Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia found dead at 79

Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia found dead at 79

WASHINGTON — Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, the outspoken leader of the Supreme Court’s conservative bloc, was found dead at a Texas ranch Saturday morning, the San Antonio Express News reported on its website. The newspaper quoted U.S. District Judge Fred Biery, who said he had been told of the death. Scalia, 79, was a guest at the resort in West Texas, the Cibolo Creek Ranch, reportedly as part of a private group of about 40…

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Faith Leaders Nominated To Advise The President

Faith Leaders Nominated To Advise The President

By: Adelle M. Banks — (RNS) The White House has announced plans to add a popular evangelical writer, a Ferguson, Mo., activist and a Methodist mega church pastor to President Obama’s list of faith-based advisers. Rachel Held Evans Known for her blog and books such as “A Year of Biblical Womanhood,” she has written “Searching for Sunday: Loving, Leaving, and Finding the Church.” The Rev. Traci Blackmon The acting executive minister of the United Church…

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Western Wall

Western Wall

By: Michele Chabin — JERUSALEM (RNS) American Jews are celebrating an Israeli government decision to greatly expand — and fund — a pluralistic egalitarian prayer section adjacent to the Western Wall plaza as a first step toward official Israeli recognition of non-Orthodox streams of Judaism. The Western Wall, or Kotel, the holiest site in Judaism after the Temple Mount, is a remnant of the second Jewish Temple, which was destroyed by the Romans in the…

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If Walls Could Talk

If Walls Could Talk

By: Prophetess Carmena Cox, SAVED News Guest Editorialist — In recent conversations with a friend of mine. We began to discuss the topic ‘if walls could talk.’ Over the years I’m sure you’ve heard this concept stated using other clichés like ‘if I were a fly on the wall,’ or ‘nobody knows what goes on behind closed doors.’ Whichever cliché you use, they are all saying essentially the same thing. If the elements around you…

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Power In Numbers

Power In Numbers

By: Callie Mitchell, SAVED News International Correspondent, Jerusalem Israel — Do you feel safe? That is a question that I have answered countless times since moving to Israel nearly seven years ago. Recently, it has come up much more frequently in light of the terror attacks we’ve faced for going on four months. Usually, the answer is “Yes!” and right now, I do feel safe. Last fall, however, presented the first time since moving to…

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Open My Eyes So I Can See

Open My Eyes So I Can See

By: A~Z Hubbard, SAVED News Editor-In-Chief — “Cannot see the forest for the trees” is a phrase we use so many time, but what does it truly mean? Well, in essences it means becoming so involved in the details we overlook the solution. When problems and/or situations arise it is important to look at the details; however, it’s more important to find the solution. Case in point, I recently experienced a situation where I busied…

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