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  • Private charity can't replace government social programs

    Private charity can't replace government social programs
    As often happens when the financial demands on government social programs rise, there's been a lot of talk lately about the need to return to the traditional American system of community and faith-based help for the needy: charity, not government handouts.
  • Mothers aid military personnel in the names of their fallen sons

    Mothers aid military personnel in the names of their fallen sons
    They didn't know each other before the war. But loss united them, and friendship helps sustain them. "Every one of us wants our child to be remembered," said Sue Pollard, who, like her friend Debi Win'E, lost a son in Iraq. "Our main thing is to do...

    Does creationism have a place at a public school?

    Does creationism have a place at a public school?
    Los Angeles Unified School District biology teacher Tom Phillips is retiring this month, but on his way out, he's decided to go public with a pet peeve. Phillips believes the continued Christian fundamentalist effort to debunk evolution is undermining...

    Christmas is for people of all faiths

    Christmas is for people of all faiths
    SACRAMENTO — My wife was an atheist who loved Christmas. She loved the giving. Loved the smiles on the grandkids' faces. Loved decorating the tree. Really loved the big old, bright Christmas tree in Capitol Park. Loved the food and made a...

    In Jahi McMath saga, science and religion clash

    In Jahi McMath saga, science and religion clash
    It will take more than doctors, judges and medical records to convince Nailah Winkfield that her child is dead. Winkfield's 13-year-old daughter, Jahi McMath, entered an Oakland hospital for tonsil surgery three weeks ago and wound up on life support....