Jamie Dean

Jamie lives and works in North Carolina, where she covers the political beat and other topics as national editor for WORLD Magazine. Follow Jamie on Twitter @deanworldmag.

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Remember those in prison

North Korea | Hopes of North Korean diplomacy shouldn’t overshadow the plight of Christians and others suffering under the regime
by Jamie Dean
Posted 6/15/18, 05:34 pm

After President Donald Trump’s historic visit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un in Singapore, Trump declared he had “solved” the problem of a nuclear threat from the recluse nation.

Let’s hope so, but let’s also wait and see whether North Korea follows through with its promises on denuclearization.

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Spade: Walter Weissman/Star Max/IPx/AP • Bourdain: Matthew Eisman/Getty Images

People in pain

News analysis | A pair of high-profile suicides brings attention to a growing crisis
by Jamie Dean
Posted 6/14/18, 12:37 pm

Summer dawned with cautious hopes for North Korean diplomacy and cheerful hurrahs (at least among some Americans) over a Supreme Court victory for Christian baker Jack Phillips of Masterpiece Cakeshop.

But sunny days also brought darker news, with the sudden deaths of two well-known public figures—fashion designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef and author Anthony Bourdain. Both had successful careers. Both committed suicide.

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Left: Blind Boys of Alabama • Right: Justin Sullivan/AP

The seeing blind

Work & Calling | What a legendary gospel singer reminds the world after a week filled with sad news of death
by Jamie Dean
Posted 6/11/18, 08:55 am

Every week brings reminders that death comes for every man and every woman—and sometimes children—but it’s still a deep blow, no matter when or how it arrives.

Last week brought sad news of the sudden and tragic deaths of two well-known figures: fashion designer Kate Spade and television star and author Anthony Bourdain. Both had tremendously successful careers. Both committed suicide. 

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