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Evangelicals support significant immigration reform


When it comes to immigration reform, American evangelicals appear to have high expectations, a new study shows. Nine out of 10 (86 percent) want more border security. Six in 10 (61 percent) support a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. …

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Navy threatens to end decorated chaplain’s career

Chaplain Wes Modder

A decorated Navy chaplain is facing possible career-ending discipline because of the faith-based views he expressed during private counseling sessions with sailors. Lt. Cmdr. Wesley Modder was given a “detachment for cause” letter after it was concluded that he was …

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North Carolina sheriff bans sex offenders from church

Danny Millsaps

ROBBINSVILLE, N.C. —A sheriff in one of North Carolina’s smallest counties told registered sex offenders they can’t go to church, citing a state law meant to keep them from day-care centers and schools. Graham County Sheriff Danny Millsaps told sex offenders …

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New fern discovery ‘a problem’ for evolutionists


Evolutionary biologists have announced the recent discovery in France of a hybrid fern species they claim to be as exciting as discovering a manatee could produce offspring with an elephant or a human with a lemur. The fern, Cystocarpium roskamianum, …

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Boko Haram’s ISIS pledge viewed as survival tactic

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — Boko Haram’s pledge to follow ISIS has psychological, financial and tactical implications, putting the African terrorists in a subservient role intended to increase funding from the Middle East, according to Nigeria relations expert Adeniyi Ojutiku. Boko Haram …

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Boko Haram pledges loyalty to brutal Islamic State

Boko Haram

Boko Haram’s leader has pledged allegiance to the Islamic State in a new audio message, according to a group that monitors extremist activity. In the recording, a man claiming to be Abubakar Shekau, leader of the Nigerian terrorist group that …

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Selma anniversary puts spotlight on deep poverty


SELMA, Ala. — With the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday this weekend, America was reminded how this small city helped bring sweeping change to the nation. But while Selma might have transformed America, in many ways time has stood still …

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