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  • Rick Perry plays for Iowa's evangelical vote with new TV ad

    Rick Perry plays for Iowa's evangelical vote with new TV ad
    He may be down in the polls but Rick Perry still has more money to spend than most of his rivals.  On Thursday he went on the air in Iowa with a 30-second TV spot aimed directly at that state's potent bloc of evangelical Christian conservatives,...
  • Shadia: Thoughts on 'All-American Muslim'

    When I first read about a reality TV show featuring the everyday lives and struggles of Muslim Americans, I immediately added it to my short list. But my reaction to the first episode of "All-American Muslim" on TLC was mixed. I liked some elements,...
  • Prominent Iowa evangelical leaders throw support to Rick Santorum

    Prominent Iowa evangelical leaders throw support to Rick Santorum
    The Family Leader, an influential political organization among the religious voters who dominate the Iowa caucuses, is not endorsing a candidate in the presidential contest, but two prominent evangelical leaders backed Rick Santorum on Tuesday. Bob...
  • Descendants offer stories from ill-fated Clara Nevada

    A recent column on the wreck of the steamer Clara Nevada, which went to the bottom in 1898 while returning from the Alaska gold fields with the loss of all hands and a cargo of gold dust worth $13.6 million today, brought interesting reader feedback. The...
  • Meghan Daum: Michele Bachmann the believer

    Meghan Daum: Michele Bachmann the believer
    If I had a dollar for every time a Sarah Palin supporter accused me of not taking her seriously because I'm jealous of attractive women who've combined powerful careers with large families, I'd be in another tax bracket, one that might encourage me to...
  • Navy announces 2011 football recruiting class

    Football coach Ken Niumatalolo released the names Navy's 2011 recruits on Thursday night as 52 prospects representing 16 states went through induction ceremonies and began plebe summer. "We are very excited about the group we have coming in this year,"...
  • Church and state: Friends? Enemies? Occasional allies?

    Church and state: Friends? Enemies? Occasional allies?
    As we set off fireworks and grill our hot dogs for the Fourth of July, it's worth pausing a moment to think about what we're celebrating -- and how it's framed by the relationship of church and state. The conservative wing is represented well -- mostly...
  • First Baptist starts to spend historic offering to help homeless

    First Baptist starts to spend historic offering to help homeless
    When First Baptist Church of Orlando took up a collection for homeless families in March, the record $5.6 million in pledges stunned even church leaders. But as the news sank in, a heavy responsibility emerged: How could the church spend the generous...
  • One and a half cheers for evangelicalism

    One and a half cheers for evangelicalism
    The outlook for conservative Christianity is really, really bright. Or really dim. It all depends which side of the Equator you live on. This happy/gloomy view comes via the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life, which recently released a new Global...
  • Volunteers work to restore little-known cemetery in Druid Hill Park

    For years, St. Paul's Cemetery, a Victorian city of the dead on a knoll in a remote corner of Druid Hill Park, was nothing more than a nearly forgotten, weed-choked, overgrown burial ground that had been subjected to mindless vandalism through the...
  • State severs foster care ties with Catholic Charities

    The state has declined to renew its foster care and adoption contracts with Catholic Charities across Illinois, possibly ending a historic partnership initiated by the Roman Catholic Church a half-century ago and potentially severing the relationship...