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Pope Francis' already-famous tract may seem like a liberal turn for the Catholic Church, but in reality it confronts an existing shift in power between God and the gospel of the dollar.
After digging into this sad, frustrating story, I found myself unable to reconcile the two competing strains of thought on the issue.
Unfortunately for proponents of secular government, the case heard on Wednesday is a matter of political correctness and diversity, not the real question of religion's place in government.
Bill de Blasio's unrepentant Red Sox fandom makes an important statement about his city's openness to outsiders and different cultures — in other words, what makes New York unique.
As the economic data rolls in, the Tea Party's efforts to unencumber the U.S. from the government are increasingly shown to have backfired.
Now that we've taken care of the Game of Thrones porn parody, let's get to work on these others.
Tired of being lectured about your Facebook photos? Here's what an actual stain on your record looks like, in language your feeble millennial mind can understand.
The first-ever bitcoin ATM is an important milestone in the digital currency's story. What exactly bitcoin represents, though, is a different story.
Saudi government's excuse has long been that they enforce a ban on women driving ban because society supports it. What if that changes?
Keith Olbermann delivered a well-received soliloquy on the cratered ratings of the Fall Classic Thursday night. Here's why he's wrong, and what could actually help baseball revive its mojo.
The 'New York Post' fabricated its way into insulting female Marines for the fun of it, and threw the French in just for kicks.
With secret-keepers like this, who needs whistleblowers? Michael Hayden ends up making a rooking mistake on the Amtrak train.
Democrats are wrong to claim that they won anything in the deal that ended the shutdown. So, stop gloating about it.
To celebrate the start of week #3 of the budget impasse —including the exciting prospect of a penniless federal government!— here are 5 observations from the shutdown's first two weeks.
A primer on how to use the principles of the United States Congress to august-ify your own life. (Note: Not to be confused with the "Idiot's Guide" series.)
Those of us bewildered by the Tea Party's obstinacy on the budget appropriations are failing to consider a terrifying thought: What if they really like the government better when it's shut down?
I didn't watch Breaking Bad on its television schedule because in my opinion, it isn't really a television show at all.
Though predicting a season of 'South Park' is essentially like forecasting months’ worth of news stories, here five storylines I wouldn’t mind seeing.
Capabilities aside, the aesthetic flaws of Google's forthcoming Glass may end up being the "don't" counterpart to the success story of successful devices like the iPhone.
On Friday, Aaron Hernandez was arraigned for first-degree murder. Here's why he'll probably beat the charges and walk free to whichever NFL team will have him.
President Obama is pursuing a military action that most of the country opposes, because a small group of elites is in his ear.
If the traditional American political aesthetic is of small government, then why do we put so many rules and officials into our sports?
Has one of my favorite songs, by my favorite band, been ruined just a little by its use in too many commercials?
The reason President Obama and Congress have done nothing to stop bankrolling the out-of-control Egyptian military will disgust you.