United States

Top Stories | Sep. 21 2017

Windows honoring Confederates removed

WASHINGTON — Following “considerable prayer and discussion” prompted by the August protest in Charlottesville, Virginia, Washington National... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Sep. 9 2017

Overseas military presence smallest in 60 years

WASHINGTON — For the first time in six decades, the U.S. military presence overseas has dropped below 200,000 active-duty troops, according... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Sep. 4 2017

Coach Kennedy loses appeal to pray in public

BREMERTON, Wash. — Former high school football coach Joe Kennedy lost his appeal Aug. 23 at the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which ruled... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Aug. 31 2017

Transgender students win legal battles

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Two schools accused of discrimination against transgender students recently resorted to payout settlements and policy changes.... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Aug. 21 2017

Twitter removes ad about traditional marriage

CUSTER, Wash. — The social media platform Twitter has refused to allow a former pastor to run a paid ad on its site promoting his new book,... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Aug. 20 2017

First meal eaten on moon was communion

HOUSTON, Texas — Communion was the first meal ever taken on the moon, thanks to astronaut Buzz Aldrin taking them with him on the Apollo 11... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Aug. 17 2017

Court rules in favor of Christian photographer

MADISON, Wis. — Christian photographers in Wisconsin can’t be legally forced to photograph weddings of same-sex couples, according to an... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jul. 31 2017

State of Louisiana sued for its pro-life laws

BATON ROUGE, La. — The Center for Reproductive Rights filed a lawsuit in late June targeting Louisiana’s abortion facility licensing law... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jul. 28 2017

Hobby Lobby to forfeit artifacts, pay $3M fine

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — Hobby Lobby Stores will forfeit thousands of improperly acquired ancient biblical artifacts and pay a $3 million fine... [READ MORE]

United States | Jun. 18 2017

Half of U.S. adults consider abortion morally wrong

WASHINGTON — While Americans have yet to find consensus on making abortion either completely legal or completely illegal, the largest segment... [READ MORE]