Lynde Langdon

Lynde is a WORLD Digital’s managing editor and reports on popular and fine arts. She lives in Wichita, Kan., with her husband and two daughters. Follow Lynde on Twitter @lmlangdon.

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Suspect held in Arizona shooting

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 5/21/20, 10:54 am

A gunman shot and injured three people—one critically—at the Westgate Entertainment District in Glendale, Ariz., on Wednesday. Police confronted the suspected shooter at the scene and managed to take him into custody safely, a Glendale Police Department spokeswoman said.

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Ravi Zacharias has died from cancer

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 5/19/20, 10:01 am

Ravi Zacharias, the Christian author and apologist who traveled the world teaching others to defend the faith, died on Tuesday of cancer, his family announced. He was 74.

What is his legacy? Born in Delhi, India, Zacharias converted to Christianity as a teen. He studied theology in Canada and went on to found Ravi Zacharias Ministries International in 1984. The organization now employs about 75 apologists who train Christian leaders around the world. His wife of 48 years, Margie, survives him, as do three children and several grandchildren.

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House passes divisive stimulus bill

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 5/15/20, 11:36 pm

Democrats approved a $3 trillion economic relief package on Friday that has virtually no chance of becoming law, but it establishes a framework for negotiations with the White House and Senate Republicans. While the $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill sailed through the House on March 27 by a voice vote, Friday’s bill garnered just 208 yes votes and 199 nos. Fourteen Democrats voted against it, and one Republican, Rep. Peter King of New York, voted for it.

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