Daily Dispatches

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Breaking news along with stories other media tend to overlook.

Midday Roundup: More U.S. special forces headed to Syria

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Syrian deployment. President Barack Obama announced today he will send 250 more U.S. special operations forces to Syria—quadrupling the number of troops…

Globe Trot: Nepal’s earthquake victims still suffer, one year later

By Mindy Belz
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International | NEPAL: On the one-year anniversary of a devastating earthquake, Nepal is facing a record season of wildfires. The Himalayan country’s record-setting number…

Police still searching for killer of Ohio family

By Lynde Langdon
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Shooting | UPDATE: Police worked through the night on the slayings of eight family members who were shot dead in homes in a rural southern Ohio county. They…

Kidnappings and unrest in Mali threaten aid efforts

By Onize Ohikere
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Terrorism | Islamic extremist group Ansar Dine has freed three members of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) who where kidnapped Saturday, the…

Taxpayers could get stuck with $7.8 billion student loan bill

Taxpayers could get stuck with $7.8 billion student loan bill

By Laura Edghill
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Education | Nearly 400,000 student loan holders received letters from the U.S. Department of Education this week informing them that their loans may be eligible for…

Anglican rift over same-sex marriage widens

By Leigh Jones
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Religion | Conservative Anglicans reiterated their frustration this week with the U.K.-based Anglican Communion over the growing divide on same-sex marriage. Six…

Are defense cuts jeopardizing military readiness?

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | After 15 years of combat, many of the U.S. military’s aging war machines are nearing the breaking point, with replacements either non-existent or taking a…

Midday Roundup: FBI hints at hefty bill for iPhone hack

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Entry fee. The FBI paid at least $1.3 million to contract hackers for breaking into the iPhone of San Bernardino terrorist Syed Farook, based on a statement…

Doctor-pastor sues Georgia after sermons cost him new job

By Samantha Gobba
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Religious Liberty | A public health expert and Seventh-Day Adventist preacher who lost a job offer from the State of Georgia over sermons posted to YouTube is suing for…

Pop icon Prince dies

By Leigh Jones
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Obituary | Pop legend Prince—best known for his flamboyant style, both on and off stage—has died at age 57. The singer’s publicist said he died at his home in…

Midday Roundup: Feds dig up longest drug smuggling tunnel yet

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Subterranean smuggling. U.S. officials have discovered a nearly half-mile-long underground drug tunnel—the longest ever found—connecting Tijuana, Mexico,

Harriet Tubman: Behind the face of the new $20 bill

By Onize Ohikere
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Newsworthy | Former slave and faith-driven abolitionist Harriet Tubman will be the face of the new $20 bill, becoming the first woman to appear on U.S. paper currency…

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