Monthly Archives: October 2013

Atheists Can be Scouts in UK

Beginning next year, atheists and agnostics will no longer have to lie to become Scouts in the United Kingdom. In the new vow, the part in parenthesis will be optional: “On my honour I promise that I will do my … Continue reading

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U.S. Government Shutdown Day 10: Guess Who Still Gets Paid?

When the government funding shuts down due to a battle in Congress, guess who still gets paid? Congress has one key duty in the Constitution — pass spending bills that fund the government. If it doesn’t, most functions of government … Continue reading

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