09/03/2014 12:31amGov. Pat Quinn's administration wants to double down on long-acting birth control methods for the poor, hoping to save taxpayer money on unplanned pregnancies.
09/03/2014 4:50amPope Francis has sought to encourage Iraq's beleaguered Christians under threat from Islamic militants, saying they are the "heart" of the church and that the church is proud of them.
09/03/2014 6:51amA spokesman says four rabbis educated in Germany were ordained in southwestern Poland in a sign of reviving Jewish life in mainly Catholic Poland.
09/03/2014 8:10amLeaders of the Columbus churches spray-painted with Muslim religious references said the acts were an aberration in a community that prides itself on diversity.
09/03/2014 10:30amFrance's new Muslim education minister called for more respect Wednesday after becoming the target of slurs, while a top Socialist politician said a magazine should be convicted of inciting racial hatred for referring to her religion and ethnic background as a "provocation."
09/03/2014 1:10pmNew laws make it easier to seize passports. Suspected fighters are plucked from planes. Authorities block finances and shut down radical mosques.
09/03/2014 9:31pmIn one glass case sits a weathered page from the original Book of Mormon manuscript that Latter-day Saints believe was translated from ancient Egyptian and dictated to scribes by founder Joseph Smith 185 years ago with help from God.
09/03/2014 11:08pmThe display is open during regular business hours, beginning at 9 a.m. on weekdays and ending at 5 p.m. except for Thursday, when hours are extended to 9 p.m. Saturday hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.