The U.S. president treats the Mideast nation like an empty vessel useful only for hosting the U.S. military.
Truthdig's holiday animations are an annual tradition. Enjoy a look back at them from over the years.
Much like the man whose birthday many will celebrate Sunday, the pope has dedicated his life to caring for the most vulnerable members of society. He's also trying to bring the Catholic Church into the new millennium amid significant turmoil.
The holidays can be occasions for spiritual progressives to unite, affirm their shared message of hope and encourage their friends and families to join them in challenging the forces of fear.
Now that Christmas is over, here's some funny advice from the "Last Week Tonight" host about what to do with the gifts you don't need or want.
Whether Christmas, which in Eastern tradition is celebrated after Dec. 25, is joyous, sad or nerve-wracking for Christians in the Middle East this year depends very much on the country in which they live.