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Churches respond to Ireland’s same-sex marriage vote

By James Bruce
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Marriage | The Emerald Isle is now a rainbow: Ireland on Friday became the first country to legalize same-sex marriage by popular vote. But not everyone is pleased with…

Inside Ireland’s marriage makeover

By Joseph Slife
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Marriage | The outcome of an Irish national referendum to redefine marriage was stunning in a land once deeply Christian and solidly Roman Catholic. Ireland narrowly…

Britain’s ‘miraculous’ results

By Cal Thomas
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Britain | BELFAST, Northern Ireland—“Shocked,” “surprised,” “stunned” were some of the words used by broadcasters, columnists, political “experts,”

UK exit polls show conservatives and Cameron to stay in power

By Jim Henry
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Britain | UPDATE: Britain’s Conservative Party has won enough seats in Parliament for Prime Minister David Cameron to remain in power, according to exit polls. The…

Unruly Britannia

By Cal Thomas
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Britain | LONDON—They called it “Question Time,” borrowing the term from the prime minister’s weekly appearance in the House of Commons, but this was…

Midday Roundup: Gunmen attack ‘Draw Muhammad’ event in Texas

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Backlash. Gunmen opened fire Sunday night outside an anti-Islam event in Garland, Texas. The two assailants wounded an unarmed security guard before being…

Britain welcomes royal baby girl

By Lynde Langdon
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Britain | It’s a princess for Britain’s Prince William and wife Kate. Royal officials reported that Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, gave birth this morning to a…

Vaccines & Viruses: Shaming schools and students?

By Daniel James Devine
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Vaccines & Viruses | Full disclosure. Should schools be required to post the vaccination rate of their student bodies? Legislators in Texas and Michigan have introduced bills that…

Midday Roundup: ISIS executioner ‘Jihadi John’ unmasked

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Foreign fighter. Two news organizations have identified the ISIS executioner who appears in beheading videos and speaks with a British accent. The Washington

Globe Trot: Leaders of India, Pakistan bond over cricket

By Mindy Belz
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International | INDIA:Frosty relations between India and Pakistan apparently thawed this morning over cricket. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi phoned Pakistani leader…

Globe Trot: Will the ‘Mobama’ love affair help India’s Christians?

By Mindy Belz
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International | INDIA: Here’s how the Indian press covered President Barack Obama’s visit this week, one noting the president “could lose roughly six hours from his…

Winston Churchill: A man for all times

By Cal Thomas
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History | LONDON—It is an old debating point: Do the times make the man, or does the man make the times? In the case of Winston Churchill, whose death 50 years ago…

 
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