A first-of-its-kind study conducted by the National Jewish Health (NJH) in Denver, Colo., reveals homeschoolers are happier, healthier and perform better academically and socially because they get more sleep.
Newly inaugurated Pope Francis, the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church, is receiving high praise from believers and nonbelievers alike for his humble nature and modest lifestyle.
Phil Robertson, the patriarch behind reality series "Duck Dynasty," which profiles his family's antics inside their business, Duck Commander, will be releasing his "no-holds-barred" autobiography, Happy, Happy, Happy: My Life and Legacy as the Duck Commander, on May 7.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, passed three years ago with President Obama saying it would not add one dime to the federal deficit, is now projected to add $6.2 trillion to the deficit and inflict severe cuts to Medicare and Medicaid payments to hospitals and physicians.
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), a big promoter of balancing the federal government's budget, told audience members at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington, D.C. that the Republican party is the party of "opportunity."
A 5-foot-tall ceramic sculpture of the crucified Jesus Christ covered in vacuum dust collected by the custodial staff at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Ill., will debut in the Biblical and Theological Studies Department at the Billy Graham Center on April 22.
The Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF), is suing the United States Treasury Department to remove the words "In God We Trust" from all U.S. currency, because they claim the motto is offensive to nonreligious citizens.
The United Nations Human Rights Council released a report in which the Committee against Torture (CAT) equates restrictions and absolute bans on abortion as "torture and ill-treatment" of woman.
The White House announced today President Obama's appointment of Melissa Rogers to serve as the new director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, and special assistant to the president.
The Chicago Board of Education approved a new policy that will expand sex education to all grade levels in Chicago public schools (CPS), including kindergarten, and will, for the first time, teach sexual orientation and gender identification.
In the weeks leading up to Easter, the big story in the United States is the History Channel's miniseries, "The Bible," but across the pond, BBC's Radio 4 series, "Lent Talk," is broadcasting six lectures on abandonment, in which journalist Benjamin Cohen compares the gay community's experience to the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.
Parents who strive to keep their daughters chaste are battling social media and a celebrity culture that rewards women who gain fame and fortune by over-sexualizing themselves at a young age.
President George W. Bush has discovered a new talent since leaving the White House, and when he's not clearing brush at his central Texas ranch or mountain biking with military veterans, he's painting landscapes and portraits of family pets.
HopeMob is revolutionizing the way people give to charities by providing an online resource where those who have a passion to help others can give 100 percent of their donation directly to those who have an immediate need.
Fox News anchors Eric Bolling and Sean Hannity are offering to personally pay to keep the White House open to tourists after Press Secretary Jay Carney told reporters the sequester is to blame for cancelling school children's spring break tours.
Fox News host Bill O'Reilly sparred with Robert Jeffress, senior pastor at First Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas, over the literal nature of the Bible, specifically the Old Testament, during the "O'Reilly Factor" Wednesday night.
Heath Kufahl, a high school teacher and lifelong basketball fan who won $20,000 after sinking a half-court shot at Tuesday's Oklahoma City Thunder game against the Lakers, says God has given his family a platform to share their story.
Planned Parenthood will be hosting a panel discussion titled, "The Vaginas are Coming," at the University of Cincinnati, Ohio, to kick off a counter protest against pro-life activists, and will feature 12 billboard-sized photographs of women's vulvas on Thursday and Friday.
As the world waits for 115 Cardinals to confirm a date for the conclave that will result in the election of the successor to Pope Benedict XVI, artisans at a Steubenville, Ohio, gift shop prepare to meet the demand for products featuring the newly-elected pontiff.
The parents of Coy Mathis, a 6-year-old first grade student in Fountain, Colo., who was born a boy but identifies as a girl, have filed a complaint against the school district because they were told their child had to stop using the girls' bathroom.
Pro-life supporters argue that the media is exaggerating public support for abortion, asserting that recent polls showing support are isolated surveys and do not reveal the steady trend that shows the public favor more restrictions on abortions.
Students at the University of New Mexico (UNM), who say that having the fast-food chain Chick-fil-A on campus makes them feel unsafe, were dismayed last Wednesday when a resolution to remove the restaurant was voted down by the board of on-campus eateries, 8 to 3.
A bipartisan group of congressmen in the House, many of whom have been working on immigration reform for four years, are planning to roll out a plan as early as this week that will include an "indirect" path to citizenship from guest worker status.
Arkansas state legislators voted to override Democratic Gov. Mike Beebe's veto of a bill that will ban abortions in the state at 20 weeks, unless the woman is a victim of rape, incest or her life is at risk due to a medical emergency.
The Massachusetts Department of Education has issued a directive to the state's public schools mandating that they allow boys to cheer on girls-only cheerleading squads, and allow boys to use girls' restrooms if the male student identifies as a female to comply with the state's anti-discrimination law.