Daily Dispatches

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Breaking news along with stories other media tend to overlook.

Globe Trot: Rome honors Christian martyrs with blood-red fountain

By Mindy Belz
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International | ITALY: Tonight in Rome the waters of the Trevi Fountain, the city’s largest, will turn red to honor Christian martyrs. Organized by Aid to the Church in…

Midday Roundup: Police arrest 20 protesters at Trump rally in California

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Pulling no punches. Protesters clashed with police and Donald Trump supporters outside a campaign rally in Orange County, Calif. People in the crowd outside…

Conflict with Kurds in Turkey complicates fight against ISIS in Syria, Iraq

By Onize Ohikere
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ISIS | A Turkish parliamentary committee began debate Thursday on a proposal by the ruling party to revoke immunity for lawmakers. If eventually approved, the…

AmeriCorps admits staff in NYC worked as ‘abortion doulas’

By Laura Finch
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Abortion | AmeriCorps admitted this week that six of its members violated the federal prohibition against using taxpayer funds for abortion by acting as “abortion…

Highest military court considers limits of religious liberty in uniform

By Michael Cochrane
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Religious Liberty | The military’s highest court, the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (CAAF), heard oral arguments Wednesday in a case that could determine the future…

Rubio files international religious freedom bill

By J.C. Derrick
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Religious Liberty | WASHINGTON—Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., today introduced legislation that would make international religious freedom (IRF) a more integral part of U.S. foreign…

Congress moves to undercut ISIS’s black market for antiquities

By Evan Wilt
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ISIS | WASHINGTON— The House of Representatives passed legislation this week to snuff out the Islamic State’s (ISIS) black market of pillaged cultural…

Some Republicans join Democrats to kill Missouri religious liberty bill

By Leigh Jones
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Religious Liberty | Three Republican state lawmakers in Missouri sided with Democrats on Wednesday to defeat a bill that would have given voters the chance to weigh in on…

High-school seniors fail to improve on national report card

By Laura Edghill
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Education | Nationwide testing results released this week show largely stagnant achievement rates and some declines for high-school seniors in 2015 compared to two years…

Midday Roundup: Airstrikes in Syria hit hospital, civilians

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Humanitarian crisis. Airstrikes in Aleppo, Syria, have killed at least 61 people, including some at a Doctors Without Borders (MSF) hospital. The Syrian…

Tennessee adopts protections for Christian counselors

By Samantha Gobba
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Religious Liberty | Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam is facing backlash from LGBT activists after signing a bill that protects Christian counselors who don’t want to advise people in…

Ted Cruz names Carly Fiorina as his running mate

By Leigh Jones
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Campaign 2016 | Analysts say the former presidential contender is a good pick but might not help in the increasingly uphill battle against Donald Trump

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