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Evangelicals from the dark side: Terrorism filling a spiritual void?

Evangelicals from the dark side: Terrorism filling a spiritual void?

There is so far no evidence to suggest that Alton Nolen, the man who is accused of beheading a coworker in Moore, Okla., Thursday, has any formal connection with terror groups. Yet there is also little doubt that Mr. Nolen was deeply sympathetic toward extremist Muslim groups, posting rambling Islamist invectives, photos of Osama bin […]

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27 year a hermit: Christopher Knight swapped civilization for the Maine woods

27 year a hermit: Christopher Knight swapped civilization for the Maine woods

The hermit set out of camp at midnight, carrying his backpack and his bag of break-in tools, and threaded through the forest, rock to root to rock, every step memorized. Not a boot print left behind. It was cold and nearly moonless, a fine night for a raid, so he hiked about an hour to […]

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Dr. Brantley, infected with Ebola virus in Liberia, discharged: ‘God saved my life’

Dr. Brantley, infected with Ebola virus in Liberia, discharged: ‘God saved my life’

ATLANTA (CBS Atlanta/AP) — After nearly three weeks of treatment, the two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa have been discharged from an Atlanta hospital, officials said Thursday. Their release poses no public health risk, Dr. Bruce Ribner of Emory University Hospital stressed. Dr. Kent Brantly, 33, and […]

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‘Savage’ radio talk on Robin Williams dissuades listener from copycat suicide

‘Savage’ radio talk on Robin Williams dissuades listener from copycat suicide

Breitbart.com Mental health experts often fear a “copycat” effect after a celebrity commits suicide. So when beloved entertainer Robin Williams took his own life Monday, the possibility of similar suicides became part of the national conversation. Radio talker Michael Savage may have helped one such person take a different path. Savage took a phone call […]

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Robin Williams’ ‘What dreams may come’ explored the after-life for a suicide

Famed comedian and actor Robin Williams, 63,  died Aug. 11 of an apparent suicide. His wife since 2011, graphic designer Susan Schneider, issued the following statement: “This morning, I lost my husband and my best friend, while the world lost one of its most beloved artists and beautiful human beings. I am utterly heartbroken. “On […]

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Ebola called ‘plague’: Liberian president asks nation to fast 3 days and repent to God

Ebola called ‘plague’: Liberian president asks nation to fast 3 days and repent to God

The Ebola pandemic — which has killed 887 in West Africa including 255 in Liberia — has terrified people so much that some local leaders discern divine meaning in it. According to Front Page Africa and the Daily Observer, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf called on Tuesday for all residents to fast for three days and […]

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Shattered families, shattered lives

Shattered families, shattered lives

Ben Shapiro, Breitbart.com Whenever a young person engages in a mass shooting, media scrutiny immediately falls on the parents – particularly when, as with Elliott Rodger, there was a long history of mental illness. In this case, a checkered family history marked by consistent but sporadic attempts to find help ended in tragedy. Here is […]

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How the ladies of Duck Dynasty get along and how their families cope

How the ladies of Duck Dynasty get along and how their families cope

In their new book, The Women of Duck Commander, Miss Kay, Lisa, Missy, Korie and Jessica share never-before-told stories about the Robertson family, and how their reliance on God has enabled them to persevere through life’s unforeseen challenges, heartaches and strife. What do you want people to get from reading your sections of the book? […]

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In 40 U.S. states, most children growing up in broken homes

In 40 U.S. states, most children growing up in broken homes

For teens who are 17 years old, there are only 10 states in the country where they are likely to still be living with their own married mother and father, says a new report. Utah, Minnesota, Nebraska and New Jersey lead the nation in “intact” families, said Patrick F. Fagan, author of the fourth annual […]

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The good, the bad and the … well that pretty much sums it up

The good, the bad and the … well that pretty much sums it up

Great literature and theater rivets its audience with the universal dynamic no longer recognized as such in polite society: the murderous war between Good and Evil. Consider Lyme Disease. Modern medicine, after all, will not. Nor will health insurance programs recognize its devilish spirochetes. Stephen Buhner, author of the groundbreaking 2005 book “Healing Lyme: Natural […]