Vickie Chiocca

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Pope suggests Trump 'is not Christian'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Thrusting himself into the combative 2016 presidential campaign, Pope Francis said Thursday that GOP front-runner Donald Trump "is not Christian" if he calls for the deportation of undocumented immigrants and pledges to build a wall between the United States and Mexico.<p>The Pope, who was …

Donald Trump

A Tribute to Alan Rickman: Reading Between the Black and White

When I was 8 years old, I first discovered the world of Harry Potter. My mom had always been a strong advocate of reading a book before watching the movie, so in 2001 (the year the first movie came out), I began reading <i>Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone</i>. That first book drew me deeply into the …

A Closer Look At The Outcry Over #WheresRey

As news of the upcoming second wave of <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> merchandise was passed around earlier this week, one thing became abundantly clear: Rey is front and center. That’s in sharp contrast to the first round of toys that hit shelves last fall, which seemed to forget the movie’s lead …

More storms headed for Great Plains after tornadoes kill one in Oklahoma

Thunderstorm and flash flood warnings were issued for several Great Plains states on Thursday, a day after a series of tornadoes touched down in Oklahoma, causing one death, injuring 12 and flattening buildings.<p>One woman who sought safety in her home’s storm shelter died when it flooded in …

Weather

How friendship became a tool of the powerful

Corporations and governments have co-opted the idea of the ‘social’ for their own ends. Is there anything we can do about it?<p>Imagine walking into a coffee shop, ordering a cappuccino, and then, to your surprise, being informed that it has already been paid for. Where did this unexpected gift come …

Psychology