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Bucket List Books: Uncle Tom’s Cabin

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Books | There are some books we read because they were important for their times. Others we read because they are important for our time. And there are still others…

Key remembered as national anthem, flag unite for first time

By Rikki Elizabeth Stinnette
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History | Francis Scott Key, sitting in a boat more than a mile from the Baltimore shore, peered through the first light of dawn toward Fort McHenry on Sept. 14, 1814.

America’s DNA: <em>The Federalist Papers</em>

America’s DNA: The Federalist Papers

By Cal Thomas
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History | There are many ways to lose freedom: conquering armies, surrendering without a fight. Unfortunately, we are currently surrendering our freedom, not to a…

Louis Zamperini's greatest victory came through faith in Christ

By Jamie Dean
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Obituary | Celebrated war hero aimed to shift glory to God and others

Louis Zamperini gains his final freedom

By Andrew Branch
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Obituary | World War II POW, who forgave the captors who tortured him, died Wednesday

A home for America’s veterans

By Allie Hulcher
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Military | WASHINGTON—Sixty years ago, Ronald Bennett was stationed near Washington, D.C., in Quantico, Va. Every free weekend, he made the hour drive north and spent…

Will revenge become justice? Last dispatch from Bosnia

By Marvin Olasky
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Europe | SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina—On Saturday night, at the corner in this city from which assassin Gavrilo Princip 100 years ago fired two shots heard round the…

Holiday Inn on Sarajevo’s Sniper Alley

By Marvin Olasky
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Europe | SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina—The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra offered sweet music last night and will again tonight (see “Ode to the EU,

Ode to the EU, Sarajevo-style

By Marvin Olasky
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History | The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra will help commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I

Web Reads: From greed to gay rights

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Sinful and foolish. The Bible says “the heart is deceitful above all else.” Much of the wisdom compiled by Morgan House in his 3,000th column for The…

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

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