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Midday Roundup: ‘One cannot win a war with a blanket’

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Lethal aid. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko met with U.S. President Barack Obama and addressed a joint session of Congress on Thursday to ask for more…

Web Reads: Deconstructing the Rebel Yell

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Describing a battle cry. What did the Rebel Yell sound like and how do you spell it? This essay explores the mystery of the Yell, the history surrounding the…

Midday Roundup: Australian police thwart ISIS attack just in time

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Newsworthy | Homegrown threat. A raid by 800 police officers stopped ISIS supporters in Australia from launching a terror operation that would have involved beheading a…

Midday Roundup: First American charged with aiding ISIS

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Terror at home. Federal prosecutors in New York have indicted a man who operated a convenience store in Rochester for trying to aid ISIS terrorists. Mufid…

Midday Roundup: U.S. troops headed to Ebola front line

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Boots on the ground. President Barack Obama this morning outlined his plan to send U.S. personnel and resources to fight Ebola in West Africa. The U.S. will…

Midday Roundup: Clinton aides accused of scrubbing Benghazi docs

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Benghazi bombshell. A former U.S. State Department leader has accused the agency’s employees of filtering out potentially damaging documents before giving…

Midday Roundup: Brantly donates blood to fellow Ebola victim

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Gift of life. Doctors have treated Rick Sacra, a missionary doctor who contracted the Ebola virus in Liberia, with serum extracted from blood donated by Kent…

Midday Roundup: Cruz walks out on gala to protest anti-Israel hecklers

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Walkout. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, walked off the stage at a gala dinner for Middle Eastern Christians after some in the crowd booed his pro-Israel remarks.

Web Reads: Can a little knowledge be a dangerous thing?

Web Reads: Can a little knowledge be a dangerous thing?

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Painful histories. The personal genome-mapping company 23andMe markets itself to family history enthusiasts, promising to “bring your family to life.” But…

Midday Roundup: Eastern Ukraine to get more freedom, but not a divorce

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Ukraine united. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko plans to present a bill to Parliament next week that will allow more autonomy in the eastern regions of…

Midday Roundup: How do you say ‘high-energy objects’ in Russian?

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | No surprises here. There’s no getting anything past the Dutch. Investigators probing the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine released a report…

Midday Roundup: Hundreds of children sick from rare virus

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Sick day. An outbreak of severe respiratory illness has sent hundreds of children to hospitals in the Midwest. Health officials believe a rare enterovirus…

 
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