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."

Parents’ voices heard in sex ed textbook controversy

By Mary Jackson
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Education | UPDATE (Friday, Aug. 15, 9:45 a.m.): The Fremont, Calif., school board voted 3-2 Wednesday night to not use Your Health Today in ninth grade health classes and…

Midday Roundup: Violence follows police shooting in St. Louis

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Community pain. A candlelight vigil for an unarmed African-American man who was fatally shot by a suburban St. Louis police officer was followed by a spree of…

Doughnut-eating champ out-eats cops, but can’t outrun them

By Allie Hulcher
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Newsworthy | A North Carolina fugitive was dangerously close to the cops Tuesday when he participated in—and won—a doughnut-eating contest hosted by the local police…

Man who exposed Korean War massacre by U.S. troops has died

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | Chung Eun-yong, an ex-policeman who spent half a century urging the U.S. Army to acknowledge the Korean War refugee massacre at No Gun Ri, has died at 91,

Dollars and Sense: On the watch for retail sales numbers

Dollars and Sense: On the watch for retail sales numbers

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Sleepy Hollow? If Rip VanWinkle had gone to sleep on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on New Year’s Day, he might wake up today and wonder if…

All Things New has a good time singing about a good God

All Things New has a good time singing about a good God

By Jeff Koch
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Music | Christian band All Things New immediately garnered fans and media interest with last summer’s self-titled debut album. Recently the band reimagined several…

Yahoo makes emailing a priest as secure as the confessional

By Daniel James Devine
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Technology | Good news for Americans worried their private email messages will be stolen by Russian hackers or scooped up by employees at the National Security Agency:

Will more time in school make better students?

By Emily Scheie
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Education | Many students across America are enjoying their final days of summer, but for some, the break has been shorter and this year’s school days will be longer…

Acts 29 to Mark Driscoll: Resign and seek help

By Warren Cole Smith
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Religion | The church-planting network board calls on its co-founder to step down as pastor of Mars Hill Church

Midday Roundup: Park your GM SUV outside, in case it catches fire

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Fire hazard. General Motors is facing more safety troubles as it recalls a group of SUVs to fix power window switches that can catch fire. The recall,

Self-folding origami robots assemble themselves

By Julie Borg
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Science | Inspired by origami, the Japanese paper-folding art form, researchers from Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a…

Globe Trot: Fighting resumes in Gaza after short-lived ceasefire

By Mindy Belz
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International | GAZA:  Two rockets were fired last night from Gaza just before the end of an Israeli-Hamas ceasefire, and Hamas said it was ready to resume fighting.

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