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Cops killed man at Walmart, then interrogated girlfriend

After killing a man at an Ohio Walmart, police interrogated his girlfriend, accusing her of lying, threatening her with jail time and suggesting she could be on drugs, according to a video obtained by CNN.<p>The man, John Crawford III, was holding an air rifle he had picked up off a store shelf when …

Ferguson witnesses: Some lied

<b>(CNN)</b> -- The grand jury in the case of Michael Brown's shooting didn't just face an onslaught of witnesses with conflicting memories of what happened the day white police officer Darren Wilson killed Brown, an unarmed black teenager. It also heard from witnesses who couldn't be believed at all.<p>Some …

Elegy for a Hero of Religious Freedom

Al Smith's stand against the power of the state eventually led to new laws protecting an ancient Indian faith.<p>If the American media had a better sense of history, you’d have read by now that Alfred Leo Smith died last month. His life powerfully shaped the American law of religious freedom.<p>Here’s an …

Google is refunding the $19 million your kids spent on in-app purchases

It's been three months since Google ended its row with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over its in-app purchasing policies. The commission took issue with children racking up large bills on their parents' credit cards, resulting in Mountain View settling to the tune of $19 million. Now, Google …

Torture report: U.S. faces harsh realities

Embarrassment for allies, ammunition for enemies -- but no recommendations laid down for the future treatment of alleged terrorists taken prisoner. It would seem that publication by the Senate Intelligence Committee (or at least its Democrats) of its report into the torture of detainees just …

A Bi-Lingual Heart: Christian & Buddhist

Am I Christian or Buddhist? I’m not sure how to answer the question anymore. I was raised as a Christian and claimed that faith for my own when old …

Lion's Roar - Buddhist Wisdom for Our Time

Lion's Roar is the website of the Buddhist magazines Lion's Roar (formerly Shambhala Sun) and Buddhadharma, with exclusive teachings, how-tos, news …

Refusing silence: Black poets protest and mourn in verse

"I am a black poet who will not remain silent while this nation murders black people. I have a right to be angry."<p>Hundreds of black poets across the …

Chris Rock Talks to Frank Rich About Ferguson, Cosby, and What ‘Racial Progress’ Really Means

In Conversation ChrisRock<p>What’s killing comedy.<br>What’s saving America.<p>Photographs by Martin Schoeller<p>The last time Frank Rich had a conversation with …

Christian right’s rage problem: How white fundamentalists are roiling America

Far-right Christians like Todd Starnes think their nation’s in danger. You won’t believe what they want to do next<p>Over the past few years, America has been divided by religion. The culture wars have heated up with secularists on one side and God-fearing Americans on the other, and to understate …

5 worst right-wing moments of the week — Fox News pundit’s absurd Ferguson theory

A Fox News hack wonders about protesters’ self esteem, while Megyn Kelly trash-talks teachers<p>Racist reactions to the Ferguson grand jury’s refusal to indict Darren Wilson dominated the right-wing airwaves this week, not to mention Wilson’s own televised assertion that he’d shoot Michael Brown all …

Simple to Understand Meditation Instructions

Meditation Instructions<p>I would like to offer very simple and effective meditation instructions that is both relaxing and profound. It is the …

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Bridal Photos On a Burning Couch Make a Statement About Divorce Culture

It just started as a cool idea. New Zealand photographer Tom Hollow had a broken couch he needed to get rid of, and so he decided to burn it and take …