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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."

Weekend Reads: A novel look at homosexuality and a collection of Christian truth

Weekend Reads: A novel look at homosexuality and a collection of Christian truth

By Caleb Nelson
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Books | The Accidental Marriage: A Novel By Roger B. Thomas This novel’s premise is profoundly simple. Scott, a gay man in the San Francisco area, meets and befriends…

Partial shutdown of Homeland Security averted

By Mickey McLean
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Congress | UPDATE: A partial shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security has been averted, at least for one more week. As a midnight deadline closed in, the…

Russian opposition leader shot dead

By Mickey McLean
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Russia | Boris Nemtsov, the former deputy prime minister of Russia turned opposition leader, was shot and killed in Moscow early Saturday morning, officials said. The…

Star Trek star Leonard Nimoy dead at 83

By Leigh Jones
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Obituary | Actor Leonard Nimoy, made famous by his role as Mr. Spock in the Star Trek TV shows and movies, has died. He was 83. Nimoy, the son of Jewish immigrants who grew…

Christ’s freedom shines in Mike Farris’ Grammy-winning album

By Jeff Koch
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Music | Mike Farris’ Grammy-winning album Shine For All The People is the answer to those who view God as a cosmic Grinch (and Christians as His fun-squelching…

Midday Roundup: GOP parades presidential hopefuls at CPAC

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Speech time. Conservative leaders and activists are gathering in Washington this week for the annual Conservative Political Action Conference. The lineup for…

FCC ‘net neutrality’ vote won’t end regulation debate

By Michael Cochrane
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Technology | The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted yesterday to adopt broad regulatory power over Internet Service Providers (ISPs), large companies such as…

Globe Trot: ISIS attempts to rewrite history by pillaging Iraq’s museums

By Mindy Belz
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International | ISIS has released a video showing its fighters smashing ancient artifacts in Mosul Museum. Now we may be thankful collections of similar artifacts from…

West Virginia legislature sends governor 20-week abortion ban bill

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | The West Virginia state Senate passed a 20-week abortion ban earlier this week by an overwhelming 29-5 vote, sending the bill to Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin.

New fern discovery pokes hole in evolutionary theory assumptions

New fern discovery pokes hole in evolutionary theory assumptions

By Julie Borg
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Science | Evolutionary biologists have announced the recent discovery in France of a hybrid fern species they claim to be as exciting as discovering a manatee could…

Midday Roundup: ISIS executioner ‘Jihadi John’ unmasked

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Foreign fighter. Two news organizations have identified the ISIS executioner who appears in beheading videos and speaks with a British accent. The Washington

Indian official accuses Mother Teresa of conversion-mongering

By Anna K. Poole
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India | Indian Nationalist leader Mohan Bhagwat is mad at Mother Teresa. The New York Times reportedthe leader of the nationalist RSS party proclaimed at…

 
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