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."

Atheist group court victory could prove good for churches

By Sarah Padbury
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Religious Liberty | An atheist group reached a settlement earlier this month with the Internal Revenue Service over stronger enforcement of policies against “church…

Will drug-resistant malaria be the next global health threat?

By Julie Borg
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Health | Drug-resistant malaria infections are now widespread in Southeast Asia and pose a global health risk, according to a study just published in the New England

Americans remain in ‘grave condition’ as worsening Ebola prompts evacuations

By Andrew Branch
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Africa | The deadliest Ebola outbreak in recorded history has left more than 700 dead in West Africa, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced Thursday, a day…

Is leaving a child to play alone at a park criminal neglect?

By Kiley Crossland
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Family | A South Carolina mom is facing up to 10 years in prison for leaving her 9-year-old daughter at a park while she went to work. Police arrested Debra Harrell at…

Midday Roundup: Boehner to Obama, ‘See you in court’

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Legal battle. A sharply divided House of Representatives approved on Wednesday a Republican plan to sue President Barack Obama, accusing him of overstepping…

Web Reads: Rotisserie chicken economics and epic infographics

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Economic fowl. You may have thought buying a rotisserie chicken from Costco or your local grocery was just a time-saver. But Megan McArdle points out that…

Mississippi pro-lifers sue police for harassment

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | Life Legal Defense Association (LLDF) filed suit July 23 against the Jackson, Miss., Police Department, for allegedly violating the First Amendment rights…

Issa: We must get politics out of the IRS

By Rikki Elizabeth Stinnette
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IRS Scandal | WASHINGTON—The Albuquerque Tea Party (ATP) filed for tax-exempt status as a 501(c)4 in December 2009. As of July 2014, the group still has no idea when—or…

Are STEM majors getting the new ‘universal’ degrees?

By Laura Edghill
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Education | While Jennifer Mok graduated with an industrial engineering degree in 2010, she now works as a management consultant for nonprofits in Washington, D.C.

Employer-based health insurance takes a hit

By Andrew Branch
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Healthcare | New data from health insurance providers suggests more than 1.7 million people lost coverage through their jobs between October 2013 and March of this year.

Joe Biden, long-shot for president

By Kent Covington & Nick Eicher
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Campaign 2016 | This article is the second in a series called White House Wednesday, by the staff of The World and Everything in It, looking at potential 2016 candidates for

No end in sight for Gaza conflict

By Ryan Hill
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Israel | One minute, nine Palestinian children were playing on a swing set at the Shati refugee camp in Gaza. The next, an explosion covered the ground in smoke and…

 
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