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North Korean defectors say U.S. should do more

By J.C. Derrick
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North Korea | WASHINGTON—A group of North Korean defectors converged Monday to call on the Obama administration to do more to help them topple dictator Kim Jong-un’s…

Dollars and Sense: U.S. Stocks continue to soar despite a global slowdown

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Nasdaq soars. The Nasdaq exchange hit a record high Thursday. It rose to a new record on Friday. The Nasdaq tends to be heavy with tech stocks, and it was…

Will drop in international adoptions lead to more in-country placements?

By Sarah Padbury
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Adoption | International adoptions plummeted to a 30-year low for U.S. citizens last year, with further declines expected. But some see the trend as an opportunity to…

Weekend Reads: The impossible but true story of Chen Guangcheng

Weekend Reads: The impossible but true story of Chen Guangcheng

By June Cheng
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Books | It’s a story that is impossible to believe, except that it’s true: A blind Chinese human rights lawyer snuck past the gaze of 70 guards, surveillance…

God’s message in Chinese paintings

By June Cheng
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Art | A group of Christian artists in Beijing hopes to influence their culture through artwork infused with the gospel

Hassles and joys

By June Cheng
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China | Great risks, long journeys, government sabotage, official informants, chaotic crowds, packed halls, and fervent prayers: Welcome to a Christian training…

Wenzhou pastor sentenced to a year in prison

By June Cheng
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China | A Chinese court convicted Huang Yizi of ‘gathering crowds to disturb social order’

George Friedman on a China under stress

By Marvin Olasky
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Q&A | Two days ago we shared George Friedman’s unsentimental views of the Middle East. In the March 21 issue of WORLD Magazine the founder and head of the…

Rocking the boat

By Sophia Lee
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Television | Will new comedy be a game-changer for Asian-Americans?

Taiwan remembers 1947 massacre

By Angela Lu
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Taiwan | Ceremonies at the 228 Memorial mark a painful period in the island’s history that still scars its relationship with China

Globe Trot: ISIS attempts to rewrite history by pillaging Iraq’s museums

By Mindy Belz
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International | ISIS has released a video showing its fighters smashing ancient artifacts in Mosul Museum. Now we may be thankful collections of similar artifacts from…

Globe Trot: The ISIS propaganda video franchise

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAQ: ISIS is making a franchise of atrocious (and edited) propaganda videos, and the latest shows 21 captured Kurdish peshmerga soldiers paraded, alive,

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