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Today's must-read faith and family stories

Here's our daily list of articles from across the Web about faith and family-related topics as well as our other four areas of emphasis: education, causes, media and moneywise.

Some of these stories will find their way to The Pulse, a curated list of the top news stories of the day on our homepage. Others will pop up in our articles. So scan the entire email or focus on the section that interests you most, and don't forget to send us your feedback.

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20 ways to fall in love all over again — Time magazine

When I found myself in a long-distance relationship, I wrote an app to make it better — Quartz

There's no perfect age to find a husband — The Atlantic

Woman born with no womb gives birth to miracle twins — The Telegraph

The only baby book you'll ever need — The New York Times

The only thing you need to teach your children — Christianity Today

The toddlers are on to you — Pacific Standard

Does domestic violence really increase on Super Bowl Sunday? — The New Republic


What introverts wish the church understood about them — Relevant magazine

A new era for Jesus Culture — Relevant magazine

What women want: More opportunities to serve — Christianity Today

Feeling unwelcome at Mosques, 2 women start their own in L.A. — The Wall Street Journal

Imam Moujahed Bakhach cancels Muslim rodeo prayer after backlash — The Huffington Post

The return of anti-Semitism — The Wall Street Journal

The 'pay what you want' experiment at synagogues — The New York Times

Dispatch from America's most bible-minded city — The Gospel Coalition

Why black churches are keeping millennials — Christianity Today


Why I send my kids to Catholic school — Crux

Only one group in America is having enough babies to replace itself. What could that mean for education? — The Blaze

Where school dollars go to waste — The Atlantic

Michael A. MacDowell: Money doesn't always matter in education — Education News

The activity gap — The Atlantic

The next frontier in school choice — The Daily Signal

Major exodus — Slate

New magazine teaches children financial lessons — The New York Times

How improv can open up the mind to learning in the classroom and beyond — Mind/Shift

College life doesn't have the mean crummy cuisine, says dorm room chef — NPR


The darkest Super Bowl ad you probably never saw — The Huffington Post

Super Bowl XLIX was cool, but it's the dadvertising that really got us — The Huffington Post

Super Bowl commercials go for heart, not just funny bone and jugular — The New York Times

Super Bowl ads were slightly less sexist this year. Don't celebrate yet. — The New Republic

Blessed are the Super Bowl stars? — Christianity Today

Depression a factor in binge-watching TV shows — Newsweek

Virtual reality training for sexual harassment? — Newsweek

'Love beats hatin' is the new McDonald's slogan — West Texas News

5 dangerous apps you don't know your kids are using — Fox News

#R.I.P.: Grieving my dog offline — The New York Times

5 books teens will dive into — CNN


Dying to be free — The Huffington Post

Robert Samuelson: Challenging what we know about the housing bubble — The Washington Post

How can conservatives best fight poverty? — The Daily Signal

Should veterans with PTSD be exempt from the death penalty? — The Atlantic

The typical millennial is $2,000 poorer than his parents at this age — The Atlantic

More women ride mass transit than men. Shouldn't transit agencies be catering to them? — CityLab

10 ways you can help fight human trafficking — OnFaith


Employers shouldn't be forced to pry into employees' religious beliefs — Newsweek

Preparing to thrive in the workforce — Relevant magazine

Can your body language win you the job? — BBC

Job seekers: What to do if you aren't getting called for interviews — Business Insider

Unpaid interns: An endangered species? — Politico

Office puts chips under staff's skin — BBC

A case against the phrase 'no problem' — NPR

When the boss is a narcissist — Patheos

$3 tip on a $4 cup of coffee? Gratuities grow, automatically — The New York Times

Personal spending falls more than expected — Business Insider

Funniest reasons we've heard for getting sacked — BBC

The dangerous state of Americans' savings — The New York Times

When leaving home is good for the hometown — Pacific Standard

10 worst states to grow old in — The Huffington Post

Even millionaires struggle with depression — Yahoo!

When you die, who can read your email? — The Wall Street Journal

If Comcast did this one thing, so much customer hate would vanish — Time magazine


She fought for patients' rights, then she was put in a hospital against her will — The Washington Post

Flu striking older Americans at highest pace on record, CDC says —

Virtual hearts can help show who is at risk from sudden cardiac death — Time magazine

Fight back against Parkinson's: Exercise may be the best therapy — NPR

Why do we pick our nose? — BBC

Drinking stimulates consumption of high-fat foods — Pacific Standard

1 in 4 millennials still don't understand how vaccines and autism work — Mic

In Alzheimer's cases, financial ruin and abuse are always lurking — The New York Times

Piling on work to escape gap in health law — The New York Times


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