Sixty people are reported dead and more than 2 million people have been affected after torrential rains and flooding crippled the Philippines last week.
- August 14, 2012 |
People who tell fewer lies experience improved health, such as less stress and fewer headaches, according to new research presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association.
A new study finds that more than half of girls aged 13 or older already carry the human papillomavirus (HPV), reinforcing recommendations to give girls the shot at an early age.
The National Retail Federation is estimating that this season's back-to-school spending will hit $83.8 billion, a marked increase over 2011's spending, an estimated $68.8 billion.
Iran has raised the death toll from Saturday's twin earthquakes to 306, a day after rescuers called off the search for survivors.
Mitt Romney's announcement Saturday of congressman Paul Ryan as his running mate has sparked widespread approval among conservatives and Christians.
The latest edition of The New York Times Magazine features a cover photo of a young girl with long hair in a long, flowing pink dress decorated with flowers. Only it isn’t a girl. It’s a boy.
Evangelist Billy Graham was admitted August 12 to Mission Hospital in Asheville, N.C., near his home in Montreat, for evaluation and treatment of a pulmonary infection thought to be bronchitis.
The Islamic Center of Murfreesboro, Tenn., opened Friday following a two-year legal battle to stop it -- with leaders holding midday prayers in the new building.
- August 12, 2012 |
A federal court on Wednesday upheld a Hawaii law defining marriage as the union between one man and one woman.
- August 11, 2012 |
n what some in Uzbekistan think may be a change in the authorities' repression policy, there has been an apparent increase in confiscations of privately owned religious books from homes during raids.
What happens when we die? It’s a question that presses upon the human imagination. And Christians are no exception.
Citing factual errors and lost confidence, the Christian publisher announced it was pulling the book
Next to the actual moment of victory, one of the most inspiring scenes at any Olympics has to be the sight of a gold-medal athlete on the winner’s podium, watching and often singing their nation’s anthem as the flag of their respective country is hoisted high in celebration.
A black Virginia bishop is calling for Christians to leave the Democratic party over what he describes as a "cult-like devotion" to abortion and "rejection" of the traditional family.
Though sources confirm North Korea has eased or lifted a number of restrictions -- such as bans on Western foods -- since Kim Jong Un succeeded his father, Kim Jong Il, there is no evidence of any improvement in the condition of the persecuted church there.
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The Thomas Nelson publishing company has decided to cease publication and distribution of David Barton's controversial book The Jefferson Lies: Exposing the Myths You've Always Believed About Thomas Jefferson, saying it has "lost confidence in the book's details."
A Rasmussen Reports poll shows that 13 percent of likely voters support a boycott of Chick-fil-A after the company's president expressed support for traditional marriage, while 31 percent of likely voters said they would participate in the counter-boycott by eating more often at Chick-fil-A.
More than 60 leaders of Christian and pro-family organizations signed a letter extending their support to Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathy and his biblical position on family.