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."

University of Virginia grapples with response to gang rape report

By Laura Edghill
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Higher Education | Excessive alcohol consumption is the “fuel” for sexual assault, according to University of Virginia Board of Visitors member L. D. Britt. The…

UN: Birth control, abortion, and sex ed key to economic success

By Kiley Crossland
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United Nations | A new UN report claims the world’s unprecedented 1.8 billion young people have the potential to propel growth and productivity in the developing world, but…

Connecticut agrees to offer health plans with no abortion coverage

By Sarah Padbury
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Healthcare | A family in Connecticut dropped its lawsuit against the Obama administration last week when the state’s healthcare exchange added options that no longer…

Midday Roundup: Put away the turkey, it’s time to go shopping

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Hit the stores. The traditional Black Friday shopping day again started last night, with many stores opening at 5 p.m. The idea quickly has caught on with the…

A Christmas jazz album that points to Jesus

By Jeff Koch
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Music | Many jazz-themed Christmas albums are an ill-considered hash of cheesy arrangements that seem more like an opportunistic lunge for a quick Christmas buck than…

Snowpiercer shows mankind at its cruelest

By Juliana Chan Erikson
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Movies | If you can avert your eyes from the scenes of men axing off arms, forgive the strong foul language, and keep an open mind while watching a dystopian society…

Tanzania to 40,000 Maasai: Get lost!

By Feumba Samen
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Africa | In little more than one month, 40,000 Maasai tribe members in northern Tanzania will be forced to leave the lands on which they and their ancestors have…

A high-tech harvest the pilgrims would envy

By Susan Olasky
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Agriculture | City dwellers may no longer make the connection, but Thanksgiving Day has long been associated with harvest time. School children do if they hear the story of…

Another Midwest governor prompts White House whispers

By Kent Covington & Nick Eicher
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Campaign 2016 | This article is the 18th in the White House Wednesday series   by The World and Everything in It  looking at potential 2016 candidates for president.

Proposed EPA ozone rule could suffocate the economy

By Daniel James Devine
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Environment | Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed a reduction in the amount of allowable ozone in the air Americans breathe. The new limit is supposed…

Midday Roundup: Ferguson violence simmers after post-grand jury explosion

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Night Two. Overnight protests in Ferguson, Mo., were less violent than on Monday, but angry rioters did torch one police car and vandalize several businesses.

Judges fell marriage laws in two Southern states

By The Editors
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Marriage | Federal judges in Mississippi and Arkansas on Tuesday overturned those states’ laws defining marriage as between one man and one woman. Both judges put…

 
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