What’s Really Going on in Israel?

A conversation with Telos Group founder Todd Deatherage about the current conflict, why it matters and what we can do about it. Read More

An American doctor and his colleague have joined the nearly 1,100 people who have become infected by the Ebola virus in an outbreak that has claimed 660 lives in West Africa. Health officials say it is the worst outbreak of the virus ever recorded. Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol, who were both working with the Christian aid group Samaritan’s Purse, are receiving treatment for the virus they contracted while treating patients in Liberia. The group says that both of the aid workers were taking extreme caution while working with Serving in Mission—a collaborative treatment project between Samaritan’s Purse and the local ELWA Hospital. Both are currently receiving treatment for the potentially deadly virus ... Discuss


Even though Guardians of the Galaxy doesn’t release until this weekend, Marvel is confident enough in overwhelmingly positive early reviews and hype that it's already greenlighting a sequel.

Director James Gunn and Chris Pratt made a video message at Comic-Con over the weekend, telling fans that a follow-up to the superhero franchise’s debut movie would be hitting theaters in July 2017. It may face some intense competition though—2017 is stacking up to be a crowded field at the box office. The year will see new releases in The Fantastic Four, Pirates of the Caribbean, LEGO Movie, Despicable Me, Star Wars, Justice League, Avatar and Transformers franchises.

All of the films also have the unenviable task of going up against Croods 2—an animated film that features the voice of box office competition-crusher Nic Cage ... Discuss