Kiley Crossland

Kiley is a WORLD Digital assistant editor and reports on marriage, family, and sexuality.

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At least 33 dead after building collapse in Russia

by Kiley Crossland
Posted 1/02/19, 11:13 am

Search crews are still pulling bodies from the rubble of an apartment building in Magnitogorsk, Russia, that collapsed Monday. At least 33 people are dead, including a 3-year-old girl found on Wednesday. Authorities said eight people who lived in the building are still unaccounted for, including several children. A section of the 10-story apartment building collapsed early Monday morning in the city of about 400,000 people located 870 miles southeast of Moscow. The collapse followed an explosion believed related to a gas leak.

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Escaped lion kills worker

by Kiley Crossland
Posted 12/31/18, 10:20 am

A lion killed an intern at a North Carolina wildlife conservatory on Sunday after it escaped from a locked space. Alexandra Black, 22, of New Palestine, Ind., was attacked by the lion at the Conservators Center in Caswell County while cleaning an enclosure. Black graduated from Indiana University in May with a degree in animal behavior and had been working at the center for about two weeks. It is unclear how the lion escaped during the routine cleaning, the center said in a statement. The lion was shot and killed after attempts to tranquilize it failed.

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Rebelling against God’s design

Family | 2018 saw society further dismiss a Biblical understanding of sex, marriage, and family
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 12/28/18, 02:34 pm

The deconstruction of gender, and thus God’s good design for humans, dominated marriage and family news again this year. Experts grappled with technology and its effect on children and families, and how later-in-life marriage and fewer children are changing culture. Here are the top five family and sexuality stories for 2018.

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