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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U.S., allies demand elections to end Venezuelan crisis

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 1/28/19, 11:04 am

The struggle for control of Venezuela turned to the military over the weekend. Supporters of the U.S.-backed leader, Juan Guaidó, distributed leaflets to soldiers detailing a proposed amnesty law that would protect them if they helped remove embattled President Nicolás Maduro from power. Maduro, meanwhile, appeared on state TV in tan fatigues, observing military exercises and talking with soldiers.

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Tidying up and moving forward

Media | Netflix series sparks a cleanliness craze
by Lynde Langdon
Posted 1/25/19, 03:39 pm

Whatever the mess, Marie Kondo has an adorable solution for it. On the new Netflix series Tidying Up with Marie Kondo, the Japanese lifestyle guru helps overwhelmed Americans declutter their homes using a combination of hard work, positivity, and playfulness. In the nearly four weeks since the series debuted, its popularity has skyrocketed Kondo to fame and inspired a decluttering frenzy.

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Trump administration protects Christian foster agencies

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 1/23/19, 02:40 pm

In a resounding victory for faith-based child placement agencies, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Wednesday said a South Carolina adoption and foster care agency can continue to work only with families that share its Christian beliefs. A letter from HHS to South Carolina Gov.

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