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Museum of the Bible faces revelations, controversy as it opens
In the beginning, there was Hobby Lobby president Steve Green and his first purchase of a biblical artifact in 2009 that launched the Green Collection. What Green has accomplished since then is a full-fledged museum dedicated to the "Book of Books" in Washington, D.C. After nearly three years of
Flag-waving NASCAR doesn't have national anthem policy, but some leagues do
When it comes to President Donald Trump's patriotic playbook, NASCAR is exemplary and the NFL needs a timeout. In a Tuesday tweet, the president urged NFL owners to create a doctrine to curb activist athletes who take a knee or sit down or stay inside the locker room during the performance of "The
Anthony Scaramucci on why he stood by Trump: 'He was going to win'
Former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci defended his decision to stand by President Donald Trump after his many controversial statements on the campaign trail. Scaramucci told the co-hosts of "The View" he stood by Trump during the election because "he was going to win — I saw
White House takes up 11-year-old on offer to mow Rose Garden lawn
Earlier this year, Frank, an 11-year-old from Virginia, wrote to President Donald Trump to tout his burgeoning neighborhood lawn-mowing business and offer to travel to Washington, D.C. to work on the White House grass. On Friday, he'll get his wish. Press secretary Sarah Sanders revealed Wednesday
University of Texas removes 4 Confederate statues overnight
The University of Texas at Austin is removing four Confederate monuments that it says have become symbols of modern white supremacy and neo-Nazism , the school announced on Sunday. The university said the monuments -- which honor four figures tied to the Confederacy -- were erected during the
The mother of Father's Day was raised by a single dad
The national day honoring dads was started by a woman who was raised by a widower. Sonora Smart Dodd’s father, William Smart, raised her and five brothers after their mother died during childbirth. While listening to a Mother’s Day sermon with her father at the Central Methodist Church in 1909,
Republicans and Democrats come together for one of America's favorite pastimes
Lawmakers participate in the annual Congressional baseball game for charity.
The non-mother who started Mother’s Day
Ironically, the founder of Mother’s Day was not a mother herself. Anna Jarvis created the holiday to honor her late mother, Ann. Ann Jarvis was a dedicated community organizer and philanthropist. According to the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library, she "founded Mothers' Day Work Clubs in five
Is advancing human rights a priority for Secretary of State Rex Tillerson?
The State Department released its annual human rights report today, an exhaustive encyclopedia produced by its employees around the world after thousands of work-hours that details the worst abuses and crimes by state and non-state actors. But there was one thing noticeably absent from the roll-out
Trump's Refugee and Immigration Ban Recalls Past Exclusionary Laws
President Donald Trump 's executive order placing temporary bans on entry into the country of any refugees and all people from seven Muslim-majority countries recalls past immigration restrictions in the United States. "It hearkens back to a time where the U.S. viewed immigration strictly through a