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‘Paul, Apostle of Christ’ stays true to Scripture with message of forgiveness and redemption

“There’s redemption. Even for me.”<p>That’s James Faulkner’s takeaway from the upcoming movie “Paul, Apostle of Christ,” starring Faulkner (“Game of Thrones,” “Downton Abbey”) as Paul and Jim Caviezel (“The Passion of the Christ,” “Person of Interest”) as Luke.<p>The movie focuses on the final 10 days of …

Media Statements

We at DICK’S Sporting Goods are deeply disturbed and saddened by the tragic events in Parkland. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of the victims …

NFL

South Korea’s Mental Health Problem — That Koreans Don’t Admit

With the highest rates of survival of major cancers and strokes of all developed countries, the ninth-lowest obesity rate in the world and the …

Mental Health

Leslie Jones Is the 2018 Winter Olympics Correspondent We Deserve

With the 2018 Winter Olympics start date fast approaching, there’s no doubt that fans are getting hyped for this extravaganza of cold weather …

Winter Olympics

Mel Gibson's Passion of the Christ sequel will be 'the biggest film of all time'

Mel Gibson's sequel to The Passion of the Christ will "shock the audience", its leading actor Jim Caviezel has claimed.<p>Caviezel, who played Jesus Christ in the 2004 film, confirmed in an interview with USA Today that he is on board to reprise the role in Gibson's long-awaited sequel.<p>The 49-year-old …

The Complete Winter Olympics Schedule for 2018: When to Watch Every Sport

The 2018 Winter Olympics began Friday, Feb. 9 in PyeongChang Olympic Stadium, and the schedule of events is packed from the opening ceremony until …

Skiing

President Trump Slaps Tariffs on Solar Panels in Major Blow to Renewable Energy

In the biggest blow he’s dealt to the renewable energy industry yet, President Donald Trump decided on Monday to slap tariffs on imported solar …

Solar Power

The People Who Started the Shutdown Don't Know How to End It

It wasn’t just Democrats in Congress who complained about President Donald Trump Saturday. It was also Republicans, who grumbled just as loudly that …

Mitch McConnell
Mental Health

These Are the Top 10 Risks to the World in 2018

Markets are soaring, but divisions are deepening among citizens of both developed and developing countries.<p>Liberal democracy currently has less …

Geopolitics

The Biggest Memes of the 2018 Golden Globes

The 75th Golden Globes Awards was a show filled with black dresses, inspirational speeches and all the Oprah that Oprah fans could have hoped for. …

Timothée Chalamet

Here's why people in Iran are protesting, and what's likely to happen next

The protests currently taking place in Iran are some of the biggest seen there for almost a decade, and even more widespread than the pro-reform …

South Asia

20 Inspirational Quotes to Start off 2018

Last year, I started off the year with the post, “20 Inspirational Quotes to Start off 2017,” and I wanted to start off 2018 with the same. …

Motivation

When athletes share their battles with mental illness

Michael Phelps locked himself in his bedroom for four days three years ago. He’d been arrested a second time for DUI. He was despondent and adrift. He thought about suicide.<p>“I didn’t want to be alive,” he tells USA TODAY Sports. “I didn’t want to see anyone else. I didn’t want to see another …

Mental Health
Economic Reform

Cutting Off Cairo

The Trump administration’s decision earlier this week to withdraw nearly $100 million in assistance to Egypt and suspend almost $200 million more is …

Human Rights

This Long-Lost Character Just Came Back in a Big Way on Game of Thrones

<b>Warning:</b> This post contains spoilers for season seven of <i>Game of Thrones</i>.<p>Gendry hadn’t been seen since he rowed away from Dragonstone in the season …

TV Series

Here's Where You've Seen That Note Littlefinger Was Hiding on Game of Thrones Before

<b>Warning:</b> This post contains spoilers for season seven of <i>Game of Thrones</i>.<p>Don’t count Littlefinger out yet. The conniving lord is sowing discord in …

TV Series

Game of Thrones Just Slipped in a Huge Reveal About Jon Snow’s Parents

<b>Warning:</b> This post contains spoilers for season seven of <i>Game of Thrones</i>.<p>Not only did Jon Snow get up close and personal with one of Daenerys …

TV Series

The Next Step In 3D Printing Is...Knitting?

3D printers may have started as a high-tech novelty, but they're becoming increasingly powerful. These days, they can print everything from rhino …

3D Printing

It's time to talk about suicides among middle-aged men

It has been a tragic few days for music fans. On Thursday, the lead singer of nu-metal band Linkin Park Chester Bennington was found dead at the age …

Mental Health

Mental Health Problems Rising Among College Students

Amy Ebeling struggled with anxiety and depression throughout college, as her moods swung from high to low, but she resisted help until all came crashing down senior year.<p>“At my high points I was working several jobs and internships — I could take on the world,” said Ebeling, 24, who graduated from …

Mental Health

Classics keep top spot on list of most popular US baby names, but ...

<b>(CNN) —</b> The third -- and fourth -- time's the charm for Emma and Noah.<p>Emma is the most popular girls' name in the United States in 2016 for the third year in a row, the Social Security Administration announced Friday, and it was the fourth year Noah took the top spot for boys.<p>Overall, the top 10 …

Celebrity News

San Francisco train service plans to run solely on clean energy

Commuter trains are already somewhat eco-friendly by their nature (you're less likely to need a car, after all), but the San Francisco Bay Area's train system is taking things one step further. BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) has unveiled a policy that will gradually move it to completely renewable …

Joking About Aaron Hernandez's Death By Suicide Is NOT Okay

We have a long way to go when it comes to having a healthy, productive dialogue about mental health. Case in point? Reactions to the death of former NFL player Aaron Hernandez.<p>Hernandez, 27, died by an apparent suicide in a Massachusetts prison on Wednesday, according to reports. Hernandez, who was …

Mental Health

Here's Why Easter Is Bad for Bunnies

Widespread misunderstanding of domestic rabbits has made them one of the most abandoned pets in the United States.<p>It’s the Saturday before Easter weekend at Petland in Fairfax, Virginia. Sixteen baby bunnies sit in three open pens, all for sale. Two teenage girls reach into a pen, scoop one up, and …

Multiple people down in shooting at elementary school in San Bernardino

A teacher and an 8-year-old boy were shot and killed Monday morning at a San Bernardino elementary school when the teacher's husband opened fire inside a special needs classroom before turning the gun on himself, police said.<p>Cedric Anderson, 53, of Riverside entered a classroom at North Park …

Why ISIS Declared War on Egypt's Christians

The group has been exporting Iraq-style sectarian tactics to the Arab world’s most populous country.<p>Four months after an Islamic State suicide bomber killed 28 Christian worshipers in Cairo, the group struck Egypt’s Christians again—this time with a double church bombing on Palm Sunday that left at …

War

Waikiki eatery serves tasty pizza with a slice of sunset

Flour & Barley, the new brick-oven pizza eatery at the International Market Place in Waikiki, offers decent pau hana specials, a cool setting and a …