A U.S. tourist who reportedly left a Bible in a hotel was detained in North Korea Friday for "hostile activities." The tourist, Jeffrey Edward Fowle, now joins two other Americans, 24-year-old Matthew Todd Miller and Christian missionary Kenneth Bae,..
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Pastor Charged With Murder After Fight With Man Outside Las Vegas Bar During Church Trip; Witnesses Say It Was Self-Defense
A Manteca, California, church has rallied behind their worship and youth pastor after he was arrested and charged with the murder of a man he fought with outside a Las Vegas bar during a church trip last year.
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An impressive seven of 10 homeschooled children from a Christian family in Montgomery, Alabama, which now boasts a doctor and New York City architect among them, all started college by the time they were 12; and now their parents have written a book ..
Nearly 6 in 10 Believe the American Dream Is Now Out of Reach; More Than Half Feel Children Won't Be Better Off Than Parents
More than half of all Americans believe the American dream is now out of their reach, and most also believe children won't be better off than their parents in the future.
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Megachurch preacher Jamal Bryant of the Empowerment Temple in Baltimore, Maryland, says the westernization of the church worship experience has resulted in the black church becoming a place that's comfortable for women and "sanctified sissies."
Order Forcing Christian Colorado Baker to Do Sensitivity Training for Gay Clients 'Vague' and 'Lousy,' Says Lawyer
An order handed down by Colorado's Civil Rights Commission on a local Christian baker forcing him to undergo sensitivity training after he refused to bake a cake for a gay wedding citing his faith is "vague," "lousy" and pointless, says his lawyer.
Cotton Warehouse Supervisor Allegedly Called Black Workers 'Monkeys;' Barred From Water Fountain Because They're Not White
Almost like a scene pulled from a slave movie, a cotton warehouse supervisor from Memphis, Tennessee, has been accused of calling his black subordinates "monkeys" and instructing them not to drink from the office water fountain or use the microwave b..
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UK Scientists Will Be Ready to Create Three-Person Babies 'in Two Years;' FDA Considering Clinical Trials of Technique in US
Scientists in the UK announced Tuesday that they will be ready to create babies using genetic material from three people in two years, once the government makes it legal, while the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is deliberating whether to allow cl..
Handcuffed Arizona State University Student, Brandon Ellingson, Drowns While in Custody of Water Patrol Officers
An Arizona State University student who was arrested by Missouri Water Patrol officers on suspicion of boating while intoxicated, drowned in handcuffs over the weekend after he went overboard while he was being transported by officers on a patrol boa..
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Man Kills Husband of Ex-Wife Then Himself in Front of His Four Children; Says Pastor Stole Wife After They Went for Counselling
A longstanding and bitter church scandal turned deadly Sunday when a Kentucky man, who accused a pastor of stealing his wife in 2006, fatally shot his now ex-wife's new husband, and then killed himself in front of his four children in the parking lot..
Horror House: Skeletons of 800 Babies Found in Mass Septic Tank Grave Near Former Home of Unwed Mothers in Ireland
An old septic tank located next to a former home for unwed mothers run by Catholic nuns in Ireland from 1925 to 1961, was revealed this week to be a massive grave containing the skeletons of nearly 800 infants and children.
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74-Y-O Man Who Wanted to Be a Girl Since 11, Says He Will Get Sex Change to Match Female Persona Now That Medicare Covers Surgery
Denee Mallon, a 74-year-old Army veteran who was born a man but has been living as a woman for many years, says she plans on having sex-reassignment surgery to match her persona thanks to a decision by the Department of Health and Human Services Frid..
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President Obama Proclaims June LGBT Month; Celebrates Extending Immigration, Family Benefits to Gay Couples
President Barack Obama on Friday proclaimed June as being the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender pride month, after celebrating that his administration is also extending family and immigration benefits to legally married gay couples and calling f..
'It's Offensive and Un-American,' Says Lawyer of Ruling Forcing Christian Baker to Produce Cakes for Gay Weddings
Nicolle Martin, lawyer for Jack Phillips, a Christian Baker and owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, Colorado, has called a ruling by the state's Civil Rights Commission last Friday telling her client he cannot refuse to bake cakes for gay wedd..
Elshareef Ali Elshareef Mohammed, lawyer for Christian Sudanese mother Meriam Ibrahim, 27, who was sentenced to death for her faith, dismissed reports on Saturday that his client is expected to be released in a few days as "absurd," as her family has..
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21-Y-O College Student Executed 'Perfect Christian' Parents and Teen Sister in Bloody Murder-Suicide, Say Police
A "perfect Christian" family found dead in their upscale Mission Viejo, California, home Tuesday was murdered by their 21-year-old son in a bloody Memorial Day murder-suicide, say police.
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As President Barack Obama and the U.S. Congress grapple with the contentious issue of immigration reform, Mexicans and other Central Americans are continuing to seek to cross the U.S. border illegally and some have been making the risky trip with pra..
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