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The Quran teaches that "the month of Ramadhan is that in which was revealed the Quran, guidance for the people. . ." The holy book then goes on to instruct that when one sights the new moon of the month, "let him fast ...

Category: Holidays and Observances, Islam, Religion

In the golf world, Augusta is a capital. Although the city served as the second state capital of Georgia for a short time in the late 18th century, it’s more well-known for hosting The US Masters. James Oglethorpe ...

Category: Religion

Mother's Day is a time when people take a step back and take a moment to appreciate their mother. It is celebrated in many different ways, with the common denominator being to show you are thankful for your mom and all s ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

Biblical women often get little consideration in the stories where they are featured. Mary, Jesus’ mother, and Sarah, the wife of Abraham, get mentioned more than most. While these two women were good examples, the ...

Category: Holidays and Observances, Religion

Here in the United States, the month of May is most commonly associated with graduation, Mother’s Day, the Kentucky Derby and Memorial Day. The Administration on Aging leads a celebration for older Americans, recog ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

A 2014 study looks at the way Americans feel about some hot issues in the political debate. Interviewing Americans in 2014, the data splits the respondents into over a dozen religious identity categories, some of which f ...

Category: Politics, Religion

April marks National Donate Life Month. It’s a national recognition of organ donation. According to Donate Life America, 95 percent of Americans favor organ donation, but only about 55 percent of Americans are regi ...

Category: Religion, Science

New Haven, CT, is home to Yale University, but the city has a much deeper heritage than most people realize. It was founded in 1638 by the English Puritans and is considered the first planned city in the United States. B ...

Category: Religion

On April 12, people around the world remembered one of the worst genocides in history. Yom Hashoah Ve-Hagevurah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, is not a federal holiday, but it is an important event that memorializes the ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

Professional sports have not always been friendly to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals, but change is coming. A football player who made it okay to be out and gay while playing in the NFL talks ab ...

Category: Equal Rights, Social Equality