American author Michael Scott Moore was captured by Somali pirates while on his way to the airport Saturday.
Australian PM Julia Gillard and opposition leader Tony Abbott, were attacked by Aboriginal protesters on Australia Day.
The parents who chose to raise their child for five years as "gender neutral" have sparked widespread criticism, with some slamming it as child abuse.
A teacher has been placed on paid administrative leave after using her hot cup of tea to break up a fight between students.
A mother was outraged after learning of a gruesome incident involving her baby and a local childcare center, which has led to a probe by the state health department.
Three Christian leaders have been found guilty of luring Muslims to Christianity in India, resulting in a rise in religious tensions.
Ryan Brunn is believed to have committed suicide in his jail cell Thursday, two days after being sentenced to life in jail for killing 7-year-old Jorelys Rivera.
A former PGA golfer and several teachers are among 40 people caught in a child sex sting in Florida.
Conservative black preacher Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson defended his controversial comments about African-Americans being sent back to plantations to develop stronger work ethics, and insists that he did not mean all blacks— "just most."
The parents of a seven-year-old boy with Down's syndrome say their son has been discriminated against by the Roman Catholic church after he was denied taking his first holy communion and confirmation.
Distraught TV producer, Chadil Deffy, recently married his dead girlfriend in Surin, Thailand after she was unexpectedly killed on Jan 3.
Ryan Brunn was sentenced to life in prison without parole on Tuesday, for killing 7-year-old Jorelys Rivera on Dec 2.
British tennis player Laura Robson sparked controversy on Monday at the Australian Open after donning a rainbow colored headband to the delight of gay activists.
A 56-year-old Jewish man has been arrested after allegedly committing hate crimes which left three elderly women shaken.
Beyonce Knowles has opened up about the new addition to her family, baby Blue Ivy Carter.
A church has been forced to remove a controversial sign and banned from ever using it again after advertising officials ruled that it offends atheists.
As a growing number of companies unite to protest the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), the White House confirmed that it will not support the proposed bill.
Republican frontrunner Mitt Romney answered an unemployed campaign volunteer's prayers Saturday when he handed her the cash in his wallet in South Carolina.
Disputes over a transgender girl scout have led to critics debating whether parents should educate their children by promoting social inclusion over Biblical morality.
A New Jersey school teacher may lose her job after an investigation into her alleged anti-gay Facebook comments is complete.
The State Health Department will not pursue its investigation into Lennox Hill hospital, and officially dismissed complaints that it received surrounding Beyonce's birth.
A woman who began dating her sperm donor vows to be the only legal guardian if she becomes pregnant.
An Australian pastor and retired former World No. 1 tennis player has brushed off threats of a gay rights protest at this year's Australian open, and refuses to change her views on same-sex marriage.
Lauren Scruggs spoke directly with her supporters through her website on Monday, emphasizing that she is thankful and overwhelmed by kindness she continues to receive.
A mother and father have both pleaded guilty to manslaughter after their 8-year-old son died from a curable form of cancer because they denied him a doctor.