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Midday Roundup: Haiti marks quake anniversary amid political turmoil

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Still shaky. Today marks the fifth anniversary of the earthquake that devastated the southern part of Haiti, the Western Hemisphere’s poorest country. About…

Globe Trot: French unity march masks divisions over terror response

By Mindy Belz
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International | FRANCE: More than 1.5 million people marched in Paris yesterday, including at least four heads of state—President François Hollande of France, Chancellor…

How can there be joy in such a world?

By John S. Dickerson
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Faith & Inspiration | One week ago I was in one of the poorest, most violent slums in the Western Hemisphere—Cité Soleil, outside Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Between shacks of…

Globe Trot: Kobani faces impending disaster

By Jamie Dean
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International | SYRIA: Islamic State militants stand poised to take Kobani, a Kurdish town in Syria near the Turkish border. The militants planted their black flag on a hill…

Midday Roundup: Pope calls meeting to tackle family matters

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Catholic family values. More than 200 senior Roman Catholic bishops gather today for the Synod on the Family at the Vatican. The group will try to find ways…

New virus slams Caribbean, threatens Florida

By Lynde Langdon
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Health | A mosquito-borne virus that causes debilitating joint pain has nearly saturated the Caribbean and threatens to spread to Florida. The non-fatal virus, called…

Globe Trot: Haiti orders audit of Clinton-led recovery commission

By Mindy Belz
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International | HAITI: Haiti’s Superior Court is demanding an audit of former President Bill Clinton’s management of the Interim Haiti Recovery Commission—reflecting…

Globe Trot: Developing nations have 19th century missionaries to thank for stability, prosperity

By Mindy Belz
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International | CHINA:Here are a few pages hot off the press (from the Gospel of Mark) for the new Chinese Study Bible from Crossway, an exciting tool for the…

From the work of their hands

By Mindy Belz
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Haiti | In Haiti, entrepreneurs who’ve learned hard lessons about charity handouts instead are launching business startups

The thrill of the unknown

By Mindy Belz
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Haiti | Tomorrow will be good because tomorrow is in God’s hands

The thin veneer

The thin veneer

By Mindy Belz
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Culture | A dystopian future could be the one that’s just around the corner

Globe Trot: Jobs and quantifiable prosperity in Haiti

By Mindy Belz
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International | HAITI: I’m wrapping up nearly a week in Haiti looking at what works for Haitians in an aid-saturated economy. The good news is some efforts are…

 
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