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Two kids films parents won’t view as a punishment

By Phil Boatwright
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Movies | Two fanciful films out on DVD will delight children while still entertaining their parents. The first is a 1964 classic starring Cary Grant. The second is a…

Web Reads: WWI photos, North Korean souvenirs, and sky-high rent

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Pictures of war. The Atlantic began running a 10-part series featuring photographs of World War I. Part one sets the stage for the war with a 1910 photo of nine…

Wisconsin bans under-the-table ‘adoptions’

By Kiley Crossland
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Adoption | Wisconsin enacted the first law in the country barring parents from privately giving away their adopted children to someone other than a relative last week.

Redeeming supper

Redeeming supper

By Amy Henry
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Family | This morning, my daughter came into the kitchen and said in a huff, “Why don’t we ever eat at the table anymore?” Good question. When I envision supper,

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…

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