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The Power of Prayer

The Power of Prayer: A Conversation between David Gregory and Erica Brown<p>EB: David, your prayer practice has evolved a lot in the past years. I am not sure if you prayed at all when we started studying together. Now you think about prayer a lot. I was passing by a church and a sign in front of the …

Prayer

Sean Parker Grants $10 Million To Aid Radical Autoimmune Research For Type 1 Diabetes

Sean Parker has been very philanthropic lately, particularly with life sciences research. Parker announced he’d given $600 million to a foundation with his name on it this summer and $24 million last December to establish an allergy research center, also bearing his name. He’s now given $10 million …

Immunotherapy

What should we make of 'By the Sea'?

It's all so beautiful.<p><i>By the Sea's</i> first frames focus on two of the most photogenic movie stars on the planet (married in real life, to boot), careening along a seaside road in Malta. The world, not to mention the box office, should be their oyster.<p>But upon viewing Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's …

31 Science-Backed Ways to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

Avoiding holiday weight gain may sound as feasible as Santa fitting down billions of chimneys on Christmas Eve, but we promise there are logical …

Does This Electronic Nail File Really Work Better Than the Standard Model?

There was a point in time when I was obsessed with nail art. Years ago, it wasn't uncommon for me to spend hours painting themed patterns onto my …

The Reason You're Not Happy (And How To Fix It)

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>If only [blank], I would be truly happy.<p>We’ve all uttered that phrase at one point during our lives, right?<p>Whether we were kids hoping for that one Christmas present we really wanted or adults in search of that next promotion, we’re constantly in …

10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works--A True Story

Overview<p>10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works--A True Story …

US Dismal Ranking in the World Betrays Serious Decline; Wake Up America!

Given the current global chaos, which unfortunately our country is in the midst of, one wonders whether our badly broken tax system, political paralysis, questionable justice and a dysfunctional education protocol aren't enough to shake Americans from their slumber into seeking solutions, not …

Surveillance Images Released in Killing of Indiana Pastor's Wife

Indianapolis police released surveillance images Monday that show the man they believe killed a pastor's pregnant wife during a home invasion last week.<p>The two black-and-white still images were taken by a neighbor’s security camera and show the suspect from behind with a hoodie pulled over his head.<p>…

More Governors Seek to Ban Syrian Refugees After Paris Massacre

After the terror attacks in Paris that killed at least 129 people, the placement of refugees fleeing Syria has come under scrutiny as at least two dozen governors — mostly Republicans — have raised concerns about Syrian refugees relocating to their state.<p>"The first and foremost responsibility of …

Spiritual But Not Religious? It Just Doesn't Work.

SBNR. The topic is a hot one in Christian circles today. "Spiritual but not religious."<p>A middle-aged woman who spends Sunday mornings on a hiking trail might say, "I'm spiritual ... but not religious." A young man who says he loves Jesus but hates the church might identify himself as SBNR. …

Make These 15 Small Changes If You Want To Become Happier And Healthier

Brenda Richardson<p>Read full profile<p>So you want to be happier and healthier. If you want to make a life change for the better there are several …

Happiness

Witness accounts from across Paris: 'I saw my final hour unfurl before me'

Amid reports that scores of people had been killed in Paris, witnesses spoke to journalists and wrote on social media about what they saw<p>Dozens of people are reported to have been killed in and around Paris, in a series of explosions and shootings on Friday night. Witnesses to the attacks have …

Social Media

Chris Brown's home ransacked; relative forced into closet at gunpoint

Singer Chris Brown's home was broken into again.<p>This time, Los Angeles police said four to five men ransacked his Tarzana home on Citrus Ridge Drive early Wednesday and forced a family member into a closet at gunpoint.<p>At about 1 a.m., the family member, whom KTLA identified as Brown's aunt, woke up …

The Heartbreaking Downfall of a Hollywood Golden Girl: Amanda Peterson's Troubled Past Before Her Death at Age 43

Since the sudden death of actress Amanda Peterson, best known for her role in <i>Can’t Buy Me Love</i>, PEOPLE has confirmed that the ’80s star struggled …

Gays and Lesbians Have Different Reasons to Get Married, Study Says

Same-sex marriage is now legal across the United States, but research on the reasons gays and lesbians get married is sparse. Now, in a recent study …