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A better way to choose a president

By Cal Thomas
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Campaign 2016 | The frustration of many voters over the way presidential candidates are selected has come to a head with Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, the presumptive…

Hamilton: Lessons from the man and the musical

By Cal Thomas
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Government | The popularity of the hit Broadway musical Hamilton offers us all an opportunity to consider the wisdom of one of our most prolific Founding Fathers—while we…

Slavery with a smile?

Slavery with a smile?

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Children’s Books of the Year | The birthday cake that became a conflagration

The past and its sins

The past and its sins

By Michael T. Hamilton
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Children’s Books of the Year | Controversy over author G.A. Henty raises the question: How should we teach history?

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…

Midday Roundup: Federal judge upholds North Carolina voter ID law

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Legal limits. A federal judge ruled yesterday that North Carolina’s law requiring voters to show a picture ID at the polls is constitutional. “In sum,

Building the Museum of the Bible

By Warren Cole Smith
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Q&A | President Cary Summers tells how God is blessing the first museum dedicated to the world’s most important book

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…

Progressives vs. biblical realists

By Marvin Olasky
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Politics | Over the years I’ve referred to “liberals” and been reluctant to use the moniker lots on the left like: “progressive.” I now plan to do the…

Statesmen, not showmen

By Mindy Belz
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History | In the old days those seeking the highest office visited the lowest place

The GOP divide

The GOP divide

By Marvin Olasky
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Campaign 2016 | A crack 160 years in the making

Mercy Street captures the fractures, fears, and frills of the Civil War era

By Laura Finch
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Television | If there’s a Downton Abbey– sized hole in your heart this week, give Mercy Street a try. PBS’ newest show whisks viewers inside a bustling, chaotic Civil War…

 
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