United States

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]

Top Stories | Oct. 9 2017

Muslim college buys Lutheran seminary campus

BERKELEY, Calif. — A Muslim liberal arts college that offers subjects such as Islamic law alongside courses in math and philosophy has bought... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Oct. 8 2017

Church that meets under bridge marks 25 years

WACO, Texas — A church that meets under a highway bridge in Waco, Texas, recently celebrated 25 years of service among the city’s homeless... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Oct. 6 2017

Pastor, Christian politician sentenced for scams

VALLEJO, Calif. — A California pastor and a Christian politician in Tennessee were each sentenced in September to more than 20 years in prison... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Sep. 29 2017

Trump administration supports Christian baker

LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Christian baker Jack Phillips recently got support for his case from the Trump administration, which filed a friend-of-the-court... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Sep. 25 2017

Majority of US parents choose public schools

WASHINGTON — Eighty-five percent of parents in the United States choose to send their children to public schools. That was the finding of a... [READ MORE]