An estimated 800 British Muslims have joined the Islamic State’s ranks as fighters. The jihadi subculture has become “cool” with some British youth, a shift that has world leaders concerned.
- August 22, 2014 |
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- August 22, 2014 |
A Dyersburg, Tennessee teenager recently received an “In School Suspension” for attempting to be polite.
One in seven Americans — 46 million people — rely on food pantries and meal service programs to feed themselves and their families, a study found.
China has reacted cautiously to a bid by Pope Francis to open new dialogue with Beijing, with some officials quick to warn the Vatican not to “interfere” with the country’s religion.
Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol have both been released from Emory Hospital, after receiving an experimental Ebola treatment.
Church leaders from South Sudan gathered in London on Tuesday (Aug. 19) to campaign for peace and reconciliation in the war-torn country.
New research found that connections between certain brain regions are amplified in teens more prone to risk.
The Supreme Court granted opponents of Virginia gay marriage a stay on Wednesday (Aug. 20), preventing same-sex couples from legally marrying in the commonwealth while the court continues litigation.
Landslides in Japan have killed at least 39 people, officials report. 51 people near Hiroshima city are still missing; it is likely that the death toll will rise as search efforts continue.
President Barack Obama has now responded to the beheading of American James Foley, vowing that the United States will be relentless in its fight against the Muslim extremists.
An Israeli airstrike on Thursday (Aug. 21) struck and killed three senior Hamas commanders. The attack targeted a house in the town of Rafah, and killed six people total.
James Emery White was interviewed as part of an article that ran this past Sunday in The New York Times that was built off of a blog he wrote on the interplay of sports, faith and culture. Instead of his usual blog posting, we thought you might enjoy reading it.
Pope Francis has stated that the international community must stop Islamic State militants on their quest for power and influence.
An international medical organization maintains that collateral hardship from the Ebola epidemic has forced the cancellation of medical teams to various locations around the world.
Boys, who are physically neglected by their parents during childhood, face a heightened risk of turning into violent adolescents, according to a Penn State study.
A thriller movie about the rapture, titled “The Remaining,” is slated to hit theaters soon.
The Islamic State has reportedly made good on a promise that they would kill Yazidis who did not convert to Islam.
A&E’s hit reality show “Duck Dynasty” has seen a significant drop in ratings; the show ended its sixth season last week with 50 percent less viewers than the previous season finale.
Islamic State militants have claimed responsibility for the murder of American journalist James Wright Foley.