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How Will Their Reconciliation Affect The Kids?

Posted 06.22.2012 | Divorce

Despite announcing their split late last year, NBA star Kobe Bryant and his estranged wife, Vanessa, may not be going through with their divorce a...

Rodney King: An Imperfect Victim Who Died a Perfect Hero

Janice Harper | Posted 08.18.2012 | Black Voices
Janice Harper

Too often when considering injustice, we want perfect victims -- the victim who did nothing to provoke others, whose moral code remains unblemished. But if justice were the privilege of the perfect, there wouldn't be much need for it.

8 Heartbreaking Things Sons And Daughters Wish They’d Told Their Dads

Kevin A. Hansen | Posted 08.15.2012 | Divorce
Kevin A. Hansen

For Father's Day, I have scoured and chosen eight of the most heartfelt and heartbreaking "Dear Dad" secret regrets from divorced households.

America's Next Move in Afghanistan Must Be a Non-Military One

Michael Shank, Ph.D. | Posted 08.01.2012 | Politics
Michael Shank, Ph.D.

The best way America can establish the infrastructure for long-term security and stability in Afghanistan is less through military means and more through improvements to quality of life and basic services.

Michael McAuliff

House Passes Bombs-Not-Bread Bill To Spare Military, Cut Food Aid | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House on Thursday passed its plan to spare the military's growing budget from mandatory cuts, instead slashing Medicaid, benefits fo...

Dennis Quaid And Wife Call Off Divorce

Posted 05.04.2012 | Divorce

Dennis Quaid and third wife Kimberly Buffington-Quaid are reportedly calling off their divorce. Two months after filing to divorce her husband -- ...

Reconciliation 2012: A Local Response To Joseph Kony And The International Community

Daniel Philpott | Posted 07.01.2012 | Religion
Daniel Philpott

Kony 2012 has garnered more than 100 million hits and has motivated viewers to support the arrest and trial of one of the world's most monstrous war criminals. What it misses, though, are the voices of ordinary Ugandans who have responded quite differently.

April 24th: Remembering the Armenian Dead

Christopher Atamian | Posted 06.24.2012 | World
Christopher Atamian

Turkey can delay, it can hem and haw and try to dissimulate, but the reality is that Armenians -- and their Greek and Assyrian counterparts -- have truth on their side; and as we have seen before in the course of human history, truth has a strange way of winning out, eventually.

Should I Reconcile With My Ex?

Pamela Georgette, MFT, ATR | Posted 06.20.2012 | Divorce
Pamela Georgette, MFT, ATR

I'm not sure if I should continue to try and make my marriage work when the option of divorce is still looming in the background. Am I getting my hopes up or should I continue to try until the ink on the paper is dry?

The Heart Has Its Reasons

Donna Jean Freberg | Posted 05.12.2012 | Celebrity
Donna Jean Freberg

When I first heard that the rumor that Maria Shriver was considering getting back together with her estranged husband, Arnold Schwarzenegger, just the possibility reminded me of how complex our whole dynamic as human beings can be.

City And Citizen Diplomacy: Alternative Foreign Policy From Minneapolis

Luke Wilcox | Posted 04.01.2012 | Religion
Luke Wilcox

The relationship between America and Iraq (and America and the world) depends not only on our nation's actions, but also on the actions of our nation's communities.

Six Questions for Dr. Hanan Ashrawi

Jonathan Guyer | Posted 03.11.2012 | World
Jonathan Guyer

I sat down with Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, member of the The Palestine Liberation Organization's Executive Committee and discussed the PLO's strategies for 2012.

Divorce Prevention Through Marriage Attention

Reverend William E. Flippin, Jr. | Posted 03.11.2012 | Religion
Reverend William E. Flippin, Jr.

The Pharisees have questioned him about the law: "Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife?" But Jesus redirects them back to God's heart for marriage. The question should be: "How can we be one flesh?"

It's Time To Lose Our Luggage

Reverend William E. Flippin, Jr. | Posted 02.29.2012 | Religion
Reverend William E. Flippin, Jr.

The worst thing we take with us into the New Year is resentment against another. Forgiveness is not something we owe to each other. It is an act of worship to God.

Primitive Love And The Hope Of Forgiveness

Joan Casademont | Posted 05.17.2012 | Fifty
Joan Casademont

When my 91-year-old father lay dying in a Veterans Administration hospital on the other side of the continent, no one told me that I "should go," that I "had to go," or even that wanting to go was a reasonable idea.

Why Divorce May Not Be 'The End' After All

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Lai | Posted 12.21.2011 | Divorce

Turns out that divorce may not be "the end" for many couples after all. According to one new study, a significant number of divorcing parents were ...

After 9/11 And War, Building Paths For Co-Existence

Sarah Sayeed, Ph.D. | Posted 12.13.2011 | Religion
Sarah Sayeed, Ph.D.

As an American, and as a Muslim, I have found an antidote in strategies and programs that presents an alternative to vilification, a third way toward peace-building and reconciliation.

When Enemies Love And Serve Each Other

Tihomir Kukolja | Posted 11.26.2011 | Religion
Tihomir Kukolja

How could talking about Jesus directly be constructive at a peace-building conference with participants from numerous faith backgrounds -- Muslim, Protestant, Catholic, Orthodox, atheist and agnostic?

9/11 Anniversary: Commemorations Of A Better Future

Anil Mundra | Posted 11.15.2011 | Religion
Anil Mundra

Having observed the 9/11 anniversary this week, it's worthwhile to pause and recall the multiple significances of September 11th, the birthdays and anniversaries that remind us of life and hope amidst tragedy.

Security Jitters in Afghanistan

Jayshree Bajoria | Posted 11.14.2011 | World
Jayshree Bajoria

Afghan and NATO forces ended a 24-hour attack by militants on the U.S. embassy and NATO headquarters in what has been a secure district in Kabul, raising new concerns about Afghanistan's security.

How Afghanistan Is Rebuilding Itself

Jayshree Bajoria | Posted 11.12.2011 | World
Jayshree Bajoria

"One of the things that people don't appreciate is how dramatically far Afghanistan has come in the last ten years, in terms of the capacity for governance."

The Victims of Terrorism Who Do Not Seek Revenge

Marina Cantacuzino | Posted 11.11.2011 | World
Marina Cantacuzino

How is it possible to feel the humanity of a person who has systematically and brutally maimed or murdered innocent people for the sake of an ideology?

Afghan Concerns Over U.S. Staying Power

Jayshree Bajoria | Posted 11.07.2011 | World
Jayshree Bajoria

The United States and Afghanistan disagree on several points regarding a limited troop presence past 2014, starting with how binding the agreement should be.

The Top 3 WORST WAYS To Save A Marriage

Vicki Larson | Posted 10.13.2011 | Divorce
Vicki Larson

After confessing to his wife last year that he'd had flings with numerous women--he wasn't sure how many but guesstimated "about 10" in their five-yea...

What Is Really Going on in Norway?

Nathan Schneider | Posted 10.05.2011 | World
Nathan Schneider

When a country is shaken by violence, most people expect it to react in kind with force. So what about the most recent act of terrorism in the news -- Anders Behring Breivik's rampage in Norway?