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Baby makes 3: More unmarried new moms cohabiting
Baby makes 3: More unmarried new moms cohabiting
Baby makes 3: More unmarried new moms cohabiting

More Unmarried New Moms Cohabiting

Nearly three in five births to unmarried women across the United States were to women living with their partner — marking the first time a majority of these births were to women in cohabiting relationships, according to a new a...
 
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WHO: Kenya a High Risk for Transmission of Ebola
WHO: Kenya a High Risk for Transmission of Ebola
WHO: Kenya a High Risk for Transmission of Ebola

Kenya A High Risk for Transmission Of Ebola

The World Health Organization classified Kenya as a high-risk area for transmission of the deadly Ebola virus on Wednesday.
 
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As Showdown Looms, Humanitarian Situation Worsens in Eastern Ukraine
As Showdown Looms, Humanitarian Situation Worsens in Eastern Ukraine
As Showdown Looms, Humanitarian Situation Worsens in Eastern Ukraine

As Showdown Looms, Humanitarian Situation Worsens In Eastern Ukraine

As Ukraine promises to deny entrance to a convoy of nearly 300 Russian trucks carrying what Russia says are aid to civilians in Russian-speaking eastern Ukraine, the humanitarian situation is worsening in the region's besieged ...

 
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Evangelical leaders will travel to Israel to signal their support
Evangelical leaders will travel to Israel to signal their support
Evangelical leaders will travel to Israel to signal their support

Christian Leaders To Travel To Israel As Sign Of Solidarity

Several high-profile evangelical leaders will travel to Israel next week as a part of the “Christians in Solidarity with Israel” trip put together by the National Religious Broadcasters in response to the most recent conflict ...
 
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Elephants unearthed: Ancient synagogue mosaic yields nonbiblical images
Elephants unearthed: Ancient synagogue mosaic yields nonbiblical images
Elephants unearthed: Ancient synagogue mosaic yields nonbiblical images

Ancient Synagogue Mosaic Features Unusual Items

An ancient synagogue mosaic depicting nonbiblical themes — including elephants — has been removed for safekeeping, according to the lead archaeologist who discovered the three-part floor panel earlier this summer.
 
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Bibles booted from U.S. Navy base guest rooms
Bibles booted from U.S. Navy base guest rooms
Bibles booted from U.S. Navy base guest rooms

U.S. Navy Says No to Bibles In Lodging On Base

The U.S. Navy will no longer allow Bibles and other religious materials in the guest rooms of Navy lodges, a decision that has infuriated some conservative groups, which recently learned about the new policy.

 
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New Protest Brewing in Missouri Over Teen Killing
New Protest Brewing in Missouri Over Teen Killing
New Protest Brewing in Missouri Over Teen Killing

New Protest Brewing In Missouri Over Teen Killing

An uneasy calm settled over Ferguson, Missouri, early Tuesday after a second night of violent clashes between law enforcement and residents protesting the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager, with another demonstration...
 
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Is Ebola a curse from God? Some African Christian leaders think so
Is Ebola a curse from God? Some African Christian leaders think so
Is Ebola a curse from God? Some African Christian leaders think so

Is Ebola A Curse From God?

As Western nations evacuate their citizens from West Africa’s growing Ebola outbreak, some Christian leaders have begun to speak of the virus as a curse from God.
 
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Utah same-sex marriage proponents want Supreme Court to rule, too
Utah same-sex marriage proponents want Supreme Court to rule, too
Utah same-sex marriage proponents want Supreme Court to rule, too

Utah Same-Sex Marriage Proponents Want Supreme Court To Rule, Too

It’s no coincidence that victors rarely ask for a rematch. When you’ve won, traditional wisdom says, walk away. But for the Utah couples attempting to topple a state ban on same-sex marriage once and for good, there will be ...

 
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Pastor Mark Driscoll apologizes for missteps, quits social media
Pastor Mark Driscoll apologizes for missteps, quits social media
Pastor Mark Driscoll apologizes for missteps, quits social media

Mark Driscoll Removed From The Acts 29 Church Planting Network

Seattle megachurch pastor Mark Driscoll has been removed from a church planting network of more than 500 churches he helped found and lead called Acts 29.