Martin Luther

Does Feminism Treat Women Like The Medieval Catholic Church Did?

It’s an intriguing proposition: that feminist dogma and Roman Catholic theology treat women’s pursuit of vocation in substantially similar ways. It’s …

Conservative View

Sun Prairie boys' remain ranked fourth in AP weekly Division 1 state poll

<i>Editor's Note: Dennis Semrau covers prep sports for 100.5 ESPN Madison.</i><p>Sun Prairie’s boys basketball team remained fourth in Division 1 in the …

College Basketball

Google’s Arts & Culture Site

Do you know about Google’s Arts & Culture site? It’s a rather remarkable virtual treasure house, a digitalized collection of the holdings of hundreds …

Google Street View

No, machines can’t read better than humans

Headlines have claimed AIs outperform humans at ‘reading comprehension,’ but in reality they’ve got a long way to go<p>Computers are built to process data, but there’s a particular form of information so rich and dense in meaning that it’s beyond the full comprehension of even the most advanced AI. …

Artificial Intelligence

01/17/2018: What Facebook could learn from the Reformation

What does Martin Luther have to do with Facebook? According to one historian, they both prove that networks have great power and can do a lot of harm. Marketplace Tech host Molly Wood talks with Niall Ferguson, whose new book is called "The Square and the Tower: Networks and Power, from the …

Business

A House Is Not a Hole: (Not) Caring about What Trump Says

When, in the service of discriminating against migrants from Haiti, El Salvador, and the whole of Africa, the world’s most powerful leader refers to …

Oxford Dictionary

Every President For Last 20 Years Spent MLK Day Working On Public Service Projects, Trump Went Golfing Instead

Since 1994, American presidents have honored Martin Luther King Jr. Day by participating in public service projects and calling on Americans to …

Donald Trump

41 Martin Luther King Jr. Memes You Can Share Any Day Of The Year

On the third Monday of January, Dr. Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday is observed as a federal holiday in the United States. Born on Jan. 15, …

Black History

What Martin Luther King Really Thought About Lyndon Baines Johnson

Caption from LIFE. Dr. King, who knew Johnson before Presidency, visited the White House in the first month after Johnso<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Stan Wayman—The …

Black History

Muhajirs in US launch ‘Free Karachi’ campaign

Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM).<p>FIR against Tribune reporter over Aadhaar data breach story<p>Padmavati becomes 'Padmavat', set to clash with Akshay …

India

The Undefeated Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Today, ESPN’s The Undefeated commemorates Martin Luther King Jr. Day by debuting a new content series that celebrates the civil rights leader, …

Black History

Dow charging toward 26,000 in record time

The U.S. stock and bond markets were closed on Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, though stock market index futures posted gains in a shortened session, which put the Dow within mere points of its next 1,000-point milestone of 26,000.<p>The Dow hit 25,000 on Jan. 4, which means that …

Markets

15 Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes That Still Resonate In Today's America

It has been five decades since Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, but his words still carry power for activists, politicians, journalists, and …

Law

Make this margarita and pretend it's almost summer

It’s Martin Luther King Day, which, for many of us, means the last four-day weekend until spring (if you’re one of those people who gets Presidents’ …

Spices

LeBron James reflects on legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., criticizes Trump

On a day for reflecting on race in America, LeBron James considered Martin Luther King Jr.'s ultimate sacrifice.<p>A life given for love.<p>"He had a vision and he took a bullet for all of us," James said.<p>As he and the Cavaliers prepared Monday to host the defending champion Golden State Warriors, one of …

Basketball

This Martin Luther King Jr. Website is Run By Neo-Nazis

Every year Martin Luther King Jr. Day recalls the historic accomplishments of the civil rights leader and his work to dismantle segregation and …

Offbeat News

Some tweetable quotations from the man we honor

LOOKING EAST from Dupont Circle, an apartment dweller could peer out at dusk each night and see a red-orange glow that filled the horizon. This was early in the spring of 1968, and it seemed as if the nation’s capital was burning. It wasn’t — only parts of it, in neighborhoods to the east of the …

Opinion

The Best Martin Luther King Jr. Day Men’s Boot Sales to Shop

If you have yet to shop for boots this season, don’t fret, your feet won’t freeze. Especially, since FN rounded up a list of the best boot sales to …

Shoes

Google Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day With a Doodle Inspired By His 'I Have a Dream' Speech

Google is celebrating the legacy of civil rights icon and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Martin Luther King Jr. with a special Doodle that takes …

Black History

How Evangelical Women Took Over the Sex Work Debate

‘Sensationalist’ campaigns trample on rights of workers.

Slavery

Lunchtime photo

Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. would have been 89 today. It’s striking to think …

MLK parade more significant this year, attendees say

For the 38th year, San Diegans celebrated the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. in a parade attended by thousands downtown.<p>Organizers said the Sunday …

Black History

Box Office: ‘Jumanji’ Powers Solid Holiday Weekend With $35.4 Million

Sony’s “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” is showing plenty of staying power at the North American box office with an estimated $35.4 million at 3,849 …

Movies

Martin Luther King Jr. Day events around the Twin Cities

A few of Monday’s events around the region.

Black History

How Have Catholics Changed Since Luther?

<i>June 15, 1520</i>. Almost three years have passed since Martin Luther posted his ninety-five theses to the church door in Wittenberg. The flame that his …

Christianity

ELCA Presiding Bishop responds to reported racist comments

Luther and Lutheranism<p>Martin Luther was eight years old when Christopher Columbus set sail from Europe and landed in the Western Hemisphere. Luther …

Christopher Columbus

Why Do We Excuse the Extremes of Capitalism?

Turns out, we’re hardwired to conform—no matter how self-defeating the belief system.<p>Every day as I get off the bus in downtown Seattle, I am …

Richard Thaler

Chelsea Manning files for US Senate bid in Maryland

Updated:Saturday, January 13 2018 8:54 PM EST2018-01-14 01:54:18 GMT<p>The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) has lifted the water contact closure …

California

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Let’s Focus on Improving Schools

For nearly twenty-five years, Martin Luther King Jr. Day has been celebrated as a national day of service – a day for all of us to come together to address the most pressing issues our communities face. As King asserts, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for …

Black History

New Orleans is in for a freezing cold weekend. See forecasted lows. | NOLA.com

New Orleans is bracing for another shot of cold weather as temperatures sink to at or below freezing starting overnight Friday (Jan. 12). A freeze …

Weather