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It’s just a fun skit — a bunch of high schoolers who to the delight of their audience pondered just how a bunch of monks who’d taken a vow of silence might put on a Christmas concert. If you think […]

A generosity phenomenon is spreading like wildfire this Christmas season — “Secret Santas” walking up to layaway counters and paying off balances owed by total strangers. The phenomenon may have begun in Michigan where a woman paid off three layaway charges at a […]

What fun! The choir at  Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Burnsville, Minnesota decided to go Christmas caroling at the Burnsville Center Shopping Mall. Then somebody put the word out on the Internet — and caroling turned into a flash mob. […]

My mom remembers well where she was on December 7, 1941. Rebecca Still was 36 days away from her 13th birthday and had just spent the better part of her childhood in Tokyo. My grandfather, Owen Still, headed up the Yotsuya Mission near […]

Rick Warren, Tim Keller and a number of other prominent Christian leaders are promoting the joys of married sex from the pulpit, reports the Washington Post‘s Lisa Miller. “Last week,” writes Miller. “Rick Warren sent this message to the nearly 500,000 […]

You’ve known squirrels are intelligent. Well, this one has been the subject of several videos — and in the first one shown here, apparently is checking to see if any fan mail arrived today: Here, his human neighbors suspect his […]

Only five years old, Arnoldo already knew about rejection, denial and disappointment. It’s a hard lesson for a child whose only desire is to be normal. Through no fault of his own, the low-income Venezuelan boy was born with a […]

    Teenage tumbling coach Dylan Smith spun and did a backflip as he fell four stories — and the mid-air gymnastics apparently saved his life. “He’s alive and it’s basically a miracle,” said his father, Hugh Smith of North […]

Rural Argentina is not where one would expect to find entire villages of Russian Jews. However, National Public Radio’s Juan Forero recently visited several such hamlets in a remote corner of the Argentine Pampas — broad grasslands very suited for cattle ranching. […]

Will honesty cost the 11-year-old Smith twins $50,000? Nate made national sports news when he won $50,000 by making an impossible hockey shot in a charity fundraiser. Now it turns out it was Nick who took the shot. Nate’d just had a cast removed from his […]