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More moms stay home now than a decade ago

More moms stay home now than a decade ago

By Kiley Crossland
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Family | After 30 years of decline, the number of moms staying home with their children rose in the past decade, according to a report released last week by the Pew…

Alabama lawmaker loses $100,000 bet over transracial adoption

By Sarah Padbury
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Adoption | More than 100 people rallied on the Alabama State House steps Wednesday to demand a state representative “pay up” on a $100,000 bet that no one could show…

Born to neglect, raised to hope

By Dick Peterson
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Adoption | In his book  No Little People , Francis Schaeffer wrote that “in God's sight there are no little people and no little places. Only one thing is important:

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,

Violent video games prime kids for aggressive behavior

By Julie Borg
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Technology | Violent video games train children to think and act more aggressively, according to a recent study conducted at Iowa State University and published in Jama

Are young Americans really losing interest in church?

Are young Americans really losing interest in church?

By Julie Borg
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Religion | A new Barna Group study found eight out of 10 young Americans don’t think church is important, but a comprehensive review of current literature on the topic…

Qatari court convicts American Christian couple in daughter’s death

By Angela Lu
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Crime | The Qatari government sentenced an American Christian couple to three years in prison Thursday on charges they starved their 8-year-old adopted daughter. The…

Judge rules doctors know best in teen’s case

By Lynde Langdon
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Health | A Massachusetts judge ruled this week against the parents of a Connecticut teen who has been hospitalized without her mother and father’s consent for more…

Dad first, coach second

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | For the next two weeks , you will see more vein-popping, foot-stomping, jaw-jutting, teeth clenching, expectorating, clip-board-chucking temper tantrums from…

When it’s bad to be good

When it’s bad to be good

By Amy Henry
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Family | The other morning in church, I asked my nine-year-old if he would ask two other boys to help him collect and put away the hymnals. Cooper shook his head and…

The children of spring

The children of spring

By D.C. Innes
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Culture | Spring is attempting its arrival and children are sprouting up on baseball fields and playgrounds across the country. The air is alive with their little…

Three little words deemed destructive for boys

Three little words deemed destructive for boys

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Culture | From all appearances, the Ban Bossy campaign is a fizzle. Even feminists roll their eyes and comment on its misdirection. I would have thought “bossiness”

 
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