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Nigerian Army Chief Estimates Death Toll by Boko Haram at 3,000

The militant Islamist group Boko Haram, which is waging war against Christians in Nigeria, has been responsible for an estimated 3,000 deaths since 2009, according to an army chief -- the highest number of victims reported by an official source.

VIDEO: Now Thank We All Our God

This classic, soaring hymn was written in the mid-1600s by a German minister named Martin Rinkart.

Ceasefire Deal Between Israel and Hamas Announced

After a deadly eight-day conflict, Israel and Gaza militants agreed to a ceasefire effective Wednesday evening, Egypt's foreign minister announced at a press conference.

Pew Survey: Parents Concerned About Kids Online

Most parents of teenagers are concerned about what their teenage children do online and how their behavior could be monitored by others, according to a new survey by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project.

Franklin Graham 'Shocked' to Find Mormonism Listed as 'Cult' on BGEA Site

A month after the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association removed an article describing Mormonism as a "cult" from its website, ministry head Franklin Graham clarified he was unaware of the article's existence.

Iran Speaker Confirms Military Aid to Hamas

Iran has supplied military aid to the Islamist group Hamas in Gaza, Iran's parliament speaker said Wednesday.

Church of England Rejects Women Bishops

In a surprise move that shocked both sides of a years-long debate, the Church of England on Tuesday rejected an expected move to allow women bishops.

Syria: Dozens Injured, Killed in Third Attack in New Assyrian Quarter in Aleppo

A bomb exploded near a Syriac Orthodox church in Aleppo at 6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 16, injuring dozens and killing many more.

Ten Things I'm Thankful For

It was the beloved English writer G.K. Chesterton who once observed that the critical thing is whether or not we take the turns of life for granted or with gratitude.

Hamas Kills Suspected Collaborators With Israel

Masked gunmen publicly shot dead six suspected collaborators with Israel in a large Gaza City intersection Tuesday. Hamas' military wing claimed responsibility, saying the six were killed because they gave Israel information about fighters and rocket launching sites.

Nuba Civilians Bombed in Christian Areas of Sudan

The Sudanese government has stepped up bombing of its own non-Arab civilians in Christian areas of Sudan's South Kordofan state the past month, killing a 1-year-old baby and wounding others, sources said.

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  • November 20, 2012 |
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Texting Sees First-Ever Decline

A new report shows that America's cell phone users are cutting back on texting.

Proverbs 31 Woman -- Or Victoria's Secret Model?

Alex Eklund is a student at Baylor University and noticed a disturbing trend on Facebook both during and after the Victoria’s Secret fashion show which aired on CBS.

Court: Hobby Lobby Must Provide Morning-After Pill

A federal judge on Monday denied a legal challenge to President Barack Obama's signature heath reforms, ruling that the owners of arts-and-crafts chain Hobby Lobby must provide emergency contraceptives in their group health care plan.

Christian Convert From Islam Beheaded in Somalia

Islamic extremists from Somalia's rebel al Shabaab militants killed a Christian in Somalia's coastal city of Barawa on Nov. 16, accusing him of being a spy and leaving Islam.

Turkish Prime Minister: 'Israel is a Terrorist State'

A top Turkish official has claimed that Israel is committing acts of terrorism by bombing Hamas targets in Gaza. Meanwhile, a popular Egyptian Islamic cleric called on the people of Gaza to conduct suicide attacks against Israel in response to Operation Pillar of Defense.

Teens Try Multiple Means for Muscles

Study finds behaviors aimed at increasing muscle size or tone are widespread among teens. Among the steps they've taken: using steroids or protein powders.

Obamacare Forces Supporter's Company to Lay Off Workers

A corporation whose part owner gave $2 million to a group committed to re-electing President Obama announced this week that it will be forced to lay off more than 1,000 employees in lieu of the financial hardship imposed by the president's signature health care law,

International Fellowship of Christians and Jews Rushes Aid to Communities in Southern Israel

The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews has announced increased funding of emergency aid for families in southern Israel and new security projects to assist communities in the line of fire.

Court Halts Abortion Pill Mandate for Tyndale House Publishers

A federal court Friday stopped enforcement of the Obama administration's abortion pill mandate against Tyndale House Publishers.

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