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."

Lawyer: Atlanta chief’s firing recalls the Red Scare

By Mary Reichard
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Religious Liberty | The standoff between the City of Atlanta and its former fire chief highlights much more than an employer-employee disagreement. At stake is freedom of…

In protest of Common Core, parents and kids opting out of state testing

By Emily Scheie
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Education | This spring, many students across the country face new standardized tests designed to align with new education standards such as Common Core. But the length…

Petition recount underway in Houston anti-bias policy fight

By Bonnie Pritchett
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Courts | HOUSTON—The attorney for a coalition of pastors fighting an anti-bias ordinance is cautiously optimistic a judge’s ruling on Friday will validate enough…

Pro-life doctors promote emergency abortion pill reversal kit

By J.C. Derrick
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Abortion | WASHINGTON—Andrea Minichini cried as she sat with her boyfriend in a New Jersey Planned Parenthood office last year. Eight weeks and one day into an…

The DUFF squanders a story worth telling

By Bob Brown
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Movies | Popular high school quarterback Wesley (Robbie Amell) finds a beautiful person inside socially inept Bianca (Mae Whitman). In turn she discovers that his dumb…

Midday Roundup: Remembering John Willke, pro-life pioneer

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | He led the charge. Dr. John C. Willke, a pioneer in the pro-life movement, died at his home Friday. He was 89. An obstetrician, he practiced medicine in…

Turkey gets first Christian TV station

By Julia A. Seymour
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Turkey | For the first time, millions of people in Turkey watching government-regulated satellite television will be able to find Christian programming. Shows created…

Globe Trot: The ISIS propaganda video franchise

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAQ: ISIS is making a franchise of atrocious (and edited) propaganda videos, and the latest shows 21 captured Kurdish peshmerga soldiers paraded, alive,

Dollars and Sense: Deconstructing a Greek drama

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Context. The big economic news around the world last week continued to be Greece. Back in 2012, Greece was on the brink of economic ruin and it looked like it…

Weekend Reads: Reconciliation and redemption

Weekend Reads: Reconciliation and redemption

By Maria Baer & Sharla Megilligan
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Books | hand in Hand: The Beauty of God’s Sovereignty and Meaningful Human Choice By Randy Alcorn Warriors in the long-suffering battle between Calvinists and…

Christian leaders unite in call to prayer for persecuted church

By Lynde Langdon
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Persecution | An interdenominational, multicultural group of religious leaders is calling on Christians to set aside time for silence and prayer on Sunday in memory of…

FDA investigates endoscopes linked to “superbug” infections

By Gary Cumberland
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Health | Seven patients have been infected with a drug-resistant “superbug” at UCLA’s Ronald Reagan Medical Center since last fall. Two patients have died, and…

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