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Al Qaeda Banding With 'Like-Minded' Groups in Africa to Heighten Attacks

Islamic radical groups around Africa are coalescing around al Qaeda, united in their aim to eliminate Christians from their countries.

Attacked Turkish Pastor Joins in Memorials for Slain Christians

As three Christians murdered in Turkey five years ago were remembered, an Istanbul pastor who knew them personally lamented the country's increasing persecution.

What's Hot? 4/20/12

A listing of hot cultural items from the the Internet, music, television and movies.

Blood Test for Teen Depression Under Study

Scientists have developed a blood test that one day may help diagnose major depression in teens and young adults.

Gay History Law May Make California Ballot in November

A California law that legalized the teaching of gay history in public schools might still have a chance to be reversed at the ballot.

Family Routines Cut Risk of Obesity in Kids

Two studies suggest family routines can reduce kids' risk for obesity by up to 40%, while monitoring food choices and exercise alone have proven less successful.

Do Happily Married People Make Better Employees?

This past Friday's Wall Street Journal highlighted a new hiring practice for the NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars. When evaluating the fit of a free agent, team officials don't just spend time with the player. They also invite and interview the particular player's wife, assuming he's married.

UK Church Leader: Christians in Britain Being 'Vilified'

Former Archbishop of Canterbury Lord Carey said Christians in Britain were being "vilified" by the state and that they faced being "sacked" for their faith.

Abuse

The CDC found that 1 out of every 4 women surveyed say they were violently attacked by their husbands or boyfriends.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • April 19, 2012 |
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Attacks on South Asian Religious Minorities by Islamic Extremists Increasing

Reports of Islamic extremists attacking people of different faiths in South Asia have been growing in recent years, resulting in beatings and even beheadings.

Chuck Colson Reportedly Near Death

Evangelical leader and prison ministry founder Chuck Colson is near death after suffering a brain hemorrhage nearly three weeks ago.

New English Bible Translation Omits 'Jesus Christ,' 'Apostle'

A new English translation of the Bible does not contain the name "Jesus Christ" or the word "angel," and prefers the word "emissary" over "apostle."

One in Four Babies Born to Unmarried Couples

A new study from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that nearly one in four first-born babies, or 22 percent, are born to unmarried couples living together.

Troubled Homes May Fuel Obesity in Girls

Girls from troubled homes are more likely to be obese at age 5 than girls from happier ones, new research shows.

The Greying of Divorce

Exceptions to the norm naturally surprise us, like when we hear about a marriage of 40-plus years ending in divorce.

Atheists Demand Camp Pendleton Marines Remove Crosses

The Military Association of Atheists and Freethinkers has threatened to sue if two crosses on a remote hill in the middle of the Marine base Camp Pendleton are not taken down.

World Silent as Saudi Arabia Works to 'Destroy' All Churches

Religious rights groups wonder why there hasn't been a global outcry about Saudi Arabia's call to destroy all churches on the Arabian Peninsula.

Komen Still Giving to Planned Parenthood

Susan G. Komen for the Cure continues to fund Planned Parenthood even as it appears to be taking a hit following recent controversy.

Young Risk-Takers Drawn to Dangerous "Choking Game"

Study finds 6% of Oregon eighth graders admitted trying it, two-thirds have played more than once.

How to End Abortion Overnight

My friend Chuck Colson, who is making progress following surgery but still in ICU, published a provocative guest column a few weeks ago on his Breakpoint website. It was penned by a gentleman named Rolley Haggard. The writer made a bold pronouncement.

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