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Disputed textbooks approved for Texas schools

By Caroline Leal
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Education | The state where “everything’s bigger” just made a great big splash in the education world. In a landmark vote influencing the future education of scores…

From betrayal to compassion: Balkan challenge, U.S. opportunity

By Marvin Olasky & J.C. Derrick
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Europe | Washington is full of talk of ways for Republicans and Democrats to work together. In this, the concluding article of WORLD’s four-part series on the…

Back to the future of bad ideas

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Culture | Isaiah Berlin foresaw the danger of believing in an earthly paradise

Repetitive history

By Roberta Green Ahmanson
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Religion | Islamic beheadings are, sadly, not a new story 

That infamous day

By J.C. Derrick
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History | As Pearl Harbor survivors grow fewer in number, their memories of the Japanese attack resonate louder through history

Not just ‘luck’

Not just ‘luck’

By Marvin Olasky
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Books | Author reveals how close we came to nuclear war

A reminder of life and death

By Chelsea Kolz Boes
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History | Our innkeeper told us we had come to Gettysburg at a propitious time: Remembrance Weekend, during which throngs of period-dressed Civil War enthusiasts march…

Unfaithfully executing the law

By Cal Thomas
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Immigration | President Obama is soon expected to issue an executive order that would make it possible for some illegal immigrants, many of whom are the parents of children…

Midday Roundup: Teacher describes horrific school shooting on 911 tapes

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Caught on tape. Officials have released the 911 tapes from last month’s school cafeteria shooting in Washington state. On the tapes, first-year teacher…

D-Day veteran remembers storming the beach

By Mary Reichard
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Veterans Day | Denman Wolfe recalls the bravery of the Army Rangers and remembers his fallen comrades

Web Reads: Shoes that make a pointe

Web Reads: Shoes that make a pointe

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Shoe shopping. In a series of short videos, the Royal Ballet shows how important and individual are a dancer’s pointe shoes. One video shows how cobblers…

Rewriting Bach: Scholars claim his wife did some of the composing

By Caroline Leal
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Arts | They say that behind every great man is a great woman. And behind one of the greatest classical musicians of all time, Johann Sebastian Bach, was his…

 
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