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31 Dec NSA diverted computers and laptops from shipping facilities to install spyware
31 Dec In America, Innocent Until Proven Guilty? Not For Most People Who Are Stuck in Jail
30 Dec Colorado and Washington brace for 'marijuana tourism' surge
30 Dec Memphis Pastor Arrested on Sexual Abuse of 16-Yr-Old Family Member
29 Dec It's Not Just Poor People Getting Hosed When Congress Lets Unemployment Insurance Expire
29 Dec Atheist group saves Christmas for Oklahoma family claiming poor treatment by church
28 Dec Climate Change 2013: Where We Are Now - Not What You Think
28 Dec Pope's 'liberal' views on capitalism freaking out conservative Catholics in Congress
27 Dec This Is What It's Like To Work Full Time And Still Be Poor
27 Dec The honesty of clergy, car salesmen, and politicians
26 Dec Is this giant crystal ball the future of solar energy?
26 Dec Chicago-area library rejects $3,000 donation from atheist blogger because he is 'a hate group'
25 Dec Congress Has Lowest Output Since 1947
25 Dec Edward Snowden: 'Mission's Already Accomplished... I Already Won'
24 Dec Israel Demands US Stop Spying on Them
24 Dec Jehovah's Witness elder arrested for sexual abuse
23 Dec Tea-Party Candidates Shunned by Senate Idols
23 Dec Jon Stewart defends "Duck Dynasty" star's right to free speech
22 Dec Federal court finds Utah's marriage equality ban is unconstitutional
22 Dec Fifteen Things That We Relearned About the Prison Industrial Complex in 2013
21 Dec Charts: Catholic Hospitals Don't Do Much for the Poor
21 Dec Christian camp counselor allegedly said she molested girls to show them 'God's love'
20 Dec Scientists cut million-year natural process to convert algae into crude oil to about an hour
20 Dec Number of American atheists doubled since 2007, but more still believe in witches or UFOs
20 Dec Scientology 'set up cameras to spy on former leader'
19 Dec Atheism flexing its muscles: Secular group endorses six Democrats in upcoming races
19 Dec Land of the free? America has 25 percent of the world's prisoners
19 Dec China's Terracotta Warriors inspired by ancient Greek art
18 Dec Report Finds Police Intelligence Gathering Tactics Threaten National Security
18 Dec Vatican, Oxford put ancient manuscripts online
17 Dec Federal Court Rules NSA Bulk Telephone Spying Is Unconstitutional
17 Dec Five Unnecessary SWAT Team Raids Gone Terribly Wrong
17 Dec Police: Pastor Raped Girl to 'Take the Demons Out'
16 Dec Officials Say U.S. May Never Know Extent of Snowden's Leaks
16 Dec Brutal offshore Christian reform school exposed in new documentary
15 Dec Uruguay Becomes First Country to Fully Legalize Marijuana [video]
15 Dec Scientists discover double meaning in genetic code
15 Dec Judge says giant cross must be removed from San Diego mountain
14 Dec Social Justice Groups Demand Congress Slash Military Budget, Spend Money on People, Peace, Planet
14 Dec Simulations back up theory that Universe is a hologram
13 Dec Fragile US budget deal under fire from both Republicans and Democrats
13 Dec Royal Commission: 'I shouldn't be alive', says victim of abuse from predatory priest
12 Dec House, Senate negotiators reach budget deal
12 Dec Hush fund: Catholic Church paid $43 million to keep abuse secret
11 Dec CIA's anti-terrorism effort called 'colossal flop'
11 Dec Atheists face death in 13 countries, global discrimination - study
11 Dec Exercise 'significant role' in reducing risk of dementia, long-term study finds
10 Dec Mirrors in Giant Magellan Telescope ready to capture light from dawn of universe
10 Dec Tech Titans Band Together in Effort to Limit Government Surveillance
09 Dec Vermont Approves Single-Payer Health Care: "Everybody In, Nobody Out"
09 Dec Westboro Baptists 'booking flights' for Johannesburg to protest Mandela's funeral
08 Dec Rick Santorum wins the prize for the worst Nelson Mandela tribute
08 Dec Three women accuse Catholic priest of sexually abusing them
07 Dec Conservative think tank SPN coordinating right-wing assault on education, healthcare and the environment in 34 states
07 Dec Minnesota archdiocese names 34 priests accused of sexual abuse
06 Dec ALEC calls for penalties on 'freerider' homeowners in assault on clean energy
06 Dec Signs of Water Found on 5 Alien Planets by Hubble Telescope
06 Dec Baffling 400,000-Year-Old Clue to Human Origins
05 Dec Climate Change's Biggest Threats Are Those We Aren't Ready For: Report
05 Dec Catholic hospital's religious rules led to negligent care in miscarriage, ACLU says
04 Dec Uruguayan President Asks World To Help Him Legalize Weed
04 Dec Judge orders names of 46 priests accused of sexual abuse to be released
03 Dec Meet the Right-Wing Christian Companies Trying to Impose Their Values on Their Workers
03 Dec Former Vic priest admits to sexual child abuse
02 Dec Study in Nature reveals urgent new time frame for climate change
02 Dec Catholics Blast Rush Limbaugh For Pope Attack
01 Dec Struggles of Younger US Workers Ripple Through Economy
01 Dec Predator priest Gerald Ridsdale found victims wherever the Catholic Church moved him across Australia

