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Atheist Group May Sue Mississippi School District for Pastor Speaking at Mandatory Teacher Event

A Washington, DC-based atheist organization has sent a letter to a Mississippi school district expressing concern about a mandatory faculty event that featured a Christian pastor.

Shailene Woodley and Theo James Spotted on the Set of 'Insurgent'

It's back to work for Shailene Woodley and Theo James as the pair was spotted on set filming scenes for "Insurgent," the second installment in the "Divergent" films.

Bellwether by Connie Willis

Bellwether by Connie WillisMy rating: 5 of 5 starsSandra Foster studies fads and their meanings for the HiTek corporation. Bennet O'Reilly works with monkey group behavior and chaos theory for the same company. When the two are thrust together due to a misdelivered package and a run of bad luck, they find a joint project in a flock of sheep. Show More Summary

Ben Carson Wins Polk County, Iowa GOP Presidential Straw Poll by a Landslide; Says ISIS Must be Dealt With

Retired neurosurgeon and rising conservative superstar, Dr. Ben Carson won the presidential straw poll at a Polk County Republican Party dinner in Des Moines, Iowa Sunday night by a landslide and says he is getting his team together should he decide to battle for the White House in 2016.

From Ferguson To Forest Grove: A Forum Exploring The Intersection of Racism and Law Enforcement

Special forum with panel, "#Ferguson to Forest Grove" held on 8/28 at 7 p.m. in Marsh 216 — Pacific University (@pacificu) August 27, 2014

'Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta' News: Althea Sues Joseline, Reunion Show Turns Ugly as Cast Members Fight

Allegations of smoking crack and a brawl has triggered a law suit for a "Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta" reality star.

Arabs and Muslims in the Media: Race and Representation after 9/11 – A Review

by Kristian Petersen Kristian Petersen is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Nebraska Omaha. He specializes in Islamic Studies and currently serves on the steering committee for the Contemporary Islam Group at the American Academy of Religion. Show More Summary

Despite a Legal Complaint, This Georgia School District is Still Pushing Christianity on Students

It's been weeks since we learned that Christianity was the glue binding together the Chestatee High School football team in Gainesville, Georgia. The American Humanist Association's Appignani Humanist Legal Center even had pictures of...Show More Summary

'Grey's Anatomy' Season 11 News: Geena Davies to Join Cast, Episode 1 Title Revealed

It has been confirmed that Geena Davies will be joining the cast of "Grey's Anatomy" for its upcoming season.

7 Bible Verses That Are Perfect for Students Heading to College

When your high school years are over and you are heading off to college, it can be a big change in your lifestyle. But it's important to know that God is always with us no matter where we go in life, guiding our footsteps along the ...

9-Year-Old Girl Accidentally Kills Instructor During Shooting Lesson, Gun Control Debates Swirl

An Arizona shooting range instructor was killed after a nine-year-old girl lost control of a sub-machine gun and struck him at least once in the head on Monday.

'Worship Wars' Have Died Down But Some Christians Are Sacrificing 'Coolness' for Genuine Ministry

Fierce battles over whether classic hymns or contemporary tunes should be the linchpins of Christian worship may have subsided, but the arena is still messy, according to worship pastor and recording artist Lincoln Brewster. Some Christians...Show More Summary

'Captain America 3' Plot Details; Directors Aiming to 'Blow People's Minds'

The directors of 'Captain America 3' hope to surprise the audience with the new film by creating a unique plot that will keep them engaged.

Worth a Thousand Words: Jimmy Makes the Varsity

Illustrated by George Avison. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1928.via Books and Art I think I've mentioned before that I'm ready for some football. And if the uniforms all looked like this I'd be even readier. Being as how I'm someone who is equally fond of nostalgia.

Feast of St. Monica, Housewife and Mother

Painting of Augustine of Hippo and his mother Monica of Hippo,Ary Scheffer, 1846via Wikipedia Widow; born of Christian parents at Tagaste, North Africa, in 333; died at Ostia, near Rome, in 387.She was married early in life to Patritius who, a pagan, though like so many at that period, his religion was no more than a name. Show More Summary

Help Me Track Legislation in Every State That Threatens Church/State Separation

I've written lots of posts over the years about state legislation that threatens to erode the wall between church and state, whether it's making the Bible the official State Book or altering science curriculums so that public schools teach Creationism alongside evolution. Show More Summary

Apple to Roll Out Its Largest Ipad Ever, 12.9''; Will This Help Declining Sales?

In response to declining sales, Apple is preparing manufacturers to begin producing parts for a new iPad that will measure 12.9 inches.

'Sin City' Actress Talks Revelation Depiction in 'The Remaining;' 'The Rapture Is Not a Happy Joyous Time'

Actress Alexa PenaVega discussed the End Times as they are found in the new rapture-inspired film "The Remaining" this week.

Well Said: Fasting

Fasting is a medicine. St. John Chrysostom No wonder I hate it. And no wonder it is ultimately good for me. I can see that. But I do hate it.

Manchester United Transfer Rumors, News: Arturo Vidal Deal Complicated by Knee Injury

Manchester United is looking to sign Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal but there are concerns about his current health. The club may require a complex appearance-based contract if they want to sign Vidal alongside Angel Di Maria.

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