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Mary Magdala Mosaic, Magdala Center

New discoveries at Magdala suggest Mary Magdalene might not have been a "woman of the night" but rather an influential and wealthy woman.  For example, in the first century, well known people were often called by the name of their hometown.  That appears to be the case of Mary Magdalene.  Some scholars also believe Mary Magdalene could have been a rich widow since she supported the ministry of Jesus.  In Luke 8:3 it names her first among the women who cared for Jesus out of their own means. 

Dr. Leah Torres is a self-proclaimed “Nasty Woman OB/GYN" promoting healthy sexual practices and education. The political activist and general "do-gooder” has the pro-life community in an uproar with her gruesome statements outlining how she “silences” the child during the abortion procedure...

A special remembrance installation of 600,000 crouching clay figures is opening to the public soon in Ypres, Belgium, seeking to help visitors from around the world reflect on what happened during World War I a century ago.

Top-level congressional talks on a $1.3 trillion catchall spending bill are reaching a critical stage as negotiators confront immigration, abortion-related issues and a battle over a massive rail project that pits President Donald Trump against his most powerful Democratic adversary.

An update on Iranian-born Christian Aideen Strandsson, who moved to Sweden in 2014, but has now been targeted by the Swedish government for deportation back to Iran. If she is sent back, she faces certain imprisonment, torture and possibly death, but the Swedish government does not care about her plight and will not grant her asylum.