Pastor Rick Warren talked about politics and religion in light of the school shooting in Newtown, Conn., in an interview on "Fox News Sunday." He also discussed his new book written for young adults.
A theater adaptation of C.S. Lewis' The Screwtape Letters, a book written from the perspective of a senior demon teaching a neophyte demon how to tempt a human, is touring the United States. Max McLean, who directed and adapted the play along with Jeff Fiske, spoke Thursday with The Christian Post about what it's like to play Screwtape on stage, and how last week's shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., has influenced his performance.
The current method of calculating electoral college votes in most states gives Democrats an edge in presidential races. Republicans operatives are working to undo that edge, not by supporting a popular vote, though, as most Americans would prefer, but by supporting changes that would give Republicans an edge.
There is a correlation between watching porn and support for gay marriage among men, Dr. Mark Regnerus, associate professor of sociology at University of Texas at Austin, found. Exposure to diverse and graphic sex acts, he believes, may undermine a traditional view of marriage.
In a Wednesday press conference, President Barack Obama again rejected Speaker of the House John Boehner's "plan B" proposal to increase taxes on millionaires while preserving tax cuts for everyone else. He also accused Republicans of being unwilling to compromise because they will not support his plan.
Americans' evaluations of their own lives are at a 13-month low, according to Gallup. The drop is driven by Republicans and independents. Democrats have become slightly more positive about their lives.
A federal appeals court on Tuesday sided with Wheaton College and Belmont Abbey College in a decision related to the ongoing court challenges to the Obama administration's birth control mandate. The court said it would hold the Obama administration to its promise to never implement the current birth control mandate and to create a new rule by August, as part of the court decision.
Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) proposed a "plan B" to avoid the "fiscal cliff" in the event that negotiations with President Barack Obama fall through. Plan B would increase taxes on taxable income above $1 million while preventing taxes from going up below that amount. While the Republican plan seeks to protect the middle class from tax increases, Democrats said the plan will not work because they will not vote for it.
A Gallup poll shows strong majorities of Americans favor a broad range of rights for gays and lesbians, including adopting children, but a slim majority also say that gays should not be Boy Scout leaders.
Friday's tragedy has sparked dialogue and debate on a range of topics as the nation seeks to understand acts of senseless violence. Sen. Dianne Feinstein announced Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press," that, in response to the massacre, she would introduce an assault weapons ban on the first day of the new Congress. Congress passed a similar ban in 1992, which expired in 2002.
To avoid the "fiscal cliff," Republicans have recently offered more compromises on tax rates and the debt limit. They are asking for entitlement reform in return, but Democrats seem unwilling to budge on the spending side of the Treasury's ledger.
After some controversial remarks about the shooting at Sandy Hook Elemetary School in Newtown, Conn., on Friday, Mike Huckabee sought to clarify his remarks. He was not saying that the shooting would not have happened if state-sponsored prayer were allowed in public schools, but was noting the irony of asking "where is God?" after a tragedy, but not talking about God at other times.179 comments
President Barack Obama said he will do everything he can with the power of his office to prevent another massacre like the shooting that occurred Friday at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn. Speaking at the town's memorial service Sunday, he said the nation must change to protect its children.
A poll by Pew Research Center shows that majorities of Americans only favor solutions that impact wealthy Americans to reduce the national debt and avoid the "fiscal cliff."
With the deadline to avert the "fiscal cliff" quickly approaching, it may be helpful to recall how we reached this point. Here is a timeline, or "fiscal cliff notes," of events that led to the current predicament.