Clint Eastwood’s “American Sniper” has wowed American audiences, but for one short week it also thrilled crowds in Baghdad.
Al Jazeera English executive Carlos van Meek banned his news employees from using words like “terrorist,” “Islamist” and “jihad,” explaining that it’s important to realize that some might take offense — that one person’s idea of terrorism is simply another person’s fight for freedom.
Leaders in nation’s largest Protestant denomination are preaching that integrated churches can be a key driver of racial justice in society. But that could be a hard sell to those sitting in Southern Baptist Convention congregations.
As part of his #itsAaron campaign, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers surprised a group of children who have lost a parent serving in the U.S. military.
While subjects like elderly parents afflicted with failing memories might ostensibly not seem all that humorous, Mr. Breuer is quick to point out that it’s shared experiences like caring for an ailing parent that allow his audiences to laugh at life in all its shades.
Former pro wrestler and Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura has joined director Michael Moore and actor Seth Rogen in denigrating “American Sniper” and its subject, the late Navy SEAL Chris Kyle.
White House officials on Wednesday defended first lady Michelle Obama’s decision not to wear a head scarf in Saudi Arabia this week, saying her attire is consistent with what other American women have worn while in the kingdom.