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Worldwide vigils vow not to forget the Taliban’s massacre of schoolchildren in Peshawar

Worldwide vigils vow not to forget the Taliban’s massacre of schoolchildren in Peshawar

WASHINGTON — A vigil was held in the nation’s capital [and in cities with Pakistan communities around the world] in remembrance of those killed by…

A universe of universes

[CLICK ON IMAGE for High Resolution / Tony Hallas Big, beautiful spiral galaxy NGC 7331 is often touted as an analog to our own Milky…

Fear stalks the multiplexes in what once was the season of peace and joy

Fear stalks the multiplexes in what once was the season of peace and joy

As hackers issued new threats of violence on Tuesday, Sony Pictures began telling theater owners…

Chaplain written up for citing his faith to combat suicide in the ranks

Chaplain written up for citing his faith to combat suicide in the ranks

Chaplain Joseph Lawhorn was given a “letter of concern” from a superior at Fort Benning…

Orion’s little-noticed, record-breaking flight

Orion’s little-noticed, record-breaking flight

[CLICK ON IMAGE FOR HIGH RESOLUTION, NASA]   Headed for two orbits of planet Earth…

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Fear stalks the multiplexes in what once was the season of peace and joy

Fear stalks the multiplexes in what once was the season of peace and joy

As hackers issued new threats of violence on Tuesday, Sony Pictures began telling theater owners who had booked The Interview that…

Kassig’s parents: ‘The one God of many names will prevail’

Kassig’s parents: ‘The one God of many names will prevail’

The parents of Abdul-Rahman Kassig, an aide worker beheaded by ISIL, issued a statement on Monday. . . : “Our hearts…

Transformation: Obama tells mag Constitution requires all states to allow same-sex marriage

Transformation: Obama tells mag Constitution requires all states to allow same-sex marriage

Jeffrey Toobin, New Yorker To the extent that there is an Obama legal legacy, it centers on gay rights and voting…

Billy Graham compares America to Sodom and Gomorrah: ‘Just as wicked’

Billy Graham compares America to Sodom and Gomorrah: ‘Just as wicked’

Reverend Billy Graham, arguably the most well-known and respected evangelical preacher of the last 50 years, said in a recently published…

Supremes yield to public opinion: Institution of marriage no longer sacred

Supremes yield to public opinion: Institution of marriage no longer sacred

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday denied review in all five pending same-sex marriage cases, clearing the way for such…

Modern young women do not get evil

Modern young women do not get evil

Young women today do not understand the fragility of civilization and the constant nearness of savage nature The disappearance of University…

Evangelicals from the dark side: Terrorism filling a spiritual void?

Evangelicals from the dark side: Terrorism filling a spiritual void?

There is so far no evidence to suggest that Alton Nolen, the man who is accused of beheading a coworker in…

California charter school bans all books by or about Christians

California charter school bans all books by or about Christians

It’s hard to imagine that any school would have a problem with a book about a Christian family that helped Jews…

Christianity was finished in Iraq even before the advent of ISIL

Christianity was finished in Iraq even before the advent of ISIL

IRBIL — In the part of his Sept. 10 speech on confronting the Islamic State that probably drew the least attention,…