In his book, The Jefferson Lies, David Barton says Thomas Jefferson was unable to free his slaves due to restrictions in Virginia law. Is this true?
The House of Representives on Thursday failed to pass the Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act, which would have criminalized aborting a preborn baby because of its gender.
A new Quinnipiac poll found that if the election were today, Obama would lose Florida -- a key swing state -- by six points.
With more than 900 million users, Facebook remains the most popular online hangout. But some young people are turning their attention elsewhere, where they can share their thoughts and feelings away from the prying eyes of Mom and Dad.
I recently came across these two letters that were exchanged between a husband and a wife. I thought I’d share them with you.
Supporters of a Maryland referendum that would reverse the state's gay marriage law have submitted more than twice the number of signatures needed -- a month ahead of schedule.
Jesus told us to pray for God’s kingdom to come. What does that mean?
Authorities in China's southwestern province of Sichuan have asked a large family-based house church to halt its activities.
Islamists are blaming Christians for voting for former Mubarak cabinet member Ahmad Shafik and sending him to the run-off election with Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohamed Morsy.
A majority of Southern Baptist pastors surveyed said they think it would be good for the nation's largest Protestant denomination to have an African-American leader.
Although not everybody has the luxury of enjoying a summer vacation, the season invariably lends itself to setting aside some time to read a good book.
Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, the president of the Christian Association of Nigeria, has raised the alarm over silent and unreported killings of Christians in the northern part of the country.
Former Liberian president Charles Taylor was sentenced to 50 years in prison by an international court for aiding "some of the most heinous and brutal [war] crimes recorded in human history."
Washington state may already have surpassed Oregon as the leader in legal physician-assisted suicides.
Memorial Day may have marked the unofficial start of summer, but it also kicked off the 100 deadliest days for teen drivers. Given that texting is the communication mode du jour for high schoolers, that extra time on the road often translates into more texting while driving.
The American job market is no place for students as the number of employed high schoolers has hit its lowest level in more than 20 years, according to new figures from the National Center for Education Statistics.
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has signed a measure banning the use of Islamic law in the state.
A Federal Express employee has prevailed in a lawsuit accusing the shipping company of discrimination in failing to accommodate his religious beliefs.