The National Science Foundation earlier this month awarded a $4.8 million grant to a coalition of prominent research universities aiming to build a massive repository for storing, sharing, and analyzing the information students generate when using digital learning tools.
The project, dubbe...Read More>>
A new book – a gospel of responsibility-free sex – defines abortion as “right,” “good” and “moral.” It’s what’s “best for kids” and it’s all about a woman’s “unalienable right” to pursue happiness.
When Katha Pollitt, an outspoken feminist and columnist for The Nation, published “Pro: Rec...Read More>>
If you think some topics receive way too much attention in news coverage, you’re not alone. Per a new online survey of 2,537 adults conducted by the Harris Poll in August, a large proportion of Americans are fed up with news coverage that skews toward the sensational, superficial, and sports-cent...Read More>>
Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris and other well-known atheists consider the decline of religion inevitable as the global population becomes more secular, more educated and more urban.
Last month, a Pew Research poll in the U.S., the world’s most-religious industrialized nation, revealed that th...Read More>>
Two web series focusing on the lives of pastors have caught on with viewers and won awards, showing a shift in viewing from mainstream TV to online viewing.
The first series "Plant" is a mockumentary web series filmed in New York City. The show follows the lives of Rev. Todd Lawn and his w...Read More>>
Jordan Matson, a U.S. military veteran who quit his job to fight the Islamic State, was wounded in battle shortly after getting to Syria.Read More>>
It could take months for police to unravel the disturbing mystery of six dead babies hidden inside a Winnipeg storage locker.Read More>>
Eighty percent of people held in China's unofficial detention centers, or "black jails," are female, and many suffer routine abuse at the hands of their captors, according to a report published on Tuesday by the overseas-based Chinese Human Rights Defenders (CHRD) group.Read More>>
Canadian police are investigating a man identified as Michael Zehaf-Bibeau as a possible suspect in the shootings on Wednesday around parliament in Ottawa, a source familiar with the matter said.Read More>>
Dozens of ultra-Orthodox Jews hurled stones and slashed the tires of buses bearing ads promoting female worship at a key Jerusalem holy site, Israeli police said Tuesday.Read More>>
The beleaguered town of Kobane erupted in celebration earlier this week after fresh arms finally arrived to aid its Kurdish defenders in their epic six-week stand against the militant fighters calling themselves Islamic State (ISIS).Read More>>
The Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA) at Georgetown University estimates that there are currently approximately 32 million adults in the United States who were raised Catholic but have ceased to identify themselves as a member of the Church.Read More>>
A Yazidi-Iraqi woman abducted by the Islamic State was able to make contact with a BBC correspondent and said that the conditions under which she was being held were deplorable.Read More>>
Mark Driscoll has given his first address since he resigned from Mars Hill last week.
Speaking at the Gateway Conference in Dallas, Texas, on Monday, Driscoll did not give a formal sermon, but instead spoke about the struggles his family have been going through since leaving Mars Hill.Read More>>
Depending whom you ask, one of two things is happening at the big Cuyahoga Falls church run by legendary television evangelist Ernest Angley:Read More>>