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Midday Roundup: Pakistan upholds death penalty for Christian mom

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Wrongful death sentence. An appeals court in Pakistan last week upheld the death sentence for a Christian mother accused of insulting the prophet Muhammad.

Midday Roundup: Pot candy puts the ‘trick’ in ‘trick-or-treat’

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | A bad boo. With Halloween just around the corner, Denver police are warning parents to beware of candy infused with marijuana. Reuters reports that many…

Web Reads: What happens when pigs really do fly?

Web Reads: What happens when pigs really do fly?

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Inappropriate pets. Writer Patricia Marx kept seeing pets in restaurants and other inappropriate places. A little research led her to the concept of emotional…

Midday Roundup: CDC scrambles to keep up with Ebola

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | On the move. The second nurse from a Dallas hospital who tested positive for the Ebola virus has been transferred to a hospital in Atlanta for treatment.

We’re living in depressing times

By Cal Thomas
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Newsworthy | Some people I know refuse to watch the news or read the papers these days, and who can blame them? The headlines are depressing and no one seems to be in…

Midday Roundup: Second Dallas nurse tests positive for Ebola

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Virus spreads. Another nurse in Dallas has tested positive for Ebola, prompting more criticism of the hospital that treated the first patient diagnosed with…

Midday Roundup: Missionary doc gives blood to nurse with Ebola

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Health scare. The Dallas nurse infected with the Ebola virus has received a blood transfusion from Dr. Kent Brantly, a Samaritan’s Purse missionary doctor…

Midday Roundup: Un-celebrating Columbus Day

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Holiday revision. While much of the nation commemorates Christopher Columbus’ voyage to the New World today, the city of Seattle will celebrate its first…

Malala Yousafzai, Kailash Satyarthi share Nobel Peace Prize

By Andrew Branch
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Nobel Peace Prize | Malala Yousafzai was in chemistry class Friday when she learned she’d won this year’s Nobel Peace Prize. The Pakistani children’s advocate will share…

Midday Roundup: Obama names California mountains a national monument

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Monumental. President Barack Obama is creating a new national monument today. The executive order sets aside 346,177 acres of the San Gabriel Mountains just…

Midday Roundup: What’s happened to North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un?

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Missing man? North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un hasn’t been seen in public for more than a month, and analysts are scrambling to figure out…

Web Reads: Mothball grandmas, Hollywood incomes, and boxing kangaroos

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Mothballs. Theodore Dalrymple’s humorous essay about a grandmother who smelled of mothballs will make you smile and think about why you remember the things…

 
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