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: Another quake shakes Nepal

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Still shaking. Another earthquake rattled Nepal this morning. According to officials, the death toll stands at 42 and counting. At least three people in India…

Vaccines & Viruses: California vaccine bill not immune to changes

By Daniel James Devine
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Vaccines & Viruses | Bare essentials. The authors of a controversial California vaccine bill eliminating religious and philosophical exemptions for students are downscaling the…

More babies born at 22 weeks of gestation survive with help

More babies born at 22 weeks of gestation survive with help

By Bob Brown
Posted

Medicine | Babies born as early as 22 weeks are surviving in greater numbers with medical intervention, according to a new study that could impact the abortion debate.

Supreme Court questions treatment of arrestees

By Mary Reichard
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Supreme Court | After a series of African-American men died at the hands of police, the U.S. Supreme Court case of Michael Kingsley couldn’t be more relevant. It questions…

Limited supplies of weapons, fuel, food crippling Boko Haram

By Julia A. Seymour
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Nigeria | A multi-national offensive against Boko Haram in Nigeria has freed hundreds of captives in recent weeks. Some former hostages say the Islamic extremist group…

Midday Roundup: Report claims Obama’s bin Laden tale is bunk

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Bin Laden embellishment? Investigative journalist Seymour Hersh claims the Obama administration lied about the details surrounding Osama bin Laden’s death…

Globe Trot: Vatican visit brings Raul Castro back to church

By Mindy Belz
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International | VATICAN: Cuban President Raul Castro was so taken with the pope at a meeting at the Vatican on Sunday, he may “go back to praying and go back to the church,

Is U.S. draw-down in Europe encouraging Russian aggression?

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | Shortly after the start of his first term, President Barack Obama, in addition to seeking a foreign policy “reset” with Russia, began to accelerate the…

Dollars and Sense: Jobs picture improves as recovery plods along

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Earnings season winds down. First-quarter earnings season began with lowered expectations, proceeded with better-than-expected performance, and ended with…

Literacy classes empower believers in Kenya

By Moses Wasamu
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Kenya | Before she knew how to read and write, 50-year old Pastor Esther Naitobwagi had to ask someone to read the Bible for her. She had to ask for directions when…

Weekend Reads: Second-string singers

Weekend Reads: Second-string singers

By Bob Case
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Books | Cultural anthropologists argue that the 20th century American popular song was the most important artistic creation of America and that the exporting of our…

Old highway sign law nails Oklahoma churches and Times Square

By Daniel James Devine
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Government | In Oklahoma, some churches may be forced to demolish highway signs to comply with a 50-year-old federal highway law. The Highway Beautification Act, enacted…

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