- Faith Groups Urge Super Committee to Retain Programs for the Poor
October 28 2011 6:31 AM
A coalition of religious organizations has come together to urge Congressional leaders to spare safety-net programs that assist the poor when they search for ways to reduce the U.S. budget deficit.
- Statue of Liberty: Remembering Emma Lazarus and Her 14 Iconic Lines
October 27 2011 7:10 PM
In 14 lines engraved on a plaque on the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty, Emma Lazarus (1849-1887) captured the belief in the American Dream that has defined the United States' self-image for more than a century and moved millions of immigrants to seek refuge here.
- Yom Kippur 2011: Understanding the Jewish ‘Day of Atonement’
October 06 2011 5:42 PM
The Jewish Day of Atonement, Yom Kippur, begins at sunset on Friday, Oct. 7, 2011 and ends 24 hours later on Saturday, Oct. 8.
- Horrific Pictures of Animal Sacrifice, the Dark Side of Religious Belief
October 06 2011 6:42 AM
Despite the wrath of animal rights activists and voluntary organizations, animal sacrifice is still prevalent in many parts of the world, often masquerading in the guise of religious worship.
- Youcef Nadarkhani Update: U.S. Condemns Iranian Pastor’s Conviction
September 30 2011 12:08 PM
The Obama administration Thursday condemned the conviction of Iranian pastor, Youcef Nadarkhani, who is facing execution in Tehran for refusing to convert to Islam from Christianity.
- Rosh Hashana 2011: Understanding the Jewish New Year
September 28 2011 1:36 PM
Rosh Hashana begins at sundown on Sept. 28, and, for many of the Jewish faith, it is a time of repentance and celebration.
- Apple Pulls the Plug on ‘Jew or Not Jew’ App
September 15 2011 8:05 PM
Apple removes ‘Jew or Not Jew’ app in France.
- Republican Bob Turner, Democrat David Weprin in Close Race for Anthony Weiner's Seat in Congress
September 09 2011 9:20 PM
Republican Bob Turner and Democrat David Weprin are up for Weiner’s seat in Sept. 13 election.
- SF Circumcision Ban: Uncut Penises a Risk for HIV Pandemic [PHOTO]
July 11 2011 10:48 PM
What's in a foreskin? According to many experts in the field of sexually transmitted diseases, a lot.
- Natalie Portman’s Baby Name Outdoes Paltrow’s Apple [VIDEO]
July 06 2011 9:27 PM
Natalaie Portman and her fiancé Benjamin Millepied have revealed their baby's name.