Roseanne Barr continues to make news. After her racist tweet about Valerie Jarrett led ABC to cancel Barr's show, the reaction has been predictable.
On June 21, 2006, in the Nuristan Province of Afghanistan, Staff Sergeant Jared Monti's sixteen-man patrol came under fire. One of his men was wounded and fell over a ridge into what the soldiers described as a "death zone."
There is a critical shortage of foster parents in America today. As one example, the city of Philadelphia has issued an "urgent" plea for more foster homes.
Brooke Fiske was seventeen weeks pregnant. Her then-boyfriend and the father of their child, Dr. Sikander Imran, was pressuring her to get an abortion, but she refused.
Mark Dallas is truly a hero. However, real heroes don't generally see themselves that way. They say they were just doing their job or doing what anyone would do. The fact that they believe they're not heroes is one of the reasons they are.
This week, the Supreme Court struck down a federal law that prohibits sports gambling. The landmark decision gives states the right to legalize betting on sports.
History was made Monday when Israel observed its seventieth anniversary as a nation and the United States officially moved its embassy to Jerusalem. However, the day was historic from a very different perspective as well.
For sixteen years, North Korea has been ranked the "most oppressive place in the world for Christians." And yet, an estimated 36 percent of the population–around nine million people–are believers.
I remember fondly my years with the Boy Scouts. Overnight campouts with my father. Lessons in outdoor survival and the care of nature. Building camaraderie in an environment uniquely suited to develop boys into men.
This headline caught my eye: "I was born with no arms and thought I was a hopeless mistake–and then this happened . . ."
Most of us cannot imagine choosing to live near the world's most active volcano. We can shake our heads at the foolishness of such people. Or we can learn an important lesson from their intrepid courage.
Frank and Sherri Pomeroy helped lead yesterday's National Day of Prayer service in Washington, DC. The service came just two days before the six-month anniversary of the shooting that took the lives of twenty-six members of Pastor Pomeroy's church, the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas.
London is a world-class city. Its history and pageantry are combined with its status as a global financial center. It's not surprising that more than forty-two million tourists are expected to visit the city this year. But if you're planning a visit this summer, avoid the caterpillars.
"My gladiator laid down his shield and gained his wings at 2:30." This is how Alfie Evans's father described the death of his twenty-three-month-old son early Saturday morning.
A California State University, Fresno, professor will not be punished for calling Barbara Bush "an amazing racist" and cheering her death.
"On April 23, the sun, moon, and Jupiter will align in the constellation Virgo to bring on the start of the biblical Rapture, according to the latest claims." So the UK's Daily Mail headlines, reporting that Planet X, sometimes called Nibiru, will bring about the end of the world.
Tammie Jo Shults is now famous as the pilot who landed Flight 1380 after an engine exploded in the air. She guided the plane down after a twenty-thousand-foot drop in six minutes, then walked down the aisle hugging passengers. Passengers described her as having "nerves of steel" and being a "true American hero."
Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, announced the birth of their third child Monday.
Since I believe life begins at conception and is sacred from that moment to natural death, obviously I oppose the decision to abort a child. Let's consider this issue in the context of congenital conditions.
Our commitment to the sanctity of life leads us to embrace racial and gender equality. But it also leads us to defend life from conception to natural death and to defend marriage and gender identity as intended by our Creator.
Barbara Bush died Tuesday. Newsweek is describing her as "the no-nonsense first lady who ran the family that ran the country."
The Stress Management Center and Phobia Institute estimates that seventeen to twenty-one million people in the US are afraid of this day.
In times like these, we need the example of Barbara Bush.
House Speaker Paul Ryan announced Wednesday that he would not run for reelection this fall and would retire in January. It didn't take long for critics to respond.
"We started out the first mile together, now we'll walk the last mile together." That's how a couple who divorced fifty years ago explained their decision to get married again.