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Author Tom Clancy dies

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Obituaries | Best-selling novelist Tom Clancy, whose spy thrillers made him one of the most popular writers of the last three decades, died Tuesday in a Baltimore hospital…

Chris Christie’s reluctant fight against same-sex marriage

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Homosexuality | A New Jersey judge ruled on Friday that the state must allow gay marriage, contrary to existing state law. Civil unions have been legal in New Jersey since…

Virginia school deems airsoft guns a threat to student safety

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Education | Seventh-grader Khalid Caraballo was playing with friends in his front yard when a passing driver called 911 and reported them to the local Virginia Beach…

One Direction won’t have twerk-off with Miley Cyrus

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Culture | Pop star Miley Cyrus did not invent the sexualized dance move known as “twerking,” but her outrageous performance at last week’s MTV Video Music Awards…

Fighting back

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Back to School | Christian public school teachers go to court, and scientists quietly advance intelligent design

Oregon business fights half-baked discrimination complaint

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Religious Liberty | Two lesbians have filed a discrimination complaint in Oregon against a bakery that refused in January to make their wedding cake.  Aaron and Melissa…

Throwing the first stone

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Culture | Last week, La Shawn Barber’s “Girls: Beware what you wear“ soared in popularity on Facebook and Twitter, and was the most-read article at WORLDmag.com.

Ball State backpedals on intelligent design

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Intelligent Design | Students at Indiana's Ball State University will no longer hear intelligent design perspectives in honors science classes after the school president blasted…

Former Sen. Harry Byrd dies

By Samantha Gilman
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Obituary | Sen. Harry Byrd Jr., a former Virginia politician known for leaving the Democratic Party to seek election as an Independent, died Monday morning at his home…

Bus crash kills four returning from church camp

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Disaster | A bus carrying a group of Indianapolis teenagers home from church camp crashed about a mile from its destination Saturday, killing four and injuring dozens…

One-child policy triggers Chinese man’s machete attack

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China | A Chinese man angry over his country’s one-child policy attacked a family planning office in the southern Guangxi region with a machete, stabbing two…

Nigerian lawmakers miss chance to outlaw child brides

By Samantha Gilman
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International | The Nigerian Senate voted last week on a constitutional amendment that would have helped protect girls from underage marriage. But thanks to a filibuster by a…

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