A Georgia politician is calling on prison employees given the task of executing Troy Davis to refuse carrying out their orders, telling them, "Refuse to carry out your tasks tomorrow! You have the power to stop this immoral execution."
In an interview on The Howard Stern Show, legendary crooner Tony Bennett said America was the primary cause of the 9/11 terrorist attacks and that former President George W. Bush admitted he made a mistake about the Iraq War.
A California couple has been fined by the city of San Juan Capistrano for holding Bible studies and religious gatherings in their home, which has some wondering about the future of religious freedom in America.
A Georgia parole board has denied a clemency request by convicted cop-killer Troy Davis, whom many believe did not receive a fair trial, and now faces death by lethal injection Wednesday evening. However, supporters are unlikely to give up just yet, insisting that there is simply too much doubt to execute Davis.
A West Palm Beach, Fla., couple who says they would have aborted their son had they known he would be born with no arms and one leg was awarded $4.5 million in a "wrongful birth" lawsuit against the OB/GYN who failed to alert them of the boy's deformities.
Atheism might be considered "cool" and the concept may sell a lot of books, but people are looking to God more than ever, said Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams.
The organizers of Park51, an Islamic community center and mosque that is being constructed near New York City's ground zero, announced that its first public event will be held on Wednesday.
Netflix CEO Reed Hasting's apology for the recent changes at the online streaming service fell on deaf ears Monday as subscribers took to Twitter and Facebook to rail against the company.
The New Destiny Christian Center (NDCC) has ended its month of mourning on Sunday for founding pastor, Zachery Tims Jr.
Angered by the economic problems strangling America and creeping influence on corporate power in everyday life, protesters with a long list of concerns ranging from corporate greed and political corruption to the environment took to Manhattan’s financial district to “occupy Wall Street” and have their voice heard.
The story of death row inmate Troy Davis has been dragging on for nearly 20 years now, going through every channel of the American court system and taking its toll on the Davis family and all of those personally involved.
Pat Robertson made a lot of people scratch their heads when he said on his “700 Club” show that having Alzheimer’s was “kind of a death” that made it permissible to leave one’s spouse. But Robertson is known for making controversial remarks about how his views of the Bible apply to daily life. Here are five of Robertson’s most infamous gaffes.
Addressing the outrage over Pat Robertson's polarizing comments regarding Alzheimer's disease being a "kind of death" that would make divorce permissible, Robertson's show, "The 700 Club," issued a statement to concerned viewers through its Facebook page.
The U.S. Supreme Court issued a last-minute halt of the execution of a Texas man convicted of a double murder 16 years ago after lawyers argued that Duane Buck, who is black, was sentenced to death because the jury was told his race made him more violent.
Televangelist Pat Robertson said it was permissible to divorce a spouse with Alzheimer's disease on a television broadcast on "The 700 Club" Tuesday because it was "a kind of death," shocking Twitter users, some of whom expressed offense while others made jokes.
A Texas inmate is scheduled for execution Thursday night and those critical of his sentencing believe his fate was sealed based on testimony from a psychologist who testified that being black made the man, Duane Buck, more prone to violence. If the execution goes as scheduled, Buck will become the second Texas inmate to die this week under the watch of Gov. Rick Perry, a GOP runner in the presidential campaign.
Federal judges in Oklahoma tasked with deciding on the constitutionality of a ban on Sharia law have asked lawyers why the ban singles out Islam, framing a larger question of a hot-button issue regarding the influence of Islam in American public life.
A federal appeals court in California rejected the claim of a Christian high school teacher who said his First Amendment rights were violated when the school's principal ordered him to take down classroom banners that referred to God.
Most Americans approve of same-sex marriage than oppose, but many still Americans support a constitutional ban against it, says a new poll.
The Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) has announced on Twitter that it will picket the funeral of Bishop Walter C. Righter, who fought to provide greater equality for homosexuals and women in the Episcopal Church and drew controversy when he ordained a gay man as a deacon in 1990.
A church in Queens, New York, is trying to prevent a hookah lounge next door from being able to serve beer and wine because alcohol is unacceptable "in God's sight."
Supporters of a death row inmate scheduled to die Thursday night have petitioned Texas Gov. Rick Perry to intervene in light of the possibility that the convicted killer, Duane Buck, may have been sentenced to die merely on the basis of his race.
In last night’s CNN/Tea Party Express debate, Rick Perry may have been misleading in remarks about Social Security and his handling of the controversial HPV vaccine program, according to PolitiFact Texas, a joint operation between PolitiFact.com and the Austin-America Statesman.
Beliebers have another reason to look forward to the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ: a new Justin Bieber Christmas album.
Texas governor Rick Perry is scheduled to have a man executed Tuesday night, but lawyers and activist groups are asking the GOP frontrunner to grant clemency due to a lack of physical evidence.