| Aug 22, 2013
| 4:13 PM
The Obama administration has surprised its supporters and some in the Republican party by agreeing that town councils should be allowed to open meetings with a Christian prayer.
Several towns across America have been taken to court and lost cases...
| Aug 31, 2013
Pomegranates and dates, signature Rosh Hashanah fruits in many households, have been associated with the culture of the Holy Land since biblical times.
Both fruits made the Torah's list of the Seven Species; the honey in that list is believed to have...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 7:19 AM
The Southern Baptists are looking for 1 million men willing to forgo pornography for a year.
"Internet pornography is the perfect trap because it hooks men and then men don't know what to do," Lakeland Baptist pastor Jay Dennis told the Baptist Press....
| Jul 13, 2013
Spa fans want more than sloughing off dead skin or soothing aching muscles from those pampering places of eucalyptus-scented bliss. And businesses are transforming into mind, body and soul temples of wellness to meet the demands of people increasingly...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 11:37 AM
A Maywood man whom prosecutors described as a Satan worshiper was sentenced Wednesday for strangling and killing his mother, then dismembering her body.
Moises Meraz-Espinoza, 21, was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for the Feb. 2, 2011, slaying...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 2:30 AM
I confess that, directed by your letters, I do not write enough about Islam or about Muslim spiritual life. To help to correct my lacuna, I've decided not to let the holy Muslim month of Ramadan pass this year without sending along to...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 11:25 AM
I confess that, directed by your letters, I do not write enough about Islam or Muslim spiritual life. To help to correct my lacuna, I've decided not to let the holy Muslim month of Ramadan pass this year without sending along to all of you...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 4:23 PM
It’s 10 p.m. Friday and I’m at home starting to write a review of Friday night’s show at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center by “Saturday Night Live” comedian Seth Meyers. That’s because tonight there was no opening act...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 7:55 AM
At a June hearing, a Philadelphia judge became so exasperated at defendant Robert Williams' seeming cluelessness about his need to keep his probation appointments that she ordered him to take “etiquette” classes before returning to court....
| Jul 30, 2013
| 4:28 PM
I have forgotten who wrote; we need not agree upon the answer, to be friends we need only agree that the subject bears discussion.
With that, I start by posing a somewhat rhetorical question; in any conversation do we learn more from someone's opinion...
| Aug 20, 2013
Fawn Weaver has been married to her husband Keith for almost 10 years, and she's also (drum roll please) incredibly happy. As the founder of HappyWivesClub.com (which has close to 200,000 members from 110 different countries), she wants people to know...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 11:24 AM
Crazy Ladies Book Tour stops in Newport News
Take two long-time friends, two writing careers, two new books, pair them up in a Honda Civic for a summertime of travel, and you'll get a recipe for fun.
North Carolina authors Peggy Payne ("Cobalt Blue,"...