30 Nov Rush Limbaugh blasts 'pure Marxism' coming from Pope Francis' critique of capitalism
30 Nov Louisiana pastor indicted for alleged sexual attacks against underage choir girls
29 Nov The country where exorcisms are on the rise
29 Nov Owner of alleged Satanic sex abuse daycare released as case against her falls apart
28 Nov Edward Snowden's latest leak: NSA monitored online porn habits of 'radicalizers' to discredit them
28 Nov Christian school to bullied African-American girl: Straighten your natural hair or get out
27 Nov NSA slapped malware on 50,000+ networks, says report
27 Nov Archaeological discoveries suggest the Buddha was born hundreds of years earlier than thought
26 Nov Obamacare horror story debunked by Seattle Times columnist
26 Nov Catholic Church in Scotland to reveal past abuse cases
25 Nov Accord Reached With Iran to Halt Nuclear Program
25 Nov Former Blair priest found guilty of sexually abusing minor
24 Nov Wives who aren't subservient to husbands are preaching 'false gospel,' Southern Baptist official warns
24 Nov 2 priests found guilty of sex abuse by archdiocese unlikely to face criminal charges
23 Nov Inside America's Plan to Kill Online Privacy Rights Everywhere
23 Nov Lawsuit accuses Minn. priest of abuse on White Earth Reservation
22 Nov Healthcare Plan Enrollment Surges in Some States After Rocky Rollout
22 Nov Methodist minister 'convicted' of performing gay marriage has 30 days to 'repent' or be defrocked
21 Nov Fisa court documents reveal extent of NSA disregard for privacy restrictions
21 Nov Sex abuse allegations against former pastor prompts church school meeting
20 Nov Scientist proposes 'SETI Lottery Bond' to fund search for extraterrestrial life
20 Nov Church leader accused of sexually abusing children
19 Nov The antibiotics crisis
19 Nov Louie Gohmert Cites Bible As Foreign Policy Guide On Israel: 'The Bible Is Accurate'
18 Nov Trading Women for Profit
18 Nov Australian report finds 'substantial criminal child abuse' in Church
17 Nov TPP Disclosure Shows It Will Kill People and Internet; House Opposition Is Widespread
17 Nov Top priest faces jail after sex trial
16 Nov
C.I.A. Collecting Data on International Money Transfers, Officials Say
16 Nov Watch forum audience laugh at Ted Cruz for claiming he 'didn't want a shutdown' (video included)
15 Nov WikiLeaks reveals secret trade agreement that could crack down on web freedom
15 Nov Study: Public polls underestimate same-sex attraction, especially among Christians
14 Nov 'Stop Killer Robots': UN says stop development of weapons that engage targets without human intervention
14 Nov Pastor who worried God wasn't 'hearing' him commits suicide
13 Nov Cosmic rays not behind climate change: report
13 Nov Priests Accused of Sex Abuse Hiding in Plain Sight
12 Nov How many Americans actually believe the earth is only 6,000 years old?
12 Nov Atheist 'Mega-Churches' Take Root Across US, World
11 Nov Maddow: George W. Bush really was trying to bring about the end of the world
11 Nov Surprising Variation Among Genomes of Individual Neurons from Same Brain
10 Nov Did A Supreme Court Justice Just Admit To Being An Atheist?
10 Nov Suit says Minneapolis church authorities knowingly gave molester priest access to kids for decades
10 Nov Herbal Supplements Are Often Not What They Seem
09 Nov Koch brothers poured tens of millions of dollars into anti-choice movement
09 Nov Priest facing abuse lawsuit has 10 victims, attorney says
08 Nov Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reached New Highs In 2012, World Meterological Organization Says
08 Nov Florida teacher suspended for forcing kids to say pledge on Sept. 11 or 'go to your home country'
07 Nov Supreme Court to consider government-led prayer for first time in 30 years
07 Nov New Voting Laws Threaten State Elections, and More (video)
07 Nov Atheist Marriages Last Longer Than Christian Marriages, Research Says
07 Nov Priest Convicted in Abuse Case of Young Girl
06 Nov Milky Way Teeming With Billions Of Earth-Size Planets
06 Nov Legal Marijuana Market Poised To Grow Faster Than Smartphones
05 Nov Texas' Restrictive Voter ID Law Stops A Former U.S. House Speaker From Getting A Voter ID Card
05 Nov Catholic priest Finian Egan found guilty of eight counts of child sex abuse
04 Nov Climate Impacts Poised to Decimate Human and Earth Systems, says Leaked IPCC Draft
04 Nov Boy, girl allege sexual abuse by priest at St. Peter's Church in Cambridge
03 Nov N.C. Republican switches party affiliation: 'I guess being American just isn't good enough' for the GOP anymore
03 Nov Ted Cruz's father in 2012: Send Obama 'back to Kenya'
02 Nov Pacific Ocean Warming at Fastest Rate in 10,000 Years
02 Nov Florida Youth Minister Arrested For Sexual Abuse Of Young Girl
01 Nov NSA Infiltration of Google, Yahoo Even Deeper Than Feared
01 Nov Hollywood Church Leader Charged With Molesting Girl

