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When hatred loses its object of hate

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | We know what ISIS hates, but pray tell, what do they love? What are they for ? We know their zeal for beheading, but what do they look forward to after the last…

Globe Trot: Obama to skip Armenian genocide commemoration

By Mindy Belz
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International | TURKEY: U.S. President Barack Obama will not use the word “genocide” this year when commemorating the deaths of 1.5 million Armenians at the…

Israel at age 67: Slammed if you do, dead if you don’t

By Marvin Olasky
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Israel | In the fine movie Witness , an Amish child at a Pennsylvania railroad station at first thinks a bearded old Hassidic Jew in a dark, full-length coat is one of…

Flunking civics should no longer be an option

Flunking civics should no longer be an option

By Cal Thomas
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Education | “Don’t know much about history” —Sam Cooke It’s an old joke, but one that is a commentary on our times. A pollster asks, “What do you think about…

Archeologists denounce ISIS attempt to erase history at Nimrud

By Julia A. Seymour
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ISIS | ISIS continued its destruction of archaeological treasures and historic sites last week by obliterating a city that dates back to Genesis. A propaganda video…

New forensics methods could help ID remains of Pearl Harbor victims

By Michael Cochrane
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History | When Japanese torpedoes sank the battleship USS Oklahoma on Dec. 7, 1941, 429 sailors and Marines lost their lives. In the years immediately following the war,

Vaccines & Viruses: Australia gets tough on vaccine objectors

By Daniel James Devine
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Vaccines & Viruses | No jab, no pay. Under a new policy announced Sunday, Australian families on welfare could see their benefits cut by up to $11,000 if they refuse vaccines for…

Woman in Gold raises questions the director probably didn’t intend

By Bob Brown
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Movies | Woman in Gold is based on the true story of Maria Altmann, a Jewish woman who in 1999 at age 83 sued the Austrian government to recover artwork stolen from her…

Midday Roundup: Cruz announces presidential bid at Liberty University

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | It’s official. The 2016 presidential race got its first official candidate this morning when Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, announced his intention to run. Though…

Midday Roundup: Obama recounts racial strife on Selma anniversary

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Progress made, progress needed. President Barack Obama and a group of political leaders gathered in Selma, Ala., Saturday to remember a transformative event…

Weekend Reads: The unsung British abolitionist

Weekend Reads: The unsung British abolitionist

By Russ Pulliam
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Books | Thanks to the Amazing Grace film and several good biographies, William Wilberforce is well known for ending slavery in the British Empire. Not so well known is…

George Friedman: Continent in the balance

By Marvin Olasky
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Q&A | Europe may appear peaceful now, but the future there is precarious

 
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