Taking a stand for religious liberty, Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal signed an executive order Tuesday granting new protections to businesses that do not wish to service faux weddings.

After meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican this month, Cuban dictator Raùl Castro was apparently so impressed that he claimed to be considering joining the Catholic Church. The May 10 audience lasted just under an hour but generated headlines — and criticism — around the world. Leader of Cuba’s dissident “Ladies in White” movement Berta Soler lambasted Castro’s comments about becoming Catholic as “a joke” — and for good reason, as Communism and Christianity are inherently opposed to each other. But the implications of the meeting are no laughing matter.

In yet another scheme by the federal government to usurp an ever-expanding role in childrearing, the Obama administration’s top education bureaucrat, Education Secretary Arne Duncan, called last week for government boarding schools.

That “white masculinity is THE problem for America’s colleges” wasn't the only anti-white comment made by Boston University professor Saida Grundy. Despite this, the school defended her, saying that she was merely exercising “free speech.”

Students' test scores continue to reflect the failure of public education in America. But former U.S. Representative George Nethercutt's solution also fails.