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Kidnapping of American missionaries in Haiti highlights the perils of religious workers abroad
From the Philippines to El Salvador, there is a long history of American missionaries facing violence while trying to spread their religions abroad.
The LA Times
Sleepy school board races are waking up to Covid and critical race theory debates
School board elections are being targeted by special interest groups and political action committees, which are gaining toeholds in these nonpartisan races.
17 missionaries, including 5 children, kidnapped in Haiti, ministry says
Seventeen missionaries, including five children, have been kidnapped in Haiti, according to the ministry the group is affiliated with.
DC Metro pulling 60% of fleet for Blue Line derailment investigation
D.C. Metro is pulling more than half its fleet of railcars on Monday for an investigation into a derailment on the Blue Line last week.
LA County wants Vanessa Bryant to take a psychiatric exam before trial to prove the leaked of photos of Kobe Bryant's helicopter crash caused her emotional distress
In a lawsuit, Vanessa Bryant accused deputies from the LA Sheriff's Department of leaking photos of the crash that killed her husband and daughter.
Colorado Man with AR-15 Rifle Chased Strangulation Victim, But Homeowner Shot Him in Face: Police
Law & Crime
NYC activists plan lawsuit to fight Gowanus Canal rezoning
New York Daily News
Australian pair survive for days lost in outback
Window Closing for Democrats to Clinch Biden's Agenda as Congress Returns
Vaccines, masks? Japan puzzling over sudden virus success
17 Missionaries from the U.S. and Canada Have Been Kidnapped in Haiti, Ministry Says
Joe Manchin wants child tax credit to have work requirement, $60k cap
US defence chief in Georgia for military talks
Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak injured in car accident
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GOP senator says Trump could lose the nomination if he runs in 2024 since Republicans lost the White House, House, and Senate during his presidency
Bitcoin price nears $63k all-time high: Here's why