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Poll Shows that Americans Choose Obama as the Man they Admire Most in the World

December 26, 2008

obama-most-admired-590.jpgA month before his inauguration, Americans choose Barack Obama as the man they admire most in the world, according to a new USA TODAY/Gallup Poll. It’s the first time a president-elect has topped the annual survey in more than a half-century.

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With the Obama Election, Evangelicals Seek a Role as Faith in Politics Enters Historic Era

November 30, 2008

Mickey Sheridan is in denial. In the weeks since the election of Barack Obama, the 58-year-old self-professed “holy roller” refuses to acknowledge the Illinois senator will soon be inaugurated as America’s 44th president.

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Wal-Mart Names Michael Duke to Succeed Lee Scott as New CEO

November 21, 2008

michael-duke-walmart-CEO.jpgWal-Mart Stores Inc., the world’s largest retailer, unexpectedly
announced Friday that its chief executive will retire in February and
be replaced by the head of its international division.

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Faith, Hope and Financial Help: Churches Offer Classes as Members Grow Anxious

November 21, 2008

Last winter, Mary Evans was drowning in debt and despair. The 27-year-old Palatine native was emerging from a divorce. The mother of a 2-year-old child, Evans was $80,000 in student loan and credit card debt.

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Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano Tapped as New Homeland Security Chief

November 20, 2008

janet-napolitano.jpgThe popular two-term governor of Arizona, Janet Napolitano, has been tapped by President-elect Barack Obama to head the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Her responsibilities would include such high-profile and hot-topic issues as immigration enforcement, federal disaster response, and airport security. 

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Cardinal Criticizes Obama as ‘Aggressive, Disruptive and Apocalyptic’

November 20, 2008

stafford-obama.jpgCardinal James Francis Stafford, head of the Apostolic Penitentiary of the Holy See, delivered a lecture on Thursday saying that the future under President-elect Obama will echo Jesus’ agony in Gethsemane.

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Obama Picks Tom Daschle as Health Secretary

November 19, 2008

tom-daschle.jpgU.S. President-elect Barack Obama selected Tom Daschle, a heavyweight former senator, to be his health secretary on Wednesday, while former President Bill Clinton took steps to help secure his wife the nation’s top diplomatic job. 

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