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Globe Trot: Playing into jihadist hands in Syria

By Mindy Belz
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International | The U.S. military has signaled it may hit Syria with missile strikes beginning Thursday. Here’s why Americans should not expect U.S. action in Syria to…

Condition of captive Christians worsens

By Andrew Branch
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Persecution | Two high-profile persecution cases involving American Christians have taken a turn for the worse. But in North Korea, the bad news is at least tempered by…

Midday Roundup: Wisconsin AG says Catholic hospitals can’t discriminate against abortionists

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Forced to accept abortions. Wisconsin’s attorney general is trying to force three Catholic hospitals in the state to grant admitting privileges to…

U.S. veterans search North Korea for fallen aviator’s remains

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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History | Two decorated U.S. war veterans had a rare seat at a North Korean memorial ceremony today as North Korean leader Kim Jong Un launched his country’s…

North Korea cracks down on defectors

By Elise Grafe
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International | In March, photographers captured pictures of North Korea’s young leader, Kim Jong Un, laughing alongside former NBA player Dennis Rodman at a North Korean…

North Korea sentences Christian American to 15 years hard labor

By Whitney Williams
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Religion | Six months after detaining Korean American Kenneth Bae, North Korea has sentenced the man believed to be a Christian missionary to 15 years of hard labor. Bae…

American Christian may face death penalty in North Korea

By Whitney Williams
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Religion | North Korean officials announced Saturday that detained American citizen Kenneth Bae will be tried before the country’s Supreme Court on charges of plotting…

Midday Roundup: Lawmakers send air traffic controllers back to work

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Back in the tower. Around noon today, the House voted to end furloughs instituted by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), authorizing the agency to use…

Midday Roundup: North Korea’s never-ending game of chicken

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Stalemate. North Korean dictator Kim Jung Un is not interested in negotiating an end to his country’s nuclear and missile programs, a top Pentagon…

Midday Roundup: Everyone’s talking about Gosnell now

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Impossible to ignore. News about Philadelphia abortionist Kermit Gosnell, who is on trial for murdering seven babies and one woman, is suddenly everywhere.

Midday Roundup: Senate steamrolls GOP filibuster attempt

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Open for debate. A Republican plan to filibuster proposed gun-control legislation in the Senate failed Thursday as Democrats lured enough legislators across…

Midday Roundup: North Korea’s all-out, merciless, sacred war

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | More threats. North Korea continues to hint at war, warning all foreigners to leave South Korea to avoid being caught up in a “thermonuclear” conflict.

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