Saturday, June 13, 2009

The latest from the oldest on the web for independent investigative journalism ... Consortium News

The mysterious Air France crash over the Atlantic prompts worries about the Airbus on-plane computers, writes William John Cox.

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The stirrings of an "emergent church" are challenging the clout of Christian fundamenalism, writes the Rev. Howard Bess.

Murder at Washington's Holocaust museum and other attacks fail to stir gun control debate, say Bill Moyers and Michael Winship.

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