Daily Dispatches

 
Page 1 of 357 

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."

The Lazarus Effect: Another unoriginal tale about deadish folks

By Bob Brown
Posted

Movies | Don’t expect The Lazarus Effect (rated PG-13 for intense sequences of horror violence, terror, and some sexual references) to square with Biblical eschatology.

High court weighs validity of teacher testimony in child abuse cases

High court weighs validity of teacher testimony in child abuse cases

By Laura Edghill
Posted

Child welfare | The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments on Monday regarding statements children make to teachers and other non-law enforcement agents about abuse they have…

Republicans relent on immigration to pass funding bill

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Homeland Security | House Republicans made an awkward landing today after botching a political maneuver to thwart President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration.

Georgia death row inmate shows ‘concrete fruit of redemption’

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted

Death Penalty | Last night, Georgia corrections officials delayed the execution of death row inmate Kelly Renee Gissendaner for the second time this week, citing concerns…

Focus uses cheap tricks to steal moviegoers’ money

By Bob Brown
Posted

Movies | “You get their focus, then you can take whatever you want.” This is how Nicky explains to Jess the art of lifting a mark’s valuables. It also describes…

Midday Roundup: Clinton used personal email for state business

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Newsworthy | Private or public? Hillary Clinton used only her personal email account during her tenure as secretary of state, The New York Times revealed, raising questions…

Arkansas bans webcam abortions

By Courtney Crandell
Posted

Abortion | Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed a bill Wednesday banning remotely administered abortions, a preemptive strike designed to protect women’s safety. The…

Bakery owners speak out for religious freedom

By Joseph Slife
Posted

Religious Liberty | Next week, the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries will announce the fine that former bakery owners Aaron and Melissa Klein must pay for declining to bake a…

Joy in India as Taliban frees Jesuit priest

By Julia A. Seymour
Posted

Persecution | A Jesuit priest and his family in India rejoiced over his release last week after eight months as a Taliban hostage. The Islamic militants in Afghanistan…

Midday Roundup: Rand Paul wins CPAC presidential straw poll

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Newsworthy | Fan favorite. Attendees at last week’s Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) said Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., was their top choice for the 2016…

Actor Russell Brand makes anti-porn appeal but Google isn’t buying it

By Courtney Crandell
Posted

Sexuality | Fifty Shades of Grey has earned nearly $130 million since its Feb. 13 debut, while drawing criticism for its graphic sexual content, corny lines, and woody…

Federal judge sinks Nebraska’s marriage law

By The Editors
Posted

Marriage | A federal judge in Nebraska overturned the state’s voter-approved marriage laws today, giving the attorney general a week to appeal the decision before it…

 
Page 1 of 357