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Remembering a momentous, presidential prayer

By Rikki Elizabeth Stinnette
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History | WASHINGTON—Summer tourists flock to the National World War II Memorial on the Capitol Mall to study the words of President Franklin D. Roosevelt and his…

I’ve been to the mountain top

By Warren Cole Smith
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Lighting Out | The end of a trip is often the beginning of the real journey

Midday Roundup: Justina Pelletier finally goes home

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | There’s no place like home. A 16-year-old girl caught up in a tense custody case with the state of Massachusetts has reunited with her family. Justina…

A town of uneasy neighborliness

By Warren Cole Smith
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Lighting Out | In the mountain resort town of Manitou Springs, believers and militant anti-Christians live side-by-side

Risk of friendly fire is as old as warfare

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | The recent deaths of five Americans killed in a U.S. airstrike in Afghanistan stand as a fresh reminder of the dangers of friendly fire, an element of war…

A Nazi murderer can go to heaven

A Nazi murderer can go to heaven

By Tim Townsend
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2014 Books Issue | An excerpt from WORLD’s history Book of the Year

Archaeology and oil go boom in North Dakota

By Rob Holmes
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History | Archaeologists are in high demand again thanks to the upsurge in oil exploration and related businesses in North Dakota. Archaeology itself might just be the…

Completely personal

By Marvin Olasky
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History | The assassination that destroyed a century

A century ago

By Marvin Olasky
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Books | Onto the world war treadmill

Midday Roundup: Cantor prepares to exit stage right

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Unseated. House majority leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., announced yesterday he will step down from his leadership position in Congress in light of his defeat in…

Storm and drive in the gateway to the West

By Warren Cole Smith
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Lighting Out | Oklahoma City shows us what it means to stare into the abyss—and return

Creating WWII’s unbreakable code

By Joseph Slife
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History | In the Navajo nation, flags flew at half-staff over the weekend in honor of Chester Nez, who died last week at the age of 93. Corporal Nez, as he was called…

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