Associated Press/Photo by Carolyn Kaster

Sen. John McCain, war hero and statesman, has died

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 8/25/18, 08:52 pm

Sen. John McCain, the Arizona Republican who championed veterans causes and made several unsuccessful bids for the presidency, has died from complications of brain cancer. He was 81.

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Associated Press/Photo by Sunday Alamba

Nigeria leads the world in extreme poverty

International | The African nation overtakes India as the problem shifts from Asia to Africa
by Charissa Crotts
Posted 7/31/18, 04:54 pm

Nigeria has overtaken India as the country with the most people living in extreme poverty, according to a report released last month by the Brookings Institution. The study found 87 million people in the African nation living in such conditions, a number growing by six people per minute, compared to a steadily decreasing 73 million people in India.

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The power of the Word

Hope Awards | A Christian drug rehab center in Vietnam is helping addicts get clean—and the government is noticing
by June Cheng
Posted 7/19/18, 02:25 pm

International Winner: Aquila Rehab Center

Vietnamese flags wave from houses on either side of a newly paved road 27 miles outside Hanoi. Past a small lake stands the Aquila Rehab Center, a Christian drug rehab center with several buildings, a garden, dirt clearings, and a spectacular view of leafy trees, grassy fields, and verdant mountains cloaked in mist.

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