as a business consultant. But while living in Europe and working for a multinational company, he came to…

Teachers track student behavior with swipes and clicks

Teachers track student behavior with swipes and clicks

By Emily Scheie
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Education | Parents once relied on parent-teacher conferences or a call from the principal to learn about their children’s conduct in class. Grades record…

 
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