31 Oct Americans' support for death penalty lowest in 40 years
31 Oct 'Aftermath' Dares to Unearth Terrible Secrets of Poland's Lost Jews
30 Oct Dianne Feinstein breaks ranks: 'I am totally opposed' to NSA spying on allies
30 Oct Texas Abortion Restrictions Declared Unconstitutional By Federal Judge
30 Oct Discovery of 'mini-neural computer' multiplies the brain's processing power
29 Oct 'We've reached the end of antibiotics' CDC says
29 Oct Accusations Of Coverups Roil Minnesota Archdiocese
28 Oct Anti-NSA rally attracts thousands to march in Washington (video included)
28 Oct Clergy abuse scandals could lead to financial woes
27 Oct 21 Nations Line Up Behind U.N. Effort to Restrain NSA
27 Oct Top priest 'blames' kids for sex abuse
26 Oct Germany, Brazil Turn to U.N. to Restrain American Spies
26 Oct Study: Religious more likely to lie for financial gain
26 Oct Atheists Start Their Own PAC To Elect Nonreligious Candidates
25 Oct Corporate Media's Hidden Wave of Consolidation
25 Oct Family of witness against priest breaks silence
24 Oct As pay gaps widen, America's CEOs break record as top earners take home at least $100 million each
24 Oct Evangelicals 'worse' than Catholics on sexual abuse
23 Oct Majority Of Americans Think It's 'Bad For The Country' That Republicans Control The House
23 Oct More men file to join sex abuse lawsuit against Boy Scouts, LDS church
22 Oct Democrats Have A Shot At Taking Back The House As Republican Popularity Continues To Drop: Poll
22 Oct Protest in Dallas puts church, pastor in tight spot
21 Oct 'Desperate' donors tighten purse strings on right-wing groups and 'self-immolating' GOP
21 Oct Why the odds of spotting E.T. are so slim: It's the economy
20 Oct Petition hosted by MoveOn calls for arrest of GOP leadership on sedition charges
20 Oct Court documents indicate former pastor abused boy for 3 years
19 Oct Family Research Council: Christians should not want the government to care for the poor
19 Oct French scientologists angered by fraud verdict
18 Oct Rush Limbaugh On GOP: 'One Of The Greatest Political Disasters I've Ever Seen'
18 Oct Prehistoric cave prints show most early artists were women
18 Oct House stenographer sent for mental exam after floor rant: 'Praise be to God'17 Oct Pat Robertson to GOP: Give up!
17 Oct Oprah tells atheist swimmer Diana Nyad that atheists don't believe in 'awe' and 'wonder'
16 Oct Revealed: NSA 'gathering millions of email address books'
16 Oct St. Thomas priest sued; woman alleges repeated sexual abuse as minor
15 Oct Five Totally Avoidable Tragedies Caused by the Shutdown
15 Oct 'Filthy little liar': nuns abused child sex victim, court hears
14 Oct World top bankers warn of dire consequences if U.S. defaults
14 Oct International Monetary Fund strongly suggests countries tax the rich to fix deficit
13 Oct Republican congressman: The tea party has lost the shutdown battle
13 Oct Priest sex abuse survivor rails against church
12 Oct Christian delusions are driving the GOP insane
12 Oct Orthodox Jewish wives who want divorce pay rabbis $100,000 to terrorize husbands with 'karate skills'
11 Oct Republican Party's Rating Plummets To 'Record Low'
11 Oct Saudi preacher gets only 8 years in jail for daughter's abuse, death
10 Oct Atheist group to Montgomery police: Stop sending evangelical pastors to crime scenes
10 Oct For Minn. Catholics, Troubling New Abuse Scandal
09 Oct Prescription drug abuse now more deadly than heroin and cocaine combined
09 Oct Saudi preacher jailed over daughter's death
08 Oct Shutdown halts federal regs (Video)
08 Oct Retired priest removed after child sex abuse allegation
07 Oct GOP In Grave Danger Of Losing House In 2014, PPP Polls Show
07 Oct Alien DNA could be 'recreated' on earth
06 Oct Sense Of Unease Growing Around The World As U.S. Government Looks Befuddled
06 Oct Priest jailed for sex attacks on boys aged eight and seven
05 Oct Dawkins on Capitol Hill: 'Ignoramus' Christian creationists are holding America back
05 Oct Priest's computer, DNA seized in abuse case
04 Oct Obama Sets Conditions for Talks: Pass Funding and Raise Debt Ceiling
04 Oct The Coming Domestic Drone Wars
03 Oct House Shutdown Battle Could Go On For Weeks
03 Oct Pope Francis stirs debate yet again with interview with an atheist Italian journalist
02 Oct Shutdown: A multi-billion dollar hit to economy
02 Oct NSA built secret shadow social network GETPRISM — and you've already joined it
01 Oct Five climate reports, five similar conclusions. It's time to listen
01 Oct Teenage Jehovah's Witness loses court bid to refuse life-saving blood transfusion

30 Sep Maddow: House Republicans are 'a classical array of stunned and mystified'
30 Sep GOP's Least Favorite Projects Will Keep Running During Government Shutdown
29 Sep Humans found guilty in climate change
29 Sep Most People Don't Know Obamacare Sign-Up Starts Next Month: Survey
29 Sep Poland's Catholic church apologizes as pedophile scandal spreads
28 Sep Republican Leaders Don't Have The Votes For Their Own Hostage Plan
28 Sep Philly Priest Sexually Abused Altar Boy for Years: DA
27 Sep Global warming: What the leading scientists say
27 Sep Predator priest's conduct 'horrific'
26 Sep Obamacare Premiums Report Shows Low Prices For Uninsured With Wide Variation
26 Sep Argentine Priest Jailed For Child Sex Abuse
25 Sep A government shutdown will cost us billions
25 Sep Minnesota church officials covered up priest's child molestation before turning him in
24 Sep Solar and wind power now cheaper than coal power in the U.S.
24 Sep W. Jeffrey Paulish, Catholic Priest, Caught With Pantless 15-Year-Old In Pennsylvania: Police
23 Sep Study: Nations Awash in Guns Are Simply Killing Themselves
23 Sep Humans Have Been Evolving Like Crazy Over the Past Few Thousand Years
23 Sep Ohio priest found guilty of rape of boy
22 Sep Maddow: Obamacare is turning into the GOP's Waterloo and it's awesome
22 Sep Gun nuts peddle gruesome lies in face of tragedy
21 Sep One Disturbing Reason For Our Exploding Prison Population
21 Sep Pastor Accused of Sexually Assaulting Parishioners
20 Sep John Boehner Pits Obamacare Against Shutdown, A Choice Dubbed Anarchy By Harry Reid
20 Sep Stephen Hawking: Assisted Suicide Should Be Option For Terminally Ill
19 Sep There Have Been More Mass Shootings Since Newtown Than You've Heard About
19 Sep Pastor Raped at Least 4 Boys to 'Turn Them Straight,' and Isn't Going to Jail
18 Sep Congressional Republicans try to exploit India's "missing girls" for anti-choice propaganda
18 Sep Women take Catholic diocese to court over alleged sex abuse
17 Sep NSA 'Follow the Money' branch spied on Visa customers, SWIFT transactions – report
17 Sep Catholic order sued for alleged child sex abuse
16 Sep War on Science continues: plan to create science laureate falters in Congress
16 Sep Dark days for church
15 Sep Catholic website says colleges aren't for women: 'Learn to be a wife and mother'
15 Sep Creationist row: Headteachers removed from school
15 Sep Snowden Nominated for Freedom of Thought Prize
14 Sep Boston University study finds link between gun ownership and homicide
14 Sep Found: The First Mechanical Gear in a Living Creature
13 Sep NSA shares raw intelligence including Americans' data with Israel
13 Sep Florida pastor arrested before he could burn 2,998 Qurans on anniversary of 9/11 attacks
12 Sep NSA under renewed fire after report finds it violated its own privacy rules
12 Sep The US Has No Credibility Dealing With Chemical Weapons
11 Sep State Department: U.S. Will Take A 'Hard Look' At Russian Proposal On Syrian Chemical Weapons
11 Sep Priest Describes How Church Shielded Him From Child Abuse Allegations
10 Sep Officials: US Plans to Escalate Syria Attacks
10 Sep Church believed pedo priests 'curable'
09 Sep Former Boehner Aides, GOP Sources Expect House Speaker Will Step Down After 2014 Elections
09 Sep Former priest allegedly sexually abused children, covered up abuse for other priests
08 Sep Microsoft and Yahoo voice alarm over NSA's assault on internet encryption
08 Sep Atheists challenge the Pledge of Allegiance
08 Sep Florida man cites 'Bush doctrine' after pre-emptive killing of neighbors at Labor Day cookout
07 Sep Watch: Syrian woman PLEADS to McCain: 'I beg you' not to attack
07 Sep Cancer's origins revealed (video included)
07 Sep 40 children taken away from German Christian sect
06 Sep Brutality of Syrian Rebels Posing Dilemma in West
06 Sep Penn Biologists Show That Generosity Leads to Evolutionary Success
05 Sep How Intelligence Was Twisted to Support an Attack on Syria
05 Sep Myths Over Miami
04 Sep Drug Agents Use Vast Phone Trove, Eclipsing N.S.A.'s
04 Sep Priest Removed From Church Following Allegation of Sexual Abuse
03 Sep Syria minister: US strike on Syria 'would benefit al-Qaeda'
03 Sep Controversial Indian religious leader arrested on rape charge
02 Sep Obama To Seek Congressional Approval For Action Against Syria
02 Sep Prominent Nigerian pastor accused of 'sexual abuse'
01 Sep U.S. military officers have deep doubts about impact, wisdom of a U.S. strike on Syria
01 Sep 'Ghost' life of priest facing extradition on 16 sex charges

