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A look back to a story from 2000 about an abortion business operator who was rushed into the Christian pro-life spotlight and crumbled under pressure

O’Malley launches long-shot primary challenge to Hillary Clinton

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley announced today he will challenge Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination. At a rally in Baltimore, he tried to distinguish himself as a better choice than the obvious frontrunner in the race. “The presidency is not a crown to be passed back and forth … between two royal families,” […]

New York judge considers giving chimps human rights

Two chimpanzees are trying to escape the Concrete Jungle. The Nonhuman Rights Project filed a lawsuit on behalf of the two chimpanzees being kept  for research purposes at Stony Brook University on Long Island. The NhRP is fighting for the chimps to be granted personhood under New York state law and wants the chimps removed […]

Vatican prepares to make climate change policy plan

The Vatican will meet next week to form Pope Francis’ campaign to persuade world leaders to take action against climate change. Francis’ expected encyclical, a letter sent from the pope to all the bishops in the Roman Catholic Church, will be the Vatican’s first official, detailed word about climate change and what Church members should […]

Weekend Reads: Outsized outreach

Introducing Christian Mission Today: Scripture, History and Issues By Michael Goheen Missiology professor Michael Goheen has taken on an enormous task in Introducing Christian Mission Today: Scripture, History and Issues (IVP Academic, 2014). The task: attempt to synthesize current Christian thinking on the place and direction of missions. “Christian Mission” is obviously a huge topic, […]

Ethiopia remains peaceful after general elections

Ethiopian-American Yonas Gebreselasse believes his home country is still on the right track, despite European Union claims this week’s parliamentary election was unfair. While recognizing Ethiopian free speech is not what he experiences in the United States, Gebreselasse believes Ethiopia’s vote on Sunday kept the best party in power. The May 24 vote gave the […]

Yes, feed the homeless. But how?

The battle goes on in dozens of cities. On one side stand those who for humanitarian, religious, or ideological reasons hand out free food to homeless folks. On the other side stand those with homes and businesses who don’t want said humans around. That prejudice is troubling when applied to jobless vets and other sympathetic […]

FCC to consider rules blocking robocalls, telemarketers

Unwanted calls may ring for the last time as the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) cracks down on the power of telemarketers and robocalls. Tom Wheeler, chairman of the FCC, released a proposal on Wednesday to tackle the commission’s leading cause of consumer complaints. The commission will vote on the proposal June 18. In his proposal, […]

Minority authors push for more recognition in publishing industry

Diversity in the publishing world is a hot topic this year at BookCon, a conference of more than 15,000 book lovers in Manhattan. “We do need to step up things a little bit more,” said African-American author Jacqueline Woodson. “We have readers hungry for books that reflect their lives and the industry isn’t paying attention […]

Botanists bemoan loss of university plant-degree programs

College students across the country are increasingly shying away from studying botany. Since 1988, the National Science Foundation reports the number of research universities offering botany degrees has decreased by half. In 2012, fewer than than 400 people graduated with either an undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral degree in botany. Educators say students are choosing majors […]

‘Supernatural’ Season 11 News, Spoilers: Jared Padalecki Confirmed for Upcoming Chapter, ‘Darkness’ Awaits the Winchester Brothers

A lot of fans were worried that the co-lead actor for The CW’s long-running TV drama series “Supernatural” may not be returning next season. However, that isn’t the case.

‘Gotham’ Season 2 Cast News, Update: Lucius Fox Actor Promoted to Series Regular

Another exciting update concerning the growing cast list of Fox’s hit Batman-origin TV drama series “Gotham” has trickled down online this week.

‘Teen Wolf’ Season 5 Premiere Spoilers: Recent TV Scoop Reveals Impressions From First Episode

The fifth season of the highly-anticipated supernatural teen TV drama series “Teen Wolf” still has a month to go before it returns to the small screen. However, a recent spoiler report suggests that the wait for the comeback of the Beacon Hills characters would really be worth it.

Huawei Honor 7 Release Date, News: Leaked Photos Point Out to the Purported Huawei Next-Gen Flagship

Word on the street is that Chinese telecommunications and tech company, Huawei, is quietly working on their upcoming smartphone flagship, the Huawei Honor 7.

Meizu M1 Note 2 Specs, Release Date Set on June 2, Brings Quality and Affordability Together

The Meizu M1 Note 2 has been in the rumor mill for some time now, and so after weeks of waiting, fans will soon get a glimpse of the newest smartphone from the Chinese manufacturer.

LG G5 Rumors, Specs, Release Date: Upcoming Flagship to Skip Fingerprint Sensor and Get Iris Scanner Instead

LG has just recently announced its newest flagship, the G4, but as early as now, there are already reports of an upcoming flagship.

Xiaomi Mi4 Review: Current Flagship Will Soon Get Windows 10 ROM Straight From Microsoft

Microsoft has recently announced the Windows 10, which would soon run across all Windows platforms for the Redmond giant.

Saints and Sinners

The 12 men that Jesus called were a rough-cut crew. But these are men we call saints today. Over time, we have venerated them. Forever enshrined in stained glass, they are like superheroes from the Bible—no flaws, shortcomings, imperfections; they are the spiritual elite.

‘Friendly The Clown’ Accused of Raping Mentally Impaired Woman He Was ‘Praying’ For

A 57-year-old veteran children’s entertainer in Princeton, Minn., known as “Friendly the Clown,” has been accused of raping a mentally impaired woman while telling her that “he was praying for a little girl like her to come around.”

God Forbids You to Summon ‘Satan’s Demons,’ Play ‘Charlie Charlie Challenge,’ Pastor Robert Jeffress Says

The “Charlie Charlie Challenge,” the newest game sensation being played by children and adults throughout the world, should have Christian parents concerned that their children are committing an act “detestable” to God by summoning a forbidden demon, Dallas megachurch pastor Robert Jeffress said Friday.

“The Forgotten Persecution” – Will Nigeria’s New President Address Fulani Herder Attacks on Christians?

As Muhammadu Buhari takes office he must address not only Boko Haram but also Fulani herdsman who continue to conduct deadly raids on Christians in central Nigeria 5/29/15 Washington, DC (International Christian Concern) – Muslim Fulani cattle herders have murdered scores of Christians in the past month in central “Middle-Belt” Nigeria. As the country has […]

Despite Amnesty Report ICC ‘Stonewalling’ Hamas War Crime Trial

Shurat HaDin director reveals impact of new report, says Hamas executions show Abbas ‘only controls a few blocks in Ramallah.’

Blockade? Qatar Says it Sends Building Materials to Gaza Freely

Despite terror tunnel construction, Israel is authorizing all Qatar funded projects according to an official in charge of reconstruction.

Civilians Executed on Both Sides as ISIS Strikes Kurdish City

ISIS assault on Kurdish-controlled Hasakeh comes after Kurds executed 20 civilians, including children, and ISIS killed 30.

‘Tragedy of Hamas Border Attack Written on the Wall’

Responding to Hamas saying it paved road to attack kibbutz, Liberman slams PM for ‘insisting to stay deaf,’ warns to act before too late.

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