Police in Wisconsin say a dead man was robbed twice -- once of his dying wish to buried with his beloved guitar and again when a grounds worker at the cemetery responsible for his burial stole the guitar.
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The "jail or church" program in Bay Minette, Ala., that gives first-time, nonviolent offenders a choice between doing time and paying a fine or attending church once a week for a year has been delayed as the town's lawyers face pressure to ensure that it does not violate any church and state separation laws.
A senior Russian Orthodox official says that two historically celebrated novels justify pedophilia and should be banned, it was reported Wednesday.
Could a heckler who called President Barack Obama "the Antichrist" during a fundraiser event Monday be a sign of growing fears held by Americans viewing the political landscape through the lens of biblical prophecy?
A new study released in Britain shows that atheists are just as likely to volunteer in the community as Christians. In the United States, however, religious people are three to four times as likely to volunteer, marking a stark difference of how religion affects public life in the two countries.
Sarah Palin is threatening to sue “Rogue” author Joe McGinnis and the Crown Publishing Group for knowingly publishing false statements. But this won’t be the first time Palin has used the courts to intimidate people who publish things she does not like. However, she doesn’t always win.
New York City's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has rejected an anti-Muslim activist's ad that calls critics of Israel "savages." However, other groups have been buying up billboards and sign space all across the city to express their varying viewpoints on the tumultuous Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
The Alabama police chief behind a controversial "jail or church" program insists law enforcement and churches both share the same purpose, and that critics claiming the initiative violates church and state separation laws simply do not know what they are talking about.
Americans apparently believe the most important issue facing the public is the legalization of marijuana, if a popular petition on the White House's "We the People" website is any indication. Some Christians are of the opinion that decriminalizing the drug is more in line with Christian beliefs.
A Florida pastor has been arrested for allegedly breaking into and "squatting" in a $440,000 home he claimed ownership of just days before the family that purchased the home was scheduled to move in.
An Alabama town is giving non-violent offenders a choice between going to jail or going to church, and even though critics insist the program blatantly violates church and state separation laws, criminal justice experts say it should not be dismissed so quickly.
The man who verbally attacked Bristol Palin in a bar Thursday by calling her mother, Sarah Palin, a "devil" and several more expletives, refused to back down from his outburst in an interview with TMZ. Rather, he delivered a few more attacks on the Palin family.
Bristol Palin was drawn into in a verbal bar fight after a patron accused her mother, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, of being "the devil." During the confrontation, Bristol asked the man, who is gay, if his anger toward her mother stemmed from his sexuality.
An Alabama town is giving non-violent offenders a choice between going to jail or going to church, but critics, pointing to church-state laws, say the program is not really optional.
Republican presidential contender Rick Santorum was criticized for telling a gay soldier, who said he had to lie about who he was while fighting in Iraq, that he would reinstate "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" if elected as president.
Florida officials want young people to talk to older people about sex, but not to get advice. Instead, officials hope older adults will learn a thing or two about the risks of HIV/AIDS.
A city council member in San Juan Capistrano, Calif., announced at a council meeting earlier this month that he named his dog, "Muhammad" – and now Islamic groups want an apology.
If the National Enquirer was right about John Edwards' secret affair with Rielle Hunter, could the publication also be right about Todd Palin filing for divorce from Sarah? Despite its reputation as a gossipy tabloid, the National Enquirer has beaten more "reputable" publications to the punch before.
Despite the urging of millions of Americans who kept saying, "Seven of nine witnesses recanted. No physical evidence. Too much doubt," Troy Davis was executed by lethal injection Wednesday night shortly after 11 p.m. The effort to prevent his execution spanned the globe, and many are wondering how Davis' case might impact the movement to end the death penalty in the U.S.
What became known as the "Ground Zero Mosque" and sparked outrage over what some viewed as an affront to the nearly 3,000 lives lost on 9/11, opened yesterday for its first public event with no protests or conflict, indicating that outrage toward the Park51 Community Center has subsided.
The California couple fined for holding Bible studies and religious gatherings in their home is fighting back against what they consider an attack on their religious freedom.
The New York Police Department gave a ticket to an undercover cop at a protest against the so-called "Ground Zero Mosque" last year, which has caused problems for lawyers of two suspected terrorists, the New York Daily News reports.
In a last-ditch effort to block his execution, lawyers for convicted cop killer Troy Davis have issued an appeal based on flawed ballistic testing that linked their client to the shooting.
In the last week, the U.S. Supreme Court has halted two executions in Texas – an extremely rare move – in order for it to consider appeals in the cases. Does that mean the Troy Davis execution will be halted, too?