Romney's gaffe is unquestionably an egregious one. But it also affirms, however crudely, a central narrative forwarded by Romney and the GOP.
Mitt Romney faced a new embarrassment Monday evening when a video surfaced that shows him dismissing nearly half of Americans as "victims" who take no responsibility for their livelihoods and who think they are entitled to government handouts.
Church of Scientology Blasts Vanity Fair's Tom Cruise Expose As 'Shoddy Journalism' And 'Religious Bigotry' [Read Letter]
Jeffrey K. Riffer, a lawyer for the Church of Scientology, wrote an eight-page letter to Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter hoping to stop an expose of the church from ever being published.
In The Face Of Anti-Islam Film 'Innocence Of Muslims,' Iran Renews Death Threats Against Salman Rushdie
In light of the attention being given the controversial film "Innocence of Muslims," Iran's Ayatollah Hassan Sanei has renewed the country's threat against author Salman Rushdie. Sanei claimed that because Rushdie was not killed after the publication of "The Satanic Verses," anti-Muslim creators have been emboldened to attack the religion.
Former U.S. presidential candidate Rick Santorum railed against the alleged media elite, saying the "smart people" will never be on the conservatives' side during a speech at the Values Voter Summit in Washington on Saturday.
Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master" is widely believed to be heavily inspired by the Church of Scientology and its founder, L. Ron Hubbard. The studio and the actors have increasingly distanced themselves from the Scientology thread in the weeks leading up to the film's limited theatrical release: Journalists who dare to ask the very question the filmmakers provoke run the risk of being dismissed as sensationalists.
The violence and widespread protests that have plagued Cairo and sections of the Middle East spread into Sydney, Australia Saturday as police clashed with hundreds of angry demonstrators.
Al Qaeda In Yemen Asks Western Muslims To Get More Involved In Attacks; Says More US Diplomats Should Be Killed Over 'Innocence of Muslims'
The Yemen wing of al Qaeda has asked Muslims to kill more U.S. diplomats in Islamic countries, terming the anti-Islam film made in the U.S. as a another chapter in the "crusader wars" against Islam, stated a Reuters report citing a posting on an al Qaeda website.
A group of Syrian Americans gathered for an emergency vigil on Thursday for U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens, who lost his life in a violent attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi on Tuesday.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton addressed the subject of the controversial anti-Islam film “Innocence of Muslims,” which has sparked riots and violence across the Middle East, including the murder of the U.S. envoy to Libya.
'Innocence of Muslims': Sound Expert Says Islamophobic Dialogue Definitely Dubbed [Exclusive Transcript]
The actors appearing in the movie that sparked riots throughout the Middle East say they were not aware of its anti-Muslim dialogue. IBTimes spoke with a veteran sound engineer for a professional assessment of which instances of dialogue were over-dubbed in a 13-minute clip of the movie that was posted on YouTube.
Innocence Of Muslims: US Opens Investigation Into Chris Stevens’ Death, Libyans Condemn Killing [PHOTOS]
Following the death of U.S. ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens, the first killing of a U.S. ambassador in more than 30 years, the U.S. administration has opened an investigation into the incident even as the initial evidence points to the involvement of well-armed thugs rather than an out-of-control mob.
According to actress Cindy Lee Garcia, no one in the film's production was aware they were making a piece of anti-Islamic propaganda.
The depiction of the prophet Mohammed in the Western media has long been a sore point among Muslims, who view the artistic expressions as blasphemous and highly offensive. "Innocence of Muslims," the anti-Mohammed film that gained YouTube notoriety and spurred the Benghazi, Libya, attack that killed Ambassador, is hardly the first Western media reference to the prophet to incite religious backlash.
Saudi Arabia regularly executes convicted criminals by beheading. Its use of the death penalty has been criticized due to a lack of transparency and due process in its criminal justice system
Pew reports the largest demographic of Republicans are white evangelical protestants, while the biggest chunk of Democrats are -- surprise! -- religiously unaffiliated.
Activists have filed a formal complaint with the state’s chief justice and also introduced an online campaign to condemn the judge and remove him from the bench.
Apparently, the Democrats don't think the average woman voter is very shrewd.
The landmark hearing follows six years of legal battles and tribunals for the four plaintiffs, whose high-profile cases are seen as a polarizing dividing line between British Christians who want to express their faith in the workplace and employers who assert their right to impose dress codes and guidelines for workplace conduct.
McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD), the US-based fast-food restaurant chain headquartered in Illinois long known for its beef-based burgers of all shapes and sizes announced plans on Tuesday to open its first ever vegetarian-exclusive restaurants in India.
A female news presenter appeared on the Egyptian state television wearing a headscarf Sunday for the first time since an unwritten ban on women covering their head during telecast was lifted after the Muslim Brotherhood-led government took charge.
The 2007 suicides of Duncan and Blake posthumously captured the imaginations of countless people who had never heard of the couple but were haunted by images published in news stories and on the Web. Five years later, questions remain about the media coverage of their deaths,
This was supposed to be Mitt Romney's moment. Instead, his speech sounded like one long repudiation of President Obama, with a few policy points thrown in.
Mitt Romney accepted the Republican nomination for president on Thursday night with a speech proclaiming XXX
Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi announced his presence at the 16th Non-Aligned Movement Summit by announcing Egypt's support for the Syrian Free Army. This did not sit will with Syria, or with the summit's host country, Iran, one of Assad's closest allies.
'True Blood' Season 5 Episode 12 Spoilers: What Happened In The Season Finale? 'Save Yourself' Recap
Warning: Spoilers ahead! Before the opening credits can even begin, "True Blood's" season five finale, "Save Yourself," shocks viewers by...
"Denial of evolution is unique to the United States," Bill Nye claims in a video posted on the Big Think channel at YouTube on Friday. The scientist and former TV personality had harsh words for the creationist theory, saying it could have a negative effect if it is taught to children.
The Syrian civil war has sparked new levels of violence in neighboring Lebanon.
Despite the tensions between Iran and Israel and confusion in the Persian Jewish community, many Persian Jews say they support Israel attacking Iran.
The Iranian regime has good reason to restrict young people's access to education, regardless of gender.