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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."

Clerk refuses to compromise principles to get out of jail

By Lynde Langdon
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Marriage | UPDATE: Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk embroiled in a battle over same-sex marriage, rejected a proposal that would have let her out of jail. The…

New details emerge on film adaptation of Anne Rice’s Christ the Lord

By Emily Belz
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Movies | A film adaptation of Anne Rice’s bestselling novel Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt now has a release date, a distributor, and a new title. The film is will be…

Disney star Dean Jones remembered for faith, films

By Leigh Jones
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Obituary | Dean Jones, beloved star of nearly a dozen Disney films, died Tuesday of complications from Parkinson’s disease. He was 84. Jones’ appearances in…

Midday Roundup: Drowned toddler a new symbol of migrant despair

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Heartbreaking. A Syrian toddler who drowned along with his 5-year-old brother and mother as the family attempted to make it from Turkey to Greece has become…

Missouri students protest over boy allowed in girls locker room

By Daniel James Devine
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Transgenderism | A Missouri high school is in tumult after a transgender student—born male but identifying as female—requested permission to use the girls’ locker rooms…

Will Middle Eastern migrants upset Europe’s cultural balance?

By Rob Holmes
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Europe | Migrants streaming into southern and eastern Europe are fleeing clear danger and destitution back home, but Europe can hardly cope. The sheer numbers of…

Fiorina likely to make the cut for next GOP debate

By Kent Covington & Nick Eicher
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Campaign 2016 | The staff of The World and Everything in It has profiled 22 possible 2016 presidential candidates in its “White House Wednesday” series. Now they take a look

Globe Trot: Israeli Christian schools protest funding cuts

By Mindy Belz
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International | ISRAEL: Christians in Nazareth are protesting Israeli state funding cuts to church-run schools, delaying their opening. The dispute actually affects mostly…

Indian Hindu group claims murder of idol worship critic

By Anna K. Poole
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India | India boasts national tolerance for a panoply of religious allegiances—Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism, Christianity, Judaism, Sikhism, Jainism, and a smattering…

Midday Roundup: Obama locks down support for Iran deal

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | By the numbers. President Barack Obama this morning secured the last vote he needs to guarantee passage of the Iran nuclear deal. Sen. Barbara Mikulski,

Sister Wives star cites gay marriage ruling in polygamy defense

By Kiley Crossland
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Marriage | The polygamous family starring in the hit TLC reality show Sister Wives believes the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage gives them…

City of Austin must pay for pregnancy resource centers’ legal defense

City of Austin must pay for pregnancy resource centers’ legal defense

By Courtney Crandell
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Courts | The city of Austin, Texas, will pay $480,000 in court and attorney’s fees to five pregnancy resource centers in a settlement following a June 2014 district…

 
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