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."

Senate demands hearing on suspect changes to human trafficking report

By Jae Wasson
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Human Trafficking | Prominent senators questioned the integrity of the annual human-trafficking report, released Monday, and demanded a hearing after Obama administration…

Backpage sues sheriff over lost credit card payments for sex ads

By Gaye Clark
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Human Trafficking | The embroiled website Backpage has won a temporary restraining order against Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart, preventing the anti-sex trafficking crusader from…

Pixels displays more comedy 0’s than 1’s

By Bob Brown
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Movies | Campy comedy classics enjoy box office success and sometimes critical acclaim thanks to memorably offbeat humor. Although Pixels may not rank with the likes of

Rio’s bacteria-laden water threatens Olympic swimmers, sailors

By Evan Wilt
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Olympics | An investigation into Rio de Janeiro waterways found high levels of viruses and bacteria that could endanger athletes and spectators at the 2016 Olympic…

Midday Roundup: Boeing 777 wing fragment found on remote island

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Mystery solved? A beach-cleaning crew on a remote island in the Indian Ocean found part of an aircraft wing that experts say could belong to the missing…

Abortion lawyers OK fetal tissue sales

By Leigh Jones
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Abortion | In latest undercover video, Planned Parenthood executive says the organization’s lawyers have figured out a way to make the practice legal

Underwater lab prepares NASA for deep space missions

By Julie Borg
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Space | It isn’t easy for researchers to find places on Earth similar to the extreme and hostile environment of outer space, but the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean…

Christian prison reformers applaud plan to give inmates Pell Grants

By Abby Reese
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Prison | Prisoners may soon be eligible for federal aid to pay for college under a new Obama administration initiative. The program would allow prisoners access to…

Two supermarkets to cover up racy magazine covers

Two supermarkets to cover up racy magazine covers

By Onize Ohikere
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Media | Rite Aid and Food Lion announced they will start placing Cosmopolitan magazines behind blinders to hide the magazine’s inappropriate covers and content. The…

Video games that grapple with life’s most important questions

By Drew Dixon
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Technology | Last month, 52,200 game developers, journalists, and video game professionals descended on the Los Angeles Convention Center to attend this year’s…

Study: Adults accept more traditional gender roles after they become parents

Study: Adults accept more traditional gender roles after they become parents

By Kiley Crossland
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Family | Men and women affirm more traditional family values after the birth of their first child, according to a study released this week. The study’s author,

Midday Roundup: Migrants storm Chunnel in attempt to escape France

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Chunnel blockage. Immigrants trying to get from France to England have launched coordinated attacks on the fences surrounding the Eurotunnel entrance for…

 
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