At the Edge

God and the Gay Christian

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Matthew Vines is a courageous, extraordinary young man who is about to walk into the eye of a hurricane.


He was a sophomore at Harvard when he finally realized something he should probably have known all his life, but had pushed into the recesses of his subconscious. Matthew realized that he was ...

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LGBT rights
religion

A No-Fly List No One Bothers to Check

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The numbers are so large, it’s actually hard to imagine. Tens of millions of passports have been stolen or lost globally in the past 13 years. The names on those stolen or lost passports are sitting there, readily available, in an Interpol database. Any police or security agencies can check them,

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Asia
travel

Mystery Polio-like Disease Emerges in California

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Has polio returned to the United States? Probably not, but news reports in the past couple of days out of California sure have folks at the Centers for Disease Control and several medical groups concerned.

Polio is a highly contagious disease that was wiped out from developed countries, including ...

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Science 101: The Earth Rotates the Sun

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The Earth revolves around the sun. Really, it does. I know it may not seem that way because the sun appears to move across the sky each and every day, from east to west. It disappears into the ocean, and then rises again in the east the next day. But we’re the ones doing the moving in orbit around ...

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science
space

Another Answer to Why the Bees Are Dying

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Another potentially significant answer in the long-running mystery behind Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) may have just emerged: a virus that typically infects plants has been found systemically in honeybees in the U.S. and China.

Researchers have studied bee colonies for years in an effort to ...

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science
bees
animals
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