Lawmakers in New Hampshire approved a bill Wednesday that would repeal the state's gay marriage law, which will not affect same-sex couples already married, only prevent new couples from marrying if it goes into effect.
Casey Anthony's mother said in a recent television interview that her daughter's acquittal on murder charges was a sign from God. Casey Anthony's parents, George and Cindy, broke their silence in an interview aired Wednesday with television host Dr. Phil McGraw.
Pat Robertson, host of "The 700 Club," told viewers Tuesday that divorcing a spouse with Alzheimer's disease is acceptable. The Christian broadcaster advised, without citing any Scriptural support, that a man with a wife suffering from Alzheimer's "should divorce and start all over."
An Australian senator has been criticized for using parliamentary immunity to name a Roman Catholic priest accused of raping a fellow priest more than 40 years ago.
Centino Kemp, the fifth accuser in the Bishop Eddie Long sex scandal, has written a book about his affair with the megachurch pastor, titling the work The First Lady. The book is co-authored by T. Benson Glover.
An Ohio woman has cited racial profiling as the reason why she and two males were removed from a Frontier Airlines flight and questioned by federal law enforcement officers on the 10th anniversary of 9/11.
Victims of sexual abuse by Catholic priests have asked the International Criminal Court (ICC) to prosecute Pope Benedict XVI and Vatican leaders for crimes against humanity. Two victims' groups Tuesday filed more than 20,000 pages to support allegations that the pope and three top Vatican officials abetted and covered up the rape and sexual assault of children.
Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis was ordered back on the New Jersey state Senate ballot Tuesday after a federal appeals court overturned last week’s ruling. A 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel voted 2-1, restoring Lewis to the Nov. 8 general election.
Four people accused of torching a cross outside the California home of a black teenager in March will face trial.
A Texas Southern Baptist pastor who lost his home in the wildfires views the destruction as an opportunity for him and church members to witness to the community about their unshakable faith and dependence on God.
Jury selection begins for an Oregon couple whose unwavering faith in divine healing led to the death of their newborn child.
A new survey of 1,500 African-American youth ages 13-21 shows 45 percent of participants who are sexually active said they were pressured to go further sexually than they wanted.
Couples with children who cohabit instead of getting married may be doing their children harm, a new study suggests.
Despite New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s effort to make the 9/11 memorial free of religion, President Obama captured the nation Sunday by reading Psalm 46 in his address at the memorial service.
On the 10th anniversary of 9/11, three passengers aboard a Frontier Airlines flight were escorted off the airplane and questioned by federal law enforcement officers after the crew reported suspicious activity on board.
Children may love the cartoon character SpongeBob SquarePants, but child psychologists are saying the Nickelodeon program may cause short-term memory and learning problems in preschoolers.
Former Al Qaida-linked militant Nasir Abas went from training extremist to a comic book hero who fights against terrorism. The real life adventures of Abas, who carried out the deadly Bali bombings in 2002, are told by a new comic book in Indonesia that chronicles his transformation from international foe to invaluable ally.
Networks are airing a wide array of documentaries on Sunday to commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11. Each documentary tells a different story, but Soledad O’Brien’s CNN special “Beyond Bravery: The Women of 9/11” highlights the remarkable efforts of female first responders.
Government officials reported that two U.S. citizens may be involved in the terror threat announced Friday for New York and Washington, D.C.
A new study has suggested that there may be a connection between marijuana use and body weight.
A member of the British Parliament is urging the country’s government to ban Christian churches from performing marriages if they refuse to also perform same-sex unions.
Researchers at Scripps Research Institute have produced stem cells from endangered species and believe their success may be the beginning of a "stem cell zoo" that can save animals from extinction.
Polygamist leader Warren Jeffs filed a handwritten motion last week asking for a new trial, claiming his religious rights were violated. He is currently serving a life sentence for sexually assaulting two underage girls.
Fashion designer John Galliano was found guilty on Thursday for making anti-Semitic comments in a Parisian bar. Galliano admitted at a one-day trial in June to spewing anti-Semitic comments such as, “I love Hitler” and calling bar patrons “dirty Jews.”
An arrest was made Wednesday morning in the case of Michelle Le, a nursing student who vanished over three months ago. The Hayward Police Department arrested Giselle Esteban in Union City, California, said Lt. Roger Keener.