Fighters who toppled dictator Muammar Gaddafi in Libya's uprising will keep their weapons for now to aid in security, an Islamist commander said.
French Prime Minister Francois Fillon has condemned the petrol bomb attack on the Paris offices of the satirical weekly Charlie Hedbo, saying it was an assault on freedom of expression.
In God We Trust was officially reaffirmed as the official national motto of the United States on Wednesday by the House of Representatives. Why did the Republicans bring this vote up now, and was it a good idea?
The offices of the French satirical weekly Charlie Hedbo, which published a special Arab Spring edition Wednesday with the prophet Muhammad as guest editor-in-chief, were destroyed in a petrol bomb attack overnight, police said.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas said that case law to determine religious displays in public is in shambles.
Lady Gaga has taken India by storm, as Bollywood stars like Shah Rukh Khan join local newspapers, business moguls and fans in adoration after the singer's performance at the F1 after-party, her words of praise for the Indian people, and her unexpected skill with the sitar. Gaga's experience touring Indian orphanages, meanwhile, may have inspired her to form a charity for disadvantaged children.
Halloween likely originated with “Samhain,” the most important festival of the Celts of ancient Ireland
I am the only woman in the establishment and yet I barely notice, so at home do I feel. I've just perched myself in one of the lounge's lion-armed chairs, newspaper in hand, when, from across the room, a man bellows, Rocky Patel; toro; 1992; a Nicaraguan blend. I used to like those. Good smoke.
Denver native Jared Kleinstein started the Tebowing Web site this week after he and his friends took a picture outside a New York bar showing the group in the famous prayer position used by the Broncos' Tim Tebow.
It's time for Michele Bachmann to go, writes Ned Ryun, president of American Majority, in an official statement echoed by the majority of the Tea Party organization. Bachmann's floundering campaign and recent focus on social issues have alienated former supporters, who now argue the GOP candidate is not an adequate spokeswoman and has no chance of winning the primary.
Terry Jones, the Florida pastor known for publicly burning the Quran, is running for president as an Independent, on a platform of spending cutbacks, deportation of illegal immigrants and tax cuts for businesses.
Diwali is celebrated across the globe from Trinidad and Tobago to Quebec, Canada. Here's a look at photos of the global celebration of the Festival of Lights.
Mississippi is considering a constitutional amendment that would effectively ban all abortions, in the most direct state challenge yet to the Roe v. Wade precedent.
Tunