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Midday Roundup: Twin twisters take out Nebraska town

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Destructive duo. Rare twin tornados spun out of the skies over Nebraska last night, destroying much of the town of Pilger. The twisters killed two people,

Globe Trot: Terror attack in Kenya targeted non-Muslims

By Mindy Belz
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International |  KENYA: Al-Shabaab militants from Somalia claimed responsibility in a shooting rampage that killed at least 50 soccer fans watching a…

Midday Roundup: GM to pay steep fine for safety problems

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Paying the price. Government officials announced this morning they have fined General Motors the maximum $35 million penalty for failing to report faulty…

Globe Trot: A papal audience for the president

By Mindy Belz
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International | VATICAN CITY: I attended today’s papal audience in St. Peter’s Square, standing just rows away from Pope Francis as more than 50,000 people—despite rain…

Globe Trot: Ukraine churns with Russian machinations

By Mindy Belz
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International | UKRAINE: With an OSCE (Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe) military observer mission en route to Crimea, Ukrainian military leaders are…

Militants make Christians pay for Kenyan mosque raid

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | Islamic extremists are suspected of murdering a pastor in Mombasa, Kenya, in retaliation for police raids on a nearby mosque.  Militants gunned down…

Undesirables

By Jamie Dean
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Kenya | The UN and the Kenyan government report a vexing problem: The ‘demand’ for children is too high

Kenyan pastors murdered as tensions, violence escalate

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | Assailants killed two evangelical pastors in Kenya late last month, following anonymous threats and a government crackdown on Islamic extremists in the…

Midday Roundup: Sebelius clings to job despite botched exchange rollout

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Exchange fiasco. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says she has no intention of resigning her post, despite calls from Republicans and…

Globe Trot: Life in ‘the world’s largest village’

By Mindy Belz
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International | SOUTH SUDAN: Greetings from “the world’s largest village.” Juba, the capital of South Sudan, has 2 million residents, all with “no functioning…

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…

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