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."

U.S. ambassador to South Korea in stable condition

By Mickey McLean
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South Korea | UPDATE: U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert is in stable condition at a Seoul hospital after a knife attack. According a spokesman at Severance…

Erskine College makes news with old beliefs about sexuality, marriage

By Leigh Jones
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Sexuality | Erskine College is the latest Christian university to create a stir by affirming beliefs about sexuality and marriage held by the church for more than 2,000…

Police officer, suspended over gay pride parade, defends religious liberty

By Sarah Padbury
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Religious Liberty | A former Salt Lake City police officer who was put on leave and later resigned after he objected to riding in the motorcycle brigade at the front of a…

Indiana considers drop boxes for abandoned babies

By Kiley Crossland
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Life | Indiana could become the first state to legalize infant drop boxes, a controversial method for parents to safely and anonymously surrender a baby they might…

Remembering conservative champion M. Stanton Evans

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Obituary | Medford Stanton Evans, one of the most influential players in the conservative movement of the ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s, died yesterday after a long fight…

Midday Roundup: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev finally goes on trial in Boston

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Opening arguments. The trial of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev began today. In opening arguments, prosecutors described the 20-year-old as…

Why was the No Child Left Behind reauthorization abandoned in the House?

By Emily Scheie
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Education | House Republicans scuttled a vote to reauthorize the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) federal education policy on Friday. Supporters say the delay is temporary and…

The mortal danger of free thought in Bangladesh

By Anna K. Poole
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Bangladesh | Free speech in Bangladesh is legal but risky. A week ago, writer Avijit Roy, a U.S. citizen of Bangladeshi origin, was hacked to death as he walked home from…

Alabama Supreme Court: Stop issuing same-sex marriage licenses

By The Editors
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Marriage | The Alabama Supreme Court is taking on the federal judiciary, ordering the state’s probate judges to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. In…

The Lazarus Effect: Another unoriginal tale about deadish folks

By Bob Brown
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Movies | Don’t expect The Lazarus Effect (rated PG-13 for intense sequences of horror violence, terror, and some sexual references) to square with Biblical eschatology.

High court weighs validity of teacher testimony in child abuse cases

High court weighs validity of teacher testimony in child abuse cases

By Laura Edghill
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Child welfare | The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments on Monday regarding statements children make to teachers and other non-law enforcement agents about abuse they have…

Republicans relent on immigration to pass funding bill

By Lynde Langdon
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Homeland Security | House Republicans made an awkward landing today after botching a political maneuver to thwart President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration.

 
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