Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about today.
- A message to Paris from kids who lost parents in 9/11
When terrorists attacked New York City in 2001, Terrease Aiken, now 22, was 8; Juliette Candela, 21, was 6; Francesca Picerno, 23, was 9; and Joseph Palombo, 26, was 12. They lost their parents that day. This is their message for the families of those killed by terrorists abroad.
- The not-so-virgin birth and the real origins of the Christmas story
Celestial messengers, natural wonders and a virgin birth establish the baby Jesus as someone special. Why does the rest of the New Testament ignore these auspicious beginnings?
- Donald Trump Race Shocker: Polls Prove His Success Really Is Based on Racists
New numbers prove that Trump is pulling support from the highly xenophobic Republican contingent.
- Don't Blame the 'Ferguson Effect' for Crime Spikes
There is no evidence of a national crime wave, and there is little common thread among places where bloodshed is rising, researchers say.