United States

Top Stories | Feb. 25 2018

Walgreens to allow bathroom choice

DEERFIELD, Ill. — A new companywide policy permits customers at Walgreens stores to use the store bathroom that aligns with their gender identity.... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Feb. 23 2018

Uptick in sex offenses at Target stores

NEW WESTMINSTER, British Columbia — A study by Canadian pastor Paul Dirks of the Canadian “Woman Means Something” campaign documented 220... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Feb. 23 2018

Petition calls Franklin Graham ‘hate preacher’

BOONE, N.C. — A petition on Change.org describing evangelist Franklin Graham as a “hate preacher” for his outspoken views on Islam and... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Feb. 19 2018

Wedding cake baker wins Calif. court case

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — A California trial court has upheld a Christian baker’s right to refuse to create a wedding cake for a lesbian couple,... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Feb. 18 2018

NJ lawsuit alleges Islamic indoctrination

CHATHAM, N.J. — A federal civil rights lawsuit filed Jan. 23 in New Jersey District Court accuses middle school administrators and teachers... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Feb. 14 2018

How would you rate the government’s help?

WASHINGTON — A recent national survey by Pew Research Center finds that views on government help for the poor, the middle class, the wealthy... [READ MORE]

United States | Feb. 7 2018

Non-embryonic cells turned to stem cells

SAN FRANCISCO — Researchers at the Gladstone Institutes in San Francisco announced in January that they have turned skin cells from mice into... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Feb. 5 2018

Adoption, foster care common in churches

NASHVILLE — Protestant churches in the U.S. seem to be taking the Bible’s call to orphan care seriously, according to a LifeWay Research... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Feb. 5 2018

Brownback appointed to religious freedom post

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate narrowly confirmed Kansas’ Republican Gov. Sam Brownback as ambassador at large for international religious... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jan. 22 2018

Houses of worship can now receive FEMA aid

WASHINGTON — After lawsuits and a Supreme Court decision, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has issued a new policy extending... [READ MORE]