Penn State reports that its seven-year capital campaign has reached 72 percent of its target. But the remaining 28 percent could present a challenge if donors don't rally around Penn State.
A survey suggests that Americans who believe in a God who is active in their lives are much more likely to want small government and free markets. The trend could be shaping modern politics.
Since 1997, the adventures of Harry Potter have not only entertained, but also shaped the morals and attitudes of a generation. Will Harry Potter's impact remain afloat after tomorrow's release of the final movie, 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2'?
New study finds that happiness is highest in nations with the most government intervention. Of 15 nations, Norway ranks No. 1 in happiness; US, only No. 10.
As The King James translation of the Bible marks its 400th anniversary, its deep influence and prominence are slipping.
Muslims, in the minds of many Christians, have become America's great spiritual enemy. But attitudes can change. Americans once regularly burned the effigy of the pope.
Senators Kyl and DeMint claimed working up to the Christmas holiday defiles Christianity's holy day. But Jesus made clear that 'helping your neighbor' trumps 'keeping the Sabbath day holy.' Not addressing legislation to promote peace and care for others would be the real sacrilege.
The parallel universe of the Harry Potter books has launched real-life offshoots: A quidditch league is among the most visible, but the books' values are inspiring many others.
We all make mistakes. But in the world of politics, it’s an art form. Sometimes they’re game-changers, or at least make the possibility of catching the front-runner more difficult. Some are Hail Mary passes gone terribly wrong. Not everyone will agree that everything here was a mistake. So without further ado, here’s our list of favorites from Election 2010, in no particular order, and focused on mistakes that could affect the outcome of a race. They’re mostly from Senate and governors’ races. We’re sure House candidates made plenty of mistakes, too, but most didn’t get national news coverage.