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United States | Nov. 14 2018

Churches examine security after attacks

PITTSBURGH — The frequency of attacks on U.S. houses of worship has many “hardening” against the possibility of the arrival of a gun-toting... [READ MORE]

United States | Oct. 31 2018

Atlanta agrees to settle with former fire chief

ATLANTA — The City of Atlanta has agreed to pay a former fire chief $1.2 million to settle a lawsuit alleging religious discrimination. The... [READ MORE]

United States | Oct. 31 2018

Dead Sea Scroll fragments removed

WASHINGTON — The Museum of the Bible has removed five artifacts found to be forgeries rather than authentic fragments of the Dead Sea Scrolls.... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Oct. 8 2018

Panel says pastor/judge’s removal unjust

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A state government commission tasked with investigating claims concerning the ethical conduct of judges filed formal charges... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Sep. 21 2018

New DNA analysis surprises evolutionists

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — A landmark study published in August appears to push back on evolutionists’ assumptions about human ancestry. DNA analysis... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Sep. 6 2018

Mormon leaders oppose marijuana bill

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — On Aug. 23, a general authority of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) expressed the organization’s... [READ MORE]

United States | Sep. 5 2018

Bob Smietana named RNS editor-in-chief

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Religion News Service (RNS), an independent news service on religion, spirituality and ethics, has appointed Bob Smietana as... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Sep. 5 2018

Honor killing leads to death penalty in Texas

HOUSTON — A conservative Muslim has been sentenced to death in what prosecutors described as the honor killings of his daughter’s American... [READ MORE]

United States | Aug. 29 2018

Marijuana use highest in young adults

WASHINGTON — Approximately one in four American adults 18–29 report regularly or occasionally using marijuana, according to a recent Gallup... [READ MORE]

United States | Aug. 29 2018

Pennsylvania officials allege widespread abuse

PITTSBURGH — On Aug. 14 Pennsylvania officials unveiled a report detailing accusations that Catholic priests sexually abused more than 1,000... [READ MORE]