‘I’ve seen America’s future — and it’s not Republican’: How demographic change gives Democrats the advantage

‘I’ve seen America’s future — and it’s not Republican’: How demographic change gives Democrats the advantage

Stan Greenberg, The Guardian Given the kind of things the Republican presidential candidates have been saying every day for weeks now, you might reasonably conclude that US politics is stuck not just in another decade, but in a previous century. Ben Carson thinks Obamacare is “ the worst thing that has happened in this nation

New Netanyahu media czar in hot water over Obama comments

New Netanyahu media czar in hot water over Obama comments

Agence France-Presse Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s new top media adviser came under fire Thursday for controversial past comments, including some accusing US President Barack Obama of anti-Semitism. The controversy surrounding Ran Baratz erupted as Netanyahu prepares to meet Obama in Washington Monday as part of efforts to heal rifts over the Iran nuclear deal,

Scientologist Tom Cruise ‘furious’ with Katie Holmes for apologizing to Leah Remini

Scientologist Tom Cruise ‘furious’ with Katie Holmes for apologizing to Leah Remini

International Business Times

After Katie Holmes apologized to actress Leah Remini following her 20/20 interview last month, where she disclosed details about some Scientology followers, a report now suggests that Holmes was just attempting to humiliate former husband Tom Cruise. Remini had shared secrets from the church and Holmes had later responded to Remini for upsetting Remini in the…

Court rejects latest appeal from Kentucky clerk Kim Davis

Court rejects latest appeal from Kentucky clerk Kim Davis

International Business Times

An appeals court dismissed Kentucky clerk Kim Davis’s request Thursday to delay marriage license issuance to gay couples. Davis made headlines across U.S. earlier this year for refusing marriage licenses to same-sex couples citing religious beliefs. The Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals rejected Davis’ plea for a reprieve after her attorney argued that a district…

Mormon church reacts to marriage equality ruling by punishing children of same-sex couples

Mormon church reacts to marriage equality ruling by punishing children of same-sex couples

Travis Gettys Mormons will not baptize the children of same-sex couples — who are considered apostates by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The church released a major policy announcement Thursday that addresses the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that effectively legalized same-sex marriage in all 50 states. “A natural or adopted child of