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."

Bridgegate schmidgegate: Christie could still run for president

By Kent Covington & Nick Eicher
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Campaign 2016 | This article is the tenth in a series called  White House Wednesday,  by the staff of  The World and Everything in It,  looking at potential

Midday Roundup: Obama woos allies at the UN

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Diplomacy and coffee. President Barack Obama addressed the United Nations General Assembly this morning, urging other nations to follow America’s lead in…

Is selling class notes educational enterprise or academic fraud?

Is selling class notes educational enterprise or academic fraud?

By Emily Scheie
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Higher Education | Jane Brannen’s diligent studies in AP World Civilizations paid off in cash when, with permission from her teacher, she sold her textbook outlines to…

Globe Trot: Who is Khorasan?

By Jamie Dean
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International | New terror threat. As U.S. officials began airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria this week, they also announced another target: Khorasan—a…

Bank that funded terrorism must pay back victims

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Terrorism | In a landmark decision, a jury reached a unanimous verdict Monday after two days of deliberation that the large, Jordan-based Arab Bank should be held…

Emma Watson, men, and modern feminism

By Caroline Leal
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Culture | In the wake of multiple highly publicized incidents involving athletes from the National Football League, the past few weeks have been filled with discussions…

Midday Roundup: Al-Qaeda spokesman heads to U.S. prison for life

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Behind bars. Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law received a life sentence in U.S. court today for acting as al-Qaeda’s spokesman after the 9/11 attacks. U.S.

Doctors may soon use a blood test to diagnose depression

Doctors may soon use a blood test to diagnose depression

By Julie Borg
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Health | Researchers at Northwestern University in Chicago have developed a blood test that not only diagnoses clinical depression, but also shows that changing…

Cases to watch when SCOTUS opens in two weeks

By Mary Reichard
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Supreme Court | Two weeks from now, the U.S. Supreme Court will begin a new term, as it does every year on the first Monday in October. That first week, the court has six…

Midday Roundup: A portrait of Lois Lerner, in her own words

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Lois Lerner speaks. Former IRS official Lois Lerner, who remains at the center of the scandal involving the agency’s targeting of conservative groups, broke…

Globe Trot: U.S. intel limited in fight against ISIS

By Jamie Dean
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International | ISIS: When it comes to the U.S. battle against ISIS militants in Iraq and Syria, a basic question arises: How do we know where to strike? In a piece in the

Boko Haram expanding from Nigeria to Cameroon

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | The terror that Boko Haram continues to inflict on Nigeria has spilled into neighboring Cameroon in the form of refugees and direct attacks from the radical…

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