"Just looking back on this journey, it's amazing to think where I was in 2008 to where I am now," Boudia told NBC's Al Michaels. "My faith is the most important thing in my life, and this is what's brought me through this 2012 Games."
- August 15, 2012 |
Islamist radicals have targeted two Tunisian Olympic medalists for behavior and dress considered un-Islamic, as the country that launched the Arab Spring uprisings is facing increasing challenges from religious extremists.
Iran is declining offers of assistance from other countries after two earthquakes measuring 6.4 and 6.3 in magnitude devastated rural villages in the country's northwest Saturday, killing at least 306 people.
Today's budding pastors and theologians are entering and exiting seminary with more debt than ever before, according to new research from the Center for the Study of Theological Education at Auburn Theological Seminary.
"When a man is getting better, he understands more and more clearly the evil that is still left in him. When a man is getting worse, he understands his own badness less and less. A moderately bad man knows he’s not very good: a thoroughly bad man thinks he’s all right."
A Chick-fil-A in Frederick, Md., was vandalized over the weekend by same-sex marriage supporters, who decorated the restaurant with a gay pride flag and glued pro-gay-marriage stickers to the windows.
Sixty people are reported dead and more than 2 million people have been affected after torrential rains and flooding crippled the Philippines last week.
People who tell fewer lies experience improved health, such as less stress and fewer headaches, according to new research presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association.
A new study finds that more than half of girls aged 13 or older already carry the human papillomavirus (HPV), reinforcing recommendations to give girls the shot at an early age.
The National Retail Federation is estimating that this season's back-to-school spending will hit $83.8 billion, a marked increase over 2011's spending, an estimated $68.8 billion.
Iran has raised the death toll from Saturday's twin earthquakes to 306, a day after rescuers called off the search for survivors.
Mitt Romney's announcement Saturday of congressman Paul Ryan as his running mate has sparked widespread approval among conservatives and Christians.
The latest edition of The New York Times Magazine features a cover photo of a young girl with long hair in a long, flowing pink dress decorated with flowers. Only it isn’t a girl. It’s a boy.
Evangelist Billy Graham was admitted August 12 to Mission Hospital in Asheville, N.C., near his home in Montreat, for evaluation and treatment of a pulmonary infection thought to be bronchitis.
The Islamic Center of Murfreesboro, Tenn., opened Friday following a two-year legal battle to stop it -- with leaders holding midday prayers in the new building.
- August 12, 2012 |
A federal court on Wednesday upheld a Hawaii law defining marriage as the union between one man and one woman.
- August 11, 2012 |
n what some in Uzbekistan think may be a change in the authorities' repression policy, there has been an apparent increase in confiscations of privately owned religious books from homes during raids.
What happens when we die? It’s a question that presses upon the human imagination. And Christians are no exception.
Citing factual errors and lost confidence, the Christian publisher announced it was pulling the book
Next to the actual moment of victory, one of the most inspiring scenes at any Olympics has to be the sight of a gold-medal athlete on the winner’s podium, watching and often singing their nation’s anthem as the flag of their respective country is hoisted high in celebration.