31 Aug Nearly one in five scientists thinking of leaving the U.S. in search of better funding
31 Aug Former Catholic priest found guilty of child sexual abuse dating back 30 years
30 Aug Christianity is dying in England, and in France Catholic priests are only preaching to pensioners
30 Aug Pat Robertson Warns That Gays Deliberately Spread HIV; CBN Scrubs Evidence
29 Aug Lawmakers urge Obama to allow public debate on military action against Syria
29 Aug Three former students sue ex-dean and Miami priest, alleging sexual abuse
28 Aug Americans strongly oppose U.S. intervention in Syria's civil war: poll
28 Aug Houston Pastor Accused Of Repeated Sexual Abuse Of 14-Year-Old Foster Daughter
27 Aug Study finds wealth gives rise to a sense of entitlement and narcissistic behaviors
27 Aug Spanish police arrest Irish priest accused of child sexual abuse
26 Aug NSA paid millions to Google, Yahoo, etc. to cover Prism compliance
26 Aug The Right to Remain Silent in an Age of Mass Surveillance
25 Aug Obama Pushes for Warrantless Access to Phone Data... Again
25 Aug Priest sentenced for abusing altar boy
24 Aug Colin Powell to North Carolina Governor: 'There is no voter fraud'
24 Aug Chilean priest found guilty of sexually abusing teens
23 Aug NSA said to have broader Net reach than previously thought
23 Aug Danish Psychologist: "Serious consequences of Muslim inbreeding"
23 Aug S. Sumatra School's Virginity Test Plan Draws Criticism
22 Aug 95 Percent of Global Warming is Caused by Human Activities, Says New IPCC Report
22 Aug Egypt draft constitution may ban religious political parties – report
21 Aug Huge majority wants Clapper prosecuted for perjury
21 Aug Texas begins replacing paved roads with gravel due to lack of funding
21 Aug Left-brained, right-brained personalities are not real, study shows
20 Aug Hemant Mehta on rising atheism among millenials: 'It's not that Christianity is unpopular, it's that it's untrue'
20 Aug HIV patients told by Pentecostal pastors 'to rely on God'
19 Aug Texas Police Hit Organic Farm With Massive SWAT Raid
19 Aug Police Reports Provide New Details in Pastor Sex Abuse Case
18 Aug Pelosi: NSA report 'extremely disturbing'
18 Aug CIA crushes UFO conspiracy theorists' hopes and dreams with Area 51 documents
16 Aug Sequestration Ushers In A Dark Age For Science In America
16 Aug Evangelical pastor to stand trial in Massachusetts for alleged crimes against humanity
15 Aug Here Are All Of The Nations That Incarcerate More Of Their Population Than The U.S.
15 Aug Houston pastor charged with continuous sex abuse of child
14 Aug Brain Signaling Behind Near-Death Experience Revealed
14 Aug Scotland's Catholic church must be contrite or cease to exist
13 Aug Former NSA Chief: After A Major Attack, U.S. Likely To Seize More Surveillance Powers
13 Aug Family Rescued In Pacific After Sailing 'Where God Led Us'
12 Aug Young atheist calls out Texas Republican amid hostile town hall crowd
12 Aug Obama White Paper Claims Broad Surveillance Powers
12 Aug Herbert and Catherine Schaible Will Be Charged With Murder For 'Faith-Healing' Death of 8-Month Old Son
11 Aug Denying Climate Change Is Bad for Your Electoral Health
11 Aug The U.S. military has a problem with atheists
10 Aug Vaccine protects against malaria in early test
10 Aug Sanjay Gupta destroys the DEA's classification of marijuana as a 'dangerous drug'
09 Aug NSA files show privacy does not exist
09 Aug Christian Website Falls For Ariel Castro's Pathetic Excuses
08 Aug Global Scientists Shocked by True Scale of Ocean Warming
08 Aug How Much Will PRISM Cost the U.S. Cloud Computing Industry?
07 Aug Greenwald: Embassy closings looks like a conspiracy to silence NSA debate
07 Aug Catholic priest confesses to molesting over 100 boys and visiting male prostitutes
07 Aug Ball State University Bans Teaching Intelligent Design In Science Classes
06 Aug Climate change on pace to occur 10 times faster than any change recorded in past 65 million years
06 Aug More church abuse scandal files released by 5 Catholic religious orders
05 Aug Selfish traits not favoured by evolution, study shows
05 Aug Team develops new water splitting technique that could produce hydrogen fuel
03 Aug Police raid New York blogger's home after she did Google searches for 'pressure cookers'
03 Aug Harvard creates brain-to-brain interface, allows humans to control other animals with thoughts alone
02 Aug New NSA Leaks Show How Easily The Government Can See Almost Everything You Do On The Internet
02 Aug The Alaskan village set to disappear under water in a decade
01 Aug The Coming Cyber-Cold War: US Pioneering Online Attacks
01 Aug Evidence uncovered in church archive about paedophile priest

