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The three-minute clip puts it simply: religion can be dangerous if rigidity...
Liberian health authorities are taking rapid precautionary steps after eight...
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In the spring of last year, Xi Jinping — China's paramount leader — presided over a national conference on religion . He seized the opportunity to declare Chinese Communist party (CCP) authority over questions...
Just 100 days into his term, Donald Trump’s young presidency has already provided its share of memorable moments, from his speech to a joint meeting of Congress to his decision to rain cruise missiles on a Syrian base...
The most interesting part of the book comes when he compares points of epistemology and evangelism between traditional religion and the deified Market, in a manner that shows surprising prescience regarding the...
Understandably, these discoveries will kindle questions about Earth's place in the universe. Moreover, contact with intelligent life elsewhere in the universe will present theological and philosophical conundrums...
At an interfaith dialogue hosted by the University of Colorado on April 20, religious scholars and lay believers alike discussed faith on campus and their commonalities and differences in this arena. Students, faculty...
The Indiana legislature sent a religion in schools bill to the Governor today for his signature. The Indianapolis Star tells you everything you need to know about it. House Bill 1024, which has been sent to Gov. Eric...
By Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump's executive order that sought to withhold federal funds from so-called sanctuary cities, dealing another legal blow to the...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on Arkansas' multiple execution plan (all times local):...
A 1-year-old girl was found safe in Montclair after authorities said she was abducted by her father in Rancho Cucamonga, prompting an Amber Alert, authorities announced Tuesday morning....
As a Native American scholar, I, too, have spent the past year at the intersection of science and religion at Harvard Divinity School, researching “ethnobotany” and “ethnopharmacology” – the scientific study...

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Over the past few weeks, we've heard troubling rumors that Apple is thinking about putting a Touch ID sensor on the back of the iPhone 8. The move would be necessary to eliminate the bottom bezel on the device,...
Objects of Devotion: Religion in Early America by Peter Manseau (Smithsonian, $29.95, ISBN 978-1-58834-592-9) is a companion to a Smithsonian National Museum of American History exhibition on religion in the United...
A central focus of this 36-hour Cairo trip will be dialogue and diplomacy, an attempt to build bridges with Muslims while offering a powerful statement to the world that religions can come together to oppose violence...
I wanted to flag to your attention this new piece by our crack Capitol Hill team of Alice Ollstein and Tierney Sneed. I've been telling you in recent days how President Trump had made a flat demand for border wall...
Each of the four Girl Scouts chose which religion they would like to teach their peers about. Klaudia Kurek was raised Catholic so she presented on the Catholic religion . Similarly, Asmita Jaiswal was raised Hindi and...
It was a startling collision of religion and politics. Egypt's president proposed a new law that would prevent Muslim men from ending their marriages simply by saying "divorce" three times. The...
EDITOR'S NOTE: This article originally appeared in Sightings, a publication of the Martin Marty Center at the University of Chicago Divinity School. Subscribe here to receive Sightings in your inbox on Mondays and...
By John Irish PARIS (Reuters) - French intelligence has concluded that forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad carried out a sarin nerve gas attack on April 4 in northern Syria and that Assad or members of his...
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said the plan for "the biggest tax cut" in U.S. history due to be released later on Wednesday by the White House would cut the business tax rate to 15 percent, including for small...
It used to be that if you wanted to add decent sound to your TV, you need to spend upwards of $1,000 on a surround sound system. The the home audio market got much more competitive, and prices began to fall. Things...
A man is sprayed with a chemical irritant as multiple fights break out between Trump supporters and anti-Trump protesters in Berkeley, California, on 15 April. The college town so deeply liberal that it is referred to...
An army veteran and her boyfriend have been arrested on animal cruelty charges after a video of the pair emerged apparently showing them tying a service dog to a tree and shooting it five times. Marinna Rollins, 23, was...
President Trump lashed out early Wednesday after a federal judge issued a temporary injunction against his "sanctuary cities" executive oder. Trump said he'd take it to the Supreme Court....
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer fired a warning flare toward an Iranian Revolutionary Guard vessel coming near it in the Persian Gulf, an American official said on Wednesday,...
Donald Trump has lashed out on Twitter after a judge blocked his executive order withholding funds from sanctuary cities if they failed to comply with his immigration demands. A federal judge in San Francisco made the...
JetBlue, Priceline and Hilton are the most loved travel brands according to a new customer satisfaction report. ...
A 3-foot giant rabbit has died on a United Airlines flight from London, prompting a review at the Chicago-based airline which faced a global backlash this month over its treatment of a passenger who was dragged from his...
A Fox News anchor has accused the White House of behaving in a way consistent with a “cover-up” over the actions of former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn. Although the network is frequently accused of being...
By Michael Martina BEIJING (Reuters) - China launched its first domestically built aircraft carrier on Wednesday amid rising tension over North Korea and worries about Beijing's assertiveness in the South China Sea....
Donald Trump’s administration has issued a furious attack on the federal judge who blocked the executive order calling for the withdrawal of funds from sanctuary cities, claiming that it put “thousands of innocent...