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No, Bernie, July was not the hottest month “in the history of the planet”

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Major media outlets are repeating a claim by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) that last month was the hottest “in the history of the planet.” It comes during a worldwide push by Western ...

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1776 Curriculum released to counter narrative being pushed by the Left

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The 1776 Curriculum package of American history and civics materials for students in kindergarten through 12th grade has been released by Hillsdale College. The curriculum offers students and teachers a more traditional ...

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Rare 80-year-old ‘Big Boy’ steam engine visits this week

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This week is your chance to take in a rare sight. Big Boy No. 4014, the famed Union Pacific steam locomotive built in the 1940s to conquer mountains while carrying equipment during ...

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Open letter to Ben & Jerry’s over Israel boycott

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Dear Ben & Jerry’s board members, In today’s ruthless global business environment, your company’s accentuation of social justice causes is well-noted. However, your product and branding have now been tainted. The taste ...

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Israeli gymnast celebrated after winning nation’s second-ever gold medal

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Israel welcomed gymnast Artem Dolgopyat home this week after he won the nation’s first gold medal in artistic gymnastics. Supporters greeted him at Ben Gurion Airport with cheers and applause. “This is ...

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Lessons from Roman historian Livy on the rise and fall of nations

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Two thousand years ago, an eminent Roman historian coined the popular aphorism, “Better late than never.” His name was Titus Livius, anglicized as simply Livy. True to the aphorism, he wrote much ...

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Empires at War: National WWI Museum adds powerful new exhibit

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The newest exhibition from the National WWI Museum and Memorial opens Friday, Aug. 27.  Empires at War: Austria and Russia explores aspects of the war often less surveyed: the Eastern Front and ...

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National Churchill Museum in Fulton reopens after pandemic

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Area families looking for a getaway before school starts have a new option. The National Churchill Museum in Fulton, Mo., is reopening this weekend after being closed during the pandemic. The museum ...

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Tower of Babel comes to the Ark Encounter

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Answers in Genesis celebrated the fifth anniversary of its popular Ark Encounter by announcing plans for a new Tower of Babel attraction. The Ark Encounter opened in July 2016 in Williamstown, Ky. ...

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‘Israel Uncharted!’ 3 evenings of Biblical discoveries and news

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You are invited to attend “Israel Uncharted!” – an exciting evening of archaeological and Biblical discovery beginning July 19. For three consecutive evenings, presentations will be held across the Kansas City area ...

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Biblical judge Gideon named in newly discovered inscription

A rare 3,100-year-old inscription was discovered during excavations in southern Israel and is linked to the biblical judge Gideon. The partial inscription, written in ink on a small pottery jug, was recovered ...

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Teachers union pledges to teach critical race theory in all 50 states

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The National Education Association, which is the largest teachers union in the nation, has pledged to teach critical race theory in more than 14,000 school districts in all 50 states. They’re also ...

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Curriculum equates Native Americans with Palestinian conflict

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Public school officials in the state of Washington have inserted the Israeli-Palestinian conflict into mandatory 5th-grade lessons on Native American history. Children as young as 10 are being taught to associate the ...

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Hobby Lobby attacked for Independence Day ad

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On July 4, Hobby Lobby took out a full-page ad in multiple newspapers featuring a prominently placed verse from the Bible along with numerous, pro-Christian, pro-Bible quotes from our Founding Fathers and ...

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‘Christianity’ is now part of Chinese communist doctrine

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Christianity is being officially interpreted as a communist doctrine in a new museum to honor the Communist Party’s 100th birthday. The startling news comes from human rights group Bitter Winter. The Chinese ...

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How Stalin canceled Hamlet in the Soviet Union and what it teaches us

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William Shakespeare’s play Hamlet is considered by some to be the single greatest story ever written. Hamlet has it all: ghosts, sword fights, suicide, revenge, lust, murder, philosophy, faith, manipulation, and a ...

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Powerful exhibition “Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away.” now open at Union Station in Kansas City

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The much-anticipated exhibition Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away. opened at Union Station in Kansas City this week. Michael Berenbaum, Ph.D., one of the curators, wishes there was no need to ...

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St. Louis is home to several historic churches to visit on summer getaways

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Local residents don’t have to travel to Europe to visit historic churches this summer. St. Louis has several excellent examples of church architecture. The city’s history dates back to the mid-18th century ...

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New series redefines for audiences the personal story of enslaved Americans

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Barry Jenkins, the director of “The Underground Railroad,” says that “before making this show … I would have said I’m the descendant of enslaved Africans.” “I think now that answer has evolved,” ...

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Hobby Lobby sues Oxford professor for $7 million over stolen Bible fragments

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Hobby Lobby is suing a former Oxford professor for $7 million for selling stolen ancient Bible fragments. Dirk Obbink, a 64-year-old professor of papyrology at Oxford, sold fragments of papyrus and ancient ...

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Speakers sound optimistic tone on 10th anniversary of devastating Joplin tornado

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Paid work has prevented me from doing any volunteer work in Joplin, Mo., the site of a killer EF-5 tornado May 22, 2011, over the past seven years or so, but I ...

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New Israeli coalition formed to end Netanyahu and 12 year run

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Israel will have a new government after multiple parties formed a new coalition on Wednesday. The union means enough votes in the country’s Knesset to replace Benjamin Netanyahu as Prime Minister. A ...

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Free online course reminds us why Americans need patriotism

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Have you noticed a decreasing sense of patriotism among younger Americans today? Have you seen the polls suggesting that they are increasingly attracted to socialism and other ideas destructive of liberty? To ...

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Everything you need to know about Israel and Hamas and how it started

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Israel is a country that everyone seems to have an opinion about. What’s unfortunate is that most form their opinions based on a headline, social media post or Facebook news feed that ...

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First artifacts being installed for Auschwitz exhibit at Union Station

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Four massive, original concrete posts along with barbed and high-voltage wire used as fencing to surround and divide the Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp are being installed as part of a touring exhibition in ...

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