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A year of racial strife

By D.C. Innes
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Race Issues | It has been a year of scandal at home and horror overseas: The Obamacare rollout debacle. Deadly neglect in the VA hospital system and cover-up. Unfolding…

A peacemaking funeral

By Emily Belz
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Police | Thousands gather at the funeral for NYPD Officer Rafael Ramos to hear about his faith and how it could heal New York

Grief in New York over officers’ deaths

By Emily Belz
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Police | Murder of NYPD officers rends the city with more pain and upends the conversations around Eric Garner's death

Remembering Baxter Shavers

By Warren Cole Smith
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Police | The deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.,  and Eric Garner in New York City sparked protests around the country. These incidents raised important…

Midday Roundup: Medical missionaries among Ebola ‘fighters’ honored by Time

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Persons of the year. A SIM missionary doctor in Liberia graces one of several covers of Time magazine, which this week named “the Ebola fighters” its…

Community crisis

By Emily Belz
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Police | New Yorkers wrestle with police relations after Eric Garner ruling

Midday Roundup: Renegade flu strain defies this year’s vaccine

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Flu shot fail? Experts fear this year’s flu vaccine may not provide complete protection. That’s because a “drifted,” or mutated, strain of the H3N2…

The problem of police and the policed

By D.C. Innes
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Police | The recent police killings of black men—Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Akai Gurley—accidental or not, justified or not, remind us of the difficulty at the…

Four weeks of Jesus to get ready for Christmas

Four weeks of Jesus to get ready for Christmas

By Nick Eicher
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Christmas | This week, John Stonestreet and I talked about the meaning of the Advent season. By following the church calendar and setting aside the four weeks before…

Probe: Cleveland police use ‘excessive’ force

By Daniel James Devine
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Police | Federal investigation concludes as the city reels from the police shooting of a 12-year-old boy

Midday Roundup: NASA’s Orion safely lands after soaring out of this world

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Blastoff. The spacecraft Orion successfully splashed down in the Pacific Ocean after an early morning test flight today. The next-generation rocket ship…

Bridging the police-public divide

By Nick Eicher & Mary Reichard
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Police | As demonstrations continue this week across the nation in the death of two African-American men at the hands of police, much is riding on measurable change in…

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