Associated Press/Photo by Jonathan Brady/PA

Globe Trot: ISIS directs attackers from Syria to Europe

International | But the terrorist group reportedly has plenty of fighters in France
by Mindy Belz
Posted 8/03/16, 02:42 pm

ISIS deterred a would-be recruit, now in a German prison, from taking up arms to fight in Syria and Iraq, saying “it needed more attackers in Germany and Britain.” The New York Times reports:

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Krieg Barrie

A different Adolf

History | Once faith in God falls, horror rises
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 7/22/16, 01:00 am

The cover date of this issue, Aug. 6, is the 71st anniversary of the day the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima. One week later this year comes Tisha B’Av, the annual fast day in Judaism that commemorates, among other incidents, the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem 1,946 years ago, and now the 20th-century Holocaust as well.

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Associated Press/Photo by Michael Miller/The Temple Daily Telegram

Midday Roundup: Five soldiers dead in Fort Hood flood

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 6/03/16, 12:00 pm

Fatal flood. Rising floodwaters swept away a truck carrying 12 soldiers from the Fort Hood Army base in Texas, leaving five people dead and four missing. Post spokesman Chris Haug said today the soldiers were being trained on how to operate the 2½-ton truck when it overturned Thursday morning along a creek. Officials were in the process of closing flooded roads around the base when the accident happened.

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