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Why the cultural elite is fascinated by Catholicism

For believers, the Catholic Church is at once transcendent and mundane — the Holy Spirit working on Earth through 2,000 years of committee meetings. …

Third teenage girl is raped and burned alive in India in one week

A third teenage girl has been raped and burned alive in a week in India, the latest brutal sexual assault to shock the country.<p>The 16-year-old died from the burns after being set alight by a 26-year-old man who acted after the girl said she would tell her family about the rape.<p>Two other teenagers …

Crime

The #1 Food You Should Eat for Breakfast

<b>Pictured Recipe:</b> Chocolate Banana Oatmeal<p>Oatmeal is as close to perfect as you can get for a breakfast food. It's a whole food with one …

You Should Always Check Every Inch of Your Hotel Room for Bedbugs—Here's How

Bedbugs like to travel just as much as people do. To make sure none of these blood-sucking pests hitch a ride home with you in your luggage, experts …

8 Big Lies About Sugar We Should Unlearn

There are a few things we can all say for sure about sugar. Number one, it tastes great. And number two? It’s really, really confusing.<p>While we can …

Nutrition

Fresno State Announces Fate Of Professor Who Celebrated Barbara Bush's Death

On Tuesday, Fresno State University announced that the professor who celebrated the death of Barbara Bush and who promoted acts of domestic terrorism …

"Palm Sunday Massacre" killer Christopher Thomas freed after 34 years in prison

<b>NEW YORK</b> -- A man who killed 10 people in 1984 in one of New York City's most notorious massacres has been released from prison. The New York Times …

Figures show a majority of young adults in 12 countries have no faith, with Czechs least religious<p>Europe’s march towards a post-Christian society has been starkly illustrated by research showing a majority of young people in a dozen countries do not follow a religion.<p>The survey of 16- to …

Religion

How to Use This Secret Tool to Find Amazing Flight Deals

Even if you've never heard of Matrix by ITA software, you've certainly seen its magic at work. It powers both Google Flights as well as KAYAK, and is …

Flying

America Is Teaching Syria a Dangerous Lesson

Bashar al-Assad seems to have gotten the message that he can do whatever he wants short of using sarin gas.<p>As the slaughter continues in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta—a besieged area on the outskirts of Damascus that is home to some 400,000 people—the obvious question becomes even more urgent: How can …

Middle East

FBI call warning about Cruz RELEASED – says he’s into ISIS, mentally slow [FULL transcript]

The FBI released a transcript of the call they received about Nikolas Cruz before the shooting, and it’s crazy. The tipster couldn’t have made it …

Half the victims were children or teens at time of attack, which took place at home in 42% of cases<p>More than one in ten French women have been raped at least once, according to a study on sexual violence published on Friday as the global abuse scandal widens.<p>Twelve percent of the 2,167 women polled …

Harvey Weinstein

Gang rapes and beheadings: UN reveals new South Sudan abuses

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — The witness accounts remain appalling. One South Sudanese man returned home after hiding from government soldiers to find …

NYC's 6 Best Bars For Affordable Happy Hour Deals

New Yorkers are always hunting for a good deal, whether it’s an apartment, the perfect pair of shoes, or a drink. These spots offer happy hour …

East Village

The Female Quran Experts Fighting Radical Islam in Morocco

“The women scholars here are even more important than men.”<p>Morocco is in a region vulnerable to terrorist recruitment, but it hasn’t had a significant attack on its own soil since 2011, when terrorists bombed a Marrakesh café. Yet ethnic Moroccans have been at the center of ISIS attacks in Europe. …

Islamic Fundamentalism

Recovery of French nun who visited Lourdes declared 70th miracle

The case of a French nun who recovered from a decades-old back problem that prevented her from walking normally has been recognised as the 70th miracle at France's fabled shrine of Lourdes, her church said Sunday.<p>Sister Bernadette Moriau from northern France visited the holy spring in the foothills …

Calling Good, Evil and Evil, Good: How 'Christian Liberals' Twist the Words of Jesus to Wage War Against President Trump - Part I

Opinion<p>Posted: Feb 12, 2018 12:01 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p>This spring, a …

Faith

23 Snacks That Burn Fat

What you eat between meals matters more than you think. These choices boost metabolism and help you lose weight fast.

Healthy Eating

A Dietitian Says to Prep This 1 Food Every Week to Lose Weight

Diet plays a huge role in weight loss, so one of the biggest questions registered dietitian Sheri Kasper gets asked by clients is what's one thing they can do right now to start losing weight. Sheri shared with POPSUGAR that she tells clients to "eat more veggies." Why? For these three</b> …

Slow Cookers

French police search monastery for 'family killer'

Police searched a monastery in southern France on Tuesday for a man suspected of killing his wife and four children who has been on the run since …

As Pope Francis Heads to Chile and Peru, Argentina Feels Snubbed, Again

BUENOS AIRES — It was a sweltering afternoon at the rundown central bus station in Argentina’s capital, but Amelia Cartes Novoa was beaming despite the intolerable heat.<p>“I’m so excited,” Ms. Cartes said as she waited on a platform for the bus that would take her on a 21-hour ride across the Andes. …

A New American Leader Rises in ISIS

A two-year investigation identifies one of the very few Americans in the Islamic State’s upper ranks—and sheds light on the dynamics of radicalization.<p>The clues are out there, if you know where to look. Scattered across far-flung corners of the internet, there is evidence that Zulfi Hoxha, the son …

Terrorism

Tasty Baileys Dream Pie Dessert

This is a 15-minute creamy, yummy dessert that you will love it! No-bake plus chocolatey – what can be better, right? Baileys Dream pie is all you …

French town bans pork-free school meals in move branded 'anti-Muslim'

A far-right local authority in southern France on Monday scrapped pork-free school meals, a move branded “anti-Muslim” or “anti-Jewish” by an equality minister.<p>Julien Sanchez, the National Front mayor of Beaucaire, a town south of Avignon, abolished the scheme, brought in by his predecessor, on the …

Religion

largest religious group by 2040: Report

According to Al Jazeera, Muslims are expected to become the second-largest religious group in the United States after Christians by 2040, according …

'Islamic State' seeks new foothold in Africa

After the terrorist organization al Qaeda, now the so-called "Islamic State" is trying to expand its influence in Africa. Military means alone are …

Africa

Drop Everything and Buy a $383 Round-trip Flight to Italy or Greece (Video)

Celebrate a new year of travel by booking a cheap flight to Italy or Greece this winter. Flights are on sale starting at $383 round-trip.<p><i>Thrifty</i> …

5 Reasons Why Everyone Needs RXBARs in Their Life

What's all the hype around this new protein bar?<p>January 02, 2018<p>I'm sure many of you have heard of the product called the RXBAR. In case you haven't, …

Dreaded, sadistic ISIS executioner reportedly captured in Iraq; could be executed himself

A white-bearded ISIS militant who presided over the killings of dozens of gay men and others who ran afoul of the so-called "caliphate" was captured in the Iraqi city of Mosul last week, according to reports.<p>Abu Omer was arrested after locals in Mosul tipped security forces off to his hideout in …

The 13 biggest mistakes tourists make when visiting Rome, according to locals

Chances are, if you're traveling to Rome, you're planning to visit popular attractions like the Colosseum, the Vatican, and the Trevi Fountain. While those are great, there are ways to see them without making the same common mistakes many first-timers to Rome make.<p>On a recent Quora thread, Roman …