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."

About A Mile satisfies musically and spiritually

By Jeff Koch
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Music | Christian rockers About A Mile—whose name references the distance Jesus carried His cross—deliver a solid first effort with their self-titled debut album.

Midday Roundup: Brantly donates blood to fellow Ebola victim

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Gift of life. Doctors have treated Rick Sacra, a missionary doctor who contracted the Ebola virus in Liberia, with serum extracted from blood donated by Kent…

America isn’t the only country struggling with an influx of migrants

By Rob Holmes
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Immigration | As the flow of child migrants to the United States via Mexico shows signs of a major slowdown, France and Britain are facing an increase in migrant tensions.

Order your next latte with an extra shot of nap

Order your next latte with an extra shot of nap

By Caroline Leal
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Culture | Debating between a cup of joe or a quick siesta to make it through the day? Try both. As it turns out, power napping and coffee drinking share a latte common…

Air Force won’t let atheist airman skip God in enlistment oath

By Andrew Branch
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Religion | The Air Force has given an atheist airman until November to take his enlistment oath, which includes the phrase “so help me God.” If he refuses, he will…

Lessons learned from Benghazi, two years on

By Kent Covington
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Benghazi Attack | Two years after the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, a number of still unanswered questions surround the U.S. response on…

Why do some feminists oppose nail polish that prevents date rape?

By Caroline Leal
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Culture | Preventative solutions to sexual assault are getting stylish. The startup company Undercover Colors, which markets itself as “the first fashion company to…

Missouri lawmakers override veto to enact abortion wait period

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | The Missouri state legislature enacted a 72-hour wait period for abortions yesterday, overriding Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto from earlier this year. The…

Midday Roundup: Cruz walks out on gala to protest anti-Israel hecklers

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Walkout. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, walked off the stage at a gala dinner for Middle Eastern Christians after some in the crowd booed his pro-Israel remarks.

Maine backs down in fight to end baby’s life

By Kiley Crossland
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Family | Last week, Maine’s Republican Gov. Paul LePage declared support for a mother in a battle with child welfare officials over a do-not-resuscitate order they…

Web Reads: Can a little knowledge be a dangerous thing?

Web Reads: Can a little knowledge be a dangerous thing?

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Painful histories. The personal genome-mapping company 23andMe markets itself to family history enthusiasts, promising to “bring your family to life.” But…

Man challenges Belgium’s euthanasia law after mom’s death

By Andrew Branch
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Euthanasia | Tom Mortier is taking Belgium to Europe’s highest court for allowing doctors to euthanize his depressed mother and waiting to notify him until the next day.

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