Nouman Raja now faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 25 years and could spend his life in prison for the death of Corey Jones.
We can't force someone to forgive. Therefore, the road to forgiveness may also involve understanding the person who has harmed us. This requires starting off on a journey that may entail a close examination of the person we need to forgive. The journey can be long and torturous.
We're complex beings, and there is always more to learn. Caring is more important than "knowing." Are we interested, receptive, curious? The element of surprise can fuel a sense of newness and add excitement when we're open to it.
If you're in charge of picking Hillary Clinton's VP, pay attention to this 2015 focus group.
The descent of the Republican presidential debate into new lows of demagoguery highlighted the emptiness of political discourse. And across the country, communities experienced the torrential downpours, record temperatures, floods, droughts, and firestorms predicted by climate change models. But 2015 also brought breakthroughs.
This film proves you don't have to spend a zillion dollars to make something truly great, you just need true talent on screen and a good story.
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Start 2016 with a deep dive into last year’s top stories.
2015 has been a year of memorable milestones and moments for the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs), which is housed within the Department of Education.
Nearly two-thirds still say they're not making enough money to live comfortably.
It's hard to feel sorry for Republicans, given that they control both sides of Congress and two-thirds of state legislatures. Nonetheless, in 2015 the GOP's rank-and-file get royally conned, not once but twice.
It's a bit of an understatement to say that 2015 was a roller coaster of a year for women. It wasn't unusual to have days where I was cheering in the morning and shaking my fists at the sky in the afternoon.
Sage users predicted the future this year, so we thought we'd look back on 2015 in predictions. Do you think you can predict what will happen in 2016?
Black Voices
The calendar year of obsessing over identity may be drawing to a close, but the new year and many to follow will find us continuing to grapple with the reality of what our beliefs, narratives, and policies concerning race and the Other suggests about us.
The World Post
Well Santa has come and gone, at least for the largest proportion of the world's population. And, as we reach the end of the year, it is inevitably time to review recent trends and the prospects for 2016.
These celebs had the best year ever.