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Are we trading ‘street corners’ for social media with Miley Cyrus prayer pleas?

By Barnabas Piper
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Technology | By now nearly everyone has heard about, read about, or seen the provocative performance by Robin Thicke and Miley Cyrus at last weekend’s MTV Video Music…

Netflix teams up with DreamWorks for animated partnership

Netflix teams up with DreamWorks for animated partnership

By Alissa Robertson
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Business | Parents with Netflix rejoice—your kids’ favorite DreamWorks characters will soon be on demand. Yesterday, Netflix announced that beginning in 2014 it will…

Violent tendencies

By Megan Basham
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Entertainment | Hollywood loudly denounces guns—as it uses on-screen gun violence to rack up killer ratings

Signs and Wonders: Grammys, physician-assisted suicide, and Dick Cheney

By Warren Cole Smith
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Newsworthy | Grammys underwhelm. The bar is set pretty low when the two best things you can say about Sunday night’s telecast of the Grammy Awards are: no wardrobe…

Glorifying destructive acts

By Caroline Leal
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Culture | To family and friends, Nehemiah Griego was just a normal teen who loved playing sports, jamming in the church band, and accompanying his father on mission…

The worst sin in Downton Abbey

By Amy Henry
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Television | With the long-awaited season three of PBS’s sleeper hit Downton Abbey now in full swing, many who have not yet succumbed to DA fever are wondering what they have…

Acting out Acts

By Angela Lu
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Theater | Simplistic sets, sound doctrine, and a common vision allow three actors to effectively portray the history of the early church

Signs and Wonders: NFL playoffs, Golden Globes, adoption, homosexuality

By Warren Cole Smith
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Newsworthy | Football, anyone? I don’t normally spend much time watching NFL games, but when the playoffs roll around I usually give the games a try. Typically, I watch…

Tiny votes

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Politics | By now, practically every American with a political bone in his or her body has seen or heard of the Obama campaign ad featuring Lena Dunham (if you…

Popularity of 'Gangnam Style' catches Koreans by surprise

By Sophia Lee
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Music | The Korean pop music industry (K-pop) is booming (see “Pop religion” in the current issue of WORLD). Although the tightly choreographed and heavily…

Jump from space's edge provides collective moment

By Wire Reports
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Space | ROSWELL, N.M. (AP)—Felix Baumgartner stood alone at the edge of space, poised in the open doorway of a capsule suspended above Earth and wondering if he…

The most famous woman you've never met

By Cal Thomas
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Entertainment | The hottest ticket on Broadway continues to be The Book of Mormon , a musical that pokes fun at the Mormon faith in particular and Christianity in general. It is…

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