In an unexpected turn of events for pundits and political watchers, former Godfather's Pizza CEO Herman Cain swept the results of the Presidency 5 straw poll in Florida Saturday, even as he thought of "pulling the plug" on his political aspirations.
Investigators in Libya have found a mass grave believed to contain remains from the 1996 Gaddafi massacre of 1,200 inmates at Tripoli's notorious Abu Salim prison, according to the LA Times, Sunday.
A week after being shot at close range in the back of the head, the Rev. William Boss, 52, returned to his congregants at the Greater Faith Christian Center Church in Lakeland, Fla., Sunday to celebrate an "angelic intercession" for saving his life.
American hikers Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer, back home in the U.S. after being detained for two years in Iran, have claimed they often heard other prisoners being beaten during their two-year detention in the Middle Eastern country.
Troy Davis' sister, Martina Correia, told her brother before he was executed Wednesday, "We're not just fighting for your innocence; we’re fighting the judicial system here."
Fans and congregants of Rob Bell and Mars Hill Bible Church caused the ministry's website to crash Thursday night, as news of the Love Wins author's resignation started to spread.
Admiral Mike Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told reporters Thursday that Pakistan's spy agency was directly involved in supporting the insurgents who carried out the deadly attack on the American Embassy last week in Kabul, which killed seven people and injured 19 others.
Rob Bell, pastor of Mars Hill Bible Church, has announced through staff that he is stepping down to focus on broader opportunities, which apparently includes a Canadian and U.S. tour called "Fit to Smash."
Cancer survivor and presidential contender Herman Cain said during Thursday night's Fox News/Google Republican debate that, under ObamaCare, he would have been dead.
Elizabeth Warren is enjoying a surprising surge in favorability over Republican Senator Scott Brown, in her quest to recapture the seat held by late Sen. Ted Kennedy for over four decades.
Rick Santorum is incensed that Google has not cleared obscene references connected to his last name in search results, and the presidential hopeful believes politics are at play.
REM announced its break-up Wednesday, and as many reflect on the group's impactful legacy, thoughts might turn to how the popular song "Losing My Religion" has found resonance with many Christians.
Two American hikers, Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal, who had been jailed in Iran for over two years, have expressed joy at finally being released.
Troy Davis was executed at 11:08 p.m. EDT Wednesday, and to the very end, the convicted cop-killer continued to maintain that he was innocent and even asked God to have mercy on the Georgia prison officials who were "about to take [his] life."
The Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles rejected a last minute appeal Wednesday by attorneys of Troy Davis in a desperate effort to halt the scheduled execution of their client by lethal injection at 7 p.m. EDT Wednesday.
Members of the German parliament are planning a boycott of Pope Benedict XVI when the pontiff makes a speech in parliament Thursday, citing the Vatican's conservative positions on political and social issues.
Typhoon Roke swept into Japan Wednesday, killing at least four people and bringing in heavy rain and strong winds. Officials say the storm is on a path to the troubled Fukushima nuclear plant.
American hikers Shane Bauer and Joshua Fattal, both 29, have finally ended their two-year detention ordeal in Iran when they were released from Erin Prison on Wednesday, U.S. officials said.
Religious leaders and people of faith across the nation have expressed disappointment that Troy Davis lost a final plea for clemency from the Georgia Board of Pardons & Parole on Tuesday, but have vow to keep praying for the convicted cop killer's life to be spared.
The Obama administration is denying claims in a new book, Confidence Men: Wall Street Washington, and the Education of a President by Ron Suskind, that former White House Communications Director Anita Dunn has complained that the White House presents a “hostile workplace to women.”
There is yet another hitch in the long-anticipated release of two American hikers held in Iran for more than two years. Now it has been reported that the release of Shane Bauer and Joshua Fattal has been yet again delayed due to the absence of a judge's signature on a release order.
Pat Boone is convinced that President Barack Obama is a Kenyan and does not believe the veracity of the famous — or infamous — birth certificate released by the White House to quell allegations of Obama's ineligibility to hold the presidency.
In a similar move made by the United Methodist Church, a committee within the Louisville-based Presbyterian Church recommends in a new report that the denomination cut ties with Caterpillar, Hewlett-Packard, and Motorola Solutions for allegedly aiding Israel in its occupation of Palestinian lands.
The Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles has denied convicted cop killer Troy Davis' request for clemency after hearing last minute testimony in a convened hearing, with critics calling its decision "unconscionable" for sending a man to his death under an enormous cloud of doubt.
At least one person has been confirmed dead after a 5.8-magnitude earthquake shook Guatemala Monday around 12:30 p.m. local time. Following soon after, within a half-hour, two quakes registering at a magnitude of 4.8 struck near the same location, authorities said.