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Indiana court hears appeal of woman convicted of feticide

By Julia Camara
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Abortion | Indiana appellate courts last week considered a defense attorney’s request to free the first woman ever charged, convicted, and sentenced for feticide.

Midday Roundup: Secret Service caught leaking info on U.S. lawmaker

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Unbecoming conduct. Forty-one Secret Service employees have been disciplined for retaliating against a congressman who investigated scandals within the…

Ken Starr loses job amid Baylor sex scandal

By Bonnie Pritchett
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Higher Education | Rocked by claims administrators ignored claims of violence against women, the Baptist university removes its president and football coach

Reentry programs reduce prison recidivism

By Anthony Bradley
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Prisons | Because of the roughly 2.5 million men and women incarcerated in this country, states find themselves under increased pressure to develop early-release…

Midday Roundup: Missing Chibok girl found in Nigeria

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Finally free. Nigerian soldiers fighting with Boko Haram in the Sambisa Forest have rescued at least one of the more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped from…

Midday Roundup: Accused Planned Parenthood shooter unfit for trial

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Decree of incompetence. The man accused of attacking a Planned Parenthood facility in Colorado Springs, Colo., is too mentally unstable to stand trial, a…

Midday Roundup: Police search for motive in Mass. stabbing rampage

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Senseless attack. Police in a small city south of Boston are trying to figure out what caused a 28-year-old man to go on a stabbing rampage that left two…

Midday Roundup: Obama to visit Hiroshima but make no apologies

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Paying respects. President Barack Obama plans to visit the site of the World War II atom bomb explosion in Hiroshima, Japan, later this month. He will be the…

Two U.S. missionaries slain in Jamaica

By Onize Ohikere
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Missions | Jamaican police are looking for clues in the murder of two U.S. missionaries whose bodies were found over the weekend in the Caribbean island’s rural north…

Colorado woman gets 100 years for cutting baby from mother’s womb

By Leigh Jones
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Crime | A Colorado jury has sentenced the woman who killed a baby by cutting her from her mother’s womb to 100 years in prison. Dynel Lane, 36, received the maximum…

Dennis Hastert sentenced to 15 months in prison

By Leigh Jones
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Crime | A Chicago judge today sentenced former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert to 15 months in prison after describing him as a “serial child molester.” Hastert…

The felon vote

By Cal Thomas
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Campaign 2016 | Virginia Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe has unilaterally and possibly unconstitutionally declared that 200,000 convicted felons in his state may vote this…

 
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