History

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America’s most surprising military victory was also a win over prejudice

By Marvin Olasky
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History | Two hundred years ago today, on January 8, 1815, the Battle of New Orleans ended with dramatic casualty numbers: 71 Americans vs. 2,042 British soldiers. You…

Midday Roundup: Conservative coup attempt mars Boehner’s big day

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Opening session. Republicans took control of Congress yesterday. The transition went smoothly in the Senate, where Mitch McConnell of Kentucky took over the…

A Reformed approach to racial reconciliation

A Reformed approach to racial reconciliation

By Warren Cole Smith
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Q&A | Anthony Bradley talks about God’s sovereignty and how we can demonstrate the unity Jesus prayed for in His church

Unbroken: A cure for cynicism

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Movies | Some people earn their cynicism through a hard life and serial disappointment. Others (the majority, I suspect, at least in this country) dress up in it as…

America interrupted

By Cal Thomas
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Culture | In the film Girl Interrupted , Winona Ryder plays an 18-year-old who enters a mental institution for what is diagnosed as borderline personality disorder. The…

‘We can’t wait’

By Sophia Lee
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Movies | Selma gives an engaging behind-the-scenes look at a powerful moment in U.S. history

Terror and grace in 1914

Terror and grace in 1914

By Marvin Olasky
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History | ‘Fancy shaking hands with the enemy’

Great stories from the Greatest Generation

By J.C. Derrick
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History | Former NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw first dubbed World War II–era Americans “The Greatest Generation” in his 1998 book by the same name. “It is, I…

From ‘Tora! Tora! Tora!’ to giving God the glory

By Paul Newell
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History | Mitsuo Fuchida led the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor but later was led to Christ

What do a women’s history museum and national defense have in common?

By Courtney Crandell
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History | A bill authorizing the creation of the National Women’s History Museum could get tucked into the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), virtually…

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…

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