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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…

Globe Trot: Marking freedom for Berlin and freedom for the church

By Jamie Dean
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International | GERMANY: Germans are preparing to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall with a display of illuminated balloons tracing a 15 km…

Life in the death strip

By Doug Peterson
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Lifestyle | How the church rose and helped take down the Berlin Wall

Web Reads: Why do we give our cast-offs to the poor?

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Selfish giving. In the relief and development world, the acronym SWEDOW (Stuff We Don’t Want) has come to stand for the practice of giving our cast-off…

Midday Roundup: Pot candy puts the ‘trick’ in ‘trick-or-treat’

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | A bad boo. With Halloween just around the corner, Denver police are warning parents to beware of candy infused with marijuana. Reuters reports that many…

The 7th betrayal

By Marvin Olasky
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History | As safe financial havens for corrupt leaders, the United States and others share some blame for Balkan problems

Web Reads: Mothball grandmas, Hollywood incomes, and boxing kangaroos

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Mothballs. Theodore Dalrymple’s humorous essay about a grandmother who smelled of mothballs will make you smile and think about why you remember the things…

Soaring rhetoric

By Marvin Olasky
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Books | Author describes fascist Italy' almost turning-point

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