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Midday Roundup: Obama woos allies at the UN

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Diplomacy and coffee. President Barack Obama addressed the United Nations General Assembly this morning, urging other nations to follow America’s lead in…

Why are low-income students more likely to skip school?

By Laura Edghill
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Education | While the classic ’80s film Ferris Bueller’s Day Off glamorized the act of truancy as an upper-class suburban prank, the hard truth is that it’s anything…

The disadvantaged unborn

By La Shawn Barber
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Abortion | “Behold, children are a heritage from the LORD, the fruit of the womb a reward” (Psalm 127:3, ESV). Jill Stanek reported that Planned Parenthood in New…

Wait for answers threatens fragile calm in Ferguson

By Lynde Langdon
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Police | The conflict in Ferguson, Mo., might have simmered for a time, but the heat is rising again as residents lose patience with the government’s response to the…

Another NBA owner to sell team over offensive remarks

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | For the second time this year, a National Basketball Association owner will sell his team because of ill-advised comments about race made in private. Atlanta…

Houses divided

By Jamie Dean
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Police | A history of police violence brings police killing in Ferguson to national attention, even as black-on-black murders in far greater numbers remain local…

A television program that promotes healing

By Cal Thomas
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Television | From 1948 to 1961, there was a show called This Is Your Life , hosted by Ralph Edwards. In it, an unsuspecting celebrity was lured to a place by a friend or…

Marriage and race relations in the selfie generation

By Nick Eicher
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Culture | Last week, I talked with John Stonestreet of the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview about the recent racial strife in Ferguson, Mo., and an

Midday Roundup: Napa wineries clean up after quake

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Shaken, not stirred. Business owners in Napa Valley are assessing damages after a 6.0-magnitude earthquake early Sunday morning. About 120 people received…

Dispatches

By The Editors
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News | A community inflamed During the 10 days and nights after a suburban St. Louis police officer shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown on Aug. 9, protests…

NYC recruits clergy to avoid another Ferguson

By Emily Belz
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Police | Mayor meets with religious leaders after an African-American man dies in a police chokehold

Midday Roundup: Ferguson residents rejoice over a calmer night

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Moving forward. A St. Louis grand jury will start hearing evidence this morning in the shooting that killed African-American teenager Michael Brown on Aug. 9.

 
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