California Gov. Jerry Brown signed two bills into law that extend special protections to transgender people.
A majority of parents admit being distracted by cellphones or other electronic devices — even while teaching their children to drive.
A new study finds that the more profanity teens are exposed to through television and video games, the more accepting they are of swearing and the more likely they are to use profanity themselves. Those kids who swore more were also more likely to engage in physical aggression.
Galid Shalit, held captive by Hamas for five years, returned home today while 1,027 Palestinian prisoners were released in exchange for his freedom.
Having lost both of my parents as a young boy, I may have an extra measure of compassion for kids who grow up having prematurely lost their folks.
Nigerian evangelist Mark Ojunta was killed by the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram.
Two teenage girls trapped in a prostitution ring in Pune, India, were rescued last week by the Indian Rescue Mission.
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A woman who was seized by authorities for violating China's one-child policy died during a forced abortion in her sixth month of pregnancy.
Teens are soaking gummy bears in vodka for several days and eating it to get a buzz.
Teen boys who watch a lot of TV and also have a close relationship with their mother are more susceptible to harmful stereotypical views of women and sex, but for girls, a strong attachment to mom acts as a buffer against television's negative effect on sexual views.
Married couples who strongly value material things tend to have less marital stability and satisfaction than those who don't, a new study shows.
The median worship attendance at a typical congregation has declined – again – from 130 to 108.
According to the U.S. State Department, there is not a single public Christian church left in Afghanistan.
By now you have heard that 26 Christians were killed in Egypt last weekend. It's not the first time Christians have been targeted...
Sudanese president Omar Hassan al-Bashir announced that Sudan plans to adopt an entirely Islamic constitution and strengthen Islamic law.
Now at Chicago's Elmhurst College, gay students are eligible for a diversity scholarship totaling up to one-third the cost of tuition.
- October 16, 2011 |
President Obama is sending 100 U.S. troops to central Africa to help regional forces hunt down leaders of the Lord's Resistance Army.
- October 15, 2011 |
Is violence restricted to physical harm? Or can it also refer to efforts to put someone in jail?
- October 14, 2011 |