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‘Ghost boy’: God was ‘constant companion’ on long road back to life and love

‘Ghost boy’: God was ‘constant companion’ on long road back to life and love

I was 12-years-old when I came home from school one day complaining of a sore throat. Within 15 months, I was wheelchair-bound, mute and completely unresponsive. My parents were told that I was severely brain damaged and would surely die. Doctors ran test after test but could not make a conclusive diagnosis. All they could […]

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‘Big bang’: The surprising case science is making for God

‘Big bang’: The surprising case science is making for God

By Eric Metaxas, Wall Street Journal In 1966 Time magazine ran a cover story asking: Is God Dead? Many have accepted the cultural narrative that he’s obsolete—that as science progresses, there is less need for a “God” to explain the universe. Yet it turns out that the rumors of God’s death were premature. More amazing […]

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Worldwide vigils vow not to forget the Taliban’s massacre of schoolchildren in Peshawar

Worldwide vigils vow not to forget the Taliban’s massacre of schoolchildren in Peshawar

WASHINGTON — A vigil was held in the nation’s capital [and in cities with Pakistan communities around the world] in remembrance of those killed by a Taliban terrorist attack at a military-run Army Public School in Peshawar, Pakistan, Tuesday that killed 132 children and nine staff members. Asad Majeed Khan, deputy chief of Mission at […]

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Thanksgiving: From gratitude to God in 1863 to today’s recognition of dependency

Thanksgiving: From gratitude to God in 1863 to today’s recognition of dependency

Thanksgiving was created by Abraham Lincoln in 1863 … [H]e used the language of Christianity to explain the logic of this national ritual. The year that is drawing towards its close, has been filled with the blessings of fruitful fields and healthful skies. To these bounties, which are so constantly enjoyed that we are prone […]

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Where are all those high energy positrons coming from?

Where are all those high energy positrons coming from?

[CLICK ON IMAGE FOR HIGH RESOLUTION, Ron Garan, STS-134 Crew, Expedition 28 Crew, NASA] Where did all these high energy positrons come from? The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS-02) onboard the International Space Station (ISS) has been meticulously recording how often it is struck by both high energy electrons and positrons since 2011. After accumulating years […]

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Too small for a golf ball: What’s that on Mars?

Too small for a golf ball: What’s that on Mars?

[CLICK ON IMAGE FOR HIGH RESOLUTION / NASA, JPL-Caltech, MSSS How did these Martian rocks form? As the robotic Curiosity rover has approached Pahrump Hills on Mars, it has seen an interesting and textured landscape dotted by some unusual rocks. The featured image shows a curiously round rock spanning about two centimeters across. Seemingly a […]

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Apocalypse? No, an ‘unraveling’ of what had passed for civilization

Apocalypse? No, an ‘unraveling’ of what had passed for civilization

NY Times Op-ed It was the time of unraveling. Long afterward, in the ruins, people asked: How could it happen? It was a time of beheadings. With a left-handed sawing motion, against a desert backdrop, in bright sunlight, a Muslim with a British accent cut off the heads of two American journalists and a British […]

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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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Mystery solved: Obama staff says telecommuter in chief and teleprompter can lead from anywhere

Mystery solved: Obama staff says telecommuter in chief and teleprompter can lead from anywhere

President Obama went back to his vacation on Martha’s Vineyard Tuesday evening following less than 48 hours in Washington, leaving people puzzled over why he came back in the first place. … Administration officials have insisted for weeks that the president just wanted to return to the White House for a series of meetings, but […]

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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 […]