31 Jul 'It was like a firing squad': Deputies shoot Florida man in his own front yard
31 Jul Police investigate Australian priest over Scottish abuse allegations (audio included)
30 Jul 80 Percent Of U.S. Adults Face Near-Poverty, Unemployment: Survey
30 Jul Vatican-backed 'VSEL' alternative to stem cells found to be a fraud
29 Jul Pentagon: Who We're At War With Is Classified
29 Jul Byzantine Catholic priest who made sexually suggestive videos defrocked over abuse claims
28 Jul The Unprecedented—and Contemptible—Attempts to Sabotage Obamacare
28 Jul Coffee cuts suicide risk in half, say Harvard researchers
27 Jul Group asks NRA to kick 'racist' Ted Nugent off its board
27 Jul DEA raids pot shops in state where marijuana is legal
26 Jul Rapid Arctic thawing could be economic timebomb, scientists say
26 Jul Judge Says North Dakota's Abortion Ban Is "Clearly Unconstitutional"25 Jul NSA Can't Search Its Own Emails
25 Jul Senior Cathollic cleric knew of child sexual abuse
24 Jul Breaking: NSA Collecting All the Information Needed to Kill You
24 Jul Priest charged with child sex abuse
23 Jul Leaked memo reveals big pharma's strategy to combat regulators who want drug trial results published
23 Jul Pope's pick for Vatican bank embroiled in gay sex scandal
22 Jul Mood shifting, Congress may move to limit NSA spying
22 Jul Norwegian Rape Victim, Sentenced To 16 Months Jail In Dubai
21 Jul That Awkward Moment When The Tea Party Rally Gets Overtly Racist
21 Jul Pope's 'personal representative' at Vatican bank once expelled from Uruguay after gay life revealed: report
19 Jul TSA searches valet parked cars without warning people (video included)
19 Jul Republican Senator Calls For End To Mandatory Education
18 Jul Telecomm Companies Implicated in NSA Spying Unite to Lobby Congress on Digital Privacy
18 Jul Why is the Catholic Church Battling Against a Calif. Sex Abuse Bill?
17 Jul The crux of the NSA story in one phrase: 'collect it all'
17 Jul Moncton priest faces new sexual abuse allegations
16 Jul Obama considers ending NSA surveillance programs, Democratic senator says
16 Jul Vatican Rentboy and Satanism Claims Revealed by Paedophile Priest Don Patrizio Poggi
15 Jul Cancer - A cure just got closer thanks to a tiny British company
15 Jul Women have reproductive duty, says 'rhythm' doctor
14 Jul Tampons Confiscated But Guns Allowed At Texas Capitol Ahead Of Abortion Vote [Update]
14 Jul Rupert Murdoch could face criminal charges in US
13 Jul
Only 1 percent of "terrorists" caught by the FBI are real
13 Jul Pastor charged with child sexual abuse involving pregnant teen
12 Jul Sceintists confirm link between Omega-3-Fatty-Acid-Fish-Oil and prostate cancer
12 Jul NSW priest under investigation promoted
11 Jul "Why did you shoot me? I was reading a book": The new warrior cop is out of control
11 Jul Diocese knew about pedophile priests
10 Jul Edward Snowden: US surveillance 'not something I'm willing to live under' (video included)
10 Jul Priest who said he was an 'angel of God' jailed for abusing 18 boys
09 Jul Voting Rights Ruling, Threat To MLK's Dream, Poses Backlash Danger For GOP
09 Jul Lawsuit set to begin alleging abuse by KC priest drove boy to suicide
08 Jul What We Can Learn From America's First Tea Party About Countering Corporate Power
08 Jul Cardinal who slurred U.S. activist facing sexual abuse probe within his diocese
07 Jul Glenn Greenwald: Top Officials Are Lying to Our Faces About Government Spying
07 Jul Snowden Is Offered Asylum by Venezuela
06 Jul There's a Secret Patriot Act, Senator Says
06 Jul Hundreds join New York City march to 'Restore the Fourth'
06 Jul Defrocked priest guilty of sexually abusing boys
05 Jul Bolivia Plane Incident Infuriates Latin America
05 Jul World's largest pot shop can stay open in Oakland, judge rules
04 Jul Atheism study authors: Congratulations, non-believers, you're just like everybody else
03 Jul Edward Snowden's dwindling options
03 Jul Documents show Cardinal Dolan — top U.S. Catholic official — shielded pedophile priests
02 Jul New NSA leaks show how US is bugging its European allies
02 Jul Church knew of priest's abuse since 1950s
01 Jul The Pushback Against Privatization Across the Country
01 Jul Atheists unveil monument in Florida and promise to build 50 more

30 Jun Brian Sims, Pennsylvania Lawmaker, Silenced On DOMA By Colleagues Citing 'God's Law'
30 Jun Paedophile Priest 'Exposes Satanic Vatican Rent-Boy Sex Ring'
29 Jun How the NSA is still harvesting your online data
29 Jun Vatican Official Arrested In Corruption Plot
28 Jun Rick Perry Calls Second Special Session To Pass Abortion Restrictions
28 Jun Suits allege sex abuse by Arizona priests
27 Jun 2 Senators Say the NSA Is Still Feeding Us False Information
27 Jun British Youth Reject Religion
27 Jun U.S. Mayors to Obama: Quit Cracking Down on Marijuana
26 Jun IRS conspiracies fall apart as BOLO list targeting 'progressive' groups revealed
26 Jun New Study: Right Wing 'Morality' Is Divorced From The Real World Suffering It Causes
25 Jun Morality study finds conservatives show a 'general insensitivity to consequences'
25 Jun 5 Things to Know about Milwaukee clergy abuse
24 Jun US to Leave 700 Troops in Jordan in Sign of Deepening Involvement in Syrian Crisis
24 Jun Priest removed from parish after alleged sexual abuse
23 Jun 3 NSA veterans speak out on whistle-blower: We told you so
23 Jun American Atheists' David Silverman at Netroots: 'Why do we talk about God when we talk about politics?'
22 Jun Secret FISA court allows NSA to collect and use data without a warrant
22 Jun 'Spanking for Jesus' movement lets God-fearing husbands feel good about punishing their wives
21 Jun Blood, spit and cops: Nationwide drug roadblocks raise eyebrows
21 Jun 3 Former NSA Employees Praise Edward Snowden, Corroborate Key Claims
20 Jun 20-Week Abortion Ban Passes House
20 Jun NSA Spying Extends to Contents of US Phone Calls
19 Jun Climate science debate has cost precious time, expert warns
19 Jun New Hampshire court strikes down law to divert public funds to religious schools
19 Jun What Happens to Women Who Are Denied Abortions?
18 Jun Six Horrifying Things About Pork Everyone Should Know
18 Jun Christian Democrat calls on Congress to respect atheists in the military
17 Jun NSA admits listening to U.S. phone calls without warrants
17 Jun Archaeologists use revolutionary laser technology to find lost medieval city in Cambodia
16 Jun NSA revelations threaten worldwide trust in Facebook, Google
16 Jun Parents' fear of vaccinations nearly killed their son
15 Jun Democrat blasts 'mind-boggling' GOP for upholding indefinite detention of U.S. citizens
15 Jun Texas Gov. Rick Perry: Americans have no right to freedom from religion
14 Jun Financial Totalitarianism: The Economic, Political, Social and Cultural Rule of Speculative Capital
14 Jun Scientists decry 'the worst case of scientific censorship since the church banned Copernicus'
13 Jun ACLU challenges constitutionality of NSA phone surveillance program
13 Jun Even the Warriors Say the Wars Make Us Less Safe
12 Jun Plan B: Obama allows morning-after pill for under-17s
12 Jun U.S. finds 400-page diary of Nazi leader and Hitler aide Alfred Rosenberg
11 Jun Edward Snowden, NSA whistleblower: 'I do not expect to see home again' (video included)
11 Jun Republican IRS agent says he instigated 'Tea Party' inquiriesdy
10 Jun Boundless Informant: the NSA's secret tool to track global surveillance data
10 Jun Atheists use science like believers use faith in times of stress, says study
09 Jun PRISM: Europe reacts to U.S. surveillance revelations with anger
09 Jun Singing Priest' gets extra 15 months' jail for rape and abuse of boys
08 Jun NSA taps in to user data of Facebook, Apple, Google and others, secret files reveal
08 Jun 'I killed my wife, she was casting spells on me': cops find note on Brooklyn corpse
07 Jun NSA Collecting Verizon Customers' Phone Records: Report
07 Jun New Study Confirms Obamacare's Birth Control Mandate Will Reduce Abortion Rate
06 Jun All-male House subcommittee votes to restrict abortion nationwide
06 Jun Republican Hearings Backfire As IRS Testifies That More Groups Need To Be Investigated
05 Jun Bradley Manning Supporters Say Exposing Criminals Is Not a Crime
05 Jun John Boehner Was Allowed To Remain House Speaker Because God Spoke To Republicans, They Claim
04 Jun Report: How GOP lost young voters
04 Jun This giant chart shows where all our greenhouse gases come from
03 Jun GAO Report Questions Widespread Use of Solitary Confinement in Federal Prisons
03 Jun Inquiry into Catholic clergy in Australia's abuse of kids
02 Jun Medicare's future appears brighter as health costs drop
02 Jun Shefford orphanage priest John Ryan 'most brutal man'
01 Jun Leading neuroscientist: Religious fundamentalism may be a 'mental illness' that can be 'cured'
01 Jun Former Catholic priest faces new child sex abuse charges


