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Midday Roundup: Turkey blames ISIS for bombing in Istanbul

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Terror in Turkey. Turkish officials are blaming Islamic State (ISIS) militants for a suicide bombing in Istanbul this morning that killed 10 people and left…

Evangelicals show more openness in death penalty debate

By Lynde Langdon
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Death Penalty | Evangelicals and political conservatives are increasingly shifting to more neutral positions on the death penalty. Earlier this month, the National…

High court hears death penalty and sentencing guideline cases

By Mary Reichard
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Supreme Court | The U.S. Supreme Court justices, divided on what constitutes cruel and unusual punishment, recently heard oral arguments in cases about the death penalty and…

Midday Roundup: Russia ramps up Syrian attacks despite Western protests

Midday Roundup: Russia ramps up Syrian attacks despite Western protests

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Putin’s playground. As Russia continues to flex its muscles in the Middle East, Russian President Vladimir Putin wants to compare notes. By coordinating…

Midday Roundup: Planned Parenthood funds survive spending vote

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Staying open. A stopgap spending bill that should avert a government shutdown sailed through the Senate today. The 78-20 vote was a victory for top GOP…

Thinking through the James Holmes verdict biblically

By Marvin Olasky
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Death Penalty | Was the jury’s decision concerning the Colorado movie theater massacre a just one?

No death penalty for Colorado theater shooter

By Mickey McLean
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Courts | A jury in Centennial, Colo., said Friday it would not sentence James Holmes to death for his murderous rampage at a packed Aurora, Colo., movie theater three…

Jury finds James Holmes guilty in Colorado theater shooting

By Lynde Langdon
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Crime | A jury found James Holmes guilty Thursday in the 2012 movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colo., in which twelve people died and 70 others were injured. The…

Supreme Court OKs lethal injection drug

By Emily Belz
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Supreme Court | Key lethal injection drug not “cruel and unusual,” majority rules, as two justices announce opposition to death penalty

Boston bomber apologizes before getting formal death sentence

By Leigh Jones
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Boston Bombings | Convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev apologized to the families of his victims this morning before a judge formally sentenced him to death. “I…

‘Shaken to the core’

By Nicole C. Brambila
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Amy Writing Awards | Pennsylvania church finds healing after Palm Sunday murders. An award of outstanding merit winner

Christian perspectives on Nebraska’s death penalty repeal

By Jonathan Boes
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Death Penalty | The death penalty died in Nebraska this week, with support from nearly half the state Senate’s Republicans. With execution costs growing and lethal…

 
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