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Blogger, principal hatch plan to take high-risk students to Harvard

By Courtney Crandell
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Education | Brooklyn’s Brownsville neighborhood is known as a hub for crime, not scholasticism. But one middle school principal aims to show her students their lives…

Midday Roundup: Will internet outage sideline North Korean hackers?

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Back online. North Koreans have internet access again after an outage many suspect the United States orchestrated. White House officials remain mum about the…

An electronic offering plate? Churches join e-giving trend

An electronic offering plate? Churches join e-giving trend

By Michael Cochrane
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Technology | It’s not usually good etiquette to fiddle with your cellphone during the church service. But if the recent trend in online giving to nonprofits extends to…

Web Reads: Missing the mark on Ebola

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | So predictable. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention head Tom Frieden has not inspired confidence that he knows how to fight an infectious disease like…

Crave-worthy courses for a Bible-starved culture

Crave-worthy courses for a Bible-starved culture

By Caroline Leal
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Education | Biola University Professor Kenneth Berding compares Americans’ biblical illiteracy to eating a diet of nothing but chicken nuggets. “Christians used to be…

Social networking with a side of beards and bacon

By Caroline Leal
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Culture | Men with Pinterest envy get their own social sharing space

Google shuns porn in ads, apps

Google shuns porn in ads, apps

By Kiley Crossland
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Internet | Google is cracking down on sexually graphic content with two recent policy changes, one implemented in March and one that started last week. The new rules…

Midday Roundup: Will a leaner Army leave America vulnerable?

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Shrinking soldiers. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel wants to cut the U.S. Army down to pre-World War II levels to help control costs. In a press release…

Digital fingerprints leave internet trail for anyone to follow

Digital fingerprints leave internet trail for anyone to follow

By Julie Borg
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Technology | Your online behavior may be tracked without your knowledge by new technology known as device fingerprinting, according to a study by KU Leuven-iMinds. Most…

Signs and Wonders: Google turns 15

By Warren Cole Smith
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Newsworthy | Google it. It’s hard to imagine life on the Internet without Google, so it’s interesting to note that the search engine monolith is barely a teenager.

Big brother, big principal?

By Kiley Crossland
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Education | To reduce teen suicide, cyberbullying, and substance abuse, a Los Angeles-area school district plans to monitor its students’ social media activity, raising…

Is religious tolerance the new universal job requirement?

By Sarah Padbury
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Religious Liberty | In this strange new world of oversharing, a Walmart assistant manager in the suburbs of Buffalo, N.Y., learned first-hand earlier this month how a public…

 
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