Religion

Male-order education: Iran bars women from 77 university courses

Male-order education: Iran bars women from 77 university courses

Thirty-six universities in Iran have announced that 77 courses in their curriculum will be “single-sex,” prompting an outcry at home and worldwide over women’s rights in the Islamic state. ­The subjects now only available for men include accounting, engineering, pure chemistry, English literature and translation, hotel management, and many others, Iranian news website Rooz Online […]

Westboro Baptist Church praises Sikh temple shooting

Westboro Baptist Church praises Sikh temple shooting

Almost immediately after the shooting at the Sikh Temple in Wisconsin, leaders of the Westboro Baptist Church took to Twitter, calling the shooting a beautiful punishment from an angry God. Westboro Church leader Margie Phelps sent out a tweet that read, “God sent another shooter?” The shooting claimed the lives of seven victims, and left many […]

Desert Christian Academy raises $250,000 for scholarships

Desert Christian Academy raises $250,000 for scholarships

Bermuda Dunes, CA– “America’s Mayor,” Rudy Giuliani and the hometown heroes among us were honored Saturday night at Desert Christian Academy’s 22nd Annual Auction Gala: “A Heroes’ Welcome.” The fundraising event was generously underwritten by the H.N. and Frances C. Berger Foundation, which also contributed a matching grant of $50,000. The auction raised $250,000 for […]