Because of the zealous efforts of the Trump administration, we are enabling the foot soldiers in a new Middle East holy war.
U.S. politics in the era of imperial decline will be nasty, stupid, petty and racist—just as we are already experiencing.
Political scientist Khalid Rif says that the organization's forced withdrawal from the town of Dabiq in northern Syria has a religious symbolism that could be fatal to its esprit de corps.
Donald Trump and his slyly smiling running mate Mike Pence are playing up their vision of scorched-earth America not just to win general political points but to appeal to a very specific set of voters by tapping into the apocalyptic strain in American politics.
Hobbit-sized humans, able to exist on less nourishing food, will have the best chance of survival in a warmer world, scientists say.
Are the Democrats taking a page from the former administration, ramping up the fear-mongering factor in order to sway Americans to support their cause -- in this case, the pork-packed stimulus bill? Stephen Colbert investigates and gets ready to meet Jesus at his local Arby's.
The story goes like this: One day Jesus will come and take his favorite Christians to heaven, leaving the rest to fend off the Antichrist. It's called the rapture, and 20 percent of Christians in America believe it is imminent. That's far too many for a group of moderate Christians and theologians who want to reclaim Sunday school.