According to a new study conducted by Visa, the average family is planning to spend $1,139 for prom in 2013, an increase of 5 percent from last year.
The Supreme Ulema Council in Morocco, a body of Islamic scholars headed by King Mohammed VI, published a fatwa this week declaring that Muslims who renounce their faith "should be condemned to death."
Something very specific took place during the decade of the 90s, that we are only now truly learning about.
I was struck by that exact imagery recently in the hours following the manhunt of the young man accused of the Boston Marathon bombing. One of the news outlets reported that, after his capture, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was taken to a local hospital to be treated for wounds he sustained in one of several shootouts he had with police. It was the same hospital where scores of people who had been injured by his bombs had been taken for medical treatment and recovery.
Two leaders of the Christian community in Aleppo, Syria, who were kidnapped by gunmen on Monday are still missing despite conflicting reports.
Islamist extremists want Iraq to be a "Muslim only" country, and as a result, Christians in Iraq remain continuous targets of violent attacks.
Apparently, people love Snapchat, the messaging service with pics that disappear moments after you’ve receive them. According to co-founder and CEO Evan Spiegel, people are sending about 150 million photos a day.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit heard arguments Tuesday in a case, Romeike v. Holder, that could grant or revoke asylum for the German homeschooling family.
Conservative and liberal religious leaders may not agree on much, but both are expressing displeasure with the Boy Scouts' proposal to accept gay members but reject gay leaders.
Statistics show that young men who are deprived of an active father figure are far more likely to commit violent crimes than those who have the steadying and loving influence of a dad in the home.
Almost 570,000 people have signed a petition callign for international pressure on Iran to release American pastor Saeed Abedini amid continuing reports that he is being beaten and mistreated in prison.
France legalized gay marriage on Tuesday after months of debate that divided the country and sparked massive protests.
Evangelical Christians tend to give more to charity than their peers, according to a new study by the Barna Group.
Published online in the journal Pediatrics, doctors advise teens not to take the "cinnamon challenge," a dangerous prank depicted in popular YouTube videos, but which has led to hospitalizations and a surge in calls to the U.S. poison centers.
The 24th Annual Partnership Attitude Tracking Study (PATS) finds that one in four teens has misused or abused a prescription (Rx) drug at least once in their lifetime – a 33 percent increase over the past five years.
Islamist militants in Somalia have killed the widow of a Christian who was slain for his faith in December, leaving the couple's five children orphaned.
The surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings has been charged, the Justice Department announced Monday.
More than 1.3 million Syrians have fled the war-torn country, according to the latest figures from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
By the time Lukia Khalid, mother of three and nearly seven months pregnant, was baptized on March 30, her Muslim husband had already forced her out of their home in western Tanzania for becoming a Christian.