Nation suffers from values famine

Recently, I read about a famine that exists in this great nation of ours. It was really a surprise to find out that it was not a famine of bread and water as such, but a famine of hearing God's word (or the lack of it). Just...

Study: Irish Potato Famine was caused by different strain of fungus than previously believed

...The menacing strain of fungus long blamed for the Irish Potato Famine was not the culprit after all, according to genetic research...a blight raced through Ireland's potato crop, leading to famine that killed at least 1 million people and spurred a wave of...

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Pollution one possible cause of African famine

...nations was one of the possible causes of a devastating African famine that left 1.2 million people dead. The starvation brought...stopped short of solely blaming industry's effluent for the famine and starvation that wracked the region of Africa called the...

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It's 'every man for himself' in fight to stay in Chase

AVONDALE, Ariz. - It could be feast or famine for three organizations trying to advance their drivers into NASCAR's championship race.Only Jeff Gordon has locked up his...

Scholar whose work helps the poor wins Nobel in economics

...1981 book "Poverty and Famines: An Essay on Entitlement...challenged the view that famine is caused solely or primarily...food. He wrote that famines sometimes result from...simple economics. "Famines can occur even when the...In the 1974 Bangladesh famine, for example, he said...

Work that Jesus came to begin is unfinished

At Christmas, I tend to want to avoid seeing or reading about famines and floods, hostages and the homeless, rape and incest and drug-related crimes. After all, it's a time for love and laughter...

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Christmas could use less sugar

During the Christmas season, I tend to want to avoid stories on subjects such as famines or floods, hostages and the homeless, rape and incest, and drug-related crimes. After all, the holiday season is a time...

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Mugabe's famine

...dictator, blamed the victims, not the mobs. Already facing famine six weeks ago, Mugabe's mobs killed or ran off 4,000 white...but so are the neighbor nations Zimbabwe used to feed. The famine is entirely man made - by Mugabe, solely to keep him in power...

Across South Carolina

...estimated 1.5 million Irish to North America during the potato famine of the 1840s is heading to Charleston. The Jeanie Johnston...three-masted, 123-foot-long bark is a replica of the famine boats nicknamed "coffin ships" because conditions on board...

Irish heritage remains strong in Augusta

...whose ancestors immigrated to the Southeast after the potato famine is strong today. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates 7.7...immigrants in the mid-1850s when people tried to escape the famine, Mulherin said. Many funneled through the port in Charleston...