Chelsea Manning, a transgender activist and former Army officer who was earlier convicted of leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks, is running for the U.S. Senate in Maryland, and says "we need to actually take the reins of power" from "our systems."
At least 30 Republicans have announced they would not seek reelection in the House of Representatives amid fears that the GOP could lose the midterm elections in November, according to reports.
President Donald Trump said Sunday that a program that shields young people brought to the United States illegally from deportation is "probably dead," blaming Democrats for it.
Christians Compete to Win Church of England Social Media Contest After #GodWithUs Reaches 6.8 Million
After the Church of England's #GodWithUs Advent and Christmas social media campaign reached 6.8 million people, the denomination is now bringing together 50 Christians with experience in digital communications to pool ideas for new apps, websites and more social media campaigns. Suggestions from only two of them will be selected.
While most churches are using Facebook to interact with the congregation and to reach outsiders, only few are comfortable using Twitter, according to a new study by LifeWay Research, which also found that small churches do not allow online giving through their website.
Adults who didn't grow up in intact families, and those who rarely or never attend religious services are more likely than others to have cheated on their spouse, according to a new study.
Days before the scheduled visit of Pope Francis to Chile, three Roman Catholic churches in the national capital of Santiago were firebombed and a note left at the scene threatening to put "the next bomb" in the pontiff's "cassock."
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley defended Donald Trump on Sunday, saying the president's comment on Twitter that he has a bigger and more powerful nuclear button than Kim Jong Un's has kept the North Korean leader "on his toes," which is needed.
President Donald Trump defended his adviser, Stephen Miller, after CNN host Jake Tapper abruptly ended an interview with him while discussing Michael Wolff's new controversial book, Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House, and reportedly had him escorted off the set of "State of the Union."
More than $170,000 has been raised in just two days for Tina Johnson, who had accused unsuccessful Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexual misconduct, and whose house burned down in a suspicious fire last week.
The American Civil Liberties Union plans to become a hub of the anti-Trump movement and is willing to spend more than $25 million for political activism in the 2018 midterms, according to a report.
Speaking at the Passion conference he founded more than two decades ago, Pastor Louie Giglio spoke to tens of thousands of Christian youth about the working of the Holy Spirit and the unfinished work of the Church, which he said will help answer the most fundamental question about their lives.
Over 100 Christian residents led by their priest in Athens marched to the site of a controversial sculpture, which many think depicts Lucifer, and demanded its removal.
French intelligence agents allegedly changed the date in a document in an attempt to remove evidence about their blunders that allowed Islamic State supporters to kill French priest Rev. Jacques Hamel inside his parish in 2016.
Pastor Levi Lusko of Fresh Life Church spoke to thousands of Christian youth at the Passion 2018 conference, encouraging them to set their minds on the "next world," which he said, will help them do three things in this world.
Bethel Church, a controversial megachurch in California, said there is no truth in the accusation that it promotes New Age occultism by using "Destiny Cards," which critics likened to tarot cards.
President Donald Trump's deregulation and tax cut policies have given him a reason to celebrate this new year with his administration's economic achievements, including the stock markets hitting record highs with the Dow Jones Industrial Average jumping past 25,000 for the first time ever. Here are his top five triumphs.
A well-known Catholic human rights activist in Vietnam, the mother of two children and who fought for the rights of migrant workers and victims of land dispossession, has been sentenced to nine years in prison and five years of house arrest for "propaganda against the state."
Police in India's northern state of Uttar Pradesh reportedly rescued more than 50 girls from an Islamic seminary, acting on complaints that its manager was sexually harassing and beating the girls, according to a report.
Police in the Democratic Republic of Congo allegedly opened fire and deployed tear gas inside churches on Sunday, killing at least eight Christians, and arrested more than 100 people after Christians carrying Bibles and crucifixes joined protests against the rule of President Joseph Kabila.
The Boko Haram terror group forced at least 135 children to carry out suicide bombings in northern Nigeria and Cameroon in 2017, almost five times the number in 2016, according to a report by the United Nations Children's Fund.
As hundreds of thousands of people are expected to gather in Times Square for the New Year's Eve celebration Sunday night, the New York Police Department has boosted security measures like never before, as the foregoing year witnessed deadly attacks on civilians, including the killing of dozens of people at an outdoor concert in Las Vegas in October.
About 50 former child soldiers of the Islamic State terror group aged between 12 and 17 are being treated at a rehabilitation center in northeastern Syria, near the city of Qamishli, run by Syrian Kurdish authorities.
Thousands of people came out on streets across Iran for two days to protest against growing economic crisis and corruption, showing their anger against Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and President Hassan Rouhani's repressive regime. Iranian police arrested dozens of protesters leading to a strongly condemnation by the United States.
A group which monitors Christian persecution around the world has released a new report listing countries where attacks and restrictions on Christians are likely to increase. These include China, India and Nigeria.