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In The World—May 24, 2015

By Christy Barritt Blind Dog Brightens Days for Many A golden retriever named Smiley is cheering up residents in the town of Stouffville, Canada. Smiley was born without eyes, but now he spends hours each day visiting retirement home patients, comforting nursing home patients, and meeting special needs kids. When he was less than 2 […]

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In The World—May 17, 2015

By Christy Barritt One-Third of Christian Media Audience Unchurched A new study by LifeWay Research shows that approximately one-third of those engaging in Christian media, such as books, radio, TV, and movies, are unchurched. The results showed that, even though the primary audience for these venues are Christians who use the media as a means […]

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In The World—May 10, 2015

By Christy Barritt Kirk Cameron Big Winner at 35th Golden Raspberry Awards Kirk Cameron took home top prizes at the Golden Raspberry Awards this year. The Razzies are the opposite of the Oscars; awards are given for negative honors in Hollywood such as the worst movie and worst director. Cameron earned a Razzie for Worst […]

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In The World—April 26, 2015

By Christy Barritt Does Divorce Make People Happier? The National Survey of Families and Households recently issued a report that focused on marriage, divorce, and happiness. The results surprised many. For the study, 5,232 married adults were interviewed and 1,315 said they were “unhappy.” Five years later, the same adults who said they were unhappy […]

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In The World—April 19, 2015

By Christy Barritt Britain in Favor of Three-Parent Babies Members of British Parliament voted in favor of a bill that paves the way for the creation of three-parent babies who would contain DNA from two women and one man. Some say this is a way of tackling genetic diseases, while others question the ethics of […]