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Posted by Duane Shank 6 years 8 weeks ago
The latest news on Gun ban overturned, Campaign finance, War funding, McCain and social conservatives, Midwest floods, African-American survey, Zimbabwe, North Korea, Gaza, Climate change, Editorials, and Commentary. + Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Gun ban overturned. Justices Reject D.C. Ban On Handgun Ownership "The Supreme Court struck down the District of Columbia's ban on handgun possession and decided for the first time in the nation's history that the Second Amendment guarantees an individual's right to own a gun for self-defense."
Posted by Duane Shank 6 years 9 weeks ago
Second amendment, Child prostitution arrests, Zimbabwe, Second amendment, Child prostitution arrests, Death penalty, Immigration raid, Homeless, Southern Baptists, Zimbabwe, Climate change, Israel politics, Iraq, Pakistan, Iran-nuclear, North Korea-nuclear, U.S.-U.K. nuclear, Syria-nuclear, HIV-AIDS, and Comentary. + Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Second amendment. "The Court's 5-4 ruling struck down the District of Columbia's 32-year-old ban on handguns as incompatible with gun rights under the Second Amendment." Child prostitution arrests. "Hundreds of people have been arrested and 21 children rescued in what the FBI is calling a five-day roundup of networks of pimps who force children into prostitution." Zimbabwe. "Former South African leader Nelson Mandela joined a growing ...
Posted by Duane Shank 6 years 9 weeks ago
Saving the Everglades, Midwest floods, Dobson-Obama, Climate change, Immigration, Housing crisis, Education Religion and military, Biofuel & poverty, Zimbabwe, Afghanistan, Darfur, Israel-politics, Gaza, Iraq, and India. + Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Saving the Everglades. U.S. Sugar sale called turning point in Glades cleanup "The state of Florida and the nation's biggest sugar grower unveiled the details of what would become the largest environmental acquisition in state history, a $1.7 billion buyout of 187,000 acres of farmland that Gov. Charlie Crist called the ''missing link'' in the stalled effort to restore the Everglades."
Posted by Duane Shank 6 years 9 weeks ago
The latest news on Religion in America, Dobson-Obama, Economy, Midwest floods, Border fence upheld, Zimbabwe, Iraq, Iran, Arab nuclear race, Israeli government, Pakistan, and Commentary. + Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Religion in America. Believers OK with MANY PATHS "Religion today in the USA is a salad bar where people heap on upbeat beliefs they like and often leave the veggies - like strict doctrines - behind. ... And the wide-ranging ways people construct their spiritual lives could make the so-called religious vote unpredictable in the 2008 elections."
Posted by Duane Shank 6 years 9 weeks ago
The latest news on Midwest floods, Immigration, Food stamps, Public financing, Congress, Iran, Afghanistan, Gaza, Darfur, Christianity in China, Editorial and Commentary. + Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Midwest floods. Forecaster: End is near to Mississippi River rise "The water is still well above the banks of the upper Mississippi River, but residents of both flooded towns and those protected by levees and sandbags can see an ending: The river is cresting."
Posted by Duane Shank 6 years 10 weeks ago
The latest news on Midwest floods, War funding, Economy, Education, Climate change, Israel-Gaza Torture, Oil companies in Iraq, Afghanistan, Colombia, Burma, Aid for Africa, and Commentary. + Sign up to receive our quote of the day via e-mail Midwest floods. Missouri towns defenseless against crumbling levees "On the Missouri side of the Mississippi, the fate of towns in harm's way is heavily influenced by levees. At least seven levees broke Wednesday between St. Louis and the border with Iowa, creating havoc in small towns and shutting down roads up and down the river."
Posted by Duane Shank 6 years 10 weeks ago
The latest news on Iowa floods, Testing drugs on vets, Same-sex marriage, Economic pinch, Afghanistan, Bush in UK-Iran, Zimbabwe, Global female leaders, Mideast, Climate change refugees, and Commentary. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Iowa floods. Southeast Iowa shores up as floodwaters roll south "The news moves as fast as the floodwater across Iowa. Some is good, some is worse - from businesses reopening in Cedar Falls to tiny Oakville standing underwater."
