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Midday Roundup: FDA snubs out unregulated e-cigarettes

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Smoke out. The Food and Drug Administration proposed new rules today to protect minors from the dangers of electronic cigarettes. The guidelines would be the…

Web Reads: Watch the Hindenberg disaster and the world’s heaviest 3-year-old

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Historic newsreel. British Pathé has uploaded 85,000 historic newsreels to its YouTube channel. The archive is searchable and contains many films documenting…

Midday Roundup: Obama plans wide-scale prisoner release before he leaves office

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Bid for freedom. The Justice Department announced a new clemency initiative that could facilitate widespread pardons during President Barack Obama’s final…

Midday Roundup: Supreme Court says affirmative action ban is not discriminatory

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Affirmative ruling. The U.S. Supreme Court upheld Michigan’s ban on affirmative action in college admissions today, saying voters had a right in 2006 to…

Midday Roundup: Saeed Abedini’s Easter message of suffering and resurrection

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Called to suffer. Calling himself a “Prisoner in the Darkness in Iran, but free for the Kingdom and Light,” jailed pastor Saeed Abedini issued an Easter…

Midday Roundup: Dobson’s day in court

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Mandate victory. Christian radio host James Dobson on Thursday won a temporary injunction that exempts his ministry from the Obamacare requirement to…

Midday Roundup: Fighting for the right to define marriage in Oklahoma

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Day in court. Lawyers for two Oklahoma women and the county clerk who would not give them a marriage license go before a federal appeals court today. U.S.

Web Reads: The 12 steps of dying

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Preparing for death. For the past half dozen years, I’ve been reading professor D.G. Myers’ literary criticism at A Commonplace Blog. Last week, in a sad…

Midday Roundup: Boston to hoax bomber: It’s not funny

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Inappropriate art. A Boston man faces charges of disturbing the peace after dropping a suspicious backpack near the finish line of the Boston Marathon…

Midday Roundup: Blood moon captivates stargazers

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Lunar show. Early risers this morning had front row seats for a “blood moon,” the result of a lunar eclipse that passed directly over the United States.

Midday Roundup: Kansas shooting targets Jews, kills Christians

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Hate crime. The man accused of a shooting attack at a Jewish community center and Jewish retirement complex near Kansas City is a known white supremacist and…

Midday Roundup: Students killed in fiery California bus crash

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Highway tragedy. A FedEx tractor-trailer slammed into a bus carrying 44 high school students on a Northern California freeway Thursday afternoon, leaving 10…

 
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