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Laurie Goodstein

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National religion correspondent for the New York Times

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Climate change activists have an influential new ally who could bring along more than a billion followers.

Pope Francis Goes Green, but Will the Flock Follow?

Climate change activists have an influential new ally who could bring along more than a billion followers.

from To the Point

A leadership group of American nuns  supports President Obama's healthcare reform , even though the US Conference of Bishops call it a threat to religious liberty.

The Vatican, American Nuns and the Politics of Healthcare Reform

A leadership group of American nuns supports President Obama's healthcare reform , even though the US Conference of Bishops call it a threat to religious liberty.

from To the Point

In Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Sheboygan, Wisconsin and Temecula, California, plans for Islamic mosques have generated  heated opposition .  But the objections are different from those…

The 'Mosque at Ground Zero' and Religious Freedom

In Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Sheboygan, Wisconsin and Temecula, California, plans for Islamic mosques have generated heated opposition .  But the objections are different from those…

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Michael Cohen, President Trump's former lawyer, is testifying on Capitol Hill.

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After 17 years, the U.S. is trying to negotiate its way out of Afghanistan. One partner in the search for peace is the Taliban, once an enemy in the “War on Terror.”

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Liberal Jews are outraged. Even AIPAC has broken precedent, criticizing Netanyahu’s political allies in his effort to maintain power.

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Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders announced this morning he’s running for president in 2020. He almost won the democratic nomination in 2016. Can he do it in 2020?

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And minutes later, he’s indicted — this time, by the state of New York.

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Senior officials in the Trump Justice Department really have suspected the president of allegiance to Russia. They considered invoking the 25th Amendment.

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