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."

Shoring up abortion inspection standards

By Andrew Branch
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Abortion | Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signed a bill last week updating inspection standards for the state’s abortion facilities. The Arizona law is part of a nationwide…

Baptists talk sex and culture at summit

By Nick Eicher & Lynde Langdon
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Religion | The Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) today wrapped up its Leadership Summit about human sexuality. The…

Today a stowaway, tomorrow a terrorist?

By Tiffany Owens
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Transportation | A California teen who snuck into the landing gear of a plane headed for Maui and survived a five-hour ride on the Hawaiian Airlines jet is raising questions…

Globe Trot: The president ‘pivots’ to Asia

By Mindy Belz
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International | JAPAN: President Barack Obama has ‘pivoted’ to Asia and begun a trip delayed 7 months after the government shutdown. The president will visit Japan, South…

Midday Roundup: Obama plans wide-scale prisoner release before he leaves office

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Bid for freedom. The Justice Department announced a new clemency initiative that could facilitate widespread pardons during President Barack Obama’s final…

Scientists stunned by the public’s doubt of Darwin

By Nick Eicher & Lynde Langdon
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Science | The scientific establishment recoiled in horror when a recent poll revealed a majority of Americans doubt the truth of Darwin’s evolutionary theory. The…

Vital Signs: Fissures in the pro-life front

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | Disaffiliated. Board members of the National Right to Life Committee (NRLC) voted March 29 to change its Georgia affiliate after the Georgia Right to Life…

New York church gets legal reinforcements in school rental fight

By Emily Belz
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Religious Liberty | NEW YORK—Churches, synagogues, and religious groups representing thousands of churches across the country filed an amicus brief on Monday in support of the…

Pro-life movie rebounds after getting kicked off popular crowdfunding site

Pro-life movie rebounds after getting kicked off popular crowdfunding site

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Movies | A proposal for a pro-life movie is breaking records for crowdfunding, despite one popular website’s refusal to continue hosting its fundraising campaign.

New EU members are taking a traditional stand on marriage

By Kaitlyn Speer
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Marriage | Same-sex marriage is illegal in Slovakia, a former Russian republic surrounded by Austria, Poland, Ukraine, and Hungary, but a majority of the country’s…

Midday Roundup: Supreme Court says affirmative action ban is not discriminatory

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Affirmative ruling. The U.S. Supreme Court upheld Michigan’s ban on affirmative action in college admissions today, saying voters had a right in 2006 to…

Faith pushes Boston Marathon winner across the finish line

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | As he struggled through the last few miles of the Boston Marathon, winner Meb Keflezighi said he couldn’t even look up the hill. He had to take it one step…

 
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