United States

Latest News | Dec. 2 2017

Gallup finds slim majority want new gun laws

WASHINGTON — Results from Gallup’s annual “Crime” poll show that 51 percent of Americans want the government to pass new gun laws rather... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Dec. 1 2017

Sexual harassment in workplace concerns rising

WASHINGTON — Attitudes about sexual harassment in the workplace have dramatically changed during the past 20 years, according to a report by... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Nov. 18 2017

UMC court upholds language on homosexuality

LOS ANGELES — The United Methodist Judicial Council, the denomination’s highest court, has refused to rule on two petitions attempting to... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Nov. 6 2017

Girl in federal custody granted abortion

WASHINGTON — A 17-year-old Central American girl obtained an abortion in Texas on Oct. 25 after a court battle over issues of abortion and... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Nov. 3 2017

Pro-life group denied right to participate in fair

BEREA, Ohio — A pro-life student group in Ohio was turned away from participating in a sexual health awareness fair at a Methodist college... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Nov. 2 2017

Calif. to add third gender option to documents

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Pro-family advocates are lamenting California Gov. Jerry Brown’s approval Oct. 15 of a bill expanding rights for individuals... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Oct. 22 2017

Christians gather to pray for racial healing

WASHINGTON — Thousands of Christians gathered to “take a knee” on the National Mall in Washington on Oct. 9 and pray for God to forgive... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Oct. 20 2017

Birmingham passes LGBTQ protections

BIRMINGHAM — Alabama Citizens Action Program (ALCAP) leaders say pastors and ministries in Birmingham should be concerned about the recent... [READ MORE]

United States | Oct. 18 2017

Pastor embezzles from food program for kids

CHICAGO — A pastor in Chicago has been sentenced to 37 months in prison for defrauding a food program for low-income children, according to... [READ MORE]

United States | Oct. 18 2017

Severe poverty in US hits 20-year high

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans living in severe poverty hit its highest point in 20 years in 2016, according to a Pew Research analysis... [READ MORE]