31 May IRS Targets Medical Marijuana Businesses In Government's Ongoing War On Pot
31 May Bible Belt Unbuckled: Deep South Towns Top List of Porn Site Visitors
30 May Michele Bachmann to leave Congress, insisting departure has nothing to do with ongoing ethics investigation
30 May Freaked out by horsemeat? How about meat from a test tube?
29 May More Indians have stopped believing in God: survey
29 May Secretary of State John Kerry: Freedom to 'Not Believe' is a 'Birthright of Every Human Being'
28 May Climate Scientist Explains Climate Change Effect on Tornadoes Like Moore, Oklahoma's
28 May No Wonder Republican Criticism of Obama Isn't Working
27 May Marijuana Poll Finds Almost Half Support Legalizing Its Growth
27 May Priest locked up for 'systematic' abuse of children
26 May Scientists warn that Earth faces severe water shortages within a generation
26 May Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio Racially Profiled Latinos, Federal Judge Rules
25 May Federal court strikes down Arizona abortion ban
25 May Boy Scouts vote to lift ban on gay youth
24 May Atheist Arizona lawmaker quotes Carl Sagan for House opening prayer
24 May Former Church of England priest abused girls and boys then savagely beat victims who tried to speak out
23 May Taxpayer Dollars Are Helping Monsanto Sell Seeds Abroad
23 May Unknown Mathematician Proves Elusive Property of Prime Numbers
22 May Bigotry against Jews and Muslims on the rise, says US
22 May Climate research nearly unanimous on human causes, survey finds
21 May Climate change: human disaster looms, claims new research
21 May Priests lead Orthodox anti-gays in violent Tbilisi clashes with rights activists
20 May Report: Republicans were source of bogus Benghazi quotes
20 May Corporations are manufacturing uncertainty about scientific findings. Now scientists are fighting back
19 May Report: Republicans were source of bogus Benghazi quotes
19 May Former priest faces 34 child sex abuse charges
18 May 'No Religion' Is Increasingly Popular For Canadians: Report
18 May Humanists threaten to sue Missouri school officials over teacher-led prayer meetings
17 May Elizabeth Warren to Obama Administration: Take the Banks to Court, Already!
17 May Disgraced Cardinal Keith O'Brien to leave Scotland for 'prayer and penance'
16 May Oklahoma public school removes Ten Commandments plaques from classrooms
16 May Chilean priest removed from service over child sexual abuse
15 May AP Condemns 'Unprecedented Intrusion'
15 May Archdiocese of Mobile confirms local priest faces sex abuse allegations
14 May Climate Change To Shrink Animal And Plant Habitats Dramatically, Study Forecasts
14 May Student faces backlash for seeking removal of Ten Commandments from classrooms
13 May Are the FBI and IRS Secretly Reading Your Email Without a Warrant?
13 May Catholic Church to be sued over Shefford home abuse claims
12 May Heat-Trapping Gas Passes Milestone, Raising Fears
12 May Former priest at Schaumburg church sued for child sexual abuse
11 May Local Fights Against Austerity Are Growing Across the US
11 May Six more men file lawsuits alleging priest abuse
10 May Bachmann could face lawsuit for 'propagating complete and utter lies'
10 May Islamic preacher rapes boy inside Egypt mosque
09 May Elizabeth Smart: Abstinence Education Teaches Rape Victims They're Worthless, Dirty, And Filthy
09 May Amanda Berry is dead, psychic tells her mother on Montel Williams' show (republished)
08 May 'Miracles really do happen, God is good': Bizarre Facebook post of kidnapper, Ariel Castro
08 May Ancient Eurasiatic 'superfamily' found at root of European and Asian languages
08 May Charleston Pastor Confesses to Sexually Abusing Young Girl
07 May Five Things to Know About the NRA's New President
07 May 'Catholic mafia' hindered priest probe, special commission of inquiry into child sex abuse hears
06 May New CDC report finds stunning suicide increases among middle-aged Americans
06 May Former Pastor Found Guilty of Rape, Sex Abuse
05 May U.S. May Charge JPMorgan For Power Market Manipulation: Analysts
05 May GOP 'Party Animal' unmasked as Holocaust revisionist
05 May Assisted suicide 'supported' by religious Britons
04 May Did Backlash Against GOP Voter Suppression Increase Black Voter Turnout?
04 May Priest from Wilkes-Barre convicted in N.Y. for Sexual Child Abuse of Altar Boy
03 May Belief in biblical end-times stifling climate change action in U.S.: study
03 May Rise of the conservative revolutionaries
02 May Global carbon dioxide levels set to pass 400ppm milestone
02 May Former Catholic Priest Bill Carney arrested in Britain accused of 32 counts of pedophilia
01 May Senators Lose Support After Opposing Gun Background Checks, Poll Shows
01 May Argentina bishop forced to pay for sex abuse

