The U.S. economy added 103,000 jobs in September, according to the Labor Department’s latest Employment Situation report. However, the jobless rate remained at 9.1 percent, the same as in August.
The attorney for Youcef Nadarkhani told CNN Monday that the persecuted Iranian pastor was still alive, though it remained uncertain whether the government would actually carry out his execution.
Joe Darger and his three wives, Alina, Vicki and Valeri, are not seeking the right to marry, like same-sex couples in states throughout the country. The Utah foursome simply wants their polygamous marriage to be decriminalized.Tags Family issues
By the time Michele Bachmann arrived for her speech Friday evening at the sixth annual Values Voter Summit in Washington, D.C., the atheist group staked out in front of the event hotel had departed.
A New York-based abortion rights group filed a legal challenge this week to an Oklahoma law that would set certain parameters on how physicians in the Sooner State prescribe and treat women with abortion-inducing drugs.
Jonathan Silver stepped down Thursday as head of the U.S. Energy Department’s scandalized loan program. It was he who approved the restructuring of debt owed the federal government by California solar panel manufacturer Solyndra.
A new medical study published Wednesday in The Lancet reveals that surgery is fairly common among older people during the latter stages of their lives.Tags Health Care
President Obama’s Secretary of Health and Human Services said Wednesday that Republicans not only want to curb abortion rights, but also to set women’s health back 50 years.
Are there really 28 atheists in Congress? The Secular Coalition of America, an atheist group based in Washington, D.C., says there are.
The senior pastor of America’s largest Christian church said Tuesday that he not only would have no problem voting for a Mormon presidential candidate, like Republican Mitt Romney, he also would not rule out the possibility of some day voting for a Jewish or even Muslim candidate for the nation’s highest office.
California’s Jewish and Muslim communities celebrated Monday after Gov. Jerry Brown signed a new state law the day before affirming the legality of male circumcision.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota released hundreds of documents Monday from the group’s lawsuit against a Minnesota charter school, which accuses the school of using tax dollars to promote Islam.
When Dr. Kermit Gosnell was arrested and charged with murdering a patient and seven newborns, employees at his West Philadelphia abortion clinic thought he would stand trial on his own.
An Iranian government official on Friday accused Western media of misleadingly reporting the story of Youcef Nadarkhani, the 34-year-old Christian evangelical pastor who continues to await execution, but for offenses that are now unclear.
The transgender community is contending that Americans who have undergone a sex change should not be excluded from serving in the armed forces, especially after last week’s repeal of the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy.