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Amid Outcry, Texas School Board Approves New History Books

Texas’ school board approved new history textbooks Friday for use across the nation’s second-largest state, but only after defeating six and seeing a top publisher withdraw a seventh


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History Books Becoming Next Fight In Texas Schools

The next ideological fight over new textbooks for Texas classrooms intensified Wednesday with critics lambasting history lessons that they say exaggerate the influence of Moses in American democracy and negatively portray Muslims.


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Viral Video: Santa Vs. Moses

It’s time to check out another one of the Epic Rap Battles of History. This duel pits Moses against Santa Claus. (Warning: There is some explicit language.)


Rick Perry Leads "The Response" Prayer Rally In Houston

Perry Compares Himself To Moses

On Sunday, Gov. Rick Perry found an ally in speech challenges that drew laughs from an audience in South Carolina: Moses.