Lead Stories

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In-depth, online-only feature-length articles written by WORLD's team of editors, reporters, and contributors.

Flint water crisis boils over in Congress

By Evan Wilt
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Environment | Frustrated politicians debated culpability in the first hearing to address lead-contaminated water in Flint, Mich.

CMP’s Daleiden unabashed by legal challenges

By Bob Brown
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Abortion | In briefing with his attorneys, pro-life activist updates supporters on cases filed against him

Evangelicals propel Cruz to victory in Iowa

By Jamie Dean
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Campaign 2016 | Tight contest shows Cruz, Trump, and Rubio in a three-man race, while Clinton-Sanders still too close to call

Inside last night’s Iowa caucuses

By Edward Lee Pitts
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Campaign 2016 | Record crowds overflowed caucus sites across the state

Cruz wins GOP race in Iowa

By Mickey McLean
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Campaign 2016 | Clinton narrowly ahead of Sanders on the Democratic side

Iowa caucus countdown

By Kyle Fosse & Jonathan Janssen
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Campaign 2016 | Candidates crisscrossed the state over the weekend ahead of the first-in-the-nation presidential vote

The worldview of Hitler

The worldview of Hitler

By Timothy Snyder
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History | Book goes beyond the influence of Darwin’s survival of the fittest

Nairobi’s slum-dwellers help themselves

By Onize Ohikere
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Kenya | Often ignored by their government, residents of Kenya’s largest slums aren’t waiting for officials to initiate reforms

Ballot Boxing: Slam Bill Clinton, but praise Donald Trump?

By Jamie Dean
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Campaign 2016 | Conservative endorsements of the GOP front-runner raise head-scratching questions about character, while Marco Rubio talks faith

Candidates discuss anything but Trump

By Jamie Dean
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Campaign 2016 | The final debate before the Iowa caucuses gives GOP presidential hopefuls a breather from the theatrical front-runner

Immigrants are meeting God in Thai jails

Immigrants are meeting God in Thai jails

By Sophia Lee
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Immigration | Christians seeking refuge in Bangkok find opportunities to share their faith with fellow detainees

HHS cannot account for thousands of migrant children

By Evan Wilt
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Immigration | Overwhelmed feds stopped screening sponsor homes and sent some children to abusers and traffickers

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