Sandra Melville

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What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

Religion

Boston area highway blocked by protesters fighting racism at height of morning commute

Activists protesting what they call "police and state violence against black people" chained themselves to concrete-filled barrels and blocked a busy Boston area highway in two places at the height of the Thursday morning commute.<p>State police shut down Interstate 93 north-bound at East Milton …

Oh come all ye faithful?

Obama rarely seen in church, but advisers say his beliefs remain strong.<p>President Barack Obama rarely goes to church and has spent just one Christmas morning of his presidency in the pews.<p>But that’s not for lack of faith, members of his small circle of religious confidants say. While church isn’t a …

5 Cool and Easy Ways to Donate to Charity

One of the foundations of good finances is charitable giving. It might seem counterintuitive that giving your money away results in better finances for you, but it's true that giving can provide you with rewards that extend to the personal and the financial.<p>From the warm fuzzies you feel when you …

Personal Finance

Windows 8.1 review

A year ago, Microsoft "reimagined" the look and feel of Windows, and placed a risky bet on the future of computing. Touch is everything, it said, and nearly everything about Windows 8 was designed to be used in a world without laptops and desktop PCs. But most people still use laptops and desktops, …