Josephine McKenna ("The Huffington Post," September 18, 2014)
Vatican City - Pope Francis made headlines this week when he officiated at the weddings of 20 couples, including some who had been living together and a woman who has a...
Antonia Blumberg ("The Huffington Post," September 18, 2014)
Seven young Iranian men and women have been sentenced to jail time and 91 lashes for the crime of being "Happy" and letting the world know.
The group posted a video of...
During a conversation at the Center for American Progress on Thursday, presidential candidate* Hillary Clinton and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) started debating one of the most contentious issues in contemporary liberal politics:...
* Whet Moser at Chicago Magazine is fast becoming my favorite political blogger.
Moser doesn’t post a lot, but when he does it’s clearly after he’s given things much thought. For instance, during all the hooplah over Bruce...
Even the Archbishop of Canterbury struggles with doubt.
During a BBC interview, the Most Reverend Justin Welby admitted that at times, he questions the existence of God.
"There are moments, sure, where you think 'Is there a God? Where is God?'"...
If the long-running rumors are, at last, true, Democratic National Committee chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) may be on her way out. This is according to a deeply unflattering report from Politico -- which, we must note, is similar to...
Is Colorado Republican Bob Beauprez really up 10 points? Probably not.
• CO-Gov, IA-Sen: Well, you can have one of two reactions to Quinnipiac's new polls of Colorado and Iowa. One is to panic and assume the sky is falling on...
It has been somewhat amazing to see how some of the most embattled members of Congress have overcome their liabilities. Rep. Mark Sanford (R-S.C.) overcame a very, very public affair to win election to the House in 2013. Rep. Vance McAllister...
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - An openly gay San Francisco lawmaker went public on Wednesday with his daily use of a highly effective HIV-prevention drug and urged more at-risk city dwellers to do the same.
Carol Kuruvilla ("The Huffington Post," September 17, 2014)
Nigerian Christians are fearful that practicing one of their religion’s most sacred rites might lead to death by Ebola.
In response to the spread of the deadly virus,...