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Presidential checklist: jockeying for position

05/12/2014 12:50am
In the latest prep work for a presidential campaign, Rand Paul is conspicuously courting moderate and establishment Republicans while Ted Cruz keeps up a travel schedule that has 2016 written all over it.

Indians vote in final phase of national elections

05/12/2014 10:01am
Millions of Indian voters wrapped up the country's mammoth national election Monday, and exit polls indicated that Hindu nationalist opposition leader Narendra Modi was the front-runner for prime minister.

Myanmar Buddhists hold all-sects meeting

05/12/2014 10:21am
Myanmar's state-sponsored governing body for Buddhist monks hosted its first conference in 19 years on Monday, bringing together the religion's nine main local sects at a time when there are rising concerns about Buddhist extremists targeting other religions.

100 Israelis protest Vatican role at holy site

05/12/2014 12:11pm
About 100 Israelis protested Monday against the government at a Jerusalem religious site they fear will be handed over to Vatican control when the pope visits in a few weeks.

Islamic cleric testifies he wanted to aid hostages

05/12/2014 3:01pm
A former London imam told a jury Monday that he tried to help hostages in Yemen in 1998 by urging their captors to let them telephone embassies and their families.

Muslim advocates amplify 9/11 museum film concerns

05/12/2014 5:00pm
Muslim advocates and scholars are stepping up pressure on the Sept. 11 museum to edit or at least let more scholars see a documentary movie exhibit about al-Qaida before the museum's opening this month.

Catholic schools head: Most teachers signed pact

05/12/2014 6:30pm
The majority of teachers at Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati have signed a new contract specifying that gay lifestyles and other violations could cost them their jobs, the archdiocese's school superintendent said Monday.

Harvard club drops much-criticized satanic Mass

05/12/2014 7:10pm
A Harvard University club says it has dropped sponsorship of a satanic Mass that drew condemnation from the Archdiocese of Boston and the university's president.

Harvard club drops much-criticized satanic event

05/12/2014 9:01pm
A Harvard University club says it has dropped sponsorship of a satanic Mass that drew condemnation from the Archdiocese of Boston and the university's president.