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Jan 26, 2018, 11:04 AM
After insisting for more than three decades that human activity was driving the earth’s temperatures to dangerous levels, climate scientists and activists now contend that same activity is keeping the planet artificially cool and that cleaning up the atmosphere will leave us feeling the heat.
Jan 26, 2018, 11:02 AM
The Thomas More Law Center ("TMLC"), a national nonprofit public interest law firm based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, filed a federal lawsuit yesterday evening in the New Jersey District Court against several officials and teachers of the Chatham Middle School and the School District of the Chathams, located in New Jersey.
Jan 26, 2018, 10:57 AM
The University of Iowa derecognized a Christian student group because it required leaders to abide by “sexual moral conduct” rules.
Jan 25, 2018, 10:24 AM
AT&T called for an “Internet Bill of Rights” and argued that Facebook and Google should also be subjected to rules that would prevent unfair censorship on their platforms.
Jan 25, 2018, 10:22 AM
The National Football League has rejected a Super Bowl advertisement from American Veterans urging people to stand for the national anthem.
Jan 25, 2018, 10:15 AM
The first hijab-wearing model to appear in a L’Oreal haircare campaign pulled out from the campaign on Monday after a series of anti-Israel tweets she posted several years ago were exposed.
Jan 24, 2018, 7:49 AM
After the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority refused to run Catholic ads on its buses and trains that depicted photos of shepherds and the website in November, the Archdiocese of Washington sued – but a federal judge appointed by President Obama upheld the Metro’s Catholic ad ban.
Jan 24, 2018, 7:46 AM
Every Florida school and school administrative building will have to prominently display "In God we trust" under a bill moving through the Legislature.
Jan 24, 2018, 7:41 AM
For the past six years a Texas school district has been waging legal warfare against a group of high school cheerleaders who wrote Bible verses on football run-through banners. In October the Texas Ninth Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the Kountze Independent School District cheerleaders – declaring the “cheerleaders’ speech expressed on the run-through banners is best characterized as the pure private speech of the students.”
Jan 23, 2018, 10:34 AM
During of a cross-border operation by Turkish troops against ethnic Kurds in Syria, all 90,000 mosques in the country over the weekend invoked a prayer from the Quran that promises reward for jihad and commands that Muslim warriors be “ruthless against unbelievers.”
Jan 23, 2018, 10:30 AM
Students with several right-of-center organizations at Stanford University are calling for the resignation of a professor who has ties to the radical extremist group Antifa.
Jan 23, 2018, 10:01 AM
Sean Andrew Duncan is a 21-year-old convert to Islam living in Virginia, and is under investigation for ties to the Islamic State (ISIS). In the course of the investigation, agents found that Duncan was in possession of child pornography, and was seeking a second wife while still being married to his first -- a 36-year-old physician named Zakiya Sadeq whom he had met at Islamic gatherings.
Jan 22, 2018, 10:12 AM
A school district in Wisconsin is mulling over whether to remove the classic Harper Lee novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” from its high school curriculum after a parental complaint.
Jan 22, 2018, 10:08 AM
A 19-year-old former student at St. Catherine University allegedly set several fires across campus Wednesday in retaliation for U.S. military intervention in Iraq and Afghanistan, according to charges filed Friday.
Jan 22, 2018, 9:51 AM
A group established as a front for the Muslim Brotherhood in the U.S. is suing the federal government’s Terrorist Screening Database, contending it stigmatizes its targets without due process.
Jan 19, 2018, 7:47 AM
A 24-year-old Portland police officer has been charged with five misdemeanors, including assault and battery, after being arrested Saturday night at a concert venue in Worcester, Massachusetts.
Jan 19, 2018, 7:44 AM
​Rep. Steve King introduced House Resolution 490, also known as the “Heartbeat Protection Act” or the Heartbeat Bill on the House floor early last year. The bill requires abortionists to check for the baby’s heartbeat before proceeding with abortion and restores legal protection to unborn children once it is detected.​
Jan 19, 2018, 7:27 AM
Georgetown University recently approved the creation of a new “gender and sexuality” living community. It is an odd thing: a Catholic university should, as a matter of course, already be a “gender and sexuality” living community, one that’s in line with the clear and unambiguous centuries-old Catholic teachings on sexual morality and ontology.
Jan 18, 2018, 11:42 AM
The Council on American-Islamic Relations filed the lawsuit Wednesday in federal court in Dallas on behalf of five Muslim American citizens. In a statement, the group says the five face consequences because they're on the watch list, "including the inability to fly on airplanes, intrusive screenings at airports, and the denial of applications for credit cards and bank loans."
Jan 18, 2018, 10:29 AM
A course at Salisbury University in Maryland is using a “Pyramid of White Supremacy” to help teach students about diversity and “cultural competence.”