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."

Judge rules Florida same-sex couples can marry in the Keys

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Marriage | A county judge in the Florida Keys ruled today that same-sex couples could marry in his jurisdiction starting next week. Circuit Judge Luis M. Garcia agreed…

Does the GOP have anyone who can take Hillary in 2016?

By Kent Covington
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Elections | Despite a couple of recent missteps, Hillary Clinton remains the frontrunner for the Democratic presidential nod. Meanwhile, with no obvious leader in the GOP…

Web Reads: What do famous people and dogs do all day?

Web Reads: What do famous people and dogs do all day?

By Susan Olasky
Posted

Newsworthy | The daily grind. This interactive infographic shows the daily routines of famous writers and artists. The color-coded layout shows at a glance who was working…

Midday Roundup: Judge declares California’s death penalty unconstitutional

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Newsworthy | Overruled. A federal judge in California ruled Wednesday that the state’s death penalty is unconstitutional. The system’s numerous delays and lengthy…

The Big Bang’s big problem bedevils researchers

The Big Bang’s big problem bedevils researchers

By Julie Borg
Posted

Science | If the Big Bang theory is correct, our universe should not exist, according to research published last month by physicists at King’s College in London. The…

Christian college loses city contract over biblical teachings about sexuality

By Sarah Padbury
Posted

Religious Liberty | A Massachusetts Christian college is facing a backlash for supporting religious exemptions to a proposed presidential order that would add sexuality to the…

The police academy doesn’t prepare you for this

By Allie Hulcher
Posted

Newsworthy | A roundup of wacky news

Dutch official pleads with Britain to keep euthanasia illegal

By Andrew Branch
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Euthanasia | Less than six weeks after Quebec legalized euthanasia, Britain’s House of Lords is considering its own euthanasia endorsement. Brought by Lord Falconer, the…

House GOP: We have no interest in impeaching the president

By J.C. Derrick
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Politics | WASHINGTON—Congressional Republicans have spent much of this year focused on President Barack Obama’s failure to enforce the law—on immigration,

Court rules for Christian college in transgender dispute

Court rules for Christian college in transgender dispute

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Sexuality | A Christian university in Oregon can keep the rooming restrictions it has placed on a transgendered student, without risking any penalty from the federal…

Globe Trot: Air war continues in Gaza and Israel after cease-fire’s failure to launch

By Mindy Belz
Posted

International | ISRAEL: With yesterday’s collapse of a proposed cease-fire, Palestinian militants are resuming their barrage of rockets over Israel and Israeli airstrikes…

Midday Roundup: Court again gives thumbs up to affirmative action

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Affirmative approval. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled again yesterday that the University of Texas may legally use race as part of its admissions…

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