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Former Liberian President Charles Taylor Sentenced to 50 Years for War Crimes

Former Liberian president Charles Taylor was sentenced to 50 years in prison by an international court for aiding "some of the most heinous and brutal [war] crimes recorded in human history."

Washington Reports at Least 70 Assisted Suicides

Washington state may already have surpassed Oregon as the leader in legal physician-assisted suicides.

Memorial Day Kicks Off 100 Deadliest Days for Teen Drivers

Memorial Day may have marked the unofficial start of summer, but it also kicked off the 100 deadliest days for teen drivers. Given that texting is the communication mode du jour for high schoolers, that extra time on the road often translates into more texting while driving.

Number of Employed High School Students Hits 20-Year Low

The American job market is no place for students as the number of employed high schoolers has hit its lowest level in more than 20 years, according to new figures from the National Center for Education Statistics.

Kansas Governor Signs Sharia Ban into Law

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has signed a measure banning the use of Islamic law in the state.

FedEx Mistreated Christian, Judge Rules

A Federal Express employee has prevailed in a lawsuit accusing the shipping company of discrimination in failing to accommodate his religious beliefs.

Deadly Quake Hits Northern Italy

At least 12 people were killed in a 5.8-magnitude earthquake in northern Italy today, nine days after a 6.0-magnitude quake in the same region killed seven.

Teach Them Why They Died So That We Might Live

If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it said several hundred times. It’s difficult to raise a child these days.

Syria Denies Houla Massacre, International Leaders Condemn Attack

Syria on Sunday strongly denied allegations that its forces killed more than 100 people -- including women and children -- in Houla on Friday.

Laos: Mother Expels Christian Children from Home

An 18-year-old boy and 20-year-old girl in Laos were expelled from their home because of their Christian faith.

Burmese Troops Gang-Rape Woman in Church

Burmese troops gang-raped and tortured a grandmother in a church in the latest reported case of abuse by Burma's military against the predominantly Christian Kachin minority.

Testimony to House Subcommittee Details Preborn Children's Pain

Members of a House subcommittee heard graphic testimony on a bill to prohibit abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy in D.C., explaining the extent to which preborn children feel the pain of being aborted.

The Best and Brightest

America’s wunderkinds once looked to politics to make a difference with their lives, but now they head to Google Ventures for start-up money. Why is that?

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • May 28, 2012 |
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'Distinctly Christian' Lord's Prayer Banned in Delaware Council Meetings

A judge in Delaware ruled that members of a local city council who had been reciting the Lord's Prayer at every meeting for six years must stop because it violated the Constitution.

Ministry Leader Releases Latest Resource to Raise Awareness of Internet Porn

Ministry leader and family advocate Josh McDowell reports that he has launched a new series of resources to raise awareness about the growing threat of online pornography.

PANDAS: Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder Associated with Streptococci

After a bout with a sore throat, nine-year old Jason started to cling to his parents and obsess over noises outside his bedroom window.Jason looked like he needed a counselor but he really needed time and some antibiotics. Read more about PANDAS, a startling reaction to strep throat.

  • Warren Throckmorton, PhD |
  • May 26, 2012 |
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South Sudan Refugees Struggling Spiritually, Physically

The United Nations Refugee Agency warned Friday that a major humanitarian crisis is now underway in South Sudan as thousands of refugees flee attacks by Sudan.

Blind Activist Chen Guangcheng Gives First Interview Since Arriving in U.S.

Chen Guangcheng told CNN about his departure from China and his continuing concern for family and friends he left behind.

UNC Agrees to Recognize Christian Club as Religious Group

UNC-Greensboro has agreed to officially recognize a Christian student group and make clear that its policies permit campus religious groups to select members who share their beliefs.

U.S. 'Closely Monitoring' Activist Chen Guangcheng's Relatives in Chinese Custody

The U.S. State Department is "closely monitoring" the situation of Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng's friends and relatives who are now being held by Chinese authorities.

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