Young Americans are becoming less religious — and anti-science, anti-gay rhetoric may be a factor: Pew

Young Americans are becoming less religious — and anti-science, anti-gay rhetoric may be a factor: Pew

Reuters Americans are becoming less religious, judging by such markers as church attendance, prayer and belief in God, and the trend is more pronounced among young adults, according to a poll released on Tuesday. The share of U.S. adults who say they believe in God, while still high compared with other advanced industrial countries, slipped

WATCH: Six black passengers kicked off Spirit Airlines flight while white traveler kept double-booked seat

WATCH: Six black passengers kicked off Spirit Airlines flight while white traveler kept double-booked seat

International Business Times

Six passengers, who were removed from a Spirit Airlines, Inc. flight by crew members at Los Angeles International Airport, claim they were discriminated against for being black. The incident occurred late Monday and the passengers accused a white flight attendant of discrimination. The episode happened over a seat, which the passengers said was double-booked, CBS Los…

Kim Jong Un demands ‘modern and precise’ rockets

Kim Jong Un demands ‘modern and precise’ rockets

International Business Times

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has called for the modernization of anti-aircraft rockets with better “precision” during a firing drill in a western division of the inter-Korean border, the country’s state media reported Tuesday, according to Yonhap News Agency. Kim’s instructions to his military comes a day after South Korean Defense Minister Han Min Koo…

Carson pulls ahead of Trump

Carson pulls ahead of Trump

International Business Times

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson has forged ahead of businessman Donald Trump as the front-runner in the Republican presidential primary race, according to a new Wall Street Journal-NBC News poll released Monday. This is the first time since June the poll showed anyone besides Trump to be the top choice of GOP voters. The new poll showed…

More than 320 arrested at electronic music festivals in Southern California

More than 320 arrested at electronic music festivals in Southern California

Los Angeles Times

LOS ANGELES — More than 320 people were arrested this weekend at two electronic music festivals in Pomona and San Bernardino, authorities said Sunday. On Saturday, the first day of the Halloween-themed HARD Day of the Dead festival at the Pomona Fairplex, 148 people were arrested, according to the Pomona Police Department. Authorities in San Bernardino…