30 Apr MSNBC guest Dave Zirin: Why is Bush not on trial for war crimes?
30 Apr When Your Boss Steals Your Wages: The Invisible Trend That's Sweeping America
29 Apr Ideomotor effect: The driving force behind Ouija boards and fake bomb detectors
29 Apr Scientists Are Cracking the Primordial Soup Mystery
28 Apr Mississippi high school forces students to attend Christian lectures: lawsuit
28 Apr CERN physicists can explain matter vs. antimatter
27 Apr Bacteria churn out first ever petrol-like biofuel
27 Apr Serbian priest accused for sexual abuse of minors (includes video)
26 Apr Poll: Most Americans would vote atheist for president
26 Apr Burma: Buddhist monks lead ethnic cleansing campaign against Muslims
25 Apr Family who chose prayer over medicine loses second child also see this video
25 Apr Australian Catholic priest charged with paedophilia
24 Apr Boston Bombers Motivated by Religious Belief
24 Apr Study: Earth Warmed More at End of 20th Century Than in Past 1,400 Years
24 Apr Richard Dawkins: 'Indoctrination of religion' is 'child abuse'
23 Apr Study finds belief in free market economics predicts rejection of science
23 Apr Australia arrests priest on child abuse charges
22 Apr In Case You Missed It: Congress Takes Your Internet Privacy
22 Apr Harvard atheists shocked at exclusion from Boston bombing memorial service
21 Apr Dead Boston bombing suspect was a 'very religious' Muslim boxer
21 Apr House of Horrors: Violence on the Home Front
20 Apr Prof. Stephen Hawking tells students the universe does not need a God to exist
20 Apr What government tests found in your meat
19 Apr Study: Belief in an angry God associated with variety of mental illnesses
19 Apr Ex-choirboy tells of abuse 'horror'
19 Apr Parents need to know homeopathy does not protect against measles, says MP
18 Apr Nonpartisan review concludes Bush knowingly ordered torture
18 Apr Boston Marathon Bombing (Graphic Photos)
17 Apr Scientists Make Terrifying Global Warming Discovery
17 Apr Former Orangevale Priest Removed from Ministry over Abuse Allegations
17 Apr Rat receives world's first functional lab-grown kidney
16 Apr Experts: Millions will starve to death as climate change accelerates
16 Apr 'Mortal Sins' an unflinching look at priest sex abuse scandal
15 Apr 'Shadow Biosphere' theory gaining scientific support
15 Apr Maher: U.S. needs to give up war addiction and define 'peace as strength'
14 Apr 11 Actions That Prove Republicans Are Intent On Making 2013 A Terrible Year For Sex
14 Apr Austria: Ex-priest charged in 15 child abuse cases
13 Apr Science discovers 'magic trick' that causes partisan voters to switch parties
13 Apr Church pair guilty of child abuse
12 Apr New Evidence That Team Obama Misled Us About the Drone War
12 Apr Penis size does matter
11 Apr Seven Chilling Facts About Retirement in America
11 Apr Church of England priest abused children over 11-year period, court told
10 Apr Peter Higgs: Stop calling Higgs boson the 'God particle'
10 Apr Astronomers estimate 100 billion habitable Earth-like planets in the Milky Way
09 Apr Amy Goodman: Corporate media is 'an extreme media beating the drums for war'
09 Apr Priest cases show abuse issues persist
08 Apr New Kansas anti-abortion law orders doctors to lie to their patients
08 Apr Scientists 'read dreams' using brain scans
07 Apr Federal court rules emergency contraceptives needs to be sold over the counter
07 Apr House Speaker: State religion resolution is dead, will not be voted on
07 Apr Breakthrough in hydrogen fuel production could revolutionize alternative energy market
06 Apr Pot Legalization Draws Majority Support Nationwide
06 Apr Catholic Church criticised as allegations of abuse by suspended parish priest are revealed
05 Apr Roger Ebert dies at age 70: I do not fear death
05 Apr Secret Files Expose Offshore's Global Impact
05 Apr New Mexico priest accused of child sexual abuse
04 Apr Obama launches $100 million brain-mapping project
04 Apr Priest gets 6 years for child sex abuse
03 Apr When Will We Stop Cars - Scratch That - GUNS, From Killing People?
03 Apr Man yelled 'will of God!' after gunning down dad at Easter services
02 Apr Corporate Kangaroo Courts Supplant Our Seventh Amendment Rights
02 Apr Nun kills self, family allege abuse by church in TN
01 Apr Major study finds no link between vaccines and autism
01 Apr Church 'not interested in resolving abuse'


31 Mar Jim Carrey: Fox News 'A Media Colostomy Bag That Has Begun To Burst At The Seams'
31 Mar Holy Hell - one family's story of sexual abuse by their priest
30 Mar Armed protesters show up to counter Indianapolis gun control rally
30 Mar Catholic League Wants Time Warner To Have 'A Serious Talk' With Bill Maher
29 Mar Gun Violence Costs U.S. Health Care System, Taxpayers Billions Each Year
29 Mar 'Atheist' shoe company claims U.S. Postal Service is discriminatory
28 Mar Hey Corporations, It's Time to Stop Avoiding Taxes
28 Mar Irish Catholics continue to flee the church
27 Mar Michele Bachmann Presidential Campaign Under Ethics Investigation: Report
27 Mar Church used 'blackmail, secrecy'
26 Mar The True Costs of Industrialized Food
26 Mar The money man behind atheism's activism
25 Mar Tea Party group boycotting Fox News for becoming 'too liberal'
25 Mar Former Pastor Charged With Sexual Abuse Of Teen Girl
24 Mar 98 Days Since Newtown: 2,243 Dead
24 Mar Ex-priest sentenced for abuse in Ireland
23 Mar Scientists find visions of a benevolent future society motivate reform
23 Mar West Virginia paper's anti-LGBT column wants death for 'n*ggers, spics, kikes and wops'
22 Mar Republicans: There's No Debt Crisis, We Just Want to Screw the Poor
22 Mar Files reveal depth of chlld sex abuses at Joliet Diocese
21 Mar Depleted Uranium Contamination is Still Spreading in Iraq
21 Mar Westboro Baptist Church gets a big surprise
20 Mar Iraq: War's Legacy of Cancer
20 Mar Atheist group targets Rick Perry for urging Texans to pray away gun violence
19 Mar New evidence: CIA and MI6 were told before invasion that Iraq had no active WMD
19 Mar Miami priests accused of '80s, '90s abuse
18 Mar Brainwashed and cut off from her family, Scientology leader's niece reveals Church secrets in new book
18 Mar Ancient Chinese coin may prove that the 'Christopher Columbus of China' went to Kenya
17 Mar The cost of the Iraq war: 190,000 lives, $2.2 trillion
17 Mar Humanists Raise Record Funds to Fight Leukemia and Lymphoma
16 Mar GOP senator reverses gay-marriage stance after son comes out
16 Mar Baptist pastor: Sex with underage girl 'is exactly what Christ desires'
15 Mar Questions remain over Pope Francis' role during Argentina's dictatorship
15 Mar Fox Guest says she never met people so upset that the economy is rebouding than folks at Fox
14 Mar Family Research Council: Functioning societies 'punish' single people for having sex
14 Mar 'Priest abused me at Pro-Cathedral during Papal visit'
13 Mar Three-Body Problem Breakthrough: Physicists Discover New Solutions To Age-Old Puzzle
13 Mar Nun resigns after vote fraud accusation
12 Mar US Climate Bomb is Ticking: What the Gas Industry Doesn't Want You to Know
12 Mar Conclave Cardinal Accused Of Abuse Cover Up
12 Mar More Marijuana Arrests in US Than Apprehensions for Violence in 2011: A National Disgrace
11 Mar Scientists say Earth is hotter today than it has been for nearly all of the last 11,000 years
11 Mar Sex abuse: scandal the Church cannot shake
10 Mar Source: Ashley Judd moving forward with run for Mitch McConnell's Senate seat in Kentucky
10 Mar Atheist cop sues after being demoted to car washer for refusing to pray
09 Mar North Korea: 'Nuclear war may break out right now'
09 Mar New sex-abuse allegations ahead of pope election
08 Mar Arkansas Adopts US's Most Restrictive Abortion Law
08 Mar Catholic Church: Italy's dwindling congregations (video)
07 Mar Obama Administration Says President Can Use Lethal Force Against Americans on US Soil
07 Mar Priest abuse victims' group blacklists 12 cardinals for pope
06 Mar UN investigator: Obama must release details of Bush kidnapping and torture program
06 Mar Former priest receives house arrest for assaults
05 Mar CISPA 2.0: Say Goodbye to Our Constitutional Rights
05 Mar First direct brain-to-brain interface between two animals
04 Mar At Kan. airport, fliers back sequester cuts . . . but, wait, they're closing the control tower?
04 Mar Priest accused of child abuse 'sent to Australia'
03 Mar Fascism in the Church: Ex-Priest on "The Pope's War," Clergy Abuse and Quelling Liberation Theology (video)
03 Mar New feature-length movie promotes science and advances atheism
02 Mar Senators Push Resolution Committing US to Aid Israel in Attack on Iran
02 Mar Future evidence for extraterrestrial life might come from dying stars
01 Mar New study finds physical mechanism linking extreme weather to climate change
01 Mar Brazilian Priest Investigated for Alleged Abuse


