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Review: 'God's Favorite Customer' by Father John Misty

Josh Tillman has been praying in public under his haha-just-goofing-doesn't-mean-anything-promise Father John Misty moniker for six years now, but never more openly than in his latest album, 'God's Favorite Customer'. The confessional is waiting and there are 10 lush songs to get through owning all the ways he's made sacred love profane, with invitation for our souls to get naked, too. He's hurt his wife, Emma; he has hurt himself; and, Jesus, the Almighty, He won't leave Tillman the hell alone.

Cribs: Papal Edition

Feature: Staying at the Domus Sanctae Marthae

Pope Francis"Benvenuto, giornalisti!" That's how our group of journalists was welcomed into Vatican City last week. Previous participants on this pilgrimage were booked at the Paul VI hotel, but not us. For the first time we nonclerics would be staying at the Domus Sanctae Marthae—the home of Pope Francis.

Why is Fortnite Taking Over the World?

Feature: I played the game all the kids are playing

Fortnite is the latest video game craze to sweep the nation. The battle-royale third-person shooter is one of the most popular and fastest growing games on the planet. It's the most played game on Xbox. It's the most downloaded free game on PlayStation. The mobile version debuted at number 1 on the iTunes charts in 13 countries when it dropped in March. It's still at number 4 on the iTunes charts, ahead of apps like Gmail, Facebook, Snapchat, Spotify, and Netflix.

Pence Demands USAID Break Through Bureaucratic Gridlock to Help Iraqi Christians, Yazidis

VP incensed over agency decisions to deny funds and ‘will not tolerate bureaucratic delays’

A group of Yazidis from Iraq carrying their arrive at a makeshift camp at the Greek-Macedonian borderIncensed over bureaucratic attempts to thwart a direct White House executive order, Vice President Mike Pence is dispatching U.S. Agency for International Development Administrator Mark Green to Iraq to ensure that U.S. taxpayer dollars are going to help save Christian and Yazidi communities decimated by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.

Menendez Snubs Overtures by Dem Opponent for Unity After Divisive Primary

Opponent's progressive, anti-corruption message garnered the support of nearly 40 percent of the Democratic electorate

Sen. Bob Menendez, fresh off having won a narrow victory in the New Jersey Democratic primary, has ignored overtures by his defeated opponent to unite the party ahead of the general election in November.