Jews, Christians and Muslims make holy ground in America’s heartland

Jews, Christians and Muslims make holy ground in America’s heartland
Omaha, Nebraska (CNN)When most people think of Omaha, they imagine sizzling steaks, billionaire Warren Buffet or even former NFL quarterback Peyton Manning calling out before the snap. (Remember "Omaha-Omaha"?).A rabbi, a reverend and an imam (no, it's not a setup joke) are partners in a decadelong quest to bring together the three Abrahamic faiths -- Judaism, Christianity and Islam -- to share and worship on the same property.He likes to share a story from one of his congregants who

Ted Nugent: ‘I’m Not Going To Engage In Hateful Rhetoric Anymore’

Ted Nugent: ‘I’m Not Going To Engage In Hateful Rhetoric Anymore’
I have reevaluated my approach, he told Curtis Sliwa and Eboni Williams on ABC radio in New York. He said he was a street fighter who used certain harsh terms. But he said he plans to watch himself now. And I encourage even my friends/enemies on the left in the Democrat and liberal world that we have got to be civil to each other, that the whole world is watching America, where you have the God-given right to life,liberty

After the game, can the good feelings last?

After the game, can the good feelings last?
(CNN)The congressional boys of summer ditched partisan hardball for seven innings of healing Thursday at their annual baseball classic just 36 hours after a horrifying gun rampage at a Republican batting practice.And while rattled lawmakers and staffers on Capitol Hill instinctively drew together after the shooting, sitting together at the game, that doesn't mean their constituents and attack dogs in warring partisan media establishments will heed a moment of Beltway togetherness.Congressional baseball players: We must unite"We are dealing with

Filippo Minelli uses smoke to spotlight political and social issues

Filippo Minelli uses smoke to spotlight political and social issues
(CNN)Our time is beset by a special kind of anxiety. The media and the Internet have become personal intravenous hookups to images of crisis -- violence, disaster, political upheaval -- fed to us instantly, wherever we are. For consumers of media, this condition can feel so total it can feel numbing and almost futile to discuss.Yet there's a twist: the smoke bombs are harmless, and dazzlingly colored -- and the phrases on his flags fall somewhere between tongue-in-cheek and

New Republican Bill Makes Suing Cops For Civil Rights Violations Really Tough

New Republican Bill Makes Suing Cops For Civil Rights Violations Really Tough
Under the Back the Blue Act, introduced on May 16 by Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) in the Senate and Rep. Ted Poe (R-Texas) in the House, suing cops in federal court for violating the constitutional rights of civilians will be limited. So,even if the individual can prove their rights were violated by an officer, police departments would be able to claim an individuals injuries were a result of that persons conduct which, to quote the bill, more likely than

1.2 million adolescents’ deaths mostly preventable, report says

1.2 million adolescents’ deaths mostly preventable, report says
(CNN)More than 1.2 million adolescents die every year around the world -- an average of 3,000 deaths per day -- from causes that are largely preventable, according to a new report from the World Health Organization.The leading cause of deathamong 10- to 19-year-olds globally in 2015 was road injury, which killed more than 115,000 people, followed by lower respiratory infections and self-harm. When separated by age, sex and region, however, the leading causes of death differed significantly. Dr. Sonia