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Where is Jesus buried? And other media missteps

The New York Times is known as a solemn production that does not print comics, so we have to rely on its missteps to create some groaning-out-loud moments. One from earlier this month described “the vast Church of the Holy Sepulcher marking the site where many Christians believe that Jesus is buried.” The Times later […]

The inefficiency of love

New York is a city of 8 million souls—55,000 of them, just over one-half of 1 percent, are homeless. But it’s still a lot of people, and a lot of suffering. God warns His people to show a special concern for the poor among them. Proverbs tells us, “Whoever oppresses a poor man insults his […]

Have laws limiting abortion gone as far as they can go?

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg believes the conservative movement to limit abortions has reached its peak.  “I think it’s gotten about as conservative as it will get,” she said of the country’s position on abortion in an interview published in October’s Elle magazine.  But far from peaking, pro-lifers see continual advances in the […]

The legal status of pregnancy, fish, and Jerusalem

Editor’s note: The Supreme Court justices agree to hear only a small percentage of the 10,000 petitions they get on average each year. Only 75 to 80 cases make the cut. Here are a few of the notable cases coming up, continuing the list started last week by WORLD Radio’s Mary Reichard.   Young v. […]

Drop the movement and back away slowly

Back in my homeschool days, some of us moms used to get together once a month for coffee and mutual encouragement. I recall a morning after one of us had attended a big-name seminar. She was fired up, recalling one of the speakers who told attendees that they were on the front line of the […]

Satanists prepare ‘educational material’ for Florida schools

On Religious Freedom Day in January, faith-based groups have been giving Bibles to public school students in Florida. In response, atheists and agnostics distributed their literature as well, and now The Satanic Temple says it will do the same. An activity book prompting kids to color a “study filled with satanic literature” and to connect […]

Globe Trot: Students lead Hong Kong protests against Beijing

HONG KONG: Pro-democracy demonstrations are swelling in Hong Kong, as thousands fill the streets in the city’s most serious confrontation with Beijing in a decade. Hong Kong was a British colony for more than a century, but returned to Chinese rule in 1997. Chinese leaders pledged Hong Kong could maintain autonomy for 50 years under […]

Midday Roundup: Flights still sluggish after sabotage in Chicago

Air traffic jam. Flights in and out of Chicago are still being cancelled or delayed after a worker set fire to an air-traffic control center there on Friday. The contract employee started the fire and then attempted to commit suicide. More than 2,000 flights were canceled that day at O’Hare and Midway international airports, disrupting […]

Sudan bans Meriam Ibrahim’s lawyers from leaving the country

Meriam Ibrahim may be safely living in the United States, but several attorneys who fought for her freedom in Sudan now face new repercussions for their work on her case. According to Morning Star News (MSN), Sudan banned five lawyers involved with Ibrahim’s case from leaving the country after another attorney, Iman Hassan, complained they […]

Dollars and Sense: Volatility makes a comeback

No longer marking time. For the past few weeks we’ve been talking about how quiet the markets have been. This week made up for that, I guess. Last Monday, the markets retreated from the previous Friday’s record high Dow close. When I saw that I said, “Well, you can’t set a record every day.” A […]

The Bible Is More Than a ‘Mystery’

Peter Enns makes the case that Scripture doesn’t tell us everything. So does it tell us anything? "The Bible isn’t a cookbook,” explains theologian Peter Enns in his latest book, The Bible Tells Me So: Why Defending Scripture Has Made Us Unable to Read It. “When we open the Bible and read it, we are […]

‘Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice’ News: Jason Momoa to Appear as Aquaman, Ben Affleck Talks Film

Zach Snyder has been doing a very good job at keeping any spoilers for “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” tightly under wraps as very little is known about the film’s plot. Though recent pictures have teased tiny details about the film — such as the release of the Batmobile photo — nothing else is […]

Andi Dorfman and Josh Murray News: Relationship on the Rocks, ABC Hesitant to Throw Televised Wedding for the Pair?

Are Andi Dorfman and Josh Murray about to break up?