28 Feb U.N. told atheists face discrimination around globe
28 Feb Sexual abuse 'in the DNA of Roman Church' (video)
27 Feb What researchers learned about gun violence before Congress killed funding
27 Feb Top British Cardinal Resigns, a Day After Charges of 'Inappropriate Acts'
26 Feb Afghanistan leader accuses U.S. special forces of torture
26 Feb Catholic Church hit by another scandal
25 Feb Citizens United 2.0? Supreme Court Could Further Open Door to Money in Politics
25 Feb British Cardinal O'Brien accused of sexually abusing priests
24 Feb New study raises questions about religion as deterrent against criminal behaviour
24 Feb FBI: Neo-Nazi amassed 40,000 rounds, 18 weapons in plot to kill black and Jewish leaders
23 Feb Papal resignation linked to inquiry into 'Vatican gay officials', says paper
23 Feb Report: Irish state sent thousands of women to infamous workhouses
22 Feb The ATM for Climate Denial (video included)
22 Feb Brewing Anger Over Los Angeles Cardinal Mahony Voting for New Pope
21 Feb Abortion Providers Risk Their Lives, Property to Protect Choice
21 Feb Cosmos may be 'inherently unstable'
20 Feb Wall Street wins again: There never was a "task force" to ferret out mortgage fraud
20 Feb Limbaugh Is Losing! With Each Hateful Word, More Sponsors Leave
19 Feb Corporations Advise School Closings, While Private Charters Suck Public Schools Away
19 Feb How to turn living cells into computers
18 Feb Is the South ready to say howdy to hemp?
18 Feb Pope's resignation 'linked to sex abuse crisis', says Mea Maxima Culpa director
17 Feb Congress Is Trying to Kill Internet Privacy Again
17 Feb L.A. Archdiocese adds priests' names to abuse list
16 Feb Elizabeth Warren presses financial regulators: Why no trials for Wall Street?
16 Feb Church has culture of abuse denial: priest
15 Feb Self-Assembling Molecules Offer Clues to Life's Possible Origin
15 Feb Wayne LaPierre: More Guns Needed For 'Hellish World' Filled With Hurricanes, Kidnappers, Drug Gangs
14 Feb State Of The Union Speech Promises Climate Change Executive Action
14 Feb A Scientologist's Horrifying Memories of Child Abuse and Exploitation
13 Feb Sarah Silverman's Sister Arrested Praying At Wailing Wall
13 Feb Why Italy can't forgive the priest who says women provoke abuse
12 Feb Pope Benedict XVI in shock resignation
12 Feb Who are the L.A. priests prosecuted for sex abuse?
11 Feb Debtor's prison: Arkansas law jails tenants who don't pay their rent
11 Feb Study: 66 Percent of Your Fill-Up Goes Into Oil Company Coffers
10 Feb Karl Rove and his super PAC are a-skeered of Ashley Judd
10 Feb Amish leader sentenced to 15 years for beard-cutting attacks
09 Feb Iowa bill would jail raped women for 'murder' of single-cell zygotes
09 Feb ACLU sues Ohio school district over Jesus portrait
08 Feb Alabama lawmaker pushing 'personhood' because 'aborted babies' might go to Hell
08 Feb Report: Catholic laundries enslaved women and girls in Ireland as recently as 1996
07 Feb Private Prisons Blur the Line Between Real People and Real Estate
07 Feb Vatican receives 600 abuse cases a year
06 Feb FCC chairman developing plan for free wireless Internet access: report
06 Feb 87% of Americans Say Tax the Wealthy More to Protect Social Security Benefits
05 Feb Atheists find togetherness and ritual in London's new godless church
05 Feb Philadelphia Priest, Former Lay Teacher Guilty Of Most Counts In Sex Abuse Trial
04 Feb Finally, Bank Officers Held Personally Responsible For Gross Lending Practices, Sued By FDIC
04 Feb Secret files offer hope to Midland victims of pervert priest
03 Feb Humans Have Already Set in Motion 69 Feet of Sea Level Rise (video included)
03 Feb Hannity Explodes After Being Confronted By Offer To Be Waterboarded For Charity
02 Feb NRA-backed federal limits on gun lawsuits frustrate victims, their attorneys
02 Feb Fox News hits 12-year primetime low
01 Feb President Obama's popularity surges to three-year high
01 Feb Spain's Strapped Towns Look To Tax Churches For Cash


31 Jan Muslim Brotherhood losing control
31 Jan 3 in 10 Americans think God determines Super Bowl outcome
30 Jan New Republican Idea: Punishing Rape Victims With Jail Time
30 Jan Former priest sentenced on sex abuse charges
29 Jan New Jobless Benefit Applications Fall to 5-Year Low
29 Jan Gun Violence in U.S. Cities Compared to the Deadliest Nations in the World
28 Jan False beliefs persist, even after instant online corrections
28 Jan Scientology Hit With Federal Fraud Lawsuit While It's Still Reeling From Book Publicity
27 Jan Scientology scion: 'Cult' uses the most 'devious, systematic brainwashing' ever
27 Jan Homeopathy is 'rubbish', says chief medical officer
26 Jan Poll: Majority, for first time, want abortion to be legal
26 Jan Catholic Hospital Argues Fetuses Are Not People In Malpractice Suit
25 Jan House Democrat seeks to recognize February 12 as 'Darwin Day'
25 Jan Friar, who served Pittsburgh diocese from 1993-2000, accused of sex abuse in N.H.
24 Jan Asteroid-Mining Project Aims for Deep-Space Colonies
24 Jan Hasidic leader gets 103 years in child sex abuse case
23 Jan How the Vatican built a secret property empire using Mussolini's millions
23 Jan Memos show priest abuse cover-up in L.A.
22 Jan Tim Donnelly, Republican Legislator, Says Guns Are 'Essential To Living The Way God Intended'
22 Jan Pastor pleads guilty to child sex abuse
21 Jan West Point study on 'violent far right' shows 'dramatic rise' in attacks
21 Jan German Priests Carried Out Child Sexual Abuse for Years
20 Jan The disturbing rise of Sandy Hook conspiracy theories
20 Jan Connecticut Priest, Indicted In Suspected Crystal Meth Drug Ring
19 Jan Republicans Brag They Won House Majority Because Of Gerrymandering
19 Jan Director Paul Haggis says Scientology is 'a cult, of course it is' (video included)
18 Jan More Americans killed in gun deaths than in terrorist attacks around the world every year
18 Jan Mother kills son who 'failed to learn Koran'
17 Jan Sandy Relief Passes House Despite Conservative Opposition
17 Jan Lawsuit accuses Franklin pastor of abuse
16 Jan Syria's Foreign Rebels Demand Islamic State
16 Jan Florida priest pleads no contest in child sex abuse case
15 Jan Once Again, Senate Republicans Reject International Human Rights
15 Jan Priest, ex-teacher face sex-abuse trial in Philadelphia
14 Jan National Climate Assessment Details Stronger Evidence Of Global Warming And Its Impacts
14 Jan No Religious Exemption When It Comes to Abuse
13 Jan Gallup: 'Nones' still on the rise
13 Jan Woman convicted of child pornography linked to anti-gay group
12 Jan Unhinged Tactical Response CEO threatens to 'start killing people' over Obama's gun control
12 Jan 70-year-old priest thrashed and arrested for sexual abuse
11 Jan The White House Just Set Gun Rights Activists Ablaze
11 Jan Sea level rise may be even greater than previously thought
10 Jan Congress less popular than cockroaches and Genghis Khan
10 Jan Homicides Increase After States Adopt 'Stand Your Ground' Laws, Study Finds
09 Jan Tulsa church moves to block rape victim's mother from claiming damages
09 Jan Faith-healer sought medical care while recommending against same for teen
08 Jan Astronomers launch advanced planet search to look for signs of life
08 Jan Priest hid child sex abuse
07 Jan Religion to lose broadcasting perk in Netherlands
07 Jan Bishops investigating US nuns have poor records on sex abuse cases
06 Jan Indiana GOP wants to mandate Lord's Prayer in public schools
06 Jan Child Sex Charges Filed Against Former Priest
05 Jan In U.S. Senate, a record-breaking moment for women
05 Jan Texas atheists upset by 'Merry Christmas bill'
04 Jan House GOP blocks Violence Against Women Act
04 Jan Defrocked priest charged with sexually assaulting boy in 1981
03 Jan Extremism unchecked in schools, secret briefing reveals
03 Jan Wisconsin state Senator: Kwanza is a fake holiday that black people don't even like
02 Jan Senate Approves Warrantless Electronic Spy Powers
02 Jan Irish priest is hit with third abuse lawsuit
01 Jan Descent Into Holy War: What's Really Happening in Syria
01 Jan Second priest to be arrested in sexual abuse case






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