The lawyer for House Judiciary Committee Democrats told the committee yesterday that evidence for President Trump’s impeachment is “overwhelming” and “uncontradicted” and stated that it “cannot be disputed.” The Republicans’ lawyer, by contrast, stated: “This unfair process reflects the degree to which Democrats are obsessed with impeaching President Trump...
The USS Arizona has seen its last burial. Lauren Bruner was the second-to-last man to escape the ship during the Japanese assault on Pearl Harbor. He was one of only 334 crew members to survive the December 7, 1941 attack that killed 1,177 of his fellow sailors. When the ship exploded,...
This headline is an uplifting way to begin your Friday: “Apocalyptic asteroid strike that could wipe out humanity is ‘only a matter of time,’ top scientist warns.” Professor Alan Fitzsimmons of Queen’s University Belfast told the BBC, “We will get a serious asteroid impact sometime. It may not be...
The trailer for No Time to Die, the latest James Bond movie, came out yesterday. The previous movies in the franchise have generated more than $7 billion in worldwide box office sales.  Have you ever wondered how the iconic spy got his name?  Ian Fleming, the writer of the novels that...
Dictionary.com has selected its word of the year for 2019: “existential.” According to the site, “existential” is “often used when the fact of someone or something’s being—its very existence—is at stake. An existential threat to a species, for example, puts its continued existence in real, concrete peril.”  Dictionary.com chose the...
Texas Governor Greg Abbott was paralyzed from the waist down in 1984 when an oak tree fell on him as he was jogging in Houston. He has since made overcoming adversity one of the themes of his public life.  For instance, he recently tweeted a video of a young man...
Charleston, West Virginia, has held an old-fashioned downtown Christmas Parade for many years. In early October, the city’s official Facebook page announced: “The Charleston Winter Parade will begin at the corner of the Kanawha Boulevard and Capitol Street.” Their recently elected mayor made the change to signal that their city...
Listen to The Daily Article Podcast, then subscribe. Americans are expected to spend roughly $87 billion on Black Friday and Cyber Monday this year. Counter to stereotypes, 88 percent of men say they plan to shop on those two days versus 85 percent of women. Men will also spend more than...
Listen to The Daily Article Podcast, then subscribe. Welcome to America’s second-favorite holiday (next only to Christmas). But we’re a bit conflicted about the main course. Eighty-eight percent of us will eat turkey today. Unsurprisingly, 70 percent of us say it’s not a proper Thanksgiving meal without turkey. But 65 percent of...
Terry Hannigan Vereline is a former Army sergeant and Vietnam veteran. She made history earlier this month by becoming the first paralyzed competitor to successfully finish a marathon with the help of a robotic exoskeleton. She completed the New York City Marathon by walking the entire 26.2 miles over...
“Pastor Dimitri was one of the brightest, most intelligent, and most innovative leaders I’ve ever had the privilege of knowing.” This is how one pastor remembers Dr. Dimitri Bradley, the founder of a megachurch in Virginia who was killed in a car crash last Wednesday night while driving home...
My wife and I saw A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood on Friday. This morning, I’d like to explain why you must see this film. And why emulating Fred Rogers’ ministry is so needed for our world and our souls. “The great enigma of modern American media”  The movie is based...
A school district in Illinois has voted to allow biological males who identify as girls unrestricted access to the female locker room. Privacy stalls are available, but transgender students will no longer be required to use them. One student was in tears after the ruling, telling reporters she felt “uncomfortable,...
Imagine a day when your church cannot refuse to hire a person to lead your congregation’s ministry for expectant mothers on the basis of that person’s pro-choice agenda.  Or a day when a staff member at your church cannot be disciplined for encouraging others to have an abortion. If your church...
Pete Buttigieg has “surged to a 10-point lead in New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation presidential primary,” according to a poll released yesterday. The New York Times reports that he also holds a “commanding lead” in Iowa’s presidential caucuses. Buttigieg is a graduate of Harvard and studied at Oxford as a Rhodes scholar....
The Chick-fil-A Foundation announced yesterday that it is “introducing a more focused giving approach to provide additional clarity and impact with the causes it supports.” As a result, it will “deepen its giving to a small number of organizations working exclusively in the areas of education, homelessness and hunger.” As...
I had planned to begin my article today by focusing on the kindness of Tom Hanks, whose portrayal of Fred Rogers will open in theaters this Friday. Then I opened my computer this morning to learn that another shooting was making headlines. Fresno Police Lt. Bill Dooley described the tragedy:...
The humble hiccup has been one of science’s enduring mysteries. People from before birth to old age get hiccups from time to time. So do cats and rats. No one knows why or how to stop them. In fact, an internist performed a five-year study involving fifty-four hospital patients with...
British singer Ellie Goulding during a performance on the World of Rock in Rio 2019 stage, Sept. 27, 2019.Ellie Goulding generated headlines yesterday with her announcement that she would boycott the Dallas Cowboys Thanksgiving halftime show unless the Salvation Army makes “a solid, committed pledge or donation to the...
Vice President Mike Pence and second lady Karen Pence walk off of Air Force 2 on Oct. 10, 2019 in Minneapolis. Karen Pence is in the news as she increases her role in the 2020 presidential campaign. In an interview with USA Today, she was asked about her decision to...
For the first time in our history, more Americans have lived with a romantic partner than have married one. According to Pew Research Center’s new study, the number of those who have ever married has fallen from 60 percent in 2002 to 50 percent today, while the number who...
The tiny planet Mercury will pass across the middle of the sun today. However, you and I should not try to see the so-called Mercury transit by looking at it since looking directly at the sun can cause permanent eye damage. Plus, Mercury will be just a tiny dot on...
Noah Stokes and Khrystya Gordon were crowned Homecoming King and Queen last Friday at Arapahoe High School in Littleton, Colorado. They were honored in the Homecoming parade and dance the next day. Why is their story so newsworthy? Because both Noah and Khrystya have Down syndrome.  I cite their story in...
Kanye West and wife Kim Kardashian West attend the WSJ Magazine 2019 Innovator Awards on Nov. 6, 2019.Kanye West is one of the best-selling artists of all time, with more than 140 million records sold. He has been described as a “rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, and fashion...
An intoxicated man fell onto a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) track in Oakland last Sunday afternoon. He landed in front of an approaching train. A BART employee named John O’Connor grabbed him by the shoulders and pulled him to safety. The now-viral video shows how close the man came...
Last Friday, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) proposed a rule that would end discrimination against Catholics and evangelical Protestants in adoption services. Regulations put in place at the end of the Obama administration bar organizations that believe marriage is between a man and a woman from federal...
Matthew McConaughey made headlines recently, but not for a new movie or television commercial. He joined other volunteers last Friday in preparing eight hundred turkey dinners for firefighters in Los Angeles battling wildfires. His team prepared an additional eight hundred dinners for local homeless shelters. Our culture will remember McConaughey...
Jesus Skeptic: A Journalist Explores the Credibility and Impact of Christianity would be a wonderful gift for anyone exploring the Christian faith. Even if you have been a Christian for years, you will learn a lot from author John S. Dickerson’s ten-year investigation into the evidence for Christ and...
Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a town hall meeting on Oct. 30, 2019, in Iowa.Joe Biden is a lifelong Roman Catholic, a commitment he has made public on numerous occasions across his long career in public service. He and his wife regularly attend...
Credit: NASA/SDO: "Active regions on the sun combined to look something like a jack-o-lantern’s face on Oct. 8, 2014."If Halloween is supposed to be frightening, the holiday came early for me last night.  The Nationals defeated the heavily favored Houston Astros last night to bring Washington their first World Series...
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