Islamic radical groups around Africa are coalescing around al Qaeda, united in their aim to eliminate Christians from their countries.
As three Christians murdered in Turkey five years ago were remembered, an Istanbul pastor who knew them personally lamented the country's increasing persecution.
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Scientists have developed a blood test that one day may help diagnose major depression in teens and young adults.
A California law that legalized the teaching of gay history in public schools might still have a chance to be reversed at the ballot.
Two studies suggest family routines can reduce kids' risk for obesity by up to 40%, while monitoring food choices and exercise alone have proven less successful.
This past Friday's Wall Street Journal highlighted a new hiring practice for the NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars. When evaluating the fit of a free agent, team officials don't just spend time with the player. They also invite and interview the particular player's wife, assuming he's married.
Former Archbishop of Canterbury Lord Carey said Christians in Britain were being "vilified" by the state and that they faced being "sacked" for their faith.
The CDC found that 1 out of every 4 women surveyed say they were violently attacked by their husbands or boyfriends.
Reports of Islamic extremists attacking people of different faiths in South Asia have been growing in recent years, resulting in beatings and even beheadings.
Evangelical leader and prison ministry founder Chuck Colson is near death after suffering a brain hemorrhage nearly three weeks ago.
A new English translation of the Bible does not contain the name "Jesus Christ" or the word "angel," and prefers the word "emissary" over "apostle."
A new study from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that nearly one in four first-born babies, or 22 percent, are born to unmarried couples living together.
Girls from troubled homes are more likely to be obese at age 5 than girls from happier ones, new research shows.
Exceptions to the norm naturally surprise us, like when we hear about a marriage of 40-plus years ending in divorce.
The Military Association of Atheists and Freethinkers has threatened to sue if two crosses on a remote hill in the middle of the Marine base Camp Pendleton are not taken down.
Religious rights groups wonder why there hasn't been a global outcry about Saudi Arabia's call to destroy all churches on the Arabian Peninsula.
Susan G. Komen for the Cure continues to fund Planned Parenthood even as it appears to be taking a hit following recent controversy.
Study finds 6% of Oregon eighth graders admitted trying it, two-thirds have played more than once.
My friend Chuck Colson, who is making progress following surgery but still in ICU, published a provocative guest column a few weeks ago on his Breakpoint website. It was penned by a gentleman named Rolley Haggard. The writer made a bold pronouncement.