A Tennessee federal judge has ruled that ballots on Amendment 1 to the state's constitution, which was against protecting a "right" to or funding of abortion, must be recounted and that some of the "yes" votes should just be thrown out in the process. Tennessee is appealing the order.
Islamist terrorists on the island of Jolo in southern Philippines have beheaded a Canadian hostage and threw his severed head in a plastic bag to be found by police. More than 20 other foreign hostages are still being held captive.
Local residents of Iraq's northern city of Mosul killed a security man working for the Islamic State terror group after he sexually harassed a woman in the city.
Islamic State terrorists have blown up the historic "Clock Church" in the center of Mosul, one of the few remaining Christian structures in the Iraqi city.
Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio said men's bathrooms are for men and women's bathrooms are for women just as "we've been doing it this way forever."
Just before five Democratic Primary elections in five states, candidate Bernie Sanders' Facebook groups were taken down from the social media network as those pages were flooded with pornographic images in what appears to be a cyber attack, for which his rival Hillary Clinton's supporters were blamed.
The late rockstar Prince, who was known to be a devout Jehovah's Witness, regretted he didn't talk to Michael Jackson more about his faith before he died, recalls Dudley Brooks, photo editor at The Washington Post, who met the mononym pop icon in 2010.
Five months after Pastor Rob Bell's successor at Mars Hill Bible Church in Grandville, Michigan, announced he was leaving, the megachurch has affirmed its third lead pastor, AJ Sherrill, from New York City.
Over 60K Rally in the US to Commemorate Genocide of Armenian Christians as Obama Calls It 'Mass Atrocity'
Tens of thousands of Armenian Christians gathered in California and Idaho Sunday, calling for justice, on the 101st anniversary of the Armenian genocide, which President Barack Obama chose to call "mass atrocities."
Church Member Fatally Shoots 27-Y-O During Worship Service; Shooter 'Cooperating' but Not in Custody
Pennsylvanian police arrested a church member and are investigating after he allegedly shot to death a fellow member at the Keystone Fellowship Church in Montgomery County during the worship service Sunday.
More than 392,000 people have signed an online pledge to boycott Target after the retail giant said that transgender employees and customers could use the bathroom that corresponds with their gender identity, irrespective of their biological sex.
Republican frontrunner Donald Trump said he feels "very strongly" that issues related to North Carolina's law that says people must use bathrooms according to their biological sex should be decided by the state, hours after criticizing the legislation.
Liberty University hosted the Virginia High School League state debate championships this weekend, but some teams didn't show up, boycotting the Christian university on the basis of president Jerry Falwell Jr.'s comments on Muslims.
One and a half years after a young Pakistani Christian couple were tortured and burnt alive in a brick kiln after being accused of blasphemy, a court has granted bail to the prime suspect in the case, which had caused national outrage.
Obama: North Carolina Transgender Bathroom Law 'Wrong,' Prince's 'Purple Rain' Played Before UK Bilateral Meetings
At a joint press conference with U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron in London, President Obama said the laws in North Carolina concerning use of bathrooms as per biological sex and in Mississippi that protects opponents of gay marriage from being punished for their religious beliefs, should be "overturned."
Pope Francis, who returned from Greece with 12 Syrian Muslim refugees, on Sunday spoke of a Syrian Christian "martyr" who was murdered by terrorists for refusing to renounce her faith, in a speech in St Peter's Square.
NBC's "Saturday Night Live" featured a parody trailer titled, "God is a Boob Man," mocking the Christian film "God's Not Dead 2" and alluding to cases related to religious freedom and gay marriage.
On his show "Real Time," comedian and HBO host Bill Maher said the policy of taxing things that are bad to get people to stop doing them should be extended to religion.
Larry Alex Taunton, the founder and executive director of The Fixed Point Foundation, says in his newly released book that the late notorious atheist Christopher Hitchens was contemplating conversion to evangelical Christianity before his death. Though still recovering from a near fatal accident, Taunton is talking about The Faith of Christopher Hitchens, appearing in mainstream media.
Saudi Arabia has warned that it will sell up to $750 billion worth of U.S. assets held by the oil-rich Kingdom if the U.S. Congress passes a bill that would allow victims of the September 11, 2001, terror attack to sue the Saudi Arabia government.
After his five-hour visit to Greece, Pope Francis took three families of Syrian Muslim refugees, including six children, back to Rome aboard the papal plane on Saturday.
On the 104th birth anniversary of dictator Kim Il-sung, a North Korean state newspaper claimed that when American evangelist Billy Graham visited Pyongyang, he described the country's late founder as "God who exists in the world of human beings" and who "has created the greatest heaven on earth."
Bill Nye, known popularly as "The Science Guy" for his scientific kids show, says he is in favor of trying those who question climate change as criminals and jailing them.
Continuing his message series on the Book of Revelation, Pastor Greg Laurie of California's Harvest Fellowship Church explained in a sermon this week what heaven is like, answering common questions and breaking myths.
At least 19 people were killed and hundreds injured after a 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck southern Japan early Saturday, two days after being hit by a 6.5 quake, which killed at least 16 people. Japanese Defense Ministry is considering seeking help from U.S. forces to deal with the disasters' aftermath.