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."

House committee votes to hold Lois Lerner in contempt

By Leigh Jones
Posted

IRS Scandal | The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee voted this morning to hold former IRS official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress for refusing to testify…

Midday Roundup: Teen charged as an adult in school slash attack

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Charged. The lawyer for the 16-year-old charged with stabbing more than 20 classmates at a Pennsylvania high school said he doesn’t know the teen’s…

Bus company refuses ad space to pro-life group

By Sarah Padbury
Posted

Free Speech | An Indiana bus company that refused to let a pro-life group advertise on city buses in Ft. Wayne is going to have to justify its decision in federal court.

Web Reads: Is that a Scrabble-approved word?

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Cheat sheet. Tournament Scrabble players rack up big scores by playing words that most of us don’t know or don’t believe comply with Scrabble rules. The…

Stolen burial boxes hold clues about life around Jesus’ time on Earth

By Julie Borg
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History | A midnight raid by Israeli police recently uncovered 11 ancient burial boxes stolen from a cave near Jerusalem. The boxes are believed to be from the Second…

Will FDA-approved heroin antidote device encourage more drug use?

By Kiley Crossland
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Health | The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a device last week that can quickly inject a life-saving antidote into people who have overdosed on heroin or…

Sophomore responsible for knife attack at Pennsylvania high school

By Leigh Jones
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Crime | UPDATE (3 p.m. EDT): Officials in Murrysville, Pa., still have not identified the knife-wielding student whose early morning attack left 20 people injured.

‘Catastrophic’ web security flaw exposes passwords, private data

By Daniel James Devine
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Technology | Major internet companies like Yahoo and Amazon scrambled to update their networks this week after security researchers discovered a critical flaw that could…

Midday Roundup: Fresh hope in Flight MH370 search

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Pings. Searchers combing the Indian Ocean for the Malaysian Airlines jet missing for more than a month, say they have once again picked up pings from what…

Born to neglect, raised to hope

By Dick Peterson
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Adoption | In his book  No Little People , Francis Schaeffer wrote that “in God's sight there are no little people and no little places. Only one thing is important:

UConn wins battle of the unbeatens

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | The University of Connecticut women’s basketball team reached the pinnacle in style Tuesday night, routing the University of Notre Dame 79-58 in the first…

Can free community colleges solve America’s education debt crisis?

By Laura Edghill
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Education | As states including Tennessee, Oregon, and Mississippi consider providing free community college for students, critics say that such a program could create…

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