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Midday Roundup: In Ukraine, another province goes rogue

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Unrelenting unrest. In an ominous echo of events in Crimea, pro-Russian separatists seized a provincial building in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk on…

Midday Roundup: Afghan terrorist executes AP photographer

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Assassinated in Afghanistan. A veteran Associated Press photographer was killed and an AP reporter was wounded on Friday when an Afghan policeman opened fire…

Midday Roundup: Bringing down communism, 140 characters at a time

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Bay of tweets. The U.S. government covertly masterminded the creation of “Cuban Twitter” using taxpayer funds earmarked for international aid, the…

Web Reads: Will liberals be merciful?

Web Reads: Will liberals be merciful?

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Liberal victory? One liberal declares the culture wars over, pronounces liberals the winners, and advises them to be gentle on the losers: “So I’d like to…

Midday Roundup: Mississippi legislature passes religious freedom protections

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Free exercise. Mississippi lawmakers passed legislation yesterday that reiterates constitutional protections for religious freedom. Proponents say the law is…

Lawmakers grill GM chief over recall, coverup

By J.C. Derrick
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Newsworthy | CEO Mary Barra declined to specify how the company might compensate victims of recent crashes

Midday Roundup: ‘New’ news is no news in Flight 370 search

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | New info? Malaysian Airlines officials are once again correcting, updating, and otherwise changing something they’d said previously about their missing…

Midday Roundup: Man swept out to sea during baptism

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | A church’s grief. A 43-year-old man died after a wave swept him out to sea during a beach baptism Sunday in California. Pastor Maurigro Cervantes of Jesus…

Midday Roundup: Federal court sides with Texas in pro-life legal fight

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Pro-life win. A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld a pair of pro-life laws in Texas, ruling the laws have medical value and do not unfairly limit access…

Midday Roundup: Obama gets papal lesson on religious liberty

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Life and liberty. Pope Francis pointed to issues of “particular relevance for the church” in the United States when he met with President Barack Obama…

Signs and Wonders: Two of the Democrats’ rising stars flame out

By Warren Cole Smith
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Newsworthy | Power corrupts. Yesterday was not a good day for Democrats. Two of the party’s rising stars on opposite sides of the country now face corruption charges. In…

Web Reads: Mourning with China’s orphaned parents

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | When an only child dies. What does China’s one-child policy have to do with the disappearance of Flight 370? For many Chinese parents it means the death of…

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