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."

Judges nixes North Carolina voucher program as classes start

By Andrew Branch
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Education | A North Carolina judge has ruled the state’s new school voucher program for low-income families unconstitutional, leaving about 1,800 students and their…

Energy-efficient power plant sets birds on fire

By Allie Hulcher
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Newsworthy | Sometimes well-meaning environmental measures can cause adverse affects. A state-of-the-art solar plant in the Mojave Desert powers 140,000 homes but…

Ohio closes facility operated by inventor of partial-birth abortion

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | Abortionist Martin Haskell ceased operations today at his Sharonville, Ohio, abortion facility after his attorneys announced they would not appeal a ruling…

Are churchgoing Christians really succumbing to culture creep?

Are churchgoing Christians really succumbing to culture creep?

By Andrew Branch
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Culture | A couple’s sexual history is tied to their happiness in marriage, researchers with the National Marriage Project at the University of Virginia said Tuesday.

Midday Roundup: Combating the Islamic State’s ‘apocalyptic’ vision

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Shock and awe. Speaking at a news conference Thursday, U.S. defense leaders called ISIS, the terror group scourging northern Iraq, the most dangerous threat…

Are we winning the abortion debate or just having more babies?

Are we winning the abortion debate or just having more babies?

By Kiley Crossland
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Abortion | Americans may be growing more pro-life because pro-life families are having more babies, according to a recent paper by two Northwestern University…

Using antibacterial everything could actually make you sick

Using antibacterial everything could actually make you sick

By Julie Borg
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Health | Antibacterial compounds, found in more than 2,000 everyday products, may pose health risks for pregnant women and their unborn babies, scientists reported at…

Florida judge strikes down marriage amendment

By The Editors
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Marriage | A federal judge Thursday afternoon declared unconstitutional Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage. Repeating an argument made by many other federal judges,

New Orleans’ charter school experiment

By Emily Scheie
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Education | Nine years ago this month, Hurricane Katrina swept through New Orleans. Though it brought destruction, it also brought an opportunity for change. In the years…

Did Darwin help start WWI?

By Dick Peterson
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History | As scholars debate whether World War I was an accidental war rife with mistakes and misperceptions or an intentional plan to dominate the world, a new…

Report on Quebec train disaster downplays main cause

By Rob Holmes
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Transportation | A year after a runaway oil train exploded near the Maine border with Quebec, the investigation report released this week cited 18 contributing factors. But…

New York farmers ordered to host gay weddings

By Sarah Padbury
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Religious Liberty | An administrative law judge in New York has found a couple guilty of discrimination because they refused to allow two lesbians to rent their farm for a…

 
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