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."

GOP presidential hopefuls test drive their messages in Iowa

By Kent Covington & Nick Eicher
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Campaign 2016 | The staff of The World and Everything in It has profiled 22 possible candidates for president in 2016 in its White House Wednesday series. Now they take a look at

Loretta Lynch tackles immigration on first day of confirmation hearings

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Politics | Immigration took center stage today as attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch answered questions during her first confirmation hearing. About 30 family…

Midday Roundup: Jordan agrees to exchange terrorist for captive pilot

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Terrorist trade. Jordanian officials said today they are willing to trade a jailed Iraqi terrorist for a pilot held hostage by ISIS. The terror group that has…

Globe Trot: Will the ‘Mobama’ love affair help India’s Christians?

By Mindy Belz
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International | INDIA: Here’s how the Indian press covered President Barack Obama’s visit this week, one noting the president “could lose roughly six hours from his…

New Christian radio drama trains caregivers to help abused children

By Harvest Prude
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Child Sexual Abuse | “You can’t stay here … he’ll be back any minute.” “He’ll kill you, he’ll kill us both!” “I’m not going to let this keep…

Will White House crash stall drone acceptance?

By Michael Cochrane
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Technology | On a calm and sunny afternoon at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, N.C., Nate Hentz of Raleigh brings his 3-pound quad-copter drone in for a soft landing…

Midday Roundup: Bergdahl faces desertion charges

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Desertion. Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl likely will be charged later this week with desertion, an Army official told NBC News. The official, who was not named, said the…

Blogger, principal hatch plan to take high-risk students to Harvard

By Courtney Crandell
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Education | Brooklyn’s Brownsville neighborhood is known as a hub for crime, not scholasticism. But one middle school principal aims to show her students their lives…

Old and new idols in Taiwan

By Angela Lu
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Religion | TAIPEI, Taiwan—The street market of Raohe comes alive at night, with swarming crowds wandering from food cart to food cart. Each cart entices customers…

Romania’s peculiar abortion history

By Susan Olasky
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Abortion | The taking of human life in the womb is not just an American issue. Romania has the highest abortion rate in Europe at about 480 for every 1,000 live births,

Josh Harris leaves pulpit to attend seminary

By Lynde Langdon
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Religion | Best-selling author Joshua Harris announced Sunday he is stepping down as lead pastor of Covenant Life Church in Gaithersburg, Md., to go to seminary.

Supreme Court considers fairness in housing, healthcare

By Mary Reichard & Nick Eicher
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Supreme Court | Fair housing. A Texas group called Inclusive Communities Project argued last week at the U.S. Supreme Court that Dallas neighborhoods are segregated because…

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