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Rich people’s idea of charity: Giving to elite schools and operas

The wealthy aren’t donating to food shelters. They’re giving to Yale and fancy theaters for a tax deduction<p>It’s charity time, and not just because the holiday season reminds us to be charitable. As the tax year draws to a close, the charitable tax deduction beckons.<p>America’s wealthy are its largest …

The real New Atheism: Rejecting religion for a just world

Hitchens didn’t think rejecting religion would solve everything. But he knew only reason would give us justice<p>The ever-polemical atheist author Christopher Hitchens died two years ago this month, yet his incisive, erudite diatribes against religion continue to rile the faithful and spark debate. …

Walking Towards the Sun God

On the third and fourth day of our journey on the Abraham Path, we venture into the Tektek Mountains, a curious title for a desert landscape of nomads, desolate temples and ruins of empires long past. But no mountains. Apparently tektek means "particular," perhaps to signify particularly rocky and …

14 Destinations For Your 2014 Travel Bucket List

The new year is rapidly approaching and we're making resolutions and wish lists for the year of travel ahead.<p>If you crossed some adventures off your 2013 travel bucket list, surely you'll need some new additions. Check out these awesome, under-the-radar destinations you should add to your list for …

Turkey's Government Wants To Convert Hagia Sophia Into A Mosque

Turkey's government is stepping up plans to turn the Hagia Sophia into a mosque—but Christians worry the conversion will obsure the famous landmark's …

Huckabee Keeps Name in 2016 Mix

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee says he’s considering another presidential campaign in 2016.<p>“I’m keeping the door open,” Huckabee told the New …

Co-Author of Affluenza: “I’m Appalled by the Ethan Couch Decision”

When Vivia Boe and I produced the popular PBS special <i>Affluenza</i> in 1997, we had no idea how the word would be used nearly two decades later. But this …