‘Sons of Anarchy’ Season 7 News: Theo Rossi Talks About His Character on the Show, Upcoming Episodes’ Plots Revealed

After Juice got some face time with Chibs last week in “Sons of Anarchy,” only to get told that “If I were you, I’d get that gun, put it in my mouth, and pull the trigger.” What will happen to Juice in the upcoming episodes of the show? Will he still cover up Tara’s murder […]

‘Attack on Titan’ Season 2 in Production, No Premiere Date Yet

“Attack on Titan,” or “Shingeki no Kyojin” in Japanese, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hajime Isayama. The manga was adapted into an anime series and was produced by Wit Studio and aired on MBS between Apr. 6, 2013 and Sept. 28, 2013. The manga is still ongoing but the anime series […]

New England Patriots vs Kansas City Chiefs Live Stream: Watch NFL Monday Night Football Online (ESPN TV Schedule)

The New England Patriots will play the Kansas City Chiefs tonight on Monday Night Football. Tonight’s big game will see out Week 4 of the NFL 2014 regular season calendar and will be the Patriots’ chance to claim their third win of the season so far. The Chiefs meanwhile will be looking to claim the […]

From Beverly Hillbillies to a Bare Bottom, Booty Shakin’ Butt Barin’, Rump Revolution

Today moms and dads who care about wholesome entertainment for their children and teens have to be ultra-vigilant with TV and computers due to disturbing trends in today’s decadent culture.

She Thought She Was Going Shopping, But Her Husband Gave Her the Beautiful Surprise of a Lifetime

Jeff didn’t get to give his wife the “perfect” wedding she always dreamed about due to their financial situation. But who ever said you couldn’t do it when you were ready in the future?

Justin Bieber Posts Pictures With Selena Gomez While on Caribbean Vacation

Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez are making up for lost time by spending the weekends together as much as possible. The on-again, off-again couple is looking very loved up and happy lately as they have been photographed over the past month at different locations, and it appears that their relationship is stronger than ever.

Mother Claims to ‘See the Face of Jesus’ in Newly Laid Bathroom Floor (PHOTOS)

A mother of five and Birmingham, U.K., resident recently claimed to have seen the face of Jesus in a photo of her newly laid bathroom floor.

‘Formers’ and ‘Has Been’s’ On the Streets of Washington

A few months ago, he was one of the most powerful people in Washington, indeed the country. Head of a massive Cabinet department with a budget of nearly $80 billion, when the Secretary left his downtown government office Secret Service agents scurried, memo-laden aides scrambled around wondering who would ride in the lead car and […]

The Jewish stars of ‘Star Trek’ shill for VW

Spock (Leonard Nimoy) and Kirk (William Shatner) in 1968. (Wikimedia Commons) Last year Volkswagen donated more than a million dollars to an international youth center at Auschwitz. In 2011 it donated $1 million to the Anti-Defamation League. And in 2009 it was reported that the Beetle — that iconic VW creation — was actually designed […]

At U.N., Abbas attacks Israel, but Netanyahu’s mind elsewhere

NEW YORK (JTA) – In the end, there was much to talk about at the U.N. General Assembly but few genuine surprises. With an eye on the jihadist group ISIS, President Obama focused on the need for the international community to counter the dangers of violent extremism. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu likened Hamas to ISIS […]

Belgian far-right party to push for ritual slaughter ban

(JTA) – Belgium’s far-right Vlaams Belang party said it will submit a bill proposing a blanket ban on ritual slaughter. The Vlaams Belang made the statement Monday in reaction to a Cabinet minister’s announcement on forbidding the slaughter of animals in temporary slaughterhouses as of next year throughout most of the federal monarchy. The new regulation […]

Yaalon: IDF took out 80 percent of Gaza rockets during offensive

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel destroyed some 80 percent of Palestinian rockets and mortars in Gaza during Operation Protective Edge, Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon said. About 2,000 rockets still remain in Hamas’ possession in Gaza, Yaalon said Monday in an address to a conference titled “Military and Political Lessons of Operation Protective Edge” at Bar-Ilan University […]

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