Responding to call of 'Duck Dynasty'

"For the life of me, I can't figure out why people are so attracted to our family," writes Phil Robertson. And that was before "Duck Dynasty," the Robertson family's reality show, smashed records for a nonfiction cable program when 11. Read more

Horror behind Chen's great escape

It has all the makings of a spellbinding screenplay: A blind Chinese dissident outwits a communist regime's thugs to escape house arrest and seek sanctuary in the U.S. Embassy in Beijing. Read more

Making adoption a likely option

Adoption advocates hope to recruit enough parents to take in the 107,000 children in America's foster care system who are waiting for permanent families. And it's not just because November is National Adoption Month. Read more

Religious freedom and a pastor in Iran

The world recognized an international symbol of the hunger for political freedom in the summer of 2009 when a young Iranian woman, Neda Agha-Soltan, was fatally shot during the Tehran uprising. Read more

Cheating fails the character test

School’s out, but summer vacation is anything but relaxing for those embroiled in the most extensive cheating scandal in the history of... Read more

Understanding freedom for religion

Firefighters from Brooklyn’s Red Hook station arrived at the Twin Towers before the second plane hit on 9/11. All seven men of Ladder 101... Read more

Federal budget no easy moral question

“Budgets are moral documents.” So religious voices, rightly, have reminded us in recent months. Now, Catholic and Protestant... Read more

Lower charitable deduction bad news for NPR

Just when National Public Radio needs it most, the Obama administration wants to reduce the tax deduction for charitable contributions.

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