May 3, 2018, 1:59 PM
Iowa is on the verge of passing the strictest abortion ban in the United States, outlawing the procedure when a fetal heartbeat is detected, though some pro-life groups have said that they are disappointed that exceptions were allowed for cases of rape and incest.
May 3, 2018, 1:55 PM
The Boy Scouts of America is dropping the word “boy” from its signature program. The name change is part of a marketing campaign to promote inclusiveness.
May 2, 2018, 12:14 PM
A controversial mass based around the music and messages of pop-icon Beyoncé Knowles-Carter drew as many as 900 people to an Episcopal cathedral in San Francisco last week, up from around the 50 who usually attend weekday services.
May 2, 2018, 12:12 PM
A Colorado-based ministry is canceling an upcoming young adult conference in California due to uncertainty about pending legislation in that state banning goods and services that promote a biblical view of sexual identity.
May 2, 2018, 12:07 PM
No need to call the first responders for these words. The terms “policeman” and “fireman” appear headed toward extinction in state law.
May 1, 2018, 10:03 AM
Penn State’s homecoming committee has changed its policies for the 2018 Homecoming court to foster what it calls “diversity and gender inclusivity,” abolishing the titles of king and queen in favor of an unsexed “award.”
May 1, 2018, 10:00 AM
After a year and a half of disruptions against a mandatory humanities course they say is too white, student protesters at Reed College got what they wanted.
May 1, 2018, 9:58 AM
The head of the Roman Catholic Church tweeted: “Do we really want peace? Then let’s ban all weapons so we don’t have to live in fear of war.”
Apr 30, 2018, 10:00 AM
It should surprise no one that the Workers World Party is celebrating the 200th birthday of Karl Marx, the father of socialism and communism. It might be a little strange that the self-described revolutionaries are holding the conference in New York the day after his actual birth on May 5, 1818.
Apr 30, 2018, 9:58 AM
The cable network TLC will launch a new television docu-series next month that seeks to highlight the lives of four married couples in which the husbands have come out to the wives as transgender.
Apr 30, 2018, 9:46 AM
In a Friday sermon delivered at the Dar Al-Hijrah Mosque in Chicago, Illinois, Dr. Ashraf Nusairat said that the notion that women do not have rights in Islam was introduced into Islamic countries by Western colonialism.
Apr 27, 2018, 11:18 AM
Disney has released photos of rainbow-colored Mickey Mouse ears ahead of Pride month in June. The ears, called 'Mickey Mouse Rainbow Love', feature a red hat with two rainbow-striped ears. The front of the hat features two Mickey Mouse hands that form a heart filled with rainbow colors.
Apr 27, 2018, 11:16 AM
A debate is raging in the comments of a Facebook post that shows several teenagers saying grace at a local Longhorn Steakhouse before their prom.
Apr 27, 2018, 11:14 AM
The Trump administration plans to eliminate an Obama-era regulation that opponents say requires faith-based hospitals, insurance providers and doctors to perform, provide and cover gender-reassignment surgeries and procedures that violate their religious convictions.
Apr 26, 2018, 6:58 AM
Iran's president has warned Donald Trump of 'severe consequences' if the United States withdraws from the nuclear deal signed with Tehran.
Apr 26, 2018, 6:56 AM
The idea that biological sex is "assigned" at birth is being enshrined in the official curriculum of one of the nation's largest public school districts. Medical doctors and feminists maintain this is a case of an ideology endangering women and girls and an affront to science.
Apr 26, 2018, 6:51 AM
An Indiana man is accusing his son's 8th-grade Spanish teacher of bullying and pushing a political agenda on students.
Apr 25, 2018, 7:55 AM
Jeb Bush, the former governor of Florida, revealed that his mother, former first lady Barbara Bush, talked to him about Jesus Christ in their last meeting before she died last week.
Apr 25, 2018, 7:53 AM
The Trump administration is seeking the dismissal of a suit alleging the nonprofit helmed by former president Jimmy Carter has used taxpayer funding to provide material support to international terrorist groups, including Hamas.
Apr 25, 2018, 7:50 AM
StandWithUS, the Israel educational organization, condemned a resolution passed by George Washington University’s student body on Monday calling for divestments from companies that do business with the Jewish state.