Liberians Fast, Pray for Three Days to Break Ebola ‘Curse’

MONROVIA: Liberians began three days of fasting and prayers on Wednesday to seek salvation from the “curse” of the Ebola epidemic, which has killed 2,705 people and infected 4,665 more in the West African country. The National Christian Ebola Task Force, an organisation formed in September by different Christian denominations, urged Liberians to fast from […]

Elton John: Pope Francis deserves sainthood

Neil Patrick Harris had a “classy night” at Sir Elton John’s annual AIDS benefit. The actor was among an A-list audience at last night’s Manhattan bash, with Alec Baldwin, Mike Myers and Brooke Shields all in attendance. Taking to his Twitter account, Neil praised Elton and the work his foundation does in the fight against […]

The Jordan Rules as an Owner, Take 2

Thirty years after his rookie season with the Bulls, Jordan is in a much different place than ever in his basketball life. As Charlotte officially welcomes back the Hornets on Wednesday night in a top-to-bottom rebranding and reconnection with a proud past, something else that’s critical to the big picture is happening. “It all starts […]

Anthony Davis dominates Magic, looks set for breakout season we all predicted

The run-up to the 2014-15 NBA season featured several steady storylines, including the return of LeBron James to the Cleveland Cavaliers, Kobe Bryant’s attempt to play at an elite level at 36 years old, and the Philadelphia 76ers’ grand experiment of rebuilding without putting their promising young players on the the floor. One of the […]

Spurs outlast Mavericks in NBA season opener

The Spurs celebrated. The Mavericks hung their head. The first game of the NBA season appeared over until officials reviewed a potential late foul, determining it occurred with 0.4 seconds remaining, and cleared the court for one final play. It’s as if nobody wanted this superb game to end. Don’t worry, there will be 1,228 […]

Pope Francis declares evolution and Big Bang theory are right and God isn’t ‘a magician with a magic wand’

The theories of evolution and the Big Bang are real and God is not “a magician with a magic wand”, Pope Francis has declared. Speaking at the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, the Pope made comments which experts said put an end to the “pseudo theories” of creationism and intelligent design that some argue were encouraged […]