Cardinal Timothy Dolan said Sunday that opponents of the White House birth control policy should avoid being "pugnacious," rather than follow the example of embattled media personality Rush Limbaugh.
A bill that would repeal New Hampshire's same-sex marriage law appears likely to pass through the state's House and Senate, but it is unclear if the legislation has enough support to overturn a veto from the governor.
A bill that would allow "inspirational messages" at public school events in Florida only needs Gov. Rick Scott's signature before it can become a law, but opponents worry that there will not be enough control over what students can say.
In a press conference Thursday, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio announced that he and his Cold Case Posse had found evidence that Barack Obama's birth certificate was an electronic forgery, reigniting the debate over the president's citizenship.
Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh has come under fire after calling a female student who testified at a Congressional hearing on contraception coverage a "prostitute" and a "slut" on his show, but the radio host remains unapologetic for his derogatory comments.
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley signed into law Thursday a bill allowing same-sex marriage, making Maryland the eighth state to do so.
A new poll from the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) claims that a majority of Americans, as well as a majority of Catholics and Evangelical Christians, supports the contraception coverage requirement in President Barack Obama's healthcare bill.
President Barack Obama has "been on the Jeremy Lin bandwagon for a while," according to a new interview between the president and ESPN's Bill Simmons.
Recent video games have begun depicting religion as a violent, problematic force, according to research from a new University of Missouri study.
A bill proposing tax breaks for mustachioed citizens has finally found an ally in Congress, says the American Mustache Institute.
Congress passed a bill on Tuesday that would make it a criminal offense to trespass on "restricted buildings and grounds," which could have serious ramifications on future political protests near the White House.
Wyoming legislators rejected on Tuesday a bill that would have prepared the state in the event of many different "doomsday" scenarios, including an economic collapse and the possibility of the state needing to develop its own military.
Gov. Martin O'Malley says he will sign Maryland's same-sex marriage bill into law on Thursday, reversing the stance on traditional marriage he has held for most of his political career.
Syria's new constitution may have passed a referendum on Sunday, but Christians are protesting the inclusion of an article that would prevent a non-Muslim from being the country's president.
Red Sox catcher and captain Jason Varitek will announce his retirement Thursday, according to reports by the Boston Globe.
A bill has made it through Washington's House and is now being considered in its Senate that would require almost all health plans under the state's jurisdiction to offer coverage for abortions. The bill provides conscience clauses to protect religious organizations, however the exemptions are inadequate, according to critics.
Chardon High School in the Cleveland suburb of Chardon, Ohio was put on lockdown this morning as a school shooting was reported at about 7:30 a.m. that resulted in at least one death and four injuries among the student body. A suspect has also been apprehended.
Since Chinese-American Jeremy Lin burst on to the NBA landscape at the beginning of February, the media world has been abuzz over the new star – sometimes for better, sometimes for worse.
Comedian and outspoken liberal Bill Maher has thrown $1 million of support behind the super PAC affiliated with President Barack Obama, Priorities USA Action.
While NBA teams are still struggling to find a way to cover Jeremy Lin on the court, the Asian-American Journalists Association has released rules for covering Jeremy Lin in the news, amid incidents deemed racially insensitive.
The National Cathedral is still recovering from damage sustained during an earthquake last August, with new estimates suggesting officials will need more than $20 million to fully repair the landmark.
Author of the Harry Potter series J.K. Rowling announced Thursday that she would be writing a new novel for adults.
One day after drawing fire for comments some saw as questioning whether or not Barack Obama was a Christian, Rev. Franklin Graham clarified his position on the president's faith, and clearly declared he could never support a candidate who supports abortion.
NFL prospects gathered in Indianapolis today for the beginning of the annual NFL Scouting Combine in Lucas Oil Stadium.
In a new article, Messiah College professor John Fea says that President Obama "may be the most explicitly Christian president in American history."