Nearly 50 Russian children who are about to be adopted by U.S. families may be stuck in overcrowded orphanages if Russian President Vladimir Putin signs a ban on such adoptions, passed December 26 by the upper chamber of Russia's parliament.
Two police officers — one in New York City, and the other in suburban Dallas — recently demonstrated the human kindness that the world needs a little more of nowadays.
While Americans may be growing more accepting of homosexuality, a Gallup poll finds that a majority agree with the Boy Scouts' ban on gay scout leaders.
A homosexual couple is suing a New Mexico preschool for rejecting their son as as student because of the couple's lifestyle.
Within days of each other two federal appeals courts have issued conflicting decisions in lawsuits against the contraception mandate.
A 32-year-old Iranian who is a U.S. citizen and a Christian pastor is being held in prison in Iran, and is expected to face charges for rejecting Islam and preaching the gospel in his native country.
Judge Robert Bork, a conservative federal judge whose commitment to a strict interpretation of the Constitution made him a hero of conservatives but cost him a likely seat on the U.S. Supreme Court, died December 19 at his home in Virginia. He was 85.
A New Jersey teacher is facing suspension after he gave a Bible to a student who wanted to know more about a scripture verse.
An atheist group has succeeded in forcing the Navy to scrap an annual live nativity presentation at a naval base in Bahrain. The group, identifying itself as the Military Association of Atheists and Freethinkers, sent a letter to the inspector general complaining that the Christmas display violated the Constitution's supposed separation of church and state.
New information indicates that gunman Adam Lanza forced his way into the Connecticut elementary school before shooting all 26 of his victims multiple times.