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Midday Roundup: ISIS claims terror attack in Indonesia

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Terror in Jakarta. Islamic State (ISIS) militants claimed responsibility for an attack in Jakarta, Indonesia, today that killed at least two civilians. Five…

Natalie Cole’s prodigal journey through fame to faith

By Jim Long
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Obituary | Funeral services for Grammy Award–winning singer Natalie Cole will be held today in Los Angeles at West Angeles Church of God in Christ, where Cole was once…

Midday Roundup: Deadly storms tear through the South

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Unseasonable. Unusual, spring-like storms ripped through the South last night, leaving at least seven people dead. A tornado skipped across the ground in…

Midday Roundup: Actor, Sen. Fred Thompson dies of cancer

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | In memory. Fred Thompson, the former U.S. senator, presidential candidate, and actor, has died of lymphoma in his home state of Tennessee. He was 73. Thompson…

Baseball legend Yogi Berra dies

By Thomas Miller
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Obituary | Baseball legend Lawrence “Yogi” Berra died of natural causes Tuesday at his home in New Jersey. He was 90 years old. Berra had great success as a New York…

Man knows not his time: Jake Brewer

Man knows not his time: Jake Brewer

By Marvin Olasky
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Obituary | Many of you have probably seen Mary Katharine Ham on Fox News. She’s 35 and has two children, one not yet born. Her husband Jake Brewer died Saturday while…

Disney star Dean Jones remembered for faith, films

By Leigh Jones
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Obituary | Dean Jones, beloved star of nearly a dozen Disney films, died Tuesday of complications from Parkinson’s disease. He was 84. Jones’ appearances in…

Midday Roundup: One man injured after gunfire erupts in Ferguson

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Disturbing the peace. A gun battle between police and a young man marred an otherwise peaceful weekend of protests marking the one-year anniversary of the…

Marva Collins did it her way

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Education | In the 1980s, Marva Collins was a shining light in the education firmament. Her pioneering methods became a full-length movie. Her Chicago inner-city school,

Man known as British ‘Schindler’ dies

By Wayne Stender
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Obituary | Sir Nicholas Winton, who died today at age 106, was an English stockbroker who saved 669 Jewish Czechoslovakian children from Nazi death camps during World…

Trust and obey

By Daniel James Devine
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Obituary | The bold, restful life of Elisabeth Elliot, 1926-2015

Midday Roundup: France fumes over U.S. spying revelations

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Listening in. France is fuming over revelations the U.S. National Security Agency spied on three of the country’s presidents and other top officials.

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