A city council in Texas has voted to have an "In God We Trust" plaque installed at its new City Hall building.
Oscar Trevino, the mayor of North Richland Hills, said the recent 4-1 city council vote to approve the display should not be viewed as an endorsement of religion.
"We understand and respect that our residents come from different backgrounds and have different beliefs," Trevino told the local Dallas-Forth Worth CBS station. "We're not seeking to advance any particular belief." more >>
The Rev. Franklin Graham has spoken out on the violence that broke out at Donald Trump's Chicago campaign rally Friday, stating that it shows America is politically, spiritually, and morally "broken."
"This past week we saw violent protests at political rallies. One candidate is under investigation by the FBI. Another candidate says we need a political revolution. What America needs is a Godly revolution," Graham wrote on Facebook Monday.
"Washington is broken. Our nation is broken — politically, spiritually, and morally — and our only hope is Almighty God. Let's take a stand together and pray for God to intervene in this country, to forgive us, and to give us another chance," he added. more >>
By now everyone in the Western hemisphere that has Internet access has heard Pharrell Williams' hit song and viral sensation "Happy." But you might not have heard it like this.
In a blind audition for the singing competition "The Voice," contestant Brian Nhira wowed the judges and the audience with his performance of the song.
He hits the notes perfectly and gets the cheers of the audience and the respect of the judges, one of whom was Williams himself. more >>
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington is speaking out against a Georgetown University student group that has invite Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards to be a featured guest at an upcoming event.
Earlier this month the university's Lecture Fund announced that Richards — who has overseen over 2.8 million abortions as president of Planned Parenthood since 2006 — is going to speak at an event accessible only to Georgetown students and faculty.
"What we lament and find sadly lacking in this choice by the student group is any reflection of what should be an environment of morality, ethics and human decency that one expects on a campus that asserts its Jesuit and Catholic history and identity," the Archdiocese said in a statement Monday. more >>
Controversial transgender star Caitlyn Jenner defended conservative political principles and bashed Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton during the premier episode of the second season of E!'s reality show "I Am Cait," despite her friends' attempts to get her to embrace liberal views.
The 66-year-old olympic gold medalist formerly known as Bruce Jenner didn't hold back from letting her negative opinion of the former Secretary of State be known in the newest episode of "I Am Cait" released this week.
The Daily Mail reports that during a conversation with transgender friends who were planning on attending a Clinton rally, Jenner told her friends that the Clinton rally was the "last place" she wanted to be. more >>
The Christian owners of a Texas bakery who declined to bake a cake for a same-sex wedding earlier this year claim that an LGBT activist who was upset with their decision threatened to burn down their house and "violate" their son with a broken beer bottle.
Edie and David Delorme, the owners of Kern's Bake Shop in Longview, Texas, stood by their Christian convictions on Feb. 17 when they turned-down a wedding cake order for Ben Valencia and Luis Marmolejo.
Although Edie was upfront with the couple when they came into the bakery and inquired about their cakes and even provided them with a list of bakers who would make their desired wedding cake, Valencia contacted the Longview News-Journal to tell the media outlet that the Delmores rejection made him and Marmolejo feel "dehumanized." more >>