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Globe Trot: Primary voters take foreign policy fears to the polls

By Mindy Belz
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International | UNITED STATES: It’s Iowa Caucus Day in America, a good time to reflect on the changing views of voters, who now prioritize foreign policy and national…

Globe Trot: Burma puts democracy to the test in Sunday elections

By Mindy Belz
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International | BURMA: On Sunday, Burma, also called Myanmar, is set to hold its first contested election in 25 years. Even before votes were cast, democracy icon Aung San…

Report: Red Cross stumbled in Haiti relief

By Daniel James Devine
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International Aid | Revelations that the international agency built just six permanent homes in Haiti points to problems in Big Aid bureaucracy

Adopting Haitian twins in the Dominican Republic

By Sharla Megilligan
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Adoption | A reality story

Globe Trot: Ann Voskamp launches prayer campaign for persecuted Christians

By Mindy Belz
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International | PERSECUTED: Author and speaker Ann Voskamp has turned her #Pray703 campaign, launched at this month’s IF: Gathering in Austin, Texas, to focus on the Copts…

Haitians flock to the Dominican Republic to escape squalor, hunger

By Sharla Megilligan
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Haiti | Two days ago in Santiago, the second largest city in the Dominican Republic, unidentified assailants killed a Haitian man and hung his corpse from a tree.

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…

 
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