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New Conn. law makes dam owners more responsible

The owners of thousands of dams across Connecticut will soon be responsible for making sure their structures are safe, and some will have to come up with an emergency plan in case something goes wrong. Full story

Egyptian Christians happy Mursi is gone but remain wary

CAIRO (Reuters) - The evening Egypt's army ousted Islamist President Mohamed Mursi, Christian lawyer Peter Naggar celebrated on Tahrir Square with even greater joy than when autocrat Hosni Mubarak fell from power two years ago. Full story

A look at Gov. McDonnell’s myopic view of Christian morality

Martin Bashir examines the unfolding scandal involving Gov. Bob McDonnell, and questions of financial gifts from a supporter – and the irony that the governor with an apparent lust for material objects has spent a lifetime condemning another kind of immorality: sexual. Full story

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   Bashir: VA Gov. McDonnell’s ‘myopic’ view of Christian morality

Martin Bashir examines the unfolding scandal involving Gov. Bob McDonnell, R-Virginia, and questions of financial gifts from a supporter – and the irony that the governor with an apparent lust for material objects has spent a lifetime condemning another kind of immorality: sexual.

  Fringe gathers at Faith & Freedom

Karen Finney and former evangelical Frank Schaffer join Rev. Sharpton to discuss Ralph Reed’s religious right-wing Faith and Freedom Conference.

  Former Bachmann staffer opens up about her inner circle, ethics inquiries

Former Michele Bachmann staffer Peter Waldron joins Martin in a wide-ranging interview about life in the Minnesota congresswoman’s inner circle; his opinions on the inquiries hounding her – including his allegations to the FEC; and her worldview on Muslims and Muslim-Americans.

  Sports, christianity, and gay athletes

Steve Kornacki’s panelists talk about the influence of religion on professional athletes and how it could factor into their relationship with openly gay players.

  Why the 21st century began in 1979

Foreign Policy Contributing Editor Christian Caryl talks with The Cycle hosts about the idea behind his new book, “Strange Rebels: 1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century,” outlining five developments that shaped the religious, economic, and political foundation of our modern world.

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