Breaking News

This page features brief excerpts of stories published by the mainstream media and, less frequently, blogs, alternative media, and even obviously biased sources. The excerpts are taken directly from the websites cited in each source note. Quotation marks are not used.




  • The Modern Invention of Thanksgiving

    It might still come as a surprise to hear that Thanksgiving as we know it was deliberately invented in the nineteenth century.



  • The Provenance Problem

    Why a cloud hangs over the new Museum of the Bible.



  • Why Is Roy Moore in Trouble?

    Because the age of consent laws changed. Here’s the background.