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Signs and Wonders: Showing off Christ’s humility with Ash Wednesday selfies

By Warren Cole Smith
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Newsworthy | Ash Wednesday selfies. Is it just me, or is there something strange (dare I say “wrong”?) with posting a selfie in order to show off your Ash Wednesday…

Midday Roundup: Senate rejects cop-killer’s lawyer for DOJ post

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | No vote. The Senate has rejected a controversial Justice Department nominee who worked on behalf of well-known cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal. Seven Democrats…

Lois Lerner refuses to testify … again

By Edward Lee Pitts
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IRS Scandal | Former IRS manager refuses to answer lawmakers’ questions about the targeting of conservative groups

Will Lois Lerner plead the Fifth again?

By J.C. Derrick
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IRS Scandal | Suspense builds around IRS official's congressional appearance on Wednesday

D’Souza’s defense pushes for his day in court

By Emily Belz
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Courts | NEW YORK—In a court appearance Tuesday, Dinesh D’Souza’s defense suggested that D’Souza was not likely to take a plea for criminal charges he faces…

Vital Signs: Poisoned pancakes and legislative prescriptions

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | Pro-life progress and problems. Pro-life legislation surfaced in three state legislatures in the last two weeks of February.  In Oklahoma, the House…

Midday Roundup: David Dockery heads to Trinity

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Presidential shuffle. Trinity International University announced today that David S. Dockery, current president of Union University in Jackson, Tenn., will be…

The vetoed bill that never existed

By Leigh Jones
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Religious Liberty | The measure Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer killed was a figment of opponents’ imaginations

Is Ted Cruz out of control?

By Cal Thomas
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Politics | What you think of Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, depends on who you believe. Is the freshman senator on an “ego trip,” putting himself before country (Dana…

Midday Roundup: Catholic-evangelical calls for immigration reform fall on deaf ears

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Unprecedented unity? Members of the Evangelical Immigration Table and the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops will announce later today a joint letter to…

Vital Signs: Fetal pain bills birthed in six more states

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | 20 Weeks. Fetal pain bills, which ban abortion after 20 weeks, continued to make progress this month in three Southern state legislatures. 

Midday Roundup: Polio-like illness attacks California children

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Outbreak. Doctors in California are searching for the cause of a Polio-like illness that has left more than a dozen children paralyzed in at least one limb.

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