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U.S. Military Holds First Gay Pride Event

The U.S. military broke with history on June 26, holding its first celebration of homosexuality at the Pentagon.

Why Mike Huckabee Makes Me Laugh

I appreciate a guy who doesn’t take himself too seriously.

State Department Official Defends Decision Not to Designate Boko Haram a Terrorist Organization

The State Department's top official for Africa this week defended the decision not to designate Boko Haram as a "foreign terrorist organization" (FTO) -- but then used the term "terrorist organization" in reference to the Nigerian Islamist group.

What's Hot? 7/13/12

A listing of hot cultural items from the the Internet, music, television and movies.

Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes, Scientology and Divorce

The dissolution of any marriage is tragic. In fact, the southern novelist Pat Conroy may have said it best, declaring that “every divorce is the death of a small civilization.” It is.

Complaint Prompts University to Investigate Professor's Study Showing Trouble with Kids of Gays

Allegations of "scientific misconduct" have prompted the University of Texas to investigate a professor's study that found children were negatively affected by having gay parents.

Facebook Does Not Lead to Depression

A new study refutes earlier suggestions that the amount of time spent on Facebook and other social media sites might lead to depression.

Colorado Springs Residents Raise Money for Wildfire Victims

At least half a million dollars has been raised by the residents of Colorado Springs to help the victims of the Waldo Canyon Fire.

The Divides that Divide

At this moment, there are at least four major divides facing evangelical Christianity that are generating the most tension.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • July 12, 2012 |
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Bible Museum Planned for Washington, D.C.

A large-scale Bible museum will open in Washington, D.C., within four years, say planners who have been touring the world with portions of their collections.

Free Slurpees and Our Twenty-Four-Hour Culture

7-Eleven celebrates its 85th anniversary today (7/11/12) and to mark the occasion, stores will be handing out free seven-ounce Slurpees.

School Is Too Easy, Students Report

Millions of kids simply don't find school very challenging, a new analysis of federal survey data suggests.

Teaching 'Taco Bell's' Canon

Too few college students are readers. As a result, they have some hilarious notions of how the written language represents what they hear.

Episcopal Church Clears Way to Ordain Transgenders

The Episcopal Church approved Monday at its national convention an official prayer service for blessing same-sex couples and also cleared the way for transgender ordination.

Boko Haram Takes Credit for Nigeria Village Attacks

The Islamic extremist group Boko Haram is claiming responsibility for recent coordinated attacks against Christian villages in Nigeria's Plateau State.

Open Doors USA Launches 30 Days of Prayer for Persecuted Christians During Ramadan

During the 30 days of Ramadan, Open Doors USA is launching a prayer campaign for persecuted Christians in Muslim-majority countries as well as praying that Muslims will find the real God.

Obama Invites Egypt's Morsi to Meeting in U.S.

President Obama has invited Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi to meet with him on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly meeting in New York in September.

How One Girl Influenced Seventeen Magazine

Never let it be said that one teenager can’t make a difference in the lives of millions of other girls.

Arizona Pastor Begins 60-Day Jail Sentence for Hosting Home Bible Study

Michael Salman, the Phoenix pastor who was fined and sentenced to jail for holding Bible studies in his home, began his 60-day jail sentence July 9 at 10 a.m.

U.S. High Schools Lax in Preventing Dating Abuse

Although dating violence is a recognized problem for U.S. teens, a majority of high school counselors say their school provides no training or guidelines for dealing with abusive romantic relationships, a new study finds.

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