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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

’71

By Megan Basham
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Movies | American audiences will know English actor Jack O’Connell best for his affecting turn as Christian Olympian and POW Louis Zamperini in last year’s Unbroken

Taiwan remembers 1947 massacre

By Angela Lu
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Taiwan | Ceremonies at the 228 Memorial mark a painful period in the island’s history that still scars its relationship with China

Who loves America?

By Cal Thomas
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Politics | Rudy Giuliani, the former mayor of New York City, is taking some heat—and winning praise in some quarters—for remarks he made at a private dinner last…

Understanding the enduring popularity of Laura Ingalls Wilder

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Books | In February of 1867, a little girl named Laura Elizabeth was born in a small log cabin near Pepin, Wis. Some of her family lines went back to the 

Regime changes

By Marvin Olasky
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Books | Revolution in Rome and resistance in today’s China

No more cursive writing

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Education | On Presidents Day I went down to the National Historic Park in Philadelphia to see the Liberty Bell because it was free that day. I (re)learned some…

Alvin Townley salutes America’s defiant heroes

By Warren Cole Smith
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Q&A | The Alcatraz Eleven were the most subversive prisoners of war in Vietnam

Dollars and Sense: Is the raging bull about to hit a wall?

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Bull keeps charging. The NASDAQ is at levels we haven’t seen since March 2000. The Dow and the S&P 500 are back to record levels. It’s easy to get…

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