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Public theologian Dr. Russell Moore on America’s “unhealthy craving for controversy.”

podcast David Axelrod, the founder and director of the University of Chicago Institute of Politics, brings you The Axe Files, a series of revealing interviews with key figures in the political world. Go beyond the soundbites and get to know some of the most interesting players in politics. Oct 28, …

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This Board Game Will Have You Solving Murders

CNN —   Who hasn’t fantasized now and again about solving a mystery or being a renegade detective who takes a stone-cold killer off the streets using only wits, moxie and a stylishly angled fedora? But the part about risking your life and having to fill out reams of real-life …

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Lonely Planet names the best destinations for 2022

(CNN) — In 1973, young British couple Tony and Maureen Wheeler published a guidebook entitled “Across Asia on The Cheap.” Little did they know that one humble guidebook would lay the foundation for a worldwide travel brand called Lonely Planet. Nearly 50 years later, their travel guide empire, Lonely Planet, …

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One of the world’s most closed-off nations to start easing Covid-19 travel restrictions

(CNN) — New Zealand on Thursday said it would begin easing Covid-19 restrictions that have been in place on its national borders since March 2020. Chris Hipkins, minister in charge of New Zealand’s Covid-19 response, said that from November, travelers from Pacific countries such as Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu will …

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Coast-to-coast flight diverted after passenger assaulted crew member, airline says

(CNN) — A coast-to-coast flight was diverted to Denver on Wednesday night after a passenger “physically assaulted a flight attendant,” American Airlines said in a statement. Flight 976 from John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City to Santa Ana, California, landed in Denver safely where police “removed and …

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Brooklyn’s first supertall skyscraper officially reaches its full height

Written by Jacqui Palumbo, CNNBrooklyn, New York Manhattan is no stranger to supertall skyscrapers but Brooklyn’s skyline has now radically changed as its first supertall reached its full, vertiginous height on Thursday. The 93-story, 1,066-foot-tall residential building, standing at 9 DeKalb Avenue in Downtown Brooklyn, was designed by SHoP Architects. …

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He took her on a private plane ride on their first date

(CNN) — Sallie Kuria relocated to Germany from Kenya in 2010, unsure what to expect but ready to embrace a new adventure. Sallie, then 23, arrived in the small town of Eschbach, near Freiburg in the mountainous Black Forest region, to work as an au pair for a guy who …

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We tested 18 top-rated moisturizers for every skin type: These 9 are worth it

Whether you’re a skin care novice or someone who touts an expansive daily routine, you likely reach for a face moisturizer to keep your skin looking and feeling good. And if you don’t, you should definitely start using one. With this in mind, we brought in a panel of reviewers …

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Assistant director acknowledges failure to fully check Baldwin’s gun

David Halls (IMDB) The assistant director on “Rust” who handed Alec Baldwin the gun that fired the fatal shot acknowledged to investigators that he did not check all the rounds loaded in the weapon prior to the lethal shooting of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, a detective wrote in a search warrant …

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Houston and Atlanta mayors make friendly wager ahead of Game 2

Cristian Javier of the Houston Astros reacts as he leaves the game in the seventh inning during Game 2. (Photo by Michael Starghill/MLB Photos/Getty Images) The Houston Astros take Game 2 of the 2021 World Series. The Astros’ bats came alive tonight as the home team put up seven runs …

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