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Obama to announce Ebola aid, possible military intervention

By Andrew Branch
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Ebola Virus | With Ebola now infecting more than 4,784 West Africans, killing at least 2,400 of them, the world—from Cuba to the United States—is stepping up its…

Obama to bypass Congress for global climate deal

By Daniel James Devine
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Climate | President Barack Obama plans to sidestep Congress—once again—in order to combat climate change. This time it involves hammering out a global agreement to…

Globe Trot: Afghan’s presumed president-elect agrees to polling place audit

By Mindy Belz
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International | AFGHANISTAN: Officials may have averted a meltdown, but the country remains in a political crisis a day after presidential contender Abdullah Abdullah…

Senate war on global violence against women may threaten the unborn

By Ryan Hill
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Abortion | WASHINGTON—At a refugee camp on the edge of a national forest in the Democratic Republic of Congo, women venture into the trees to gather food and firewood.

North Korea deserves unrelenting attention for unrelenting atrocities

By Rikki Elizabeth Stinnette
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North Korea | WASHINGTON—Shin Dong-Hyuk spoke in a calm monotone as he recounted how North Korean prison guards dangled him over a fire. Because he thought the guards…

UN calls Catholic pro-life stance torture

By Andrew Branch
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Abortion | In a novel attack on pro-life groups and nations, the United Nations has accused the Roman Catholic Church of torture for advocating against abortion. Austin…

The pope and redistribution of wealth

By Cal Thomas
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Poverty | I have great respect for the humility displayed by Pope Francis, but in his latest call for the “legitimate” redistribution of wealth, he has it backward.

Globe Trot: Terrorism remains a possibility in Malaysian plane’s disappearance

By Mindy Belz
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International | MALAYSIA:Malaysian authorities now admit they may have picked up radar signals from disappeared Malaysian Air flight 370 nearly 100 miles west of the…

UN commission: North Korean people subjected to ‘unspeakable atrocities’

By Sophia Lee
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North Korea | A United Nations panel released a report Monday that minced no words in detailing the “unspeakable atrocities” committed against the people of North Korea…

Philomena forgives, the UN does not

By Kiley Crossland
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Religion | A UN human rights committee took the Vatican to task last month for forcing thousands of unmarried Irish mothers to put their children up for adoption, a…

Globe Trot: Iran wiggles out of sanctions and into Syrian peace talks

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAN: The EU voted today to suspend sanctions against Iran for six months. Europe is the largest importer of Iranian crude, and the suspension…

Democrats renew push for disability treaty

By J.C. Derrick
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Politics | Conservative groups warn the international agreement could harm rights of parents and the unborn

 
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