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Daily RCL Bible Reading Devotional – April 2nd, 2016

Scripture Reading(s) 2 Corinthians 4:3-6 4:3 And even if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled to those who are perishing. 4:4 In their case the god of …

Race and the Death Penalty in Texas

This month, the Supreme Court will consider whether to hear the appeal of Duane Buck, a black man from Texas who was sentenced to die for the 1995 murder of his ex-girlfriend and a man who was with her. There is no dispute about his guilt; the issue is how he ended up on death row.<p>Under Texas law, …

United States

Philadelphia apologizes to Jackie Robinson for the ‘unconscionable abuse’ he once suffered there

There was no easy place for Jackie Robinson to play in 1947.<p>This was the year he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, becoming the first black player in Major League Baseball since African Americans were barred in 1884. At every game in every state, Robinson was treated like an outcast, and forced to …

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A French Minister Has Compared Muslim Women to 'American Negroes'

France’s Minister for Women’s Rights has found herself in hot water after comparing Muslim women who wear their faith’s traditional garments to …

Muslim Women

Iraqis Retreated, This Marine Died

Staff Sgt. Louis Cardin was sent to defend a base the Iraqis had largely abandoned. Hours later, he was killed by an ISIS rocket strike.<p>The local …

Haunting portraits of Syria's child refugees that everyone should see

Due to the nature of the conflict, exact numbers are hard to come by. But as of the end of 2014, the United Nations estimated that almost half of Syria's civilian population had been uprooted by the conflict with over 3 million Syrians becoming refugees and a further 6.5 million having become …

Photographer Captures the Sea Gypsies of Borneo and Their Vanishing Way of Life

When Australian photographer Mark Lehn met Misma, a sea gypsy living off the fish that run through the waters of Sabah, Borneo, he discovered that …

Borneo

A Change Is Gonna Come - Sam Cooke

It was February 7, 1964 when hit song <i>Change Is Gonna Come</i> was first performed by singer and song writer Sam Cooke and quickly became one of the …

African-American News

Astronaut Scott Kelly Returns to Earth: Pictures

Mars Mission

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Daily RCL Bible Reading Devotional – February 27th, 2016

Scripture Reading(s) Isaiah 55:1-9 55:1 Come, everyone who thirsts, come to the waters; and you that have no money, come, buy and eat! Come, buy wine …

3 Tax Breaks Military Families Shouldn't Forget

Military service involves a lot of sacrifice, and Americans who serve in the Armed Forces work hard to earn the benefits they receive. One of the ways that the government recognizes the service of its military members is by offering tax breaks that try to reflect the value of what they do every …

Navy SEAL details the harrowing mission that earned him a Medal of Honor

Senior Chief Special Warfare Operator Edward Byers is just looking forward to getting back to work.<p>On Monday, the 36-year-old SEAL will receive the Medal of Honor, the nation's highest military award, for his role in the daring 2012 hostage rescue of an American aid worker, Dr. Dilip Joseph, in …

8 Easy Ways to Be a Kind Human

I believe in kindness.<p>The <b>Dalai Lama</b> is quoted as saying:<p>My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.<p>That's the type of religion I subscribe to.<p><b>I define kindness as treating others with the same level of respect and regard I would like to be shown myself. It's that golden rule: do unto</b> …

The Most Hated People in the United States May Not Be Who You Think

Which religious group is the victim of the most hate crimes in the United States?<p>According to the hate crime statistics kept by the FBI, Jews are the primary victims of religious hate crimes. More than 50% of all hate crimes (57% in 2014) are committed against them. For a point of comparison, …

Single Women Are Now the Most Potent Political Force in America

By the time I walked down the aisle — or rather, into a judge’s chambers — in 2010, at the age of 35, I had lived 14 independent, early-adult years …

Risen - Trailer 1

The epic New Testament story of the first forty days after the Resurrection of Jesus Christ through the eyes of an agnostic Roman Centurion charged …

How IS has been making enemies in Afghanistan

<b>You have probably heard about the rise of so-called Islamic State in Afghanistan. The militant group claims to be building a new province of what it calls "the Caliphate" in the mountains in the east of the country. But it has made some serious tactical errors, says BBC Afghan Service reporter,</b> …