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Sing It Now: 'One A Penny, Two A Penny, Hot Cross Buns'

Many in the U.S. know this Easter treat mainly from song. But in the U.K. and many former British colonies (even the U.S.), they're big business.
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Eggs Become Art To Celebrate Life's Rebirth

Cultures around the world decorate eggs to celebrate spring. Modern artists continue those traditions, reflecting the fragility and beauty of life.
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Time Warner, Others Join Disney In Opposing Georgia's 'Religious Liberty' Bill

Disney and its Marvel subsidiary have threatened to boycott the state if the governor signs the controversial measure. Other companies are now urging the governor to veto the bill.
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Supreme Court Hears Arguments In Obamacare Birth Control Challenge

The Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday in a case challenging an Obamacare provision on birth control coverage on religious freedom grounds.
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Israeli Woman Describes Journey From Criticizing Settlers To Becoming One

An Israeli woman talks about the surprising journey her life took after being raised in a secular, mainstream Jewish family.
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Holy Holi: Colored Powder Will Be Thrown But Splashing Might Be Illegal

It's a spring religious festival in India. People spatter each other with colored powder and spray lots of water. This year's drought is changing the tradition — to the dismay of many.

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Evangelicals Key To Republican Support For Israel

Republican support for Israel is rooted in the evangelical Christian wing of the party, which cites biblical imperatives as the basis for its advocacy on behalf of the Jewish state.
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Learning — And Unlearning — To Be An 'Ambassador' For Islam

Since she was a little girl, Beenish Ahmed has felt called on to represent all Muslims in an often Islamophobic country. But how?
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State Department Declares ISIS Attacks On Christians Constitute Genocide

The State Department says ISIS has committed "genocide" against Christians in Syria and Iraq, but the declaration may add up to more in U.S. domestic politics than in new action against the militants.
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Feast Like It's 399: What Would St. Patrick Eat?

The patron saint of Ireland was born to high status in Britain, then stolen away by pirates as a teen. It's a life story with plenty of fodder to cook up an unexpected, historically inspired menu.

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