| Dec 4, 2013
| 2:30 PM
I must wait until March 9 before timepieces in my part of the hemisphere are pushed forward one hour, signaling the return of daylight saving time. Until then, I would like to propose an additional clock shift:
Church saving time.
I'm calling on all...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Media Research Center president Brent Bozell is taking the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) to task for its focus on tracking the number of LGBT characters in TV.
In a blog post for TownHall.com, the conservative pundit chides GLAAD...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Q: Why is it Jews don't kneel to pray? I'm Jewish myself, and sometimes I feel the need to pray in this position, but I feel awkward, as I was taught not to do this. -- L., via email@example.com
A: The Hebrew Bible has evidence of kneeling in...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 7:36 AM
"We lived in Greece when I was little, and my grandmother was boiling this green stuff. It had a very strong smell and did not look appealing ..."
-- Irene Filippou Arvanitis
You might call the lovely Irene Arvanitis a bag lady.
| Aug 17, 2013
| 7:27 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo -- A Springfield monk, who used his scooter to help others, now has to scale back his charitable efforts. Father Joseph McCormack says the scooter was taken from right outside his Springfield apartment.
The two wheeled red scooter was...
| Aug 19, 2013
Standing in a security line at O'Hare International Airport seven years ago, the Rev. Bobby Gruenewald wished he had a Bible in his pocket to pass the time. Then the tech-savvy pastor raised in central Illinois had a thought: Wouldn't it be grand if...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 8:38 PM
Eklutna, a Dena'ina Athabascan village and one of the largest villages in Southcentral Alaska, sits about 25 miles northeast of Anchorage and is rich with history and a colorful culture.
The village of Eklutna is believed to have been first settled...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:45 PM
A 27-year-old Downers Grove man faces first-degree murder charges after his mother was fatally shot and found in the parking lot of a Burr Ridge church, law enforcement officials said Thursday.
Michael Zaky Bassaly of Downers Grove is scheduled to...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 8:05 AM
The conflicted double life of Israeli Orthodox Jew Shadar Hadar, 34, might be as formidable to manage as that of an international spy. Though deeply and defiantly religious, he typically around midnight "trades his knitted white yarmulke" for a "wavy...
| Sep 1, 2013
Outdoor festivals return to Hampton Roads with a vengeance when autumn leaves start to fall.
You'll find a celebration for most every inclination. Seafood, peanuts, sophisticated sculpture, homey crafts, Egyptian culture, indie music, gospel — all...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 7:48 PM
Lou Panos, a heralded journalist and author who covered state and national politics during a career that spanned 67 years, died of complications from heart disease at Johns Hopkins Hospital early Sunday. He was 87.
His daughter, Melanie Panos-Ortel,...