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Brush with death

By Emily Belz
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Terrorism | One of the five Americans wounded in the Nairobi mall attack recounts his providential escape

Midday Roundup: National parks used as ‘pawns’ in a political game

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | No good reasons. Arizona officials and business leaders are urging the National Park Service to let the state keep the Grand Canyon open, or at least part of…

Globe Trot: From terrorist to president?

By Mindy Belz
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International | AFGHANISTAN: Abdul Rassoul Sayyaf has registered to run for president in Afghanistan. Sayyaf in 1996 helped Osama bin Laden return to Afghanistan, and the…

Globe Trot: Pakistan’s violence reaches all-time high

By Mindy Belz
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International | PAKISTAN: Terrorist violence is at an all-time high—2,500 Pakistanis killed in 2013 alone. That’s more than those killed between 2005 and 2007. Christian…

Kenyans unite in grief

By David Sonye
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Kenya | Record number give blood as many wounded remain in hospitals

Globe Trot: One year in prison

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAN: Tomorrow marks the one-year anniversary of Iranian-American pastor Saeed Abedini’s imprisonment in Tehran. Our reporter was…

Kenyan president says terrorists defeated

By Mindy Belz
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Kenya | President Uhuru Kenyatta says that three floors at the Westgate Mall have collapsed and bodies remained trapped

Globe Trot: Pakistani Christians reel from weekend suicide bombing

By Mindy Belz
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International | PAKISTAN: In perhaps the deadliest assault on Christians in Pakistan, Islamic militants bombed a church yesterday, killing at least 78 people. Two…

Globe Trot: When does the fight against terror (again) become a war?

By Mindy Belz
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International | The United States has sharply escalated its drone war in Yemen, with military officials in the Arab country reporting 34 suspected al-Qaeda militants killed…

Africans to Obama: ‘We believe in God’

By Andrew Branch
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Homosexuality | President Barack Obama’s spat with the Senegalese president over gay rights followed him throughout his seven-day, $100 million African trip. His call to…

Kenya’s $5 education

By Elise Grafe
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Education | Like many parents around the world, mothers and fathers in the poorest slums of Kenya try to find a good education for their children.  But quality…

Staying on message

By Moses Wasamu
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Kenya | Kenyan churches successfully lobby to remove a U.S.-funded ad they say encourages adultery

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