Roughly 100,000 people fled Syria during the month of August, according to the United Nations, the highest monthly number of refugees since the conflict began.
A new study suggests "distracted walking" is taking a toll on teenagers as the number of pedestrian injuries soars among 16- to 19-year-olds even as it drops among nearly every other age group.
According to researchers at Cornell University, premarital sex could be detrimental to long term relationships, stunting the growth of important relational developments.
Pakistani police say a Muslim cleric planted evidence to link a Christian girl to blasphemy -- a new twist in a case that has attracted worldwide attention in recent days and re-ignited national debate about the controversial blasphemy law.
Members of the Taliban kidnapped a young low-caste Christian man in Pakistan and held him captive for nine months.
CNN recently ran an article about the YouTube slam on creationism, "Creationism Is Not Appropriate for Children," by Bill Nye -- also known as TV’s "Bill Nye the Science Guy." I felt it worthwhile to address this.
This is what you looked like at just 12 weeks in the womb.
The University of Texas at Austin announced Aug. 29 that a sociologist who has been excoriated by some in the media over a study showing that parents’ homosexual relationships can have negative effects on children is innocent of academic misconduct.
A federal district court in Tennessee ruled on August 29 that Hamilton County officials can continue opening their meetings with public prayers as a lawsuit against them proceeds.
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A Knoxville, Tenn., abortion clinic closed August 10 because it did not have a doctor with admitting privileges at a local hospital.
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Republicans working to craft the party's platform before the national convention rejected two proposals which would have changed the GOP's position on marriage.
Urban Meyer will take the field on Saturday for his first game as head football coach of Ohio State.
Canada's leading doctors' association has approved a resolution that says an unborn child does not become a human being until it is fully born.
Anti-Semitic attacks against Jews in France have risen by 40 percent in the past five months, since an Islamic terrorist murdered a rabbi and three children at a Jewish day school in Toulouse.
A listing of hot cultural items from the the Internet, music, television and movies.
The Roman Catholic owners of a Vermont bed-and-breakfast inn agreed this week to pay a total of $30,000 to a lesbian couple that wanted to hold a same-sex wedding reception on their property.
The first civil union between three people in Brazil -- a man and two women -- happened about three months ago but was just made public this week.
A new study by Grey Matter Research shows widespread confusion and ignorance regarding official membership in churches and appears to demonstrate that many people believe just showing up is necessary for church membership.
With the opening of the Republican National Convention this week and the Democratic Convention next, the American flag will be front and center as members of both parties proudly fly and wave the red, white and blue.