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Worldviews collide in viral letter between cancer patients

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Life | Brittany Maynard, a 29-year-old woman with stage IV terminal brain cancer, made national news and re-kindled a public conversation with her decision to end…

National pediatrics group urges birth control for teens

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Health | The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s most influential pediatricians group, wants teen girls to get IUDs or hormonal implants to keep them…

U.S. officials downplay alleged subway terror plot

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ISIS | The Iraqi prime minister said on Thursday that captured ISIS militants told Iraqi agents about a plot to attack subway systems in the United States and…

Bank that funded terrorism must pay back victims

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Terrorism | In a landmark decision, a jury reached a unanimous verdict Monday after two days of deliberation that the large, Jordan-based Arab Bank should be held…

Scottish independence leader resigns after unity victory

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Britain | UPDATE (11:20 a.m. EDT): Alex Salmond, the Scottish politician who led the fight for independence announced today he is resigning his post as first minister…

U.S. envoy: N. Korea using U.S. detainees as pawns

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North Korea | The situation looks bleak for the Americans currently detained in North Korea as the country continues to reject U.S. offers to send a high-level envoy to…

Bucket List Books: Virgil’s <em>Aeneid</em>

Bucket List Books: Virgil’s Aeneid

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Books | In an earlier column I argued that Homer and his epics were important for the Christian to read because Greek mythology provides historical context for…

Lebanese Christians take up arms as ISIS terror spreads

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Lebanon | As Christians flee Syria and Iraq to escape the radical Islamic State, Lebanese Christians are preparing themselves for the possibility of hostilities flowing…

Americans in North Korea beg for someone to negotiate their release

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North Korea | North Korea paraded three American detainees before foreign media in Pyongyang on Monday, appearing to let them speak freely about their plight. The…

Russian tanks launch an attack in southeastern Ukraine

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Ukraine | Two columns of Russian tanks rolled into southeastern Ukraine today, following a rocket attack on a border post. The outmatched Ukrainian border guards fled,

Portland public

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Back to School | Seeking the peace of a very liberal city by helping to rejuvenate a deteriorating school

Family pleads for detained American’s release from North Korea

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Persecution | The family of an American man detained in North Korea for “anti-state” crimes apologized to the country yesterday and pleaded with officials to show mercy…

 
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