During President Trump's visit to Beijing in November, Chief of Staff John Kelly and a U.S. Secret Service agent skirmished with Chinese security officials over the "nuclear football," a black leather satchel, at the Great Hall of the People, Axios reported Monday quoting five sources familiar with the events.
A judge in central India has sentenced 13 Christians, including a visually-challenged couple and five women, to six months' rigorous imprisonment for trying to "convert" aboriginal people to Christianity by offering them "inducements."
During his performance at the NBA All-Star Saturday Night contests, rapper Common included an anti-Trump line, "president trolls with hate." The Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban and Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James also appeared to be criticizing President Donald Trump.
Pastor Mark Burns of South Carolina's Harvest Praise and Worship Center is banking on his relationship with President Donald Trump as he runs for the House seat of Trey Gowdy, who is retiring from Congress.
Karen McDougal, a former Playboy model and Playmate of the Year of 1998, claims in an eight-page, handwritten document that she had an affair with Donald Trump after they met at a Playboy Mansion party in 2006 after Trump's wife Melania gave birth to their son Barron.
The wife of Malaysian Pastor Raymond Koh, who had been accused of proselytizing to Muslims and was abducted by masked men near his home one year ago, is pleading for the release of her husband, a month after an inquiry into the incident was halted.
The National Day of Prayer Task Force has called on pastors and churches across the country to pray on Sunday for families that were affected by Wednesday's mass shooting that killed 17 students and staff at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. President Trump met survivors of the attack Friday.
Jennie Willoughby, a former wife of ousted White House staff secretary Rob Porter, criticized President Donald Trump for praising her ex-husband and calling her accusation of domestic abuse "a mere allegation."
During a debate before unanimously passing a motion affirming the "dignity and full humanity" of people with Down syndrome, a lay member at the General Synod of the Church of England compared the high termination rates of unborn children with the genetic disorder in parts of Europe to 1930s Germany.
Statements are pouring in on social media condemning mainstream media's praises of North Korea as they report on the Winter Olympics in South Korea, which was attended by Kim Yo Jong, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, for three days. Leaders from North and South are likely to meet for the first time in over a decade.
What did Jesus look like? A new book by Joan E. Taylor, professor of Christian origins and Second Temple Judaism at King's College London, attempts to answer questions about his skin and hair color, height, and attire.
Several students and attendees wore "Prayer Matters" t-shirts and held a moment of silence at an Ohio high school basketball match in response to a complaint by the atheist group Freedom From Religion Foundation, which halted a decades long tradition of praying before athletic events.
The Roman Colosseum, also known as the Flavian Amphitheatre, will be illuminated with red lights on Feb. 24 to raise the issue of the persecution of Christians around the world. Churches in Syria and Iraq will also be lit in red.
Gayle Myrick, an evangelical Christian and former magistrate who was forced out after she refused to perform civil marriage ceremonies for same-sex couples due to her religious beliefs, has been awarded $300,000 by the state of North Carolina in a settlement agreement.
About 40 percent of Protestant pastors say their churches received more offerings in 2017 than in 2016, according to a new report from LifeWay Research, which found that for the first time since 2009 the majority of pastors say the economy isn't troubling their church.
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, who is in South Korea for the start of the Winter Olympics, met with North Korean defectors Friday. The father of Otto Warmbier, an American college student who died after his release from captivity in North Korea last year, also joined him in the meeting.
An analysis of surveys conducted among Muslim migrants in Europe shows that the majority of them value sharia law over national law and believe in the supremacy of Islam over other religions, according to Gatestone Institute.
Comedian Sarah Silverman and feminists, including Lizz Winstead, recently took part in a pro-choice telethon for Lady Parts Justice League, where anti-abortion laws were acted out in charades and conscience clause laws were mocked.
A Texas-based company is struggling to refund ticket holders after suddenly announcing the cancellation of its big, nationwide event for Christian women, the Belong Tour, a spin-off of the Women of Faith tour, which featured Christian motivational speakers and singers.
Four U.N. human rights experts have issued a joint statement, urging Iran to ensure "a fair and transparent final hearing" at the country's Revolutionary Court for three Iranian Christians who have been sentenced for "conducting evangelism" and "illegal house church activities," among other charges.
Archaeologists in Israel have made another discovery connected to stories in the Bible, as they found a large 1,500-year-old pool at an ancient Christian site near Jerusalem where the Ethiopian eunuch, as mentioned in the Book of Acts, might have been baptized.
A Muslim high school student who killed his 17-year-old Christian classmate Sharoon Masih, who was called "filthy" and a "demon" due to his faith, has been set free on bail due to shoddy police investigation, according to a report.
Virtual reality, which can easily allow churches to have global presence and foster diversity and inclusiveness, is far more enabling than live-streaming, which numerous megachurches are currently using to conduct multi-site worship services. So are we going to see a rise of VR churches in the near future as the technology becomes cheaper and more accessible?