The U.S. Government has a new weapon to fight terrorism: Sesame Street.According to The Associated Press, the U.S. is spending $20 million on a Pakistani version of "Sesame Street" that it hopes will fight Islamic radicalism by increasing tolerance.
The Oregon couple accused of letting their premature, newborn son die due to their church's refusal to use medical science has been sentenced to six years in prison after being found guilty of second-degree manslaughter.
In an effort to make Halloween safer for children roaming the streets in search of candy, police officers around the country are visiting the homes of sex offenders and, in some cases, even locking them up for the night, reflecting a take-no-chances approach toward sex offenders on the only night of the year where children visit the homes of strangers, despite evidence that the extra precautions are unnecessary.
Students at a Christian university that recently eliminated co-ed dorms in favor of single-sex dorms in order to decrease the amount of sex and drinking happening on campus, say the new policy is not working, with some students claiming the new housing policy might have even made things worse.
Five American-born children of illegal immigrants have filed a class-action lawsuit in Florida because they are being charged out-of-state college tuition due to their parents' immigration status.
The world's 7th billion baby was possibly born today, according to the United Nations (U.N.), and several babies are being recognized as the (7th billion) one. But despite the festivities, some doctors and environmentalists are wondering if the earth can handle such a high number of people.
As Washington's bloody "War on Drugs" continues and thousands of innocent people are killed in Mexico, the violence is beginning to affect the United States directly and American children are the latest to get caught in the madness. The intensity of the violence is causing some Christians and law enforcement officers to rethink their beliefs on the criminalization of drugs.
There is no easy way to find out about a child's death, but finding out about such a tragedy through a Facebook posting can complicate an already horrible situation.
The "Occupy Wall Street" protesters around the country have been gaining headlines for the increase in arrests that have occurred in recent weeks, making it appear to be a clash between the state (vis-a-vis police officers) and the people (as the OWS protesters hammer home the "we are the 99 percent" image).
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who signed a marriage equality act in New York state earlier this year, has called on every state to legalize same-sex marriage, promising to "not rest" until a national marriage equality act is passed for all of America.
Despite Apple's claims that the battery of its new iPhone 4S is supposed to be powerful, many iPhone 4S users are saying that it is simply "terrible."
Dr. Terry Jones, the Quran-burning preacher from Florida, has announced he is running for president and told The Christian Post that Muslims should vote for him. The preacher also said he would support Republican presidential contender Herman Cain if his White House bid fails.
Two parents from New Jersey who named their children "Adolf Hitler" and "Aryan Nation" have officially lost custody, despite the court not finding any proof of physical abuse.
The police do not want people to see videos of them abusing citizens, and at least one law enforcement agency has requested that Google remove specific videos showing police brutality from its search results, according to a transparency report released by the search engine giant.
As yet another hurricane approaches, people are planning accordingly in anticipation of Hurricane Rina, from fishing villages in Mexico being evacuated to tourists canceling trips to Cancun. On Twitter, however, the reaction from many has been slightly more laid back.
In another chapter of the debate over how Americans should treat the flag in the public sphere, a U.S. Air Force veteran is upset that her daughter's public school is forcing students to recite the pledge of allegiance each day, an act some view as an integral component of being American.
If photos and videos of Muammar Gaddafi's death at the hands of rebels have not shown enough blood and carnage, a new video game developed by a reality game company that has collaborated with the U.S. Department of Defense will allow kids to relive the capture and murder of the ousted Libyan dictator over and over again.
Jason Van Anden, a Brooklyn-based software developer, has created a handy app for protesters participating in the "Occupy Wall Street" movement who may wind up getting arrested.
As Pope Benedict XVI was naming three new saints for the Catholic Church during Sunday Mass in St. Peter's Square, a man decided to pull a prank by climbing onto an upper colonnade and burning a copy of the Bible in front of thousands of onlookers, including the pope himself.
Despite Harold Camping's insistence that the world would come to an end on Oct. 21, it has been business as usual for his Family Radio network, with employees working, programming remaining unchanged and donations still being requested.
Steve Jobs' influence is apparent by the amount of people one sees everyday entranced by their iPads or waiting in line for the next iPhone. However, when Jobs was not putting his stamp on modern culture through the latest gadgets, he was doling out advice to American presidents.
A New York City performance artist is planning on turning her baby into a work of art. Marni Kotak, 36, has turned a section of an art gallery into a home-birth center where she will give birth among spectators as part of a new performance art piece, the Huffington Post reported. The “performance” will be one of several performances in which the artist has used real-life experiences for her art.
Biologist and best-selling atheist author Richard Dawkins talked about his fear of Islam, how religion is strong in the U.S. due to its free-enterprise business model and how somebody as intelligent as Jesus would have been an atheist, in a recent with the Guardian.
President Barack Obama has announced he will withdraw all U.S. troops in Iraq by the end of 2011, marking an end to one of the most controversial and bloodiest wars in American history.
Steve Jobs warned President Obama that he would be a one-term president unless he adopted business-friendly policies like China, according to a new biography about the recently deceased former Apple CEO.