Cindy Reese, 41, a former music director of Sardis Baptist Church in Morris, Alabama, who was convicted of murdering her husband last month so she could continue an affair with her younger pastor, was sentenced to 40 years in prison Wednesday.
The family of Caleb Schwab, who died at the Schlitterbahn water park in Kansas City last summer while riding the Verrückt, known as the world's tallest water slide, reached a civil settlement Wednesday with the park's owner and manufacturer of the raft he was riding in the day he died.
Is policing racially biased? It's been a hot button question in the last few years and on Wednesday Jan. 11, former police officers will debate the motion "Policing Is Racially Biased" as Intelligence Squared U.S. starts their spring season at the Kaufman Center in New York City.
Talladega College, the first college in Alabama to admit students of African-American descent and founded by two former slaves, rejected calls from the United Church of Christ and alumni to withdraw the participation of the school's band in the 58th Presidential Inaugural Parade slated for Jan. 20.
After several days of pleading with the public to help find his 14-year-old adopted daughter who he said might have run off with the help of "someone she must have met online," a pastor in Texas, is now rejoicing after she was found alive and reunited with her family.
Micah Neal, a Republican state representative from Springdale, Arkansas, pled guilty last Wednesday in federal court to taking bribes in exchange for awarding state grants to two nonprofit organizations.
In an annual ceremony commemorating the baptism of Jesus at the Sistine Chapel on Sunday, Pope Francis encouraged women to breastfeed "without fear" during the service just like the Virgin Mary.
Looking more lethargic and emaciated in recent days, controversial megachurch Pastor Eddie Long, who some members of the public have placed on a death watch due to his undisclosed "health challenge," is clinging to life and healing with faith, declaring to his congregation in a New Year's Eve message that "God ain't through with me."
'I Am Delivert' Andrew Caldwell 'Claps Back' at Kim Burrell, Makes Bold Claim About Her Husband's Sexuality
Internet personality Andrew Caldwell, 23, made famous by a viral video in which he proclaimed he was "delivert" from homosexuality, slammed embattled gospel singer Kim Burrell for calling him out in a controversial sermon on homosexuality. Caldwell further made a bold claim about her husband's sexuality.
Bishop Eddie Long Tells Church He's Ignoring Their Calls Because People Are Asking Too Many Questions
Ailing megachurch Pastor Eddie Long of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia, Georgia, whose mysterious illness has sparked speculation that he is suffering from HIV or AIDS, told his congregation in a recent sermon that he stopped answering their calls because they were asking too many questions.
Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg Is No Longer an Atheist, Says 'I believe Religion Is Very Important'
After declaring he was an atheist at the age of 13, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed on Christmas Day that he is now a believer but hasn't specified his new found faith.
A pastor from Universal City, Texas, is now pleading for the return of his missing 14-year-old adopted daughter he says may have run off with the help of "someone she must have met online."
Prophetess Chyna Davis, 25, formerly of Sumter, South Carolina, speaks in tongues and claims to make dead shot prophecies. She has a riveting testimony, two growing churches and an international following on social media. The trouble is, say her critics, she is a man dressed in drag desecrating the Lord's good name and leading His people astray.
Ellen Degeneres, one of show business' most high profile lesbians and host of the popular talk show "Ellen" announced Tuesday that iconic gospel singer Kim Burrell has been axed from a planned appearance on her show days after a recording surfaced on social media showing Burrell preaching against a "perverted homosexual spirit" in the Church.
Gospel Icon Kim Burrell Says Eddie Long, Andrew Caldwell and 'Perverted Homosexual Spirit' Embarrassing Church
Iconic gospel singer Kim Burrell is fending off backlash from LGBT advocates after she unapologetically called out megachurch Pastor Eddie Long, Andrew Caldwell and a "perverted homosexual spirit" being used to embarrass the church.
A singer for the more than 150-year-old Mormon Tabernacle Choir whose storied history includes performing for ten presidents is coming under serious fire on social media after she resigned from the group due to its participation in the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump.
Churches for Middle East Peace, a coalition with representatives from 22 national Christian denominations has praised the Obama administration's controversial abstention on a recent United Nations Security Council vote condemning Israeli settlements on land claimed by Palestinians.
Painting Russia as a threat to global security, Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan said President Barack Obama's sanctions against the Vladimir Putin led nation for malicious cyber activity and harassment of U.S. officials Thursday were "overdue" and justified but faulted the president for pursuing eight years of "ineffective foreign policy."
As President-elect Donald Trump gets ready to take office on Jan. 20, 2017, hundreds of churches across the country have vowed to defy deportation policy by providing sanctuary to as many of the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants in the country as they can.
Hosea Stubblefield, a 32-year-old recently divorced Baptist pastor from Houston, Texas, with a fetish for making sex tapes is refusing demands from members of his congregation to step down after he was outed for making sex tapes with multiple women, some allegedly from his church and during his failed marriage.
United States Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday that a "viable two-state solution" to the longstanding Israel-Palestine conflict is now in jeopardy as the status quo in Israel leans toward a controversial one state solution the public doesn't want.
Tyrone Griffin Jr., a doting California father shopping for last-minute gifts for his children at a local Target store, was stabbed to death on Christmas Eve after he reportedly asked two young men to turn down vulgar music they were playing in earshot of his 4-year-old son in the store's toy section.
Despite the chronicle of horrific deaths suffered by early Christians during the vaunted "Age of Martyrs" Pope Francis said Monday that the church has more martyrs today than the early church did.
A Georgia megachurch that reportedly boasted a 10,000-member congregation in its heyday was booted from its lavish 4,000-seat sanctuary ahead of Christmas by the Evangelical Christian Credit Union over a debt of nearly $22 million.
With a blood alcohol content of 0.175, more than twice the legal limit for the state of Indiana, R.C. Sproul Jr., whose father Robert Charles Sproul founded Ligonier Ministries, was driving dangerously with not one but two of his underage children in his vehicle when he was arrested for a DUI last month.