Posted by Duane Shank 6 years 10 weeks ago
The latest news on A story for Father's Day, Flooding in the Midwest, Fatherhood, Food prices, Small churches, Tim Russert, Habeas corpus, Congress, Bush in UK, Iran, Nuclear blueprint, Aid for Africa, Iraq, Israel Afghanistan-Pakistan, and Op-Eds. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » A story for Father's Day. Cowboys' Ware Fulfills a Challenge for Fatherhood "DeMarcus Ware cradled his 3-month-old daughter, smoothing her plentiful black hair, tickling her tummy, kissing her cheeks. On his living room couch this month, Ware looked nothing like a menacing All-Pro linebacker for the Dallas Cowboys. He made baby noises. He shook rattles." Flooding in the ...
Posted by Duane Shank 6 years 11 weeks ago
The latest news on Today in history, Midwest floods, Unemployment, Life expectancy, Criminal justice, Canada apologizes, Iran, Pakistan, Zimbabwe, Iraq, and Op-Ed. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Today in history. 45 Years Later, Medgar Evers' Legacy Inspires "It was 45 years ago today Medgar Evers was assassinated outside his Jackson home just hours after leaving the Coast, and soon after, President Kennedy gave a televised speech on civil rights." Midwest floods. Rising Midwest rivers force ...
Posted by Duane Shank 6 years 11 weeks ago
The latest news on Campaign, Capital punishment, Faith & politics, Southern Baptists, Iraq, Iran, Africa-global warming, and South Korea. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Campaign. 2 New-Style Candidates Hit Old Notes on Economy "For all the efforts of Senators John McCain and Barack Obama to portray themselves as willing to break with party orthodoxy to get things done, the economic debate that opened their general election campaign this week previews a classic clash." McCain, Obama offer vastly different health care plans "the presidential ...
Posted by Duane Shank 6 years 11 weeks ago
The latest news on Immigration, Crime down, Worker's rights, HIV/AIDS, Food crisis, Iran, Iraq, Zimbabwe, Op-Ed. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Immigration. Bush widens immigration checks "The Bush administration, in an aggressive new effort to keep illegal immigrants out of the workforce, ordered all companies doing business with the federal government to begin ensuring their employees can legally work in the U.S." Bush Orders Contractors to Vet Status of Workers ...
Posted by Duane Shank 6 years 11 weeks ago
Dem nomination, Presidential campaign, McCain & evangelicals, Economy, Climate change, Domestic workers, Charter schools, Churches change names, Afghanistan, Iraq-Iran, Pakistan, and Op-Eds. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Dem nomination. Clinton Ends Campaign With Clear Call to Elect Obama "Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton brought her campaign for the White House to an end on Saturday with a rousing farewell to thousands of supporters here and an emotional and unequivocal call for her voters to get behind Senator Barack Obama, the man who defeated her for the Democratic nomination."
Posted by Duane Shank 6 years 11 weeks ago
Forty years ago, Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated while campaigning for the Democratic presidential nomination. I was 16 years old, had just become aware of politics, and his death (only two months after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.) was shocking. But rather than leading to disillusionment, both of their lives inspired me these past 40 years in the movement for peace and [...]
Posted by Duane Shank 6 years 11 weeks ago
the latest news on Air Force heads fired, Darfur, Unemployment, Foreclosures, On-the-job deaths, Budget, Faith in action, Torture, Zimbabwe, Israel-Gaza, Israel-Iran, Iraq, Food summit, and Editorials Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Air Force heads fired. Air Force's top leaders are fired "In an unprecedented action in a time of war, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates simultaneously fired the civilian and military leaders of the Air Force, saying that oversight standards for the U.S. nuclear arsenal had deteriorated on their watch."
