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Midday Roundup: Education Secretary Arne Duncan resigns

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Administration graduation. Education Secretary Arne Duncan is stepping down, saying he plans to move back to Chicago to live with his family. Duncan is one of…

Midday Roundup: Hurricane Joaquin strengthens as it nears U.S.

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Weather warnings. Hurricane Joaquin is growing stronger by the day as it roars over the mid-Atlantic. The storm became a Category 3 overnight, and it has the…

Midday Roundup: Planned Parenthood funds survive spending vote

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Staying open. A stopgap spending bill that should avert a government shutdown sailed through the Senate today. The 78-20 vote was a victory for top GOP…

Midday Roundup: Deadliest weather event in Utah history kills 16

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Deadly rains. Flash flooding that claimed the lives of 12 people in a rural Utah community swept through Zion National Park later in the day, killing four…

Powerful typhoon hits Taiwan

By Angela Lu
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Weather | TAIPEI, Taiwan—Typhoon Soudelor released its fury on the island of Taiwan early Saturday, churning ocean waves, knocking down trees and storefront signs,

Water war

By Sophia Lee
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Weather | A persistent drought in California has brought to the surface long-simmering disputes over one of the basic resources of life

The pope, the globe, and the facts

By Cal Thomas
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Climate Change | The media and the secular left have a love-hate relationship with the Roman Catholic Church and its popes. When the pope takes positions with which they…

Midday Roundup: Kurdish forces win major battle against ISIS in Syria

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | ISIS rout. Kurdish forces in Syria celebrated a major victory over Islamic State (ISIS) militants, reclaiming the strategic town of Tal Abyad on the Turkish…

Ah, the rain

Ah, the rain

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | It finally rained. Here it is planting season, and we hadn’t seen a drop in so long that even unbelievers were praying. For weeks I had kept the lid closed…

India’s torrid temperatures cause thousands of deaths

By Anna K. Poole
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India | Blistering winds continue to sweep across New Delhi and most parts of north and central India, as temperatures soar to116 degrees Fahrenheit in some regions.

Samaritan’s Purse heads to Texas as floodwaters continue to rise

By Margaret Tazioli
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Disaster relief | The rivers keep rising as heavy rains continue to inundate large parts of Texas. “I wish I could describe Texas rain to you,” Hannah Lechmann, a Houston…

Highschooler who died in Texas flood known for Christian faith

By Jeff Koch
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Disaster | Alyssa Ramirez, 18, was driving home from her high school prom when her vehicle was caught in overwhelming and unprecedented flood in Devine, Texas. She…

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