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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."

West Virginia legislature sends governor 20-week abortion ban bill

By Courtney Crandell
Posted

Abortion | The West Virginia state Senate passed a 20-week abortion ban earlier this week by an overwhelming 29-5 vote, sending the bill to Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin.

New fern discovery pokes hole in evolutionary theory assumptions

New fern discovery pokes hole in evolutionary theory assumptions

By Julie Borg
Posted

Science | Evolutionary biologists have announced the recent discovery in France of a hybrid fern species they claim to be as exciting as discovering a manatee could…

Midday Roundup: ISIS executioner ‘Jihadi John’ unmasked

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Newsworthy | Foreign fighter. Two news organizations have identified the ISIS executioner who appears in beheading videos and speaks with a British accent. The Washington

Indian official accuses Mother Teresa of conversion-mongering

By Anna K. Poole
Posted

India | Indian Nationalist leader Mohan Bhagwat is mad at Mother Teresa. The New York Times reportedthe leader of the nationalist RSS party proclaimed at…

Can Koreans learn to live together if North, South reunite?

By Sophia Lee
Posted

South Korea | “Success” is a relative term for North Korean refugees building a new life in South Korea. Defector Yoo Kwan-hee found “success” in economic stability…

Gov. Scott Walker on discerning God’s will

By Warren Cole Smith
Posted

Campaign 2016 | Presidential hopeful is waiting on God before he makes a decision about taking another stab at a White House run

Rubio urged to bow out of White House race

By Kent Covington & Mary Reichard
Posted

Campaign 2016 | The staff of The World and Everything in It has profiled 22 possible candidates for president in 2016 its “White House Wednesday” series. Now they take a

Court to lesbian couple: Fatherhood can’t be contractually erased

Court to lesbian couple: Fatherhood can’t be contractually erased

By Kiley Crossland
Posted

Family | A lesbian couple in New Jersey may be forced to share parental rights with a sperm donor they used to conceive their 1-year-old son. Sheena and Tiara Yates…

U.S. missionary snatched in Nigeria

By Leigh Jones
Posted

Missions | Masked gunmen kidnapped an American missionary in central Nigeria on Monday and are demanding $300,000 for her release. The Rev. Phyllis Sortor, a missionary…

Midday Roundup: Former Marine gets life sentence for Chris Kyle’s murder

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Guilty. A Texas jury has sentenced Eddie Ray Routh to life in prison without parole for killing former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield in…

Government forces Christian refugee aid groups to give abortion referrals

By Courtney Crandell
Posted

Abortion | The Obama administration has issued interim final rules that require faith-based organizations to offer abortion referrals for unaccompanied child refugees…

Obama vetoes Keystone bill

By Leigh Jones
Posted

Politics | Making good on a threat issued weeks ago, President Barack Obama today vetoed a bill authorizing construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. It was the first…

 
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