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Scientists predict huge 'dead zone' in Gulf of Mexico

Scientists predict huge 'dead zone' in Gulf of Mexico

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Campus Muslims nix 'American Sniper' movie

Campus Muslims nix 'American Sniper' movie

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Prominent physicians condemn 'quack' Dr. Oz

Prominent physicians condemn 'quack' Dr. Oz

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Dishonest Rolling Stone

Dishonest Rolling Stone

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Ugly fish: the mysterious Goblin shark

Ugly fish: the mysterious Goblin shark

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Los Angeles conference confronts financing of campus bigotry

Los Angeles conference confronts financing of campus bigotry

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Oklahoma Univ. violated First Amendment rights of racists

Oklahoma Univ. violated First Amendment rights of racists

So wrote David Swerdlick at The Root.

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Hateful atheist allegedly kills 3 Muslims

Hateful atheist allegedly kills 3 Muslims

Father of two of the victims claims three Muslim students were killed because of their religion.

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Racist bullying countenanced at Brandeis University

Racist bullying countenanced at Brandeis University

Pro-Palestine leftists call for an 'intifada' in the U.S. as a response to disputes between police and civilians over shootings in Ferguson MO and the Eric Garner case in NYC.

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Hillary Clinton slammed for empathizing with America's enemies

Hillary Clinton slammed for empathizing with America's enemies

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Why we published 'The Case Against Academic Boycotts of Israel'

Why we published 'The Case Against Academic Boycotts of Israel'

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Petitioners demand end to boycotts of Israeli students, scholars and institutions

Petitioners demand end to boycotts of Israeli students, scholars and institutions

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Violent antisemitism mars Temple University campus

Violent antisemitism mars Temple University campus

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Notre Dame University is at a crossroads

Notre Dame University is at a crossroads

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Government funded re-education of educators on so-called 'White Privilege'

Government funded re-education of educators on so-called 'White Privilege'

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How parents, and their children, can prepare for college life

How parents, and their children, can prepare for college life

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Michigan gives wood turtles a head-start in biological race

Michigan gives wood turtles a head-start in biological race

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Catholic colleges & universities welcome drag queen shows

Catholic colleges & universities welcome drag queen shows

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Leftist Noam Chomsky: Obama is destroying Constitution and civil society

Leftist Noam Chomsky: Obama is destroying Constitution and civil society

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University of Michigan says it will use all 'legal tools' to ensure student diversity

University of Michigan says it will use all 'legal tools' to ensure student diversity

The US Supreme Court upheld a voter initiative in Michigan that prohibits the use of racial preferences to ensure student diversity.

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Questioned: Authenticity of Francisco family friendship with William Faulkner

Questioned: Authenticity of Francisco family friendship with William Faulkner

In a New York Times article, Dr Edgar Francisco - a Mississippi native - claims his father was a close friend of Nobel author William Faulkner and that family records served as inspiration for novels such as 'Absalom! Absalom!' A new study casts doubt.

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University of Michigan students demand campus-wide 'race and ethnicity' courses

University of Michigan students demand campus-wide 'race and ethnicity' courses

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Mark Schlissel named as president of University of Michigan

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Continued funding endangered for innovative Paraguayan university

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Wind turbines are giant killers of bats

Wind turbines are giant killers of bats

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Planned Parenthood enlists student 'navigators' for Obamacare

Planned Parenthood enlists student 'navigators' for Obamacare

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Underwater robot detects bombs and limpet mines

Underwater robot detects bombs and limpet mines

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Shamed Ohio State University president retires

Shamed Ohio State University president retires

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Georgetown alums push to eliminate its Catholic label

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Left-leaning Noam Chomsky critiques Obama's civil liberties record

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Students sue Eastern Michigan University for squelching free speech

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Under Obama, greatest number of unemployed since 1948

Under Obama, greatest number of unemployed since 1948

They authors conclude that to resolve unemployment, an improved general economy is essential.

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Week 1 of Lenten film fest: Wings of Desire

Week 1 of Lenten film fest: Wings of Desire

As an aid to Lenten reflection over the next few weeks, Spero columnist Prof. Michael Martin will offer readers some thoughts on a few of the films he uses in a Religion and Film course he offers every winter semester.

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Beloved children's author was wrong about sister's blindness

Beloved children's author was wrong about sister's blindness

Laura Ingalls Wilder described in 'Little House on the Prairie' how her older sister, Mary, lost her sight to scarlet fever. New research suggests otherwise.

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Brazil: cell phones of the dead still ring after horrific nightclub fire

Brazil: cell phones of the dead still ring after horrific nightclub fire

Following the terrible fire at the Kiss nightclub in Santa Maria, Brazil, authorities have taken the 200+ corpses to a gymnasium where their I.D.s and cellphones are placed on their chests to aid identification.

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Low-level electrical stimulation of the brain relieves chronic facial pain

Low-level electrical stimulation of the brain relieves chronic facial pain

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'Islamist' school thwarted in Virginia

'Islamist' school thwarted in Virginia

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Pope Benedict is Jewish, says Muslim expert

Pope Benedict is Jewish, says Muslim expert

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Author Edwin Black lectures in Seattle on 'IBM and the Holocaust'

Author Edwin Black lectures in Seattle on 'IBM and the Holocaust'

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St Louis University new law dean defended a woman's right to an abortion

St Louis University new law dean defended a woman's right to an abortion

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Pregnant women with HIV go untreated for depression

Pregnant women with HIV go untreated for depression

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The Catholic/Secular university

The Catholic/Secular university

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Schools should not fear Title VI protections for students

Schools should not fear Title VI protections for students

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A 'schism' among Catholics over Sebelius' address at Georgetown University

A 'schism' among Catholics over Sebelius' address at Georgetown University

Catholic bishop scolds Jesuits of Georgetown University for inviting HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to speak at commencement.

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U.S. universities are on notice to protect students from bigotry

U.S. universities are on notice to protect students from bigotry

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A Renaissance Michigan Man

A Renaissance Michigan Man

George Jewett was a pioneer, perhaps without knowing it, in 1890s Michigan. Resisting racism, he excelled on the playing field and life.

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Controversial Catholic Bishop Jenky needs a follow-up act

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Liberals continue to deny Catholic prerogatives

Liberals continue to deny Catholic prerogatives

Every institution, including the Catholic Church, has house rules. No one is forced to stay.

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Darwin is God, and I - Jerry Coyne - am his prophet!

Darwin is God, and I - Jerry Coyne - am his prophet!

The façade of a “humanistic” atheism is only able to stand as long as one accepts the basic principle, as espoused by the Declaration of Independence – based on the opening chapters of Genesis – that every human being possesses infinite preciousness.

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Catholic bishop is firm on disinviting Victoria Kennedy to college commencement

Catholic bishop is firm on disinviting Victoria Kennedy to college commencement

Two groups of Catholics affiliated with the Democratic Party asked Bishop McManus to reconsider.

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Georgetown University: Catholic or not?

Georgetown University: Catholic or not?

Nearly 90 faculty members and priests at Georgetown University signed a letter criticizing Rep. Paul Ryan’s visit to the campus. They say his budget plan represents a “continuing misuse of Catholic teaching” because it allegedly hurts the poor.

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New think tank to tackle anti-Semitism on campus

New think tank to tackle anti-Semitism on campus

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Anti-Israel campaign resorts to familiar Marxist tropes

Anti-Israel campaign resorts to familiar Marxist tropes

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North Carolina: Catholic bishop calls for fasting to change Obamacare

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Notre Dame prof defies Catholic bishops on birth control

Notre Dame prof defies Catholic bishops on birth control

Gary Gutting, an endowed professor at Notre Dame, wrote in the New York Time that Catholic bishops no longer decide on morality for Catholic laity.

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Harvard: home to ethical pornography

Harvard: home to ethical pornography

One argument in favor of 'ethical porn' is that women are not getting their fair share of profits from porn.

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Academic freedom of risk over Obamacare contraception mandate

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Gay clubs active at Catholic colleges and universities

Gay clubs active at Catholic colleges and universities

Over 40% of Catholic universities in the US sponsor pro-gay clubs - TFP Student Action needs your help to "Save our Catholic Colleges" "All are welcome!" Except possibly those who accept the Church's full teaching on sexual morality.

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Michigan Democrats urge public to hire military veterans

Michigan Democrats urge public to hire military veterans

Democrats Charles Smiley and Jim Ananich of the Flint area have introduced legislation in the Michigan legislature to help small businesses hire America's veterans.

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Adult stem cell research shows great promise

Adult stem cell research shows great promise

At a conference held in Rome, scientists, religious figures, ethicists and others are gathering to discuss how to increase public awareness of adult stemcell treatments.

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Precious Chinese folk art found hidden in a library

Precious Chinese folk art found hidden in a library

Tidying up at a University of Michigan library yielded a treasure of Chinese papercuts that had been forgotten.

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