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In the 16th century, Alessandro Filipepi Botticelli painted this depiction of the holy ghost descending upon the apostles. Image via Getty Images From a historical perspective, Christianity didn’t start with Jesus’ birth, his death or even his...
BRIS, a Swedish non-profit that runs a national children’s hotline, released a new set of emojis this week that depict several situations of abuse. The organization hopes children and teenagers will use the images to alert adults of these...
Jeff Lowe, a legendary mountain climber suffering from a neurodegenerative disorder, uses an iPad to communicate. Last year Medicare changed some of its rules on benefits for speech generating devices, which for some ALS patients is the only way...
Photo courtesy of Amtrak WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats are demanding more money for Amtrak so the railroad can tackle a $21 billion backlog in repair and replacement projects. They say that backlog compromises safety and service. Democrats say...
Sen. Rand Paul delivers a speech on the floor of the U.S. Senate, in this still image taken from video, on Capitol Hill Wednesday. Photo by Senate TV/Handout via Reuters WASHINGTON — Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul commandeered the...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: Today, we found out a bit more about al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden, including what he wrote, what he looked for in recruits and what was on his bookshelf. The information was revealed in a stack of...