07/03/2014 12:00amStudents and civil servants in China's Muslim northwest, where Beijing is enforcing a security crackdown following deadly unrest, have been ordered to avoid taking part in traditional fasting during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.
07/03/2014 1:10amOn July 2, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act of 1964, one of the most significant civil rights achievements in U.S. history. This new law made it illegal to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin; It ended school, work and public facility discrimination, and barred unequal application of voter registration requirements.
07/03/2014 2:40amPhilippine health authorities urged Muslim Filipinos Thursday to postpone their annual pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia due to worries about an often deadly respiratory virus.
07/03/2014 3:10amMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon has signed legislation intended to protect students' religious expression at public schools.
07/03/2014 8:02amA Nigerian atheist released from the mental ward to which his Muslim family committed him by force said Thursday he is getting death threats for blaspheming against Islam.
07/03/2014 11:01amInfection rates for the Middle East respiratory syndrome are slowing and scientists are working to stop the dangerous coronavirus from spreading further internationally, a top U.N. health official says.
07/03/2014 4:20pmThe Mormon church is moving forward with its plan to arm missionaries with iPad minis and broaden their proselytizing to social media.
07/03/2014 5:20pmThe Vatican has named a Jesuit canon lawyer as special papal adviser to the Legion of Christ to help guide it for the next few years following revelations that its founder was a pedophile and a fraud and that the order needed reform.
07/03/2014 10:39pmElder L. Tom Perry, a senior leader of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, shared his perspective on freedom and patriotism.