Venus Williams prevailed over Japan’s Kimiko Date-Krumm, 6-7 (6), 6-3, 8-6, on Wednesday to advance to the third round of the Wimbledon Championships.
Archaeologists unearthed a 1,500-year-old structure, believed to be a church, in the northern city of Acre, Israel. It is the first time the Israel Antiquities Authority has found solid proof that the city of Acre played a role in early Christianity.Tags Israel
Vice President Joe Biden met with Pope Benedict XVI in an unannounced, closed-door meeting at the Vatican on Friday. No details were given about what the two men discussed.
TOMS, the company famous for its business model of giving away one pair of shoe for every pair sold, is expanding its charity-business work into a new field: eyewear.
The unrelenting Wallow Fire in eastern Arizona gained more ground Wednesday evening, forcing the evacuation of two towns.
The Wallow Fire has now scorched over 300,000 acres in eastern Arizona, making it the second largest wildfire in the state’s history.
Arizona’s Wallow Fire, the third largest wildfire in the state's history, is still uncontained as of Tuesday. In less than two weeks, the fire had burned over 230,000 acres of land in eastern Arizona.
Atheist spokesman Richard Dawkins, while in Ireland to attend the World Atheist Convention, said the Irish Constitution should be reformed to remove the influence of the church.
Arizona's uncontained Wallow Fire, the third-largest wildfire in the state’s history, has burned through over 144,000 acres of land, and counting.
The graduation ceremony at Medina Valley High School in Castroville, Texas, on Saturday was filled with prayers and was likened to a revival meeting.Tags Free Speech
The key to understanding why Harold Camping has turned into a false doomsday preacher is in his formal educational background, said a seminary president who knew Camping from the 1950s.Tags Education
While the media spotlight Friday was on the religious right’s Faith and Freedom Coalition conference, nearby the Christian left staged its own modest event meant to challenge “the misguided priorities and immoral economic agenda” of the right.
Texas Governor Rick Perry on Friday criticized a federal judge’s decision to ban prayer at a high school graduation ceremony, calling the ruling “reprehensible.”Tags Free Speech
A Texas valedictorian is fighting to appeal a court’s ban on prayers at graduation ceremonies, with her own being this Saturday.
Harold Camping, whose been allowed to keep his Open Forum slot on Family Radio despite his false rapture prediction, was confronted Tuesday by a former follower who pressed the radio preacher to admit that he was a false prophet.