Posted by Duane Shank 6 years 12 weeks ago
The latest news on Democratic nomination, McCain-Obama, Obama-Israel, Immigrants, Gas prices- Ohio, Food summit, Iran, Iraq, Darfur, Religious tolerance, and Robert F. Kennedy.Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Democratic nomination. Clinton to shelve her presidential campaign "Less than 24 hours after a defiant-sounding speech about her candidacy, Sen. Hillary Clinton has decided to drop or suspend her own historic presidential bid and endorse Sen. Barack Obama,"
Posted by Duane Shank 6 years 12 weeks ago
The latest news on Dem nomination-Obama, Dem nomination-Clinton, Dem nomination-analysis, Ohio-payday lending, GI Bill, Asylum in Canada, Food crisis, Burma, Iran, Zimbabwe, and Op-Eds. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Dem nomination-Obama. Obama Claims Nomination "With a split decision in the final two primaries and a flurry of superdelegate endorsements, Sen. Barack Obama sealed the Democratic presidential nomination after a grueling and history-making campaign against Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton."
Posted by Duane Shank 6 years 12 weeks ago
The latest news on Dem presidential race, Sen. Ted Kennedy, Faith & politics, Global warming, Health insurance, AIDS, Food costs & global poverty, Zimbabwe, North Korea, Iran, Syria, Australia & Iraq war, Passing, Editorial, and Op-Eds. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Dem presidential race. Barack Obama appears headed for Democratic finish line "With an expected late wave of support from congressional Democrats, Sen. Barack Obama appeared poised to secure enough delegates to earn his party's presidential nomination,"
Posted by Duane Shank 6 years 12 weeks ago
The latest news on Dem primaries, Obama leaves church, Immigration, Climate change legislation, Young evangelicals, Blair faith foundation, Food crisis, Malaria, Bush foreign policy, Burma, US military & Africa, Iraq-military, Iraq-US agreement, and Op-Ed. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Dem primaries. Clinton Wins Easily in Puerto Rico "Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (N.Y.) won the Puerto Rico primary comfortably, claiming perhaps her last triumph in the race for a Democratic presidential nomination that increasingly appears to be out of her reach."
Posted by Duane Shank 6 years 12 weeks ago
The latest news on New Sanctuary Movement, Dem rules, Climate change, Foreclosures, Army suicides, Food crisis, Iraq, Burma, China, Gaza, Zimbabwe, Latin America, Feature, and Op-Ed. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » New Sanctuary Movement Part 1. Safety under the steeple "A new movement seeks to involve American churches as "sanctuaries" for illegal immigrants. In the original "sanctuary movement" of the 1980s, Central American refugees camped out in churches across the country." Part 2.
Posted by Duane Shank 6 years 13 weeks ago
The latest news on Poverty, Dem rules, Bush & Iraq - new book, Immigration, McCain & evangelicals, Same-sex unions, Ban cluster bombs, War & faith, Iraq, China, Climate change, Darfur, Food costs, Israeli Prime Minister, and Op-Ed. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Poverty. A state of need "More than 13 percent of Ohioans are now living in poverty, unable to afford adequate food, housing, clothes and other necessities.
Posted by Duane Shank 6 years 13 weeks ago
The latest news on Supreme Court - worker's rights, McCain on Nuclear weapons, Candidates on Darfur, Dem rules, Bankruptcy, Bush & Iraq - new book, Climate change, PTSD, Children's health care, Homeless in New Orleans, Faith & politics, Israeli prime minister, Iran, Burma, Latin America, Editorial, and Op-Ed. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Supreme Court - worker's rights. Justices Say Law Bars Retaliation Over Bias Claims "The Supreme Court ruled that employees are protected from retaliation when they complain about discrimination in the workplace,"
Posted by Duane Shank 6 years 13 weeks ago
The latest news on Immigration, Food, Foreclosures, Presidential campaigns, Adoption, Tax exemptions, Iran-nuclear report, Israel-nuclear weapons, Burma, Food-global, Iraq, China, South Africa, Somalia, Canada, and Op-Ed. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Immigration. Safety under the steeple "A new movement seeks to involve American churches as "sanctuaries" for illegal immigrants. In the original "sanctuary movement" of the 1980s, Central American refugees camped out in churches across the country." Jail growth explodes as ...
