Amanda Winkler

Christian Post Reporter

Al-Qaida 'On the Ropes,' Says Counterterrorism Chief

Al-Qaida is “on a steady slide,” according to John Brennan, White House counterterrorism chief. Brennan told The Associated Press Wednesday that the killing of al-Qaida’s latest second-in-command, Atiyah Abd al-Rahman, in Pakistan last week was a “huge blow” to the organization.

Gay Military Magazine to Debut on Same Day DADT Is Lifted

The historic repeal of “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” (DADT) officially takes effect on Sept. 20. It is no coincidence that on the same day, a publication titled OutServe Magazine will look to make history as the first openly gay-themed magazine for military personnel by making its debut on military posts.

Cheney: 'No Regrets' With Waterboarding

Former Vice President Dick Cheney is making waves with his new memoir “In My Time: A Personal and Political Memoir.” Many people, including Colin Powell, have lashed out at some of the “outlandish” statements in the book as well as the statements he has made on national television in defense of his book.

Who Is Funding Planned Parenthood?

With the intense budget debt in Congress, Planned Parenthood has recently come under fire from the political right who seek to federally defund the program. A closer look at the program’s budget reveals just how much taxpayer money is used in supporting the controversial abortion provider while uncovering other sources that are financially underwriting the group.

Navy Chaplains Allege Discrimination Against Evangelicals

The United States Navy allegedly discriminates against certain Christian denominations, according to Virginia attorney Arthur Schulcz, who represents 65 naval chaplains – 16 of whom are Southern Baptist and claim that they were discriminated against for promotions because of their evangelical beliefs.

Earthquake Shakes Up East Coast

Washington, D.C., and surrounding areas were struck with an earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale. “I was on the fourth floor of the U.S. Treasury Annex. I’ve spent a lot of time out in California, so this wasn’t that bad. But everybody (in the office) was freaking out."

Biden Not 'Second Guessing' China's One-Child Policy

Vice President Joe Biden made headlines with his controversial comments regarding China’s one-child policy during a Sunday appearance at Sichuan University in Chengdu, China. The policy restricts couples to having only one child in an effort to control population growth.

Celebrities Tell Their Stories of Abuse

Abuse: It comes in the form of domestic, sexual, verbal, and threats and can hit any household whether in a small city or tinsel town. Hollywood big hitters are coming forward with their stories of abuse with more frequency to bring awareness to what is becoming an epidemic in America.

Yes! You Can Get the Job of Your Dreams

If you’re looking for a job and not only that, but the job of your dreams - think and act in the realm of the extraordinary. Why? Because the American dream is still alive and well. See the Top ten ways to land a job.

Green Fever at U.S. Churches

The Eco-Justice Program (EJP) at the National Council of Churches of Christ is an organization that urges Protestant and Orthodox communities to place a higher value on God’s call to protect his creation. The EJP offers a gamut of programs that give churches the opportunity to implement sustainable programs such as energy, food, and water conservation just to name a few.

Could It be a Miracle Cure for Cancer?

Clyde Norris, 44, is one person who hopes a new gene therapy will remove the cancer in his body. Once a body builder competitor and fitness trainer, Norris is now fighting a new enemy intent on destroying his white blood cells called acute myeloid leukemia.