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Remembering Kara Tippetts—A life of faith

By Courtney Crandell
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Obituary | Author and blogger who offered inspiration and hope as she shared her struggle with terminal cancer died Sunday

Midday Roundup: Dear Tehran, here’s how U.S. government works

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Civics lesson. Republican lawmakers created a stir yesterday when they released an open letter to Iran’s leaders, giving them a lesson in U.S. government.

Remembering conservative champion M. Stanton Evans

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Obituary | Medford Stanton Evans, one of the most influential players in the conservative movement of the ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s, died yesterday after a long fight…

Midday Roundup: Rand Paul wins CPAC presidential straw poll

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Fan favorite. Attendees at last week’s Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) said Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., was their top choice for the 2016…

Star Trek star Leonard Nimoy dead at 83

By Leigh Jones
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Obituary | Actor Leonard Nimoy, made famous by his role as Mr. Spock in the Star Trek TV shows and movies, has died. He was 83. Nimoy, the son of Jewish immigrants who grew…

Midday Roundup: Remembering John Willke, pro-life pioneer

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | He led the charge. Dr. John C. Willke, a pioneer in the pro-life movement, died at his home Friday. He was 89. An obstetrician, he practiced medicine in…

Midday Roundup: Fighting in Ukraine continues despite cease-fire

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Fight on. Despite a cease-fire agreement brokered last week by European leaders, fighting rages on in Ukraine, where rebel groups claimed this morning to have…

Midday Roundup: Russia, Ukraine strike ceasefire deal

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Peace plan. Russia and Ukraine have agreed to a ceasefire at Ukraine’s eastern border as part of a peace deal in the war-torn region. Pro-Russian…

In one week, college basketball loses two greats: Tarkanian and Smith

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Obituary | Retired University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian died today at age 84 after battling health issues. He was hospitalized Monday…

Midday Roundup: Grammys tone it down a tiny bit

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Ode to self. Critics are saying the Grammy Awards on Sunday night were uncharacteristically staid—but mellow for the Grammys is still pretty wild. After…

Midday Roundup: American Bible Society announces move to Philly

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Relocation. American Bible Society (ABS) announced Wednesday it is relocating its headquarters to the heart of Philadelphia from the historic “Bible…

Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah dies at age 90

By Lynde Langdon
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Obituary | Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah, the powerful U.S. ally who ruled the Islamic regime for the past 20 years, has died, according to Saudi state TV. He was 90.

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