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50 years ago: The Christian speech

By Marvin Olasky
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Religion | Malcolm X in his Autobiography was sarcastic about the Aug. 28, 1963, March on Washington, and its highlight, the speech Martin Luther King Jr. delivered 50…

The speech, the dream, and me

By Cal Thomas
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Civil Rights | It was an atypical August summer day in Washington, D.C., 50 years ago next week. Temperatures were in the low 80s, about 10 degrees cooler than normal. Skies…

Signs and Wonders: Family seeking Robinson Crusoe experience has Jonah moment

By Warren Cole Smith
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Newsworthy | Plan B. A northern Arizona family that fled the U.S. over what it considers government interference in religion has been rescued at sea. According…

The enduring legacy of Anne Frank

By Cal Thomas
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History | AMSTERDAM—On the day I visit the Anne Frank House, which is actually the family’s hiding place atop Anne’s father’s business, the wait to get in is as…

Rediscovered Adams letter exhorts abolition defense

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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History | A New Jersey library made an unexpected rediscovery earlier this year—a letter from former United States President John Quincy Adams.  The Plainfield…

Ho Chi Minh was no Thomas Jefferson

By Cal Thomas
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Government | When it comes to Vietnam, I’m all for moving on, putting the past behind us, looking forward, letting bygones be bygones, but doing so requires honesty…

Globe Trot: From president to prisoner in Egypt

By Mindy Belz
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International | Egypt’s ousted president Mohamed Morsi is now under investigation on a number of charges, including murder and conspiring with Hamas, and fueling—not…

Remembering The Forgotten War

By Edward Lee Pitts
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History | On its 60th anniversary, aging veterans make their final plea for Americans to remember the fruit of the Korean War, and their sacrifices

U.S. veterans search North Korea for fallen aviator’s remains

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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History | Two decorated U.S. war veterans had a rare seat at a North Korean memorial ceremony today as North Korean leader Kim Jong Un launched his country’s…

Communion on the moon

By Marvin Olasky
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Religion | Pardon me, please, if you’re familiar with this terrific story, but I never knew it: Former astronaut Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin celebrated the Lord’s Supper…

Mitch Daniels criticized for censoring revisionist history

By Aimee Stauf
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Education | Former Indiana governor Mitch Daniels is under fire for academic censorship after the Associated Press obtained emails from 2010 in which Daniels criticized…

Archeologists unearth King David’s palace

By Alissa Robertson
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History | Israeli archaeologists believe they have discovered the ruins of a palace belonging to King David in a site called Khirbet Qeiyafa, 20 miles west of…

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