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."

Cop-turned-pastor asks prostitutes to quit in new reality series

Cop-turned-pastor asks prostitutes to quit in new reality series

By Caroline Leal
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Television | “You should get out,” he said. “Leave me your phone number,” she said. “I’ll think about it.” The 2013 article by the Los Angeles Times outlined…

Two cultures, one church

By Christina Darnell
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Religion | Editor’s note: So often when churches are in the news it is because of something controversial—such as a scandal or a fight over doctrinal issues. That is

November death toll for Muslim militants: 5,042

By Daniel James Devine
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Terrorism | Muslim militants around the world killed 5,042 people in the month of November alone. That’s nearly twice the number that died when the World Trade Center…

UVA resists pressure to lift Greek suspension

By Laura Edghill
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Higher Education | The University of Virginia (UVA) refused to lift a suspension on Greek activities this week, despite intense pressure and questions behind the reason for the…

Be careful, little fingers, what you type

By Mary Reichard
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Supreme Court | A case before the U.S. Supreme Court attempts to distinguish between harmless ranting over the internet and making illegal threats. Last week, the court heard…

Midday Roundup: Last-minute details tie up budget deal in Congress

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Deadline. Time is running out for Congress to vote on a budget bill that would keep the government open past midnight tonight. The House and Senate…

McDonald’s, Starbucks resist calls to offer porn-free WiFi

By Kiley Crossland
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Technology | Despite nearly 25,000 supporters, a public campaign asking McDonald’s and Starbucks to install anti-pornography filters on their in-store free WiFi networks…

Web Reads: Do your kids have too many Christmas toys?

Web Reads: Do your kids have too many Christmas toys?

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Overloaded? Do you think your kids have too much stuff? In 2012, blogger Ruth Soukup thought so, and she wrote about the day she took all their toys away. Her…

Pregnancy center blames broken lease on Planned Parenthood pressure

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | A California pregnancy center filed suit last week in a California court claiming pressure from Planned Parenthood pushed a landlord to break his lease…

Ben Carson: The unconventional presidential contender

By Kent Covington & Mary Reichard
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Campaign 2016 | This article is the 20th in the White House Wednesday series   by The World and Everything in It  looking at potential 2016 candidates for president.

Midday Roundup: Congress effuses Christmas spirit in bipartisan spending bill

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Let’s make a deal. Leaders in the House and Senate reached a deal yesterday to keep the government funded with a $1 trillion spending package. Congress has…

Senate report: CIA interrogations crossed the line

By Lynde Langdon
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Government | The Senate Intelligence Committee has released a grisly report on the CIA’s torture practices in the post 9/11 years. The report claims to debunk the…

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