Angela Lu Fulton

Angela is a senior reporter for WORLD Magazine and a part-time editor for WORLD Digital. She is a graduate of the World Journalism Institute and Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. Angela resides in Taipei, Taiwan. Follow her on Twitter @angela818.

 

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U.K. church too exclusive for charity status

Religion
by Angela Lu Fulton
Posted 1/04/13, 04:00 pm

A conservative Christian fellowship in England is appealing the U.K. Charity Commission’s decision to deny it charity status because it does not offer a “public benefit.” 

The Charity Commission said the Preston Down Trust, a part of the Plymouth Brethren community, does not contribute to the community at large because of its separatist tendencies. The group’s exclusivity disqualifies it for the significant tax exemptions available to charities, the commission ruled. 

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Weight loss can wait

Lifestyle
by Angela Lu Fulton
Posted 1/02/13, 04:45 pm

As gyms across the country fill up today with people eager to fulfill New Year’s resolutions, a new study may change Americans’ views on those extra pounds they’re so eager to lose.

Researchers at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention found people who are merely overweight—with a body mass index (BMI) of 25 to 29.9—actually have lower mortality rates than those of normal weight, defined as having a BMI of 18.5 to 24.9. 

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Giving voice to sorrow and hope

Cambodia | A Cambodian refugee turns her tale of survival under the Khmer Rouge into an audio ministry reaching thousands in her homeland
by Angela Lu Fulton
Posted 12/21/12, 01:00 am

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