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Why Blacks Vote Overwhelmingly for Democrats: Pastor of Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church Rev. Raphael Warnock Explains
In the state of Georgia, black churches are on track to play a huge role in the tight Senate race between Democratic candidate Michelle Nunn and Republican David Perdue. And Rev. Raphael Warnock of Atlanta's historic Ebenezer Baptist Church has emerg..
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Apple CEO Tim Cook Says Being Gay Is 'Gift From God;' Ted Cruz Replies That's His 'Personal Decision'
The powerful and once private CEO of Apple, Tim Cook, went public and political with his homosexuality Thursday calling it a "gift from God" while throwing his support behind gay marriage. In a deftly political reply, however, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas,..
Off-Duty Officer Finds $120,000 in the Middle of California Roadway and Turns It in; Police Say It Was a Man's Life Savings
For some people, finding any kind of money with no one staking a claim on it would be a personal gain. One veteran California Highway Patrol sergeant, however, found $120,000 in cash lying in a roadway in Concord last month and turned over every doll..
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Conservatives Send More Than 1,000 Bibles to Houston Mayor Annise Parker's Office After Sermons Are Subpoenaed
The mayor's office of the city of Houston in Texas confirmed Thursday that conservatives sent in more than 1,000 Bibles to the city's first openly gay mayor, Annise Parker, in protest after the sermons of five local pastors were subpoenaed in a legal..
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Days Before She Takes Her Life, Cancer Victim Brittany Maynard Completes Bucket List; Survivor Tells Her 'Life Is Beautiful Always'
Brittany Maynard, the 29-year-old cancer-stricken woman determined to take her own life under Oregon's Death With Dignity Act on Nov. 1, celebrated the completion of her bucket list with a visit to the Grand Canyon in Arizona, as one survivor reminde..
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Megachurch Pastors Divided Over Texas Voter ID Law; T.D. Jakes Calls It 'Needless,' Pastor Robert Jeffress Says 'I Disagree'
Two of Texas's most popular megachurch pastors, T.D. Jakes of The Potter's House and Robert Jeffress of First Baptist Church, Dallas, reflected dueling positions on the state's controversial voter identification law. Jakes dismissed it as "needless" ..
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NASA-Contracted Orbital Sciences Rocket Explodes in 'Catastrophic Failure' During Launch in Eastern Virginia
Just six seconds after liftoff, a NASA-contracted unmanned Orbital Sciences Corporation rocket stacked with 5,000 pounds of food and scientific experiments exploded in a fiery ball in Virginia Tuesday evening. The rocket was destined for the Internat..
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Man Who Allegedly Smashed Ten Commandments Monument Is a Devout Christian, Says Mom: 'In His Right Mind It Would Break His Heart'
Michael Reed Jr., the 29-year-old man accused of destroying the controversial Ten Commandments monument at the Oklahoma Capitol, is a devout Christian who wanted to be a pastor but has been wrestling with mental illness for the last two years, accord..
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Man Allegedly Urinates On, Crashes Into Oklahoma's Controversial Ten Commandments Monument; Says Devil Made Him Do It
A man is now under mental evaluation in Oklahoma after allegedly urinating on and crashing into the controversial Ten Commandments monument at the Oklahoma State Capitol.
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Rev. Floyd Flake, senior pastor of the Greater Allen A.M.E Cathedral of New York, who spent 11 years in Congress batting for a better life for constituents in his church community, confessed Thursday that at one time, he "didn't even like politicians..
Ebola Hits New York City; Manhattan Doctor Craig Spencer Falls Ill After Treating Ebola Patients in West Africa
New York City remained on edge late Thursday night as local and federal officials encouraged the city that never sleeps to keep calm after news broke earlier that Manhattan doctor Craig Spencer, who recently treated Ebola patients in Guinea, West Afr..
Hobby Lobby Donates 14.5 Acre Property to Legacy Project Run by Megachurch Pastor Charles Jenkins to Help Underserved Communities
NEW YORK — Pastor Charles Jenkins, popular recording artist and leader of the historic Fellowship Baptist Church in Chicago, Illinois, revealed Thursday that the Green family of arts and crafts giant, Hobby Lobby, purchased then donated a 14.5 acre p..
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Gungor Calls for Christian Unity After Being Branded 'Twofold Son of Hell' for Criticizing Literal Interpretation of Bible
Alternative rock musician and Dove Award winning Christian Michael Gungor of the musical collective, Gungor, is now calling for unity in Christendom months after being branded a heretic and other names like "twofold son of hell" for challenging the l..
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which has about 15 million followers worldwide, recently blasted the "magic underwear" moniker ascribed by non-Mormons to the sacred undergarments worn by the faithful as "inaccurate" and "offensive."
Gay Advocate Raises Money to Help Christian Bakers Pay $150K Fine for Refusing to Bake Cake for Lesbian Wedding
Matt Stolhandske, a board member of Evangelicals for Marriage Equality who describes himself as a gay evangelical Christian, is now seeking to raise funds to help Oregon-based Christian bakers Aaron and Melissa Klein pay off approximately $150,000 in..