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May 10, 2014

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas says the Constitution Allows for States to Create

When the Supreme Court ruled this week that town board meetings could begin with prayers, conservative Justice Clarence Thomas suggested the Constitution gives states a lot more power over religion than many realize. Thomas wrote in a separate opinion that the Constitution doesn't... Continue Reading →

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas Suggests the Constitution Allows for States to ‘Establish’ Religion

When the Supreme Court ruled this week that town board meetings could begin with prayers, conservative Justice Clarence Thomas suggested the Constitution gives states a lot more power over religion than many realize. Thomas wrote in a separate opinion that the Constitution doesn't... Continue Reading →

CNBC Anchor: Apple Wants Beats for Its ‘Hip Hop, African-American Cool’ Factor

On Thursday night, news broke that Apple is in talks to acquire the Beats Electronics brand for $3.2 million. Beats is perhaps best known for its Beats by Dr. Dre headphones, but also recently launched a streaming Beats Music subscription service. But why does... Continue Reading →

What Does T. D. Jakes Hate About Megachurch Culture? The Cult of Personality Around Many Pastors

It might seem strange for the Chief Pastor of one of the biggest churches in the country to have anything negative to say about megachurches. But Bishop T.D. Jakes has one major critique of megachurch culture, and it has to... Continue Reading →

WATCH: First Lady Michelle Obama “Outraged and Heartbroken”; Calls for Release of Kidnapped Nigerian Girls In First Solo Address

Michelle Obama on Saturday criticized the kidnapping of scores of Nigerian schoolgirls as an "unconscionable act" carried out by a terrorist group she said is determined to keep them from getting an education — "or grown men attempting to snuff... Continue Reading →

Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Upholds “Under God” Phrase In Pledge of Allegiance

The highest court in Massachusetts upheld the legality of the phrase “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance on Friday (May 9), dealing a blow to atheist groups who challenged the pledge on anti-discrimination grounds. The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court... Continue Reading →

Veterans’ Administration Hospitals Under Scrutiny as Number of Patient Deaths Add Up

Purple Heart recipient Ralph Nicastro died after waiting 15 months to see a specialist at the Veterans' Administration hospital in Phoenix, Arizona, about a lump on his neck. Nicastro wasn't alone. Some 40 veterans in Phoenix have also died after... Continue Reading →

2 Dead, 1 Missing In Virginia Hot-Air Balloon Crash

The search for the last passenger missing after a fiery hot-air balloon crash in Virginia has transitioned from a rescue operation to a recovery operation, state police said Saturday. Search teams located two of the three occupants of the balloon... Continue Reading →

Homosexual Marriage, Abortion Continue to Make GOP a Divided Party

Gay marriage and abortion, divisive issues within the Republican party, have flared again at the RNC’s meeting here, with Nevada’s delegation firing back at criticism of its April decision to remove anti-abortion and anti-gay language from its state platform. Angered... Continue Reading →

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