Morning Buzz | Pope Francis Says Spousal Separation Sometimes “Morally Necessary”

In today’s buzz, the pope on spousal separation, plus five faith facts about GOP candidate, Bobby Jindal.

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Morning Buzz | Jeb Bush Courts Hispanic Evangelicals in Texas

In today’s buzz, Republican governors are warming up to Obamacare, and VT Senator Bernie Sanders announces his run for president.

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Asian-Pacific Islander Millennials: More Liberal on Abortion, Less Religious Than Other Millennials

Millennials are divided on the issue of abortion. The “selfie” generation strays from the traditional “pro-choice” and “pro-life” labels—partly because they don’t unanimously agree on abortion’s legality. PRRI’s millennial, sexuality, and reproductive health survey found that a majority (55 percent) of millennials say abortion should be legal in all or most cases, while 42 percent say it should be illegal in all or most cases. But not all millennials share these views; Asian-Pacific […]

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Americans and Millennials Agree: Abortion isn’t Black and White

Americans and millennials alike stray away from the “pro-life” and “pro-choice” labels that have defined the abortion debate for decades.

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Infographic: Millennials Say Contraception is Critical for the Financial Security of Women

Contraception’s cost, accessibility, and morality have been hotly debated in recent years—but for millennials, contraception is hardly a controversial topic. This is according to our latest survey, which explores the attitudes of 2,300+ Americans, age 18-35, on issues of sexuality, reproductive health, and public policies on abortion and contraception. The survey reveals that millennials disagree on a number of sexual health issues, including the usefulness of sex education, the legality […]

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Morning Buzz | The NoPhone takes on the iPhone 6

In today’s buzz, Pope Francis makes his first appointment in the U.S., Vox makes a depressing international map of healthcare costs, and a cheeky new Kickstarter campaign questions our attachment to smartphones.

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The Morning Buzz | A “Megadrought” Could Be Coming for the Southwest

In today’s Buzz, a “megadrought” seems likely to grip the Southwest, legislators discuss reimbursing doctors for end-of-life care, some suggest that the federal government would run better with more employees, and the same-sex marriage debate becomes a… [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Utah Judge Issues Victory for Polygamous Family

In today’s Buzz, expansion of mental health care stalls, a Utah judge issues a victory for a polygamous family, the U.S. government sues a Minneapolis suburb for blocking an Islamic center, a leaked poll shows that women are skeptical of the GOP, measu… [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Why White and Black Americans Are Divided on What Ferguson Means for the Country

In today’s Buzz, why it’s so hard for white people to understand Ferguson, the Supreme Court moves closer to addressing same-sex marriage, Compton allows school police to carry semiautomatic rifles, racial gaps in health outcomes narrow but remain wide… [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Young Ministers Struggle to Find Work

In today’s Buzz, where a $100 bill goes furthest, college might not be turning students into atheists, the economic landscape is bleak for young ministers, Ebola spreads across west Africa, Rhode Island is the country’s least politically polarized stat… [Read more...]