Posted by Duane Shank 6 years 13 weeks ago
The latest news on War funding & GI Bill, US Military-Iraq, Farm bill, McCain rejects pastors, Sect children, Legal aid, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Burma, China, Darfur, and Op-Ed. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » War funding & GI Bill. Senate Passes $165 Billion Measure to Pay for Wars "The Senate yesterday approved $165 billion to fund the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan well into the next presidency, but in a break with President Bush and the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, Sen. John McCain, it also approved billions of dollars in domestic spending that includes a generous expansion of veterans' education benefits."
Posted by Duane Shank 6 years 14 weeks ago
Farm bill, GI Bill, Ted Kennedy, Immigration, New Orleans, California-same sex mariage ruling, Lebanon, Israel-Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq, South Africa, China, Burma, and Child soldiers. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Farm bill. House Overrides Veto of Farm Bill "The House easily overrode President Bush's veto of a $307 billion farm bill in what appeared to be the most significant legislative rebuff of Bush's presidency. But a legislative glitch is likely to force embarrassed Democratic leaders to pass the bill all over again today."
Posted by Duane Shank 6 years 14 weeks ago
the latest news on Sen. Kennedy, Democratic primaries, GI Bill, Farm bill, Ohio-payday lending, Immigration, Burma, China, Iraq, Israel-Syria, Lebanon, Iran, Zimbabwe, South Africa, and Ethiopia. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Sen. Kennedy. Kennedy has malignant tumor;prognosis is uncertain at best " US Senator Edward M. Kennedy has been diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor, his doctors said yesterday, and the prognosis appears uncertain at best for the last surviving brother of the famed Kennedy clan, who has been an enormous force in American politics for nearly half a century."
Posted by Duane Shank 6 years 14 weeks ago
The latest news on Sen. Kennedy has brain tumor, Court on child porn, Cost of food, Presidential race, Same-sex marriage ruling, More troops to Iraq, Mortgage relief, House conservatives, Farm bill, South Africa, Burma, China, Iraq, Gaza, Pakistan, Abortion-UK. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Sen. Kennedy has brain tumor. Sen. Kennedy has brain tumor, hospital says "Massachusetts Sen. Edward Kennedy has a malignant brain tumor, his doctors said on Tuesday. Kennedy has a glioma and will require chemotherapy and radiation therapy,"
Posted by Duane Shank 6 years 14 weeks ago
The latest news on Oreos block highway, Food in the US, Food in the world, Simplicity vs. ostentatious wealth, Women veterans, Sen. Kennedy, Burma, China, Bush in Mideast, Lebanon, Iran, South Africa, Op-Eds. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » P>Oreos block highway. Crash strews Oreos over I-80 "Several lanes of Interstate Highway 80 were shut down for hours overnight after a truck hauling Oreos crashed into a median, spilling tons of the chocolate cookies across the highway, police said." Food in the US.
Posted by Duane Shank 6 years 14 weeks ago
the latest reports on gay marriage, Iraq funding, Bush in Israel, Farm bill, Food, China, Burma, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Zimbabwe, and Editorials Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Gay marriage. California Supreme Court overturns gay marriage ban "In a 4-3 decision, the justices rule that people have a fundamental 'right to marry' the person of their choice and that gender restrictions violate the state Constitution's equal protection guarantee." California Supreme Court Overturns Gay ...
Posted by Duane Shank 6 years 15 weeks ago
China, Burma, Bush in Israel, Dem presidential race, Republicans in Congress, Farm bill, Housing, Ohio payday lending, Online war, Polar bear endangered, Iraq, Darfur, and Iran. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » China. China quake toll 'to top 50,000' "More than 50,000 people may have died in the earthquake that devastated parts of China," China warns quake death toll could reach 50,000 "China warned the death toll from this week's earthquake could soar to 50,000, while the government issued a rare public ...
Posted by Duane Shank 6 years 15 weeks ago
The latest news on China earthquake, Burma storm, Presidential primary, Immigration, Campaign ads, Budget, Bio-engineered crops, Hagee apologizes, US military, Colombia, Mideast, Lebanon, North Korea, Editorial, and Op-Ed Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » China earthquake. China quake toll close to 15,000 "Nearly 15,000 people died in the devastating earthquake that hit China's Sichuan province, the official Xinhua news agency has reported." China says 26,000 are buried in earthquake rubble "Chinese state media today said almost 26,000 people remained buried in earthquake debris, with ...
Posted by Duane Shank 6 years 15 weeks ago
China earthquake,Burma, Immigration raid, Immigrants, Ohio-Poverty Summit, McCain-global warming, Racism, Housing, Rep. Barney Frank, Israel, Lebanon, Iraq, Pakistan, Zimbabwe, and Op-Eds. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » China earthquake.Search for China quake survivors "A massive search and rescue operation is under way in south-western China after one of the most powerful earthquakes in decades." 12,000 killed in China quake "Rescuers were struggling today to reach victims of the devastating earthquake that killed 12,000 ...
Posted by Duane Shank 6 years 15 weeks ago
The Latest news on Work & poverty, Veterans, Domestic spying, Presidential campaigns, Congratulations, Voter ID, Mideast, Burma, Iraq, Sudan, Nuclear proliferation, Lebanon, Zimbabwe, and Op-Eds. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Work & poverty. State Programs Add Safety Net for the Poorest"Over the last two years, officials in Arkansas and at least a dozen other states have announced plans to extend the safety net - through monthly cash payments - to thousands of low-income workers struggling to gain a foothold in the work world."
Posted by Duane Shank 6 years 16 weeks ago
The latest news on Burma, Evangelical Manifesto, Dem primaries, McCain on judges, Death penalty, Immigrants, Food crisis, Consumers & environment, Israel, and US-Russia. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Burma cyclone. Aid arriving in cyclone-hit Burma "Neighbouring countries and the UN have dispatched planes carrying supplies - amid complaints that ruling generals are hampering the foreign aid effort." Burma toll 'to rise dramatically' "World Vision said it believed the death toll would ...
Posted by Duane Shank 6 years 16 weeks ago
The latest news on Burma, Dem primaries, War spending, Farm bill, Execution, Race & prison, Iraq, Kenya, Iran, Darfur, African summit, Op-Ed. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Burma. Death toll rises to 22,000 as Burma appeals for aid "The death toll from the Burmese cyclone today rose above 22,000, with another 41,000 people still missing, as the country's military regime admitted it was struggling to cope." Burma's cyclone death toll soars "Meanwhile, criticism is mounting over the handling of the crisis by Burma's military ...
Posted by Duane Shank 6 years 16 weeks ago
The latest news on Burma cyclone, Dem Primaries, Welfare rising, Prisons, Poverty, Farm bill, Hunger, Executions, Economy, Immigration, Trinity UCC, Iraq-Iran, Hezbollah, Zimbabwe, Gordon Brown, and Op-Eds. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Burma cyclone. Burmese storm toll 'nears 4,000' "More than 3,900 people were killed by a devastating cyclone that hit eastern Burma on Saturday, state media say, and thousands more people are still missing." Dem Primaries. Obama, Clinton finally showing their differences "Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton tried mightily Sunday to convince ...
Posted by Duane Shank 6 years 16 weeks ago
The latest news on Food aid, Immigration rallies, Farm bill, Education, Payday lending-Ohio, Hurting in DC, Dockworkers strike the war, Loyalty oath, Middle East, Al Qaeda-Somalia, UK local elections, Maternal deaths, and Op-Ed. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Food aid. Bush Seeks $770 Million More in World Food Aid "President Bush asked Congress to approve $770 million in new global food aid for the coming fiscal year, the centerpiece of an evolving administration response to a crisis that has sparked increased violence and hunger around the world." Bush Seeks More Food Aid for Poor C ...
Posted by Duane Shank 6 years 17 weeks ago
Today is the commemoration of Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Memorial Day)in the modern Jewish calendar. The date was originally enacted by the Israeli Parliament in 1953, but has now become a commemoration by the international Jewish community and [...]
Posted by Duane Shank 6 years 17 weeks ago
The latest news on Holocaust Remembrance Day, Minorities increase, Immigration, Food prices, Environment, Payday lending-Ohio, L.A. gangs, Rich & poor in Canada, India, Zimbabwe, Al Qaeda-Pakistan, Al Qaeda-Afghanistan, Iraq-Iran, Tibet, and Op-Ed. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Holocaust Remembrance Day. Sirens wail as Israel remembers victims of Holocaust "Sirens pierced the air in a mournful two-minute wail throughout Israel on Thursday in a tribute to the six million Jews murdered by the Nazis as the country marked Holocaust remembrance day." Minorities increase.
Posted by Duane Shank 6 years 17 weeks ago
the latest news on Economy, Sen. Obama-Rev. Wright, McCain's health plan, Iraq, Vets education, Child abuse, Payday lending-Ohio, New Orleansschools, Ethanol and food, Food crisis, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Zimbabwe, Tony Blair's faith, and Editorial. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Economy. Foreclosures double, home prices tumble "The most severe real estate recession in decades appears far from over, with the pace of foreclosures rising, the fall in home prices accelerating and the pain spreading to nearly every major U.S. city."
Posted by Duane Shank 6 years 17 weeks ago
The latest news on Voter ID upheld, Health programs, Farm bill food assistance, Rev. Jeremiah Wright, GI Bill, Immigrants, Global food crisis, Climate change, Abortion-India, Iran-Iraq, Zimbabwe, and Afghanistan. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Voter ID upheld. Voter ID law upheld "The Supreme Court opened the door to state laws that require voters to show a photo identification before casting a ballot on election day." High court's OK of voter IDs likely to spur more such laws "The Supreme Court's decision to uphold Indiana's photo ID law in elections will permit ...
Posted by Duane Shank 6 years 17 weeks ago
The latest news on Food crisis, Torture, Afghanistan, Food crisis, Rev. Jeremiah Wright, McCain's faith, Housing crisis, Torture, Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran, Zimbabwe, Darfur, and Op-Eds. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Food crisis. UN meeting to address food crisis "Key United Nations development agencies are meeting in Switzerland to try to develop solutions to ease the escalating global food crisis." The New Economics of Hunger "The food price shock now roiling world markets is destabilizing governments, igniting street riots an ...
Posted by Duane Shank 6 years 17 weeks ago
The latest news on Economy, Faith-based schools, Rev. Jeremiah Wright, Executions, New lobby group, Faith and politics, Feature-Tony Hall, Food aid, Zimbabwe, Iraq, Iran, Israel-Gaza, Syria, Darfur, Pakistan, Reformed Islam and Op-Ed. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Economy. Haggling over farm bill hurts those on food aid "The continued failure of Congress to approve a final version of the 2007 farm bill could adversely affect low-income families who rely on food stamps and other federal nutrition assistance as food prices continue their dramatic rise,"
Posted by Duane Shank 6 years 18 weeks ago
The last news on McCain on poverty, Democratic primaries, Children, Petraeus to Central Command, Rice panic, Farm bill, Housing crisis, Zimbabwe, North Korea-Syria, Iran, Pakistan, Russia-Church/State, Israel, and Editorial. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » McCain on poverty. McCain talks poverty in Appalachia "Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) tried to position himself somewhere between Johnson and Reagan
Posted by Duane Shank 6 years 18 weeks ago
The latest news on Pennsylvania primary, Zimbabwe, US prisons, Pennsylvania primary, Analysis, US prisons, Death penalty, Food crisis, Free trade, NAFTA, Zimbabwe, Darfur, Nation-building, North Korea, Editorial, and Op-Eds. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Pennsylvania primary. Clinton Takes Pennsylvania "Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton won the Pennsylvania presidential primary decisively, running up a 10-percentage-point victory that bolstered her case for staying in the race for the Democratic nomination."
Posted by Duane Shank 6 years 18 weeks ago
The latest news on Pensylvania primary, US military, Veterans, Education, Death penalty, Poverty in Africa, Paraguay, Iraqi Christians, Israel-Hamas, Aramaic in Syria, North Korea, Zimbabwe, and Op-Ed. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Pensylvania primary. Clinton needs big win today "Senator Hillary Clinton faces the toughest test yet of her struggle to capture the Democratic nomination in today's Pennsylvania primary: Not only must she score an expected win, she must beat her rival, Senator Barack Obama, by a large enough margin to convince party leaders that she would be the stronger nominee in the fall."
Posted by Duane Shank 6 years 18 weeks ago
The latest news on Benedict XVI visit, Presidential primary, Justice Revival, Veterans sue, Immigration, Iraq war funding, TV analysts & Pentagon, Food crisis, Paraguay, Iraq, Zimbabwe, Hamas & Israel, and Op-Ed. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Benedict XVI visit. Pope Ends Visit With Yankee Stadium Mass "Before a crowd of nearly 60,000 people at Yankee Stadium, Pope Benedict XVI ended his first visit to the United States as leader of the Roman Catholic Church with a reminder to the faithful that "obedience" to the authority of the church,"
Posted by Duane Shank 6 years 19 weeks ago
The latest news on Economy, Papal visit, Divorce, Carter in Israel, Zimbabwe, and Editorials. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Economy. Foreclosures surge "Home foreclosure filings surged 57 percent in the 12 month-period ended in March and bank repossessions soared 129 percent from a year ago, as homeowners struggled to make mortgage payments," Retailing Chains Caught in a Wave of Bankruptcies "The consumer spending slump and tightening credit markets are unleashing a widening wave of bankruptcies in American ...
Posted by Duane Shank 6 years 19 weeks ago
The latest news on Compassion Forum, McCain & faith, Young evangelicals, Papal visit to US, Superrich keep spending, Death penalty, Food crisis, Iraq, Iran, Lebanon, Darfur, Kenya, Colombia, and Opinion. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Compassion Forum. Democrats Wrangle Over Words and Beliefs "A candidate forum devoted to issues of faith and justice became another flash point for Senators Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton to spar in their intensifying nominating fight," Clinton, Obama discuss ...
Posted by Duane Shank 6 years 19 weeks ago
The latest news on Iraq-US troops, Housing, US-Colombia trade, Olympics, Catholic schools, Papal visit, Faith & Politics, MDGs, Zimbabwe, Israel-Palestine, North Korea, and Opinion. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Iraq-US troops. Bush Backs Petraeus on Indefinite Suspension of Troop Pullout in Iraq "President Bush ordered an indefinite suspension of troop withdrawals from Iraq this summer but promised that the war "is not endless" Bush Signals No Further Reduction of Troops in ...
Posted by Duane Shank 6 years 20 weeks ago
The latest news on Iraq-military, Economy, College loans, Olympic torch protest, Payday lending, Colombia-free trade, Iraq threat, Zimbabwe, Israel-Palestine, and Opinion. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Iraq-military. Bush to Cut Army Tours to 12 Months "President Bush plans to announce that he will cut Army combat tours in Iraq from 15 months to 12 months, returning rotations to where they were before last year's troop buildup in an effort to alleviate the tremendous stress on the military,"