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."

Online ammo stores sued by parents of Aurora shooting victim

By Michael Cochrane
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Gun Rights | The websites that supplied Aurora, Colo. shooter James Holmes with ammunition, body armor, and tear gas were named as defendants in a lawsuit filed Tuesday by…

Can science describe happiness?

By Caroline Leal
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Culture | A new online course from UC Berkeley says yes, but a Christian psychologist says only partly

Christian rapper Lecrae finally gets mainstream acceptance

By Angela Lu
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Music | It’s taken a decade, but this week proved definitively that Christian rapper Lecrae Moore cannot be ignored. His album Anomaly hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200…

Ebola cases on the rise as Guinean villagers attack, kill aid team

By Andrew Branch
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Ebola Virus | More than 700 new Ebola cases have surfaced in the last week alone—a rate increase of 40 percent from the beginning of September—as violence and death due…

Midday Roundup: ‘One cannot win a war with a blanket’

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Lethal aid. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko met with U.S. President Barack Obama and addressed a joint session of Congress on Thursday to ask for more…

Scottish independence leader resigns after unity victory

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Britain | UPDATE (11:20 a.m. EDT): Alex Salmond, the Scottish politician who led the fight for independence announced today he is resigning his post as first minister…

Are you naming your kids, or is your keyboard?

Are you naming your kids, or is your keyboard?

By Caroline Leal
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Culture | If you’ve ever wondered why we prefer certain baby names over others, you might want to take a look at your keyboard. According to a new study, due to…

Globe Trot: ‘Training an army of people that hates us’

By Jamie Dean
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International | SYRIA: News about a foiled ISIS plot in Australia came hours before the U.S. Congress voted to approve President Barack Obama’s plan to train and arm Syrian…

Could fishing be the next miracle drug?

By Caroline Leal
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Health | Come on, take down your fishin’ pole and meet me at The Fishin’ Hole, I can’t think of a better way to pass the time o’ day. The lyrics to the song that…

Detention for some immigrant kids isn’t all bad

By Rob Holmes
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Immigration | Free Internet access. Flat-screen TVs. A hair salon. An all-you-can eat cafeteria. Charter school education. All at a Texas residential facility for migrant…

Senate approves plan to arm Syrian rebels

By Lynde Langdon
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Congress | UPDATE: President Barack Obama praised Congress for its swift approval of new measures against ISIS after the Senate voted for his proposal late this…

Air Force reverses course on God in its enlistment oath

By Andrew Branch
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Military | The Air Force announced Wednesday it will immediately end the requirement that airmen swear “so help me God” at the end of their enlistment oaths. “We…

 
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