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."

Midday Roundup: West Virginia teacher helped avert school shooting

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Heroic actions. Police are hailing a West Virginia teacher as a hero after she helped talk down a 14-year-old boy who took a class hostage for several hours.

Thai police reject U.S. offer of help with stalled bomb investigation

By Anna K. Poole
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Thailand | One week after a bombing in Bangkok left 20 dead and 120 wounded, the Royal Thai Police appear to be working in slow motion to solve what local authorities…

Denver discriminates against Chick-fil-A over CEO’s marriage beliefs

Denver discriminates against Chick-fil-A over CEO’s marriage beliefs

By Sarah Padbury
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Religious Liberty | DENVER—Several Denver City Council members want to stop Chick-fil-A from opening at Denver International Airport (DIA), claiming the fast food chain CEO’s…

Midday Roundup: China’s slumping economy drags Wall Street down

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Wall Street’s wild ride. Stock market trading yesterday started with a sell-off: The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged more than 1,000 points. A slowdown…

Why are GOP candidates questioning birthright citizenship?

By Jim Henry
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Immigration | The 2016 presidential race has spawned one of the more explosive policy debates in recent times. Last week, Donald Trump said children born in the United…

Gospel Gangstas: An old story of new affiliation in Christ

Gospel Gangstas: An old story of new affiliation in Christ

By Bob Brown
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Music | In 1988, Niggaz with Attitude burst out of Compton, Calif., into middle America, telling tales of urban violence and despair in a harsh but fascinating new…

Four important religious liberty cases on trial

By Mary Reichard
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Religious Liberty | Several religious liberty cases are making their way through the legal system, many arising from decisions the U.S. Supreme Court has made. While some, like…

Belarus cracks down on evangelical churches with recent raids

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | Authorities in Belarus targeted multiple Christian churches with raids in recent months and may file criminal charges against one pastor for worshipping…

ISIS destroys ancient Palmyra temple

By Daniel James Devine
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ISIS | Islamist militants occupying the Syrian town of Palmyra have destroyed a 2,000-year-old temple there, according to reports. The Syrian Observatory for Human…

Midday Roundup: American pals honored for heroism on French train

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Courage under fire. Three Americans and one Briton received France’s highest honor this morning for stopping an attacker on a passenger train traveling from…

Globe Trot: Three Americans killed by Kabul car bomb

By Mindy Belz
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International | AFGHANISTAN:At least 12 people were killed when a car bomber attacked a NATO convoy in Kabul on Saturday. The dead included three Americans who worked for…

Dollars and Sense: The long-predicted stock market correction is here

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Buckle up. Unless you’ve been on a desert island, you know last week was rough in the markets. Monday was a fair day, but Tuesday and Wednesday were down…

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