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."

Weekend Reads: Supporting the spread of the gospel

Weekend Reads: Supporting the spread of the gospel

By Russ Pulliam
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Books | Gospel Patrons: People Whose Generosity Changed the World (self-published, 2014) might seem aimed at an audience of wealthy people who are potential donors to…

Police make arrest in Bangkok bombing case

By Mickey McLean
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Thailand | Authorities in Thailand arrested a man Saturday in connection with the deadly bombing at the Erawan Shrine in central Bangkok on Aug. 17. The man, of unknown…

Kentucky clerk appeals marriage license case to high court

By Mickey McLean & Leigh Jones
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Religious Liberty | UPDATE: Rowan County clerk Kim Davis has appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court, asking the justices that legalized same-sex marriage nationwide to…

Globe Trot: Saudi king to visit Washington as Iran vote looms

By Mindy Belz
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International | SAUDI ARABIA: King Salman of Saudi Arabia will come to Washington next week in his first visit as head of the House of Saud and will meet with President…

Europe struggles to solve a migration crisis with no end in sight

By Rob Holmes
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Immigration | Austrian police found 71 migrants dead in a confiscated food truck left yesterday on Austria’s main highway. As officials began the difficult task of…

Remembering Katrina: ‘We called on the Lord all night long’

By Kristen Eicher
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Hurricane Katrina | For Jackie Landry, New Orleans is home. She lived there for 54 years. But on Aug. 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina changed that. “I’ve rode out storms before,

Midday Roundup: Slain reporter’s dad pledges to fight for gun control

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Survivor. The third victim in a shooting this week in Virginia appears to be on the road to recovery after emergency surgery. Vicki Gardner, executive…

States face obstacles in Planned Parenthood defunding fight

By Bob Brown
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Abortion | Several state governors are gunning for Planned Parenthood, vowing to revoke its government funding in light of an undercover investigation into its…

Black pro-lifers: Get Margaret Sanger out of the National Portrait Gallery

By Juliana Chan Erikson
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Abortion | WASHINGTON—A group of African-American pastors and pro-life activists gathered at the Smithsonian Institution this morning to ask for the removal of a…

Boy celebrates surviving Hurricane Katrina as an embryo

By Kiley Crossland
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Hurricane Katrina | Noah Benton Markham was born 16 months after Hurricane Katrina ravaged New Orleans. The now-8-year-old likes to say he is “Katrina’s youngest survivor.”

Midday Roundup: Mormon church will keep ties to Boy Scouts

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Still friends. The Mormon church announced Wednesday it will continue its affiliation with the Boy Scouts of America after the organization voted to allow gay…

Is that medical treatment really effective?

By Julie Borg
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Health | Physicians prescribe medications and treatments to their patients based on research results that say those methods work. And patients follow their doctors’

 
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