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Afternoon News Bytes: May 1, 2012

The Purpose Of Spectacular Wealth, According To A Spectacularly Wealthy Guy – A Guide To May Day – The 10 States And 10 Jobs With The Most Low-Wage Workers – A Faith-Based Budget Lesson For Paul Ryan (OPINION) – As Childhood Obesity Improves, Will Kids In Poverty Be Left Behind? – Task Force Meets To Look At Florida's 'Stand Your Ground' Law – UK Lawmakers: Rupert Murdoch Unfit To Lead Company – Congress: It's Going To Get Worse – A Story of Christian-Muslim Friendship: Entering Without Knocking (OPINION) – Drones Invade Campus – Asian Americans: 2012's Stealth Swing Vote? – Violence In Nigeria: Breaking The Country's Fatal Deadlock – MAY DAY CHARTS: We Don’t Currently Reward Our Workers – 34 Syrian Children Killed Since Ceasefire: Report.

Afternoon News Bytes: April 30, 2012

Top Republican Strategist Denies Women Are Paid Less Than Men – Domestic Violence Rises In Sluggish Economy, Police Report – A Different Intersection Of Church And Politics – Some Quotes From State Legislators About Get-Tough Immigration Laws – 21 Killed In North Nigeria Church Service Attacks – In Vast Jungle, U.S. Troops Aid In Search For Kony – Live Below The Line: An Interfaith Approach To Tackling Extreme Poverty and Malaria – Welcome To Azawad, Africa's Newest Country – Why Misdemeanors Aren’t So Minor – Life Expectancies In Much Of U.S. Compare With Those In Poorest Nations – As America's Waistline Expands, Costs Soar – United Against The War On Women (OPINION) – Someone's Lying About America's Secret Drone Program.

Afternoon News Bytes: April 26, 2012

A Hearing And Rallies Over A Law In Arizona — Other States Watch For Arizona Immigration Ruling — As Poverty Shrinks, Should We Worry About Inequality? — Can You Be Honest With Me? — Religion A Key Factor In Determining Support For Obama Vs. Romney — Pat Robertson: Christians Bullying LGBT Kids In School Is Wrong — Franklin Graham Calls For U.S. Airstrikes On Sudan — Europe’s Austerity Recession — Nuns Gone Wild — Exxon Makes $104 Million In Profit Per Day So Far In 2012, While Americans Are Stuck With A Higher Gas Bill — A Farewell To Superpowers.

Afternoon News Bytes: April 25, 2012

Arizona And Interposition (OPINION) — The Bishops' War On Women, Nuns, And...Paul Ryan? — Drones For "Urban Warfare" — World Malaria Day 2012: A Critical Moment For Reversing Spread Of Malaria (OPINION) — Sudan Border Clashes: African Union, UN, Call For Peace — In Afghanistan, Underground Girls School Defies Taliban Edict, Threats — Britain In Recession, Intensifying Government Woes — Latest Record Results Show Apple A Bigger Global Power Than Most Nations — Catholic Church Breaks On Social Policy From Conservative Movement (VIDEO) — Latino Evangelicals Rally Voters Around Complex Election 2012 Agenda — Religious Youth To Obama: ‘Creation Care Is A Swing Vote For Many Evangelicals’.

Afternoon News Bytes: April 24, 2012

Trayvon Martin Case: Bill Lee, Sanford Police Chief, Remains Under Scrutiny — Stress Rises On Social Security — Democrats Plan To Force Vote On Arizona Immigration Law If It’s Upheld By Court — U.N. Observers Prove Little Deterrent To Syrian Attacks — From Democracy Poster Child To Broken State — The List: Accounting For The Iraqi Allies — America Left Behind The Peace Narrative — Obama Slipping Among Young White Voters — In Chicago: Nobel Laureates And Students Defending Human Rights, One Step At A Time (OPINION) — How Can We Fix Transportation In America? Ask A Nine-Year-Old.

Afternoon News Bytes: April 23, 2012

Arizona Immigration Law Is No National Model Says Marco Rubio – Evangelicals 'Coming Around' To Evidence For Global Warming, Professor Says – How Nixon Aide Chuck Colson’s Ideas Transformed American Evangelicalism – Younger Colorado Voters Are United By Faith, But Divided By Politics – Cornel West And Tavis Smiley: Poverty In America Threatens Democracy – Make Poverty History 2 To Launch In 2013 – Poverty In America: Defining The New Poor – Asia’s Rising Inequality A Policy Priority – Evangelical Christians Agree, Disagree On Budget Priorities.

Afternoon News Bytes: April 19, 2012

W.H. Escalates Budget War — The Fight For 'The Persuadables' — U.N. Chief Says Syria Is Failing To Adhere To Peace Plan — Judge Quits In Trayvon Martin Shooting Case — Jobless Data Suggests Slowdown In Job Creation — Study: 8.3 Million Children Affected By Foreclosure Crisis — Biblical Literalism, Secularism And American Politics (OPINION) — Two-Paycheck Couples, Working Because They Must — Will Obama's New Rules Make Fracking Better For The Planet? — 21st Century Chain Gangs.

Afternoon News Bytes: April 18, 2012

Evangelical Voters Let Politics Trump Religious Purity — Is Romney Using Mormonism As A Shield? — Kurds Remain On The Sideline Of Syria’s Uprising — In Poll, Many Link Weather Extremes To Climate Change — Long Time Coming: Trayvon’s Law — 22 Soldiers Die In South Sudan-Sudan Border Battle — Palestinian Prisoners Launch "Battle Of Empty Stomachs" — Corporations Spending The Most On Lobbying See Their Tax Rates Drop — Education Without Borders (OPINION) — Euro-American Misperceptions Of The Tunisian Revolution.

Afternoon News Bytes: April 17, 2012

UN Toughens North Korea Sanctions Over Rocket Launch — Afghan Schoolgirls Poisoned In Anti-Education Attack — Antipoverty Tax Program Offers Relief, Though Often Temporary — Why The NRA Pushes ‘Stand Your Ground’ (OPINION) — Christians Debate: Was Jesus For Small Government? — Why 'Blue Like Jazz' Won't Save Christian Cinema — Do Americans Love War? — Most Americans Say Tax System Favors Wealthy — Can 'Caring Across Generations' Change the World? — Does Anyone Realize What The GOP Just Did? — Why Are There So Many Coups In West Africa?