Starbucks is investigating allegations that one of its New York employees was subjected to homophobic abuse that forced him to quit.
Angelina Jolie is scheduled to fly out to Turkey this week to visit refugees fleeing violence in Syria, Turkey’s Foreign Ministry has reported.
A $65 million restoration project on one of the world’s most iconic cathedrals, which has taken 15 years to complete, has finally been unveiled Thursday.
Al Qaida have appointed Egyptian Ayman al-Zawahiri as its new head, in an delayed announcement that seemingly shows the terrorist organization as struggling to come to terms with the killing of its figurehead Osama bin Laden in May.
An increasing number of gay couples are adopting children in the U.S., according to census data. Statistics from 2009 show that about 19 percent of same-sex couples claimed they had adopted a child
Five informants who fed vital information to the U.S. in the build up to the raid that killed Osama bin Laden have been arrested by Pakistan.
Two people are being questioned about the abandoned campfire that authorities believe started the devastating Arizona Wallow Fire, a spokesman said Tuesday evening.
A juror has admitted charges of contempt of court for contacting a defendant in a trial by Facebook.
Caritas International has announced that its members will provide $7.6 million to provide essential aid to 100,000 people in South Sudan over the next year.
The U.S. has reaffirmed its call on Syria to immediately halt its crackdown on anti-government protesters.
More than 34,000 children near the Fukushima nuclear plant will be given radiation meters to help quell fears of the effects of radiation in Japan.
Religious groups and pro-life charities have condemned the BBC for broadcasting a documentary showing a man’s assisted suicide, Monday evening.
International donors led by the U.K. and Bill Gates have pledged $4.3 billion to provide vaccines to 250 million children across the world's poorest countries at a fund-raising conference in London Monday.
Police have arrested 14 people in Nigeria in connection with this week's attacks on a church and numerous police stations in Maiduguri.
Officials in New Mexico have warned residents that there is a risk of potentially hazardous air quality in the region as smoke continues to billow out of the Wallow fire that has hit eastern Arizona over the past weeks.
Al Qaida's most senior operative in Africa has been confirmed as killed in Somalia, in what is another blow to the terrorist group following a constant flow of senior members falling since Osama bin Laden's death last month.
A 60-year-old female church minister has been attacked and robbed as she prepared to give service in her Methodist Church.
A special court has suspended the trial of a number of suspects alleged to have taken part in the slaughter of ten Christians, and the burning of nearly 100 houses in the Punjab province of Pakistan two years ago.
A child laborer is involved in a work-related accident, illness or trauma every single minute, a new report released by the U.N. International Labor Organization Friday reveals.
Indonesia has given 17 men prison sentences of up to five months for burning churches and attacking police officers, Thursday.
Hollywood star Russell Crowe has used his Twitter account to explain how he believes God has made all babies perfect, and that he believes circumcision to be “barbaric and stupid.”
A number of victims injured in the devastating Joplin tornado that hit Missouri in May have died after contracting a rare fungal infection, officials reported Friday.
Episcopal clergy in the diocese of San Joaquin, California have been given authorization to bless same-sex unions, an announcement released on Thursday has said.
Facebook has officially apologized for the way it launched its new photo-tagging feature recently, saying it didn’t handle the release very well.
As Egypt attempts to lay the foundations for its new long-term government, a recent poll suggests that most Egyptians only want an advisory role for religious leaders.