News

How virtual reality could save your life during a disaster

The tech that preps soldiers for battle might soon train first responders. Read more of the article here.[...]


Autism linked to 'male hormones'

Exposure to high levels of "male" hormones in the womb increases the chance of a baby boy developing autism, according to researchers. Read more of the article here.[...]


Skin cancer trial results 'exciting'

The results of two international trials against advanced skin cancer have been hailed as "exciting and striking". Read more of the article here.[...]


'Female' hurricanes cause more deaths, but only because people don't take them seriously

Gender stereotypes affect the perceived threat of incoming storms. Read more of the article here.[...]


Secular VIP of the Week: Debbie Goddard

Debbie Goddard is outreach director at the Center for Inquiry Transnational in Amherst, N.Y. Goddard is also the Director of African Americans for Humanism, a program of the[...]


Church & State

Reuters: Anti-Muslim bullying on rise after Canada attacks

By Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project ...read more Read more here[...]


Salt Lake Trib.: Zombie craze may reflect our fears not of death, but of life

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RNS: Bishops object as Catholic universities offer same-sex benefits

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NYT: As archdiocese reorganizes, New York Catholics await news about their parishes

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Houston Mayor Drops Controversial Minister Subpoenas

By Don Byrd Written by Don Byrd Houston Mayor Annise Parker has abandoned subpoenas targeting area[...]


Wash. Post: D.C. Muslim Caucus: Muslims ‘obligated to vote as a bloc’

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