An armed gang opened fire at a church in Nigeria's Kaduna state during an overnight vigil, killing two people and wounding 11.
From ages past, men have wrestled with the nature of reality: specifically, whether reality, at its root, is the cosmic stew of matter and energy, the ethereal stuff of mind and spirit, or some combination thereof.
A gang said to be following police orders attacked a Central Vietnam pastor's family with iron bars and wooden clubs twice in one day.
So how should we feel about our world population reaching seven billion?
A listing of hot cultural items from the the Internet, music, television and movies.
When a Tennessee town was forced to remove a cross atop its water tower, residents responded in a striking way.
Burmese officials imposed regulations requiring churches to seek official permission to read the Bible, pray, fast and hold Sunday school classes.
Mobile gaming more than quadruples in two years.
After Congress reaffirmed "In God We Trust" as the nation's official motto, President Obama chided lawmakers for ignoring his jobs bill.
Survey data shows no difference in kids' use after Rhode Island made it legal in 2006.
A recent study shows the most frequent reason teenagers give for abstaining from sex is that the behavior goes against their religion or morals.
Perhaps you’ve heard about Felisha Archuleta of Denver. For the last few months she’s been trying to sign her 7-year-old son up to join the Girl Scouts.
Joshua Keating writes about “yesterday’s Next Big Things” that never took place, noting that “history can be awfully unkind to pundits wielding crystal balls.”
The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom will cease to exist Nov. 18 unless members of Congress take action.
Cisco VP for Marketing and Emerging Technologies, David Hsieh, says 51 percent of all Internet traffic today is video—and predicts that the number will jump to over 90 percent within the next three years.
A study of more than 23,000 high school students finds 13 percent have received a sext message and 10 percent have either forwarded, sent or posted sexually suggestive, explicit or nude photos or videos by cellphone or online.
On Wednesday, Israel successfully test-fired a missile said to be capable of carrying a nuclear warhead and striking Iran.
Twelve New Jersey nurses who claim they are being forced to assist in abortion procedures are suing their hospital.
In this past Monday’s USA Today, columnist Gail Sheehy suggested that 50-year-old Mary Claire Orenic of Southern California may be “one of the happiest women in America” – at least according to Gallup’s Well-Being Index.