05/16/2014 4:10amSupporters and activists routinely ask gay couples to meet with reluctant lawmakers to put a human face on same-sex marriage. They file lawsuits. They use unexpected allies — in some cases, churches — to spread their message.
05/16/2014 4:20amAs Jennifer Wegmann-Gabb researched a page from a 13th century Paris Bible, she asked "who's that girl?"
05/16/2014 6:30amWhen Pope Francis sets foot in the Holy Land next week, he'll be treading on diplomatic eggshells at virtually every stop.
05/16/2014 7:11amOfficials in Saudi Arabia are raising alarm that the kingdom is not doing enough to prevent Mecca from becoming a route for exporting an often deadly respiratory virus as millions of Muslims from around the world converge on the city to perform pilgrimage at Islam's holiest site.
05/16/2014 10:21amEgypt's sudden flip to daylight saving time Friday had everyone asking the same question: What time is it?
05/16/2014 10:41amIt's the most decisive election victory India has seen in more than a quarter of a century.
05/16/2014 11:20amRoman Catholic organizations in Wyoming are appealing a judge's refusal to block provisions of the federal Affordable Care Act that require health insurance coverage for contraception and abortion services for hundreds of non-ministerial employees.
05/16/2014 12:11pmA man walked into a police station Friday in northeastern Pakistan and shot and killed a member of a minority sect accused of blasphemy, officials said.
05/16/2014 3:51pmA Catholic high school in San Francisco came under fire Friday for refusing to include a portrait of a female student wearing a tuxedo in the school yearbook.
05/16/2014 4:01pmStudents at a San Francisco Bay Area all-boys Catholic school that counts Barry Bonds and Tom Brady among its alumni regularly harassed female instructors and competed to get up-skirt videos of them, and school officials did not do enough to stop them, according to a lawsuit filed by a female teacher.
05/16/2014 4:11pmIsrael has launched a campaign calling for the United Nations to recognize Judaism's holiest day, Yom Kippur, as an official holiday.
05/16/2014 4:31pmIn 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. Jeb Bush is stirring from something of a political snooze and a half-dozen other credible prospects are getting their voices heard in the din.