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Former astronaut John Glenn dies

John Glenn

Time in space gave Glenn an awe of the universe. John Glenn, former astronaut and U.S. senator, died Dec. 8 in Columbus, Ohio. He was 95. Glenn was born July 18, 1921, in Cambridge, Ohio, and grew up in New …

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Mother sues abortionists for misleading consent forms

When Jessica Duran walked into Southwest Women’s Options in Albuquerque, N.M., in 2012, she was cash-strapped, depressed, and 12 weeks pregnant. Center staff told her she could have an abortion, and on one of her visits handed her a single …

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Study shows most Americans say assisted suicide morally OK

The American Medical Association has described physician-assisted suicide as a serious risk to society and “fundamentally incompatible with a physician’s role as healer.” But millions of Americans disagree, according to a new study. Two-thirds say it is morally acceptable for …

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Charitable giving up from previous year

Angel Tree

WINCHESTER, Va. — Charitable donations to a diversity of Christian organizations including churches, schools and advocacy groups increased in 2015 over the previous year, according to the latest statistics released by the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA). The 12.5 …

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CDC reports abortion rate at all-time low

newborn

The number of women and girls seeking abortions in the United States dropped by one-fifth between 2004 and 2013, a new report shows. The abortion rate is the lowest it’s been since 1969 when the government started tracking the procedure. …

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