07/16/2014 1:00amAn atheist cited the freedoms promoted by the Founding Fathers as he delivered the opening invocation Tuesday at a town meeting in a community whose leaders won a U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding the right to start their gatherings with a prayer.
07/16/2014 2:00amTurkish media and U.S. officials say some 200 protesters denouncing Israel's military operations in Gaza threw eggs and firecrackers and destroyed chairs and tables that were set for a Muslim fast-breaking dinner sponsored by the U.S. Consulate.
07/16/2014 7:40amIt will be a celebration of success, friendship and life when family and friends gather Saturday night to watch the premiere of the TV movie "For Better or For Worse" at 9 p.m. on the Hallmark Channel cable television network.
07/16/2014 12:11pmA Catholic organization has decided to cut off long-standing funding to a Portland immigrant rights group that works with day laborers over its affiliation with an organization that supports same-sex marriage.
07/16/2014 3:20pmA Christian university in central Kentucky has changed its longstanding relationship with Kentucky Baptists so it can appoint its own trustees, and it also will be giving up about $1 million in annual church funding.
07/16/2014 4:41pmFollowers of Haiti's most celebrated patron saint, Our Lady of Mount Carmel, gathered at the Saut d'Eau waterfall Tuesday to pay her tribute and make requests.
07/16/2014 4:50pmAn Iowa pastor has two congregations — the parishioners at his church and the fans at Sioux City's minor league baseball park.
07/16/2014 6:02pmAlaska's U.S. senators voted to advance for debate legislation aimed at restoring free contraception for women who get their health insurance from companies with religious objections.