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Venezuela protest cheat sheet

By Lynde Langdon
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South America | What’s behind the recent riots and how are they similar to, and yet very different from, protests in Ukraine?

Globe Trot: Diplomacy fails amid Syria’s ‘apocalyptic disaster’

By Mindy Belz
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International | INDIA: The worst violence against Christians in the 21st century took place in India’s Orissa state at the hands of Hindu nationalists, according to…

Port fight fuels South American rivalry

By Rob Holmes
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Transportation | Brazil agreed to fund the majority of a new deep-water port in tiny neighboring Uruguay last week in a move to help both countries flout new Argentinian…

Pesticides plague Argentina’s rural farming communities

By David Sonju
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Environment | As Argentina’s agricultural industry grows, farmers are using more and more pesticides to produce larger harvests. But the massive agrochemical use is often…

Globe Trot: Drumbeats of war get louder on Capitol Hill

By Mindy Belz
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International | Secretary of State John Kerry spent more than 3 ½ hours yesterday on Capitol Hill making his case for going to war with Syria before the Senate Foreign…

Signs and Wonders: Fox News reporter criticized for not fawning over falsehood

By Warren Cole Smith
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Newsworthy | Spirited debate. A spirited debate has emerged over the FoxNews.com program Spirited Debate . The show’s host, Lauren Green, was interviewing author…

Abortion activists hype Chilean child rape case

By Alissa Robertson
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Abortion | An 11-year-old girl’s decision to carry a child conceived by rape has ignited a heated national debate over abortion in socially conservative Chile. Chilean…

Globe Trot: Beyond the headlines on Egypt

By Mindy Belz
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International | Beware the many headlines giving shorthand to what has happened in Egypt over the last 48 hours by calling it a “coup.” Knowledgeable analysts are more…

Midday Roundup: South American leaders demand European apology

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Saving face? A coalition of South American leaders is demanding an apology from four European countries over an incident they say smacks of imperialism. After…

Globe Trot: FBI admits drones patrol U.S. skies

By Mindy Belz
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International | FBI Director Robert Mueller told a congressional committee his agency uses drones for surveillance on U.S. soil. Mueller said the drone program “is very…

Old stadium, new stadium, redeemed stadium

By Andrew Branch
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International | Welcome to Maracana Stadium in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. The yellow and blue monolith is one of the largest stadiums in South America and a Brazilian icon, but…

Signs and Wonders: SBC president calls for more black missionaries

By Warren Cole Smith
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Newsworthy | Southern Baptists begin. The nation’s largest protestant denomination, the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC), is meeting this week in Houston. Among the…

 
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