Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press | Posted Oct 9th - 12:42pm
The Million Man March is remembered by many who were there as a watershed event, despite the fact that its impact on the way America regards African-American men remains an open question 20 years later.
Nicole Winfield and Daniela Petroff, Associated Press | Posted Oct 9th - 11:41am
Pope Francis directed the attention of the world's bishops to real-world crises Friday by denouncing the escalation of conflicts in Syria and Iraq and urging greater diplomacy to end the "humanitarian crisis of enormous proportions."
Aron Heller and Tia Goldenberg, Associated Press | Posted Oct 8th - 1:41pm
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sought to calm Israelis Thursday as a wave of Palestinian stabbing attacks spread deeper into Israel and clashes erupted across the West Bank, vowing to combat the growing violence without alienating international allies.
Nicole Winfield, Associated Press | Posted Oct 8th - 1:03pm
The Vatican press office defended its reporting of a big meeting on family issues Thursday after a dispute arose over what Pope Francis told bishops behind closed doors about his hopes for a free and open debate.
When commissioners in a Tennessee county scrapped an agenda that included a resolution asking for God's mercy despite ongoing gay marriages, they also effectively canceled their meeting, but officials have a workaround for that.
Representatives of religious and conservative groups say the Nebraska School Activities Association should develop a policy on transgender student athletes that protects the "privacy and safety" of all students.
A northern Utah city is considering restricting construction on some steep slopes after a landslide crushed a home there more than a year ago. A proposed ordinance in the city of North Salt Lake would prohibit mapping land for building lots on any slope with a grade steeper than 30 percent.