Daily Dispatches

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Breaking news along with stories other media tend to overlook.

Kidnappings and unrest in Mali threaten aid efforts

By Onize Ohikere
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Terrorism | Islamic extremist group Ansar Dine has freed three members of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) who where kidnapped Saturday, the…

Taxpayers could get stuck with $7.8 billion student loan bill

Taxpayers could get stuck with $7.8 billion student loan bill

By Laura Edghill
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Education | Nearly 400,000 student loan holders received letters from the U.S. Department of Education this week informing them that their loans may be eligible for…

Anglican rift over same-sex marriage widens

By Leigh Jones
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Religion | Conservative Anglicans reiterated their frustration this week with the U.K.-based Anglican Communion over the growing divide on same-sex marriage. Six…

Are defense cuts jeopardizing military readiness?

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | After 15 years of combat, many of the U.S. military’s aging war machines are nearing the breaking point, with replacements either non-existent or taking a…

Midday Roundup: FBI hints at hefty bill for iPhone hack

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Entry fee. The FBI paid at least $1.3 million to contract hackers for breaking into the iPhone of San Bernardino terrorist Syed Farook, based on a statement…

Doctor-pastor sues Georgia after sermons cost him new job

By Samantha Gobba
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Religious Liberty | A public health expert and Seventh-Day Adventist preacher who lost a job offer from the State of Georgia over sermons posted to YouTube is suing for…

Pop icon Prince dies

By Leigh Jones
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Obituary | Pop legend Prince—best known for his flamboyant style, both on and off stage—has died at age 57. The singer’s publicist said he died at his home in…

Midday Roundup: Feds dig up longest drug smuggling tunnel yet

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Subterranean smuggling. U.S. officials have discovered a nearly half-mile-long underground drug tunnel—the longest ever found—connecting Tijuana, Mexico,

Harriet Tubman: Behind the face of the new $20 bill

By Onize Ohikere
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Newsworthy | Former slave and faith-driven abolitionist Harriet Tubman will be the face of the new $20 bill, becoming the first woman to appear on U.S. paper currency…

United Nations renews its push for global tax

By Onize Ohikere
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A candidate vying for the position of the next United Nations secretary-general has said he supports the establishment of a global tax system, a change long…

What winning New York means for Trump and the GOP

By Kent Covington & Nick Eicher
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Campaign 2016 | Boost in delegates propels billionaire businessman closer to an outright nomination victory

Globe Trot: Is South Sudan rebel leader arming for another fight?

By Mindy Belz
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International | SOUTH SUDAN: One week ago, rebel leader Riek Machar was expected in Juba, the South Sudan capital, in a final step toward the end of fighting and a government…

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