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."

Boko Haram kidnaps another 185 women and children

By Leigh Jones
Posted

Nigeria | The Nigerian militant group Boko Haram kidnapped another 185 women and children from a village in the country’s north earlier this week. Before driving off…

Midday Roundup: Sony pulls anti-North Korea film over threats, hacking

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Newsworthy | Off-screen drama. The United States has connected the North Korean government with cyberattacks against Sony Pictures, Fox News reported. Sony on Wednesday…

Curiosity continues to make tracks on Mars

By Julie Borg
Posted

Science | More than 16 months after landing on the Red Planet, the Mars rover Curiosity is trekking to its ultimate destination—climbing 3-mile-high Mount Sharp, a…

Kentucky sinks tourism tax incentives for Noah’s ark theme park

By Sarah Padbury
Posted

Religious Liberty | Kentucky officials withdrew a state tax incentive package last week for a Christian nonprofit building a replica of Noah’s ark, claiming the rebate violated…

First lady Michelle Obama’s food fight rages on

By Laura Edghill
Posted

Education | Congress threw some whole grains out of first lady Michelle Obama’s food fight last week by passing a massive year-end spending bill that eases some…

GOP presidential hopefuls compete in the ‘invisible primary’

By Kent Covington & Nick Eicher
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Campaign 2016 | Each Wednesday for the past several months, The World and Everything in It has profiled possible candidates in the next presidential election. The Democratic field

Midday Roundup: Judge rules immigration action unconstitutional

By Leigh Jones
Posted

Newsworthy | Meaningless victory? A federal judge in Pennsylvania ruled Tuesday that parts of President Barack Obama’s executive orders on immigration are…

Obama on Cuba: Isolation has not worked

By Leigh Jones
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Cuba | Although well-intentioned, U.S. policy has not succeeded in taking down the Castro administration, Obama said

Globe Trot: Kurds take on ISIS strongholds in Northern Iraq

By Mindy Belz
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IRAQ: Kurdish peshmerga forces have launched a massive ground attack against ISIS west of Mosul, and are counting on U.S. airstrikes to help…

An electronic offering plate? Churches join e-giving trend

An electronic offering plate? Churches join e-giving trend

By Michael Cochrane
Posted

Technology | It’s not usually good etiquette to fiddle with your cellphone during the church service. But if the recent trend in online giving to nonprofits extends to…

Hannah Overton free after seven years in jail

By Gary Cumberland
Posted

Courts | A Texas judge released Hannah Overton from jail yesterday morning, allowing the mother of five from Corpus Christi to hold her children for the first time in…

Prenatal tests misleading parents with false diagnoses

Prenatal tests misleading parents with false diagnoses

By Daniel James Devine
Posted

Health | Prenatal screening tests with misleading results are prompting some parents to abort perfectly healthy babies, according to a new report. A three-month…

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