Disaster

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Midday Roundup: Deluge catches Floridians off-guard

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | April showers. In Florida, people clambered onto rooftops or climbed into their attics on Wednesday to escape nearly 2 feet of rain that dropped on the…

Homeschool family among tornado victims

By Daniel James Devine
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Disaster | ReformationKidz’ Rob Tittle and two of his daughters are among more than 30 who died in the storm that clobbered the South.

Midday Roundup: Tornadoes torture South for second night

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Southern sorrow. Tens of thousands of Southerners are without power today after a devastating storm system roared across portions of Oklahoma, Louisiana,

Midday Roundup: At least 16 killed in storm season’s opening weekend

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Storm surge. Tornadoes in the southern Plains provided a violent kick-start to this year’s storm season overnight Sunday. A broad twister sliced through…

Midday Roundup: Obama plans wide-scale prisoner release before he leaves office

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Bid for freedom. The Justice Department announced a new clemency initiative that could facilitate widespread pardons during President Barack Obama’s final…

South Korean churches rethink Easter

By Sophia Lee
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Tragedy | The utterance ‘Death where is your sting?’ takes on greater meaning after a great national disaster

Midday Roundup: Fresh hope in Flight MH370 search

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Pings. Searchers combing the Indian Ocean for the Malaysian Airlines jet missing for more than a month, say they have once again picked up pings from what…

Midday Roundup: Fort Hood’s eight minutes of terror

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Still seeking answers. U.S. Army investigators have released a detailed timeline of the events that led up to last week’s shooting at Fort Hood in Killeen,

Midday Roundup: In Ukraine, another province goes rogue

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Unrelenting unrest. In an ominous echo of events in Crimea, pro-Russian separatists seized a provincial building in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk on…

Faith among the first responders

By Andrew Branch
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Disaster | The church is taking the lead in recovery efforts after last month’s landslide in Oso, Wash.

Midday Roundup: Mississippi legislature passes religious freedom protections

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Free exercise. Mississippi lawmakers passed legislation yesterday that reiterates constitutional protections for religious freedom. Proponents say the law is…

Midday Roundup: ‘New’ news is no news in Flight 370 search

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | New info? Malaysian Airlines officials are once again correcting, updating, and otherwise changing something they’d said previously about their missing…

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