Gabrielle Giffords Shot

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In Attack’s Wake, Political Repercussions James Palka/Associated Press Emergency personnel used a stretcher to carry Representative Gabrielle Giffords[...]

A Prolific Father of Haitian Letters, Busier Than Ever

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By RANDAL C. ARCHIBOLD Port-au-Prince, Haiti Frankétienne has had prophecies of death (his own) and destruction (Haiti’s). The earthquake that wrecked[...]

Rev. David Wilkerson Dies at 79; Started Times Square Church

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David Wilkerson Killed in Car Crash Sarah Pulliam Bailey David Wilkerson, author of The Cross and the Switchblade and founder of World Challenge Ministries,[...]

The first federal prison for women opens

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The Federal Industrial Institution for Women, the first women’s federal prison, opens in Alderson, West Virginia. All women serving federal sentences[...]

12,000-Year-Old Rock Paintings Found in Xinjiang, China 2011-04-29 12:04

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Ancient colored rock paintings dating back 12,000 years have been found in a cave in the Altai area of China’s Xinjiang region. The paintings found[...]

Pope John Paul II: social teaching reinvigorated the faith

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Pope John Paul II: social teaching reinvigorated the faith By Stephen F. Schneck This Sunday, May 1, we celebrate the beatification of Pope John Paul II.[...]