The Freedom From Religion Foundation blasted what it called the "open defiance" of a valedictorian who delivered the Lord's Prayer during a high school graduation ceremony last Saturday in South Carolina.
After years of fights over religious monuments on public land, a county courthouse in northern Florida will soon be the home of the nation's first monument to atheism on public property.
The Church of England is ending its battle against a government bill to legalize same-sex marriage.
Since the Boy Scouts of America voted two weeks ago to allow gay members, there has been a mass exodus of churches that sponsor troops. One pastor in Arkansas says his church will no longer sponsor its Boy Scout troop and now investigating other options to mentor its boys.
On Tuesday morning, gunmen surrounded the village of Rubuki in Nigeria's Nasarawa State, killing at least 16 people and destroying at least 25 homes.
Scientists have identified mutations in a gene responsible for some cases of early puberty, an issue of growing concern to doctors, as children begin developing earlier and earlier.
The Obama administration on Thursday defended its collection of a massive amount of telephone records from at least one carrier as part of U.S. counterterrorism efforts, re-igniting a debate over privacy even as it called the practice "critical" to protecting Americans from attacks.
Today 12 percent of websites are pornographic, and 40 million Americans are regular visitors — including 70 percent of 18- to 34-year-olds, who look at porn at least once a month. Fully 94 percent of therapists in another survey reported seeing an increase in people addicted to porn.
The world is divided over the acceptance of homosexuality, a survey released Tuesday finds.
The nation of Iraq is awash in violence, with more than 500 people killed there in just the last month.
Despite orders from their local council not to do so, a number of Boy Scouts and their leaders marched in uniform at the Salt Lake City homosexual pride parade on Sunday.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has vetoed a bill that would have made his state the seventh in the nation to prohibit judges from considering sharia, or Islamic law, and other "foreign laws" in their decisions.
A new survey conducted by the online security firm McAfee finds that teens and tweens engage in a lot more risky behavior than parents think.
Expatriate Christians who ran an orphanage in Morocco until they were deported on charges of proselytism said last week they will take their fight to be reunited with the children to the Supreme Court if necessary.
“It’s Not About the Nail” is a short video that’s been making the rounds. It takes a humorous look at the differences in how men and women communicate – and if you’ve been married for at least five minutes, you can probably relate to what the couple in the clip is going through.
A new study suggests that adolescent sleep quality is associated with connectedness to peers and sensitivity to peer rejection.
The wife of American Christian pastor Saeed Abedini, jailed and tortured in Iran for his faith, pled her case before the U.N. Human Rights Council Monday.
From January 2013 to date, Sri Lanka saw 30 incidents of persecution against Christian churches.