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Midday Roundup: American missionary with Ebola in ‘grave condition’

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Terrifying. A Texas doctor communicating with a medical missionary in Liberia via email told The Associated Press his friend is in “grave condition”and is…

Christian aid workers stricken with Ebola in Liberia

By Andrew Branch
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Africa | A Liberian doctor has died and two American aid workers are ill as West Africa’s Ebola outbreak worsens.  Dr. Samuel Brisbane, a top Liberian health…

Congress to Sudan: Release Ibrahim family

By J.C. Derrick
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Persecution | Hearing held to pressure Sudan and the White House to do more for detained Christians

An old disease on a scary new rampage in West Africa

By Steve Jordahl
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Health | An outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus is attacking Western Africa in a way health workers have never seen. “It is serious because it’s the first time that…

Globe Trot: Gaza death toll climbs

By Mindy Belz
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International | ISRAEL AND GAZA: Health officials in Gaza say the death toll from Israeli airstrikes has reached 100, as Israel pressed its campaign to shut down rocket…

Far from home

By Kiley Crossland
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Adoption | Congolese authorities are keeping hundreds of adopted orphans from joining their new families abroad

Globe Trot: Afghan’s presumed president-elect agrees to polling place audit

By Mindy Belz
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International | AFGHANISTAN: Officials may have averted a meltdown, but the country remains in a political crisis a day after presidential contender Abdullah Abdullah…

Priest leads effort to bring peace, stability to Central African Republic

By Julia A. Seymour
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Africa | An Italian priest in northern Central African Republic (CAR) has helped restore order and mediate peace in the city of Bozoum as the country continues to…

Meriam Ibrahim safe inside U.S. Embassy

By Leigh Jones & J.C. Derrick
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Persecution | UPDATE: Meriam Ibrahim and her family are safe inside the U.S. Embassy in Khartoum, her lawyer told reporters this morning. After police released the…

Collateral damage

By Jamie Dean
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Kenya | Kenya’s crackdown on terrorist attacks is catching refugees from other war-torn countries in its dragnet

Tension escalates in violence-stricken Central African Republic

By Kaitlyn Speer
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Africa | The clash between the Central African Republic’s Muslim and Christian population continued earlier this week when more than 50 people were killed in a town…

Midday Roundup: Education that doesn’t cost a latte

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Coffee benefits. Starbucks is announcing plans today to offer employees a chance to get a college degree for next to nothing. Arizona State University is…

 
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