Controversy In Tennessee Over Teaching Religion In Schools
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Nick Rossi leads his class of seventh graders in a review of what they've learned about religion. “I want you to know it,” he says. “Because in our community, we have people that belong to basically every religion that we're studying.” (Chas Sisk/WPLN).

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Why exit pollsters desperately need to get religion
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As a Baptist minister with a doctorate in political communication and a book on religious rhetoric in presidential campaigns, I find the treatment of religion in exit polls woefully lacking. In Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada, there were …

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Will This Bill End the War Between the Government and the Tech Community Over …
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The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee will introduce a bill on Monday afternoon aiming to help solve the long-running fight between the government and the tech and privacy communities over encryption, which has made headlines …

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Irish election: Recounts continue but still no clear indication on government
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Recounts are continuing in three constituencies in the Irish election, but there is still no firm indication on who will form the new government. Most of the 158 seats have been filled with just 10 left to be allocated. So far, Fine Gael remains the …

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Syrian Truce in Danger of Collapse From Government Attacks
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BEIRUT/GENEVA (Reuters) – A senior official from Syria's main opposition group said on Monday that a fragile international attempt to halt nearly five years of fighting was in danger of total collapse because of attacks by government forces. The …

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Judge Denies Government's Motion Asking Apple to Unlock iPhone in Narcotics Case
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The United States government's motion to compel Apple's assistance in unlocking an iPhone in a narcotics case was denied today by Magistrate Judge James Orenstein in Brooklyn, New York. In October, the Department of Justice sought a motion to compel …

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When I Lose Weight, My Life Will Change
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Symptomatic with the near obsession with weight, when asked what would make a person happiest — losing weight, hearing from an old friend, a date with a man you admire or success at work — far more respondents checked losing weight (42 percent) then …

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ANALYSIS: Debt crisis exposes flaws in Kurdistan's economy
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ERBIL, Iraq – The Kurdish Region of Iraq, long the darling of the international community as a result of its success in keeping the Islamic State (IS) group at bay and absorbing well over a million people displaced by the war, is in crisis. While …

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