More Than 1 Million ‘Check In’ On Facebook To Support The Standing Rock Sioux

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Most of the “visitors” are not actually at the protest camp in North Dakota, where the tribe and its supporters are gathering to oppose the pipeline. The planned route crosses the Missouri River just upstream of the reservation, and the tribe says it could contaminate drinking water and harm sacred lands. Continue reading

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Conservative Christians Grapple With Whether ‘Religious Freedom’ Includes Muslims

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Religious liberty is a rallying cry for many evangelical voters, and it has been popping up repeatedly throughout this presidential campaign. But in the current political climate, some conservative Christians are struggling with how to apply religious freedom to other … Continue reading

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U.S. Ranks 41st In Press Freedom Index Thanks To ‘War On Whistleblowers’

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Countries ahead of the U.S. in the rankings include Canada (18), Ghana (26), Chile (31) and the U.K. (38). The U.S. is ranked higher than France (45) and Italy (77). Continue reading

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Utah Nearly Abolishes Chronic Homelessness

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Despite their support for sending troops, 85 percent of respondents told pollsters they would “definitely” or “probably” not be willing to join the military. Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia Farming Arizona Land After Depleting Domestic Water Sources

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The remarkable thing about Saudi Arabia’s story is that it’d done something similar in the desert until the water ran out. The aquifers essentially went dry. Ancient springs that were mentioned in the Bible began drying up, and the Saudi Arabian government told its dairy companies to start importing their hay and their wheat from other parts of the world. Continue reading

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