President-elect Donald Trump's nominee to run the Pentagon, Retired Marine Gen. James Mattis, is known for his blunt, terse statements he made during his 44-year military career in the Marine Corps. Here are five of them.
The website for a campaign to boycott Target until the retail giant reverses its policies that allow male customers to go into women's and girls' bathrooms and dressing rooms if they identify as female has been shut down by the web hosting company, which claims its content is "hateful and discriminatory."
A week after stating that Planned Parenthood is committing "real genocide" on the black community through abortion, popular musician and actor Nick Cannon not only stands by his statement, but has now added that the controversial abortion provider is participating in "modern day eugenics."
While the number and rate of abortions have fallen to their lowest level in decades, according to the latest Abortion Surveillance report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it also shows that 35 percent of the babies aborted in 2013 were black.
A new survey has revealed that half of the hundreds of low-cost schools for Christians in Pakistan have no playground, about 15 percent of the students do not have notebooks, and a quarter of primary and middle schools lack useable drinking water.
A Connecticut public charter school asked one of its employees to remove the display of a Bible verse on her profile outside a classroom after the Freedom From Religion Foundation complained to the school's board of directors about it.
Lawmakers in Pakistan's Sindh Province have passed a law criminalizing forced conversions, acting on complaints by religious minorities, including Christians, that some Muslims have long been forcibly converting people of their communities, especially girls, to Islam.
A new Islamic State video, titled "Explanation of How to Slaughter Disbelievers," shows a terrorist slashing the throat of a crucified victim and a Kurdish soldier being blown up. It also encourages Muslims in the U.S., U.K., and France to kill "disbelievers" in the name of Allah.
Christian leaders in the United States have responded to the death of former Cuban president and authoritarian Marxist leader Fidel Castro, saying his "repressive regime" lives on while also expressing hope that it could be an "opportunity for freedom and democracy to emerge."
Who will Donald Trump choose for the key position of Secretary of State? While the president-elect's supporters are publicly split between two candidates, a third name has emerged which cannot be overlooked.
Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. said President elect-Donald Trump offered him the position of education secretary, but he had to turn it down due to his 16-year-old daughter and his own responsibilities at the university.
Around 2 million demonstrators in South Korea called for the resignation of President Park Geun-hye on Saturday over a major scandal involving her 60-year-old confidant, who is the daughter of a Shamanistic cult leader.
As Iraqi forces' battle for Mosul lingers on, survivors from nearby Christian areas that have been liberated are returning to find their places of worship desecrated, just as a historic church building in the town of Keramlis on the Nineveh Plains had been converted into a military-style base with tunnels constructed under it.
Numerous churches in South Africa have condemned a controversial pastor who has been spraying a pesticide called Doom at his congregants, claiming to heal a variety of illnesses, including HIV and cancer, by driving out demons of such diseases.
Iraq's foreign minister has said Islamic State is using civilians as human shields in the northern city of Mosul, which has slowed down forces in driving the terrorists out of their last major stronghold in that country.
A senior North Korean official spoke to the Swedish ambassador this week about a Canadian pastor imprisoned in North Korea and sentenced to life in prison with hard labour, according to the Communist government's official news agency.
After suffering from a brain bleed and other medical complications for more than a year, Kim Clement, who was known as a prophet, has died, according to an announcement by his family. He was 60 years old.
In his first post-election interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Breitbart News' executive chairman Steve Bannon, who is set to become the chief strategist in the Donald Trump administration, sarcastically compared himself to Satan and said, "Darkness is good."
As Iraqi assault troops begin to enter key parts of Mosul city for the first time in two years, Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi reportedly keeps his suicide vest on even while sleeping lest he be caught alive.
A new poll has found that a majority of voters support legislation to limit abortions after five months, a point by which the unborn child demonstrably feels pain. President-elect Donald Trump has pledged to sign the legislation into law.
The parents of a 4-year-old girl, who suffered severe burns in a terror attack on a church in Indonesia's East Kalimantan province, have forgiven the accused, identified as a former convicted terrorist linked to the Islamic State group, and have said they will not even ask God to punish him.
Police in Indonesia have charged the Muslim-majority country's only Christian governor, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, who is popularly known as "Ahok," with blasphemy based on a complaint filed by Muslim groups after the official challenged an interpretation of a verse in the Quran that says Muslims cannot vote for a non-Muslim candidate.