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The Reason Why the Travel Ban Is So Misguided

A strange realization hit me as I pushed my two children in a stroller through…

What Anne Frank’s Diary Can Teach Us About the Modern Day Refugee Crisis

Seventy-five years ago, Otto and Edith Frank realized they couldn’t take any more chances. Nazi…

Rick Perry, Energy Secretary, Does Not Believe CO2 Is the Main Cause of Climate Change

Rick Perry, the U.S. Secretary of Energy who infamously once said he would do away…

Exposing the Child Sex Trafficking Epidemic in Cambodia

When I began my advocacy work with For Dignity, I could not fully comprehend the…

Christians Must Take Climate Change Seriously

Editor’s Note: A version of this story first ran on May 9. Living in a…

A Truck Bombing Killed 50 People, Injured 350 in Kabul

There’s horrific news out of the Middle East this morning. Earlier today, a truck loaded…

Humpback Whales Are Mysteriously Rescuing Other Animals From Orcas

We’ve talked a lot on here about all the reasons you shouldn’t go into the water. But…

Gunmen Kill at Least 28 Coptic Christians in Egypt

More than 20 are dead—many of them reportedly children—in a Friday attack in Egypt on…

Here’s How the Trump Admin Might Pay for ‘the Wall’

You remember, of course, the wall: The central—or at least most attention-grabbing—campaign promise of Donald…

Young Girls Are the First Identified Victims in the Manchester Attacks
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It’s impossible to overstate the horror of any terrorist attack, but a terrorist attack that…

In a First for a Sitting U.S. President, Trump Visits Israel’s Western Wall

The Western Wall is one of Judaism’s holiest sites and President Donald Trump made a…

No, Prayer Isn’t Just Another Form of Slacktivism

You’ve seen it in the news: Here comes another famine. More people are at risk…

Second Case of Ebola Confirmed in Congo

For the first time in three years, Democratic Republic of Congo is facing an outbreak…

Nigeria’s President Has Published the Names of 82 Girls Freed by Boko Haram

On Monday, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari released the names of 82 Chibok girls freed by Boko…

75 Percent of Christians in Iraq Have Fled in the Past 14 Years

During roughly the last decade and a half nearly 75 percent of the Iraqi Christian…

The Horror Facing the People of North Korea Every Day

The whole world is watching North Korea to see what will come of their missile…

Now a Giant, Adorable Bunny Has Died on a United Flight

Good grief. After an ugly slugfest of a presidential election, a lot of people predicted that…

More Than 300 Million People Still Suffer From Malaria

Today is World Malaria Day. And if you’re like a lot of people, malaria seems…

The Canadian Military Has New Rules About How to Engage Child Soldiers

One incredibly sad but very real question that soldiers must face in modern combat is…

A Third American Has Been Detained in North Korea

Korean-American professor Tony Kim was at the airport in Pyongyang when he was arrested on…

Round One of France’s Presidential Election Has Set Up a Historic Showdown

Sacré bleu. The first round of France’s presidential election is over and, with it, the…

What You Need to Know About the Humanitarian Crisis in Venezuela

This weekend, thousands of people in Venezuela took to the streets to protest the government…

If You Like Those Blue Ikea Bags You’ll Love This $2,145 Version

All things created will eventually be rebooted. An animated Lion King gives way to a live-action Lion King. A…

The Manhunt for Kony Is Officially Over

Uganda has called off its search for Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony, effectively bringing one of the…

Well, Here’s a North Korean Propaganda Video Showing the US Being Destroyed

CNN has uncovered this, uh, disconcerting North Korean performance that appears to show the U.S.…

Assad Has Reportedly Put That 5-Year-Old Syrian Boy Under House Arrest

Omran Daqneesh, the 5-year-old Syrian boy whose heartbreaking, dazed expression following an airstrike captured the…

North Korea Says It Might Begin Weekly Missile Tests

Rhetoric from North Korea is escalating quickly. In an interview with the BBC, the country’s…

US Drops ‘Mother of All Bombs’ on ISIS

The Pentagon reported that the United States dropped the largest non-nuclear bomb on an ISIS…

What’s Behind the Horrific Christian Persecution in Egypt?

This weekend, ISIS terrorists killed at least 45 people in bombings targeting Coptic Christians gathered…

Egypt Declares State of Emergency Following Church Blasts That Kill Dozens

Twin suicide bombings devastated Egypt on Palm Sunday, killing 44 people and rocking a country already…

Here’s Everything We Know About the US Strikes in Syria

On Thursday night, President Donald Trump ordered the U.S. military to launch tomahawk missiles against a…

Catholic Bishop: Boko Haram Has Killed at Least 500 Priests in Nigeria

Reverend Oliver Doeme, the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Maiduguri has laid out a…

Trump Cuts $32.5 Million in UN Funding, Citing Abortion in China

The United Nations Population Fund or UNFPA is the U.N.’s lead agency on family planning and maternal…

Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria Kills at Least 58, Many of Them Children

Reports are coming in that at least 58 people are dead in what witnesses call…

This Dude Thought He Was Going to Australia But Accidentally Booked a Flight to Sydney Airport in Canada

How’s your Monday going? Odds are, it’s a lot better than this dude, who recently…

3,000-Year-Old Donkey Dung May Prove the Bible’s Account of King Solomon

Archaeologists in Israel have made an interesting find that offers further evidence of the accuracy…

The Chechen Government Is Reportedly Abducting and Killing Gay Men

A privately owned Russian newspaper with a history of solid investigative reporting called the Novaya Gazeta is…

Here’s a Look at the Refugee Shelters Designed By Ikea

As it turns out, Ikea isn’t just good at designing sleek looking bookshelves. The Swedish…

U.S. Strike in Mosul May Have Killed As Many As 200 Civilians

The New York Times is reporting that a coalition in Iraq is investigating claims that…

The World’s Largest Dinosaur Footprints Have Been Found

A group of paleontologists at the University of Queensland have found the world’s largest dinosaur…