Economy

The Morning Buzz | Hollywood Finds Religion

[04.07.2014]

Today’s Buzz examines how the recently released jobs report points to persistent inequality, the health risks linked to low levels of Vitamin D, peak cherry blossom bloom in Washington DC, Mississippi’s Religious Freedom law, and how Hollywood is finding religion in 2014.

The Morning Buzz | What Makes Humans Happy

[04.02.2014]

Today’s Buzz includes the GOP budget, an interview with the new director of the Obama administration’s Office of Faith-Based Community Initiatives, Obamacare exceeds enrollment numbers, what makes people happy, and the Hobby Lobby family meets with Pope Francis.

A Tale of Two Catholic Churches

[03.26.2014]

President Obama heads to the Vatican as the American Catholic Church is undergoing a dramatic transformation.

Morning Buzz | Can PTSD Be Treated with Medical Marijuana?

[03.21.2014]

Today’s Morning Buzz looks at hot infographics depicting a cool economic recovery, Gay Republicans running for Congress, the study of marijuana in treating PTSD, shows of interfaith solidarity in Colorado and Malaysia, and changing stigma toward HIV/AIDS.

President Obama to Review U.S. Deportations

[03.17.2014]

Today’s Buzz covers green funerals, a possible extension of jobless benefits, and a high school sleep activist!

A Year in the Life of Pope Francis I

[03.13.2014]

Today marks one year since Jorge Mario Bergoglio became the 266th pontiff of the Catholic Church. Here’s a look back at some of Pope Francis’s most memorable moments during his first year in the Vatican.

Religious Discrimination Cases at an All-Time High Since 1997

[03.10.2014]

Today’s Buzz covers the morality-legality gap in views about pornography, the state of unemployment in America, and religious liberty in the workplace.

Survey Finds Some Americans Support Same-sex Marriage, Believe Same-gender Sex is Immoral

[03.04.2014]

Today’s Buzz covers GOP efforts to overhaul federal social programs, new research finding states with more atheists boast greater entrepreneurial activity, and Democrats’ efforts to reach out to white working-class men.

Arizona Conservatives Say They’ll Continue Religious Liberty Fight

[03.03.2014]

Today’s Buzz covers the relevance of political science, shifting demographics among those who support same-sex marriage, and the continued effort by Arizona conservatives to fight for religious liberty.

Opponents of Same-Sex Marriage Use Controversial Research to Make Case for Michigan Ban

[02.25.2014]

Today’s Morning Buzz covers continued controversy surrounding same-sex marriage, a major scale-down of the U.S. Army, and the death of the oldest known survivor of the Holocaust.