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The eighth-century Sufi mystic and progressive Muslim woman Rab'ia al-Adawiyya effectively expressed the essence of the Muslim faith. An orphan and slave-girl, she would walk about her village carrying a lit candle in one hand and a bucket of water in the...
BEIJING — In China's southern Hainan province, a school principal and a housing authority official were arrested after they allegedly took six girls ages 11 to 13 out to sing karaoke, got them drunk and spent the night with them in a hotel. A...
Anti-Semitism is on the rise throughout the world, according to a report by the State Department, which is taking the increase so seriously it's appointing a special envoy to monitor the rise. The increase was revealed in the department's annual...
Tribune reporterA major campaign underway in the Chicago Archdiocese has raised $82.5 million for schools and parishes, about 24 percent of its $350 million goal, Cardinal Francis George said this morning. The three-year “To Teach Who Christ Is” campaign...
“Wounded Warriors is a great organization, enabling wounded veterans ... in obtaining benefits. What is wrong with a country that puts those into battle and never takes care of them? Ask and don’t tell describes our military and veterans...
"Everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion; this right includes freedom to change his religion or belief and freedom, either alone or in community with others and in public or private, to manifest his religion or belief in...
“This thank you goes out to the gentleman that was behind my fianceé ... last Wednesday night around 10:30 p.m. She put the groceries on the conveyor and after ringing the items up she was short $45. Starting to put back items, this good-hearted...
The Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionCan religion be a double-edged sword? Atlanta author Jeffrey Small delves into the debate between science and religion in his second novel, "The Jericho Deception," a thriller about a scientist who creates a God machine that can bring about religious...
Gov. Tom Corbett's lawsuit to reverse NCAA sanctions over Penn State's role in the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal fails to show how the penalties harm Pennsylvanians, a judge said in dismissing the case. U.S. District Judge Yvette Kane granted...
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It was not the smartest idea for movie director and producer Brett Ratner to pick on classmate Sang Koo Kang, a third-degree black belt when they attended Miami Beach Senior High School together in the 1980s. "I used to chase him to beat him up," said...
Tags: Entertainment, Weaponry, Movies, Karate, Taekwon-Do
The Hartford CourantUPDATE: The FBI will begin tracking hate crimes specifically against Sikhs and Hindus in 2015, pending approval by FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III, the agency said. The decision was made Wednesday by an advisory board that governs the FBI Uniform...
ReutersBy Crispian Balmer and Maayan Lubell JERUSALEM, June 6 (Reuters) - A small rock lies on the desk of Dov Lipman. It was hurled at the member of parliament by a fellow ultra-Orthodox Jew and is a constant reminder of the deep divisions within Israel that...
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