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January 23, 2018 - 2 minutes ago

WASHINGTON — The descriptions are haunting.

Some victims felt fine in the morning and were dead by night. Faces turned blue as patients coughed up blood. Stacked bodies outnumbered coffins.

A century after one of history’s most catastrophic disease outbreaks, scientists are rethinking…


Turnage speaker series to feature Duke pastor

January 22, 2018

As part of the Frederick Turnage Distinguished Speaker Series of Conversations on Christian Leadership, the Rev. Dr. Luke Powery, dean of Duke University Chapel, will be coming to Lakeside Baptist Church.

The Frederick E. Turnage Distinguished Speaker Series is offered each year as the…


Daughter donates half her liver to save dad

January 21, 2018

MCLEAN, Va. — Patricia Cooper’s father was sliding toward death more quickly than anyone had anticipated. His only hope of surviving liver disease was a transplant, which his doctors agreed was all but a fantasy. In a nation with a severe shortage of donor livers, Wayne Cooper was…


Holocaust museum in Brooklyn focuses on faith, survival

January 19, 2018

NEW YORK — Faith and survival, not the machinery of death, are the central themes at an atypical Holocaust museum in Brooklyn.

The three-year-old Amud Aish Memorial Museum, located far from the tourist crowds at near the very edge of the borough, focuses on the experiences of Orthodox Jews…