Secularism

How America Uses Lincoln's Space

How America Uses Lincoln's Space

12 hours ago   |   Politico

It feels, today, like a secular temple-so quiet and hallowed that many Americans take it as an affront when anyone they might disagree with seizes the space. But from the...
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U.K. Lifts Quarantine Rules for Visitors From ‘Lower Risk' Countries. The U.S. Isn't One of Them

1 day ago   |   Time

LONDON - Boris Johnson wants a haircut and a beer. Like millions of other Britons, the prime minister will be able to have a trim and a tipple on Saturday, when the country...
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From museum to mosque? Turkish court to rule on Hagia Sophia's fate

From museum to mosque? Turkish court to rule on Hagia Sophia's fate

3 days ago   |   Politico   |   2 articles

ISTANBUL - Turkey's greatest monument, the Hagia Sophia, has spent the past eight decades as a museum, its secular status serving as a compromise between Muslims and Christians...
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High court sparks new battle over church-state separation

4 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

The Supreme Court elated religious freedom advocates and alarmed secular groups with its Tuesday ruling on public funding for religious education, a decision whose long-term...
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Supreme Court lifts ban on state aid to religious schooling

4 days ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   6 articles

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Tuesday made it easier for religious schools to obtain public funds, upholding a Montana scholarship program that allows state tax credits for...
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Just How Secular Should America Be?

16 days ago   |   NY Times

Monday's Supreme Court decision on sex discrimination was a blow for religious freedom. That's a problem - for both sides.
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The Strange Revival of the Religious Relic Trade

19 days ago   |   NY Times

What does a supposedly secular world want with the creepy remains of medieval saints?
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The intolerant ‘Church of Wokeness' and other commentary

The intolerant ‘Church of Wokeness' and other commentary

19 days ago   |   New York Post

From the right: The Church of Wokeness Those who “kneel, hands raised in secular prayer, repeating political creeds on the TV news” are participating in the “neo-Marxist...
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Demonstration marks one year since adoption of Quebec's secularism law

20 days ago   |   National Post

MONTREAL - A demonstration is being held to in Montreal to mark the first anniversary of the passing of Quebec's controversial secularism law, known as Bill 21.
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The Eugenicist's Playbook: Politicized Science Is Making a Comeback in the Age of COVID-19

23 days ago   |   MintPress News

Science has emerged as the new religion of contemporary Western civilization, raising the status of its practitioners to the level of secular sainthood and its findings...
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Neil Young ‘NOT ok' with Trump playing his music at Mount Rushmore event

Neil Young ‘NOT ok' with Trump playing his music at Mount Rushmore event

Musician Neil Young is upset again with President Donald Trump for playing his music on Friday during the White House's Mount Rushmore event celebrating Independence Day. “This... Read more ...

Stimulus money could pose dilemmas in nursing homes

Stimulus money could pose dilemmas in nursing homes

Nursing home residents are among the Americans getting $1,200 checks as part of the U.S. government's plan to revive the economy. But with many long-term care facilities under... Read more ...

Florida reports record number of coronavirus cases amid nationwide surge

Florida reports record number of coronavirus cases amid nationwide surge

Florida reported another record-breaking spike in coronavirus cases on Saturday, with 11,458 people confirmed to have been infected with the virus as cases surge nationwide... Read more ...

Yankees pitcher Tanaka hit in head by Stanton line drive

Yankees pitcher Tanaka hit in head by Stanton line drive

NEW YORK - Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka was hit in the head by a line drive off the bat of slugger Giancarlo Stanton during live batting practice Saturday, a frightening... Read more ...

Hot dog champs repeat as July 4 gluttony fest moves indoors

Hot dog champs repeat as July 4 gluttony fest moves indoors

Joey Chestnut downed 75 wieners and buns in 10 minutes and Sudo downed 48 1/2 in the same span, setting world records for both the men's and women's events. Read more ...

What you need to know about COVID-19: US marks Fourth of July with pleas for...

What you need to know about COVID-19: US marks Fourth of July with pleas for people to skip parties

Without the right measures to stop the spread of the virus, health experts fear the holiday weekend could bring a wave of new infections that could overwhelm hospitals. Read more ...

Man Who Drove Into Black Lives Matter Protesters In Seattle Is Identified

Man Who Drove Into Black Lives Matter Protesters In Seattle Is Identified

The person who drove a car into a group of Black Lives Matter protesters in Seattle early Saturday morning and left two of them in critical condition has been identified. The... Read more ...

Spectators dazzled by Boston military flyover on Fourth of July

Spectators dazzled by Boston military flyover on Fourth of July

The flyovers started in Boston right at 4 p.m., with Air Force and Marine Corps jets flying over in five waves. Read more ...

US holiday weekend adds to virus worries as case counts grow

US holiday weekend adds to virus worries as case counts grow

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Braves star Freeman, 3 others test positive for virus

Braves star Freeman, 3 others test positive for virus

ATLANTA - Atlanta Braves four-time All-Star Freddie Freeman, reliever Will Smith and two teammates have tested positive for the coronavirus. Read more ...