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We Have Our Brother Back

I rejoice that Pastor Terry Jones and his church have decided never to burn Qurans.
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Another Disaster for Pakistan as More Loans Announced

Pakistan is still in the midst of recovering from a devastating flood -- one of the worst humanitarian disasters in its history -- a
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It Didn't Happen

It didn't happen. The threat of a pastor from a very small Florida church to burn Qurans and start "International Burn a Koran Day," was not carried out.
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My Phone Conversation with Terry Jones

When the story of the fringe Florida pastor and his proposed burning of the Quran broke back in July, we intentionally decided not to give oxygen to the story.
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Charges Against Border Humanitarians Reversed

In southern Arizona, a glimmer of hope for immigration activists is like a drop of water on a hot summer day -- you are quenched for a brief moment, but the moment is gone once you realize how thir
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'Welcome, Cordoba House!'

[Editor's Note: Lisa Sharon Harper spoke at a candlelight vigil in support of the Cordoba House in New York on September 10. Below is her transcription of the speech.]
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Friday Links Round Up: 9/11. Lightbulbs. The SojoStore.

9/11. Lightbulbs. The SojoStore. Here's a little round up of link from around the web you may have missed this week.
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Solar Panels from 1979 Return to the White House

In 1979, then-President Jimmy Carter announced the installation of solar panels on the White House roof.
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The Massachusetts Bible Society Got it Right

Among all the responses to the planned (but now canceled) burning copies of the Quran on Saturday by a church in Florida, the Massachusetts Bibl
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