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."

Obama: LGBT conduct trumps religious freedom

By Andrew Branch
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Religious Liberty | President Barack Obama on Monday ignored the concerns of religious conservatives and signed an executive order adding sexuality and gender identity to a list…

The Flight 17 blame game continues

By Jill Nelson
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Ukraine | Western leaders call for justice and accountability, but no one is willing to say for sure who is responsible

How do you grieve well after the death of a child?

By Warren Cole Smith
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Q&A | Radio talk show host JJ Jasper had a great life. He was a syndicated radio personality, a successful author, and a happily married father of five. His life…

Globe Trot: UN calls for immediate cease-fire in Gaza

By Mindy Belz
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International | GAZA: The UN reports the death toll in Gaza has crossed 500, and the world body is calling for an immediate cease-fire. That’s what Israel, Egypt, the Arab…

An old disease on a scary new rampage in West Africa

By Steve Jordahl
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Health | An outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus is attacking Western Africa in a way health workers have never seen. “It is serious because it’s the first time that…

Midday Roundup: Smoker’s widow gets billions in damages

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Sending a message. A Pensacola, Fla., jury awarded $23.6 billion late Friday to the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer. The verdict against…

Dollars and Sense: Is Wall Street showing signs of ‘irrational exuberance?’

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Wall Street rising. Stocks rose last week. In fact, Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday continued a winning streak on the Dow that began the week before. The…

Ukraine conflict slowing crash investigation

By Leigh Jones & Lynde Langdon
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Ukraine | Separatists accused of removing evidence, blocking access to the wreckage

Latest blockbuster video game questions our techno-dependence

By Ben Cogan
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Technology | Watch Dogs offers a startling look at technological over-reach but suffers from unoriginal gameplay and very mature content

Expanding the non-smoking section to cars, for kids’ sake

Expanding the non-smoking section to cars, for kids’ sake

By Lynde Langdon
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Health | After five minutes, a single cigarette burning in a car generates a higher concentration of smoke than can be found many bar rooms, and that’s no…

Weird Al’s new album is predictably good for a laugh

By Jeff Koch
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Music | Weird Al Yankovic—the famous parodist who turned Michael Jackson’s “Beat It” into “Eat It” and The Knack’s “My Sharona” into…

Is the immigration crisis about to create an education crisis?

By Emily Scheie
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Illegal immigration | For months, politicians and the media have described the influx of child immigrants as a humanitarian crisis. As the summer months wear away, people are…

 
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