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. Continue reading
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 Apple, which has historically stayed away from major acquisitions like this one, want to buy the company for such a large sum? Continue reading
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 do with the role of the pastor.
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 out the aspirations of young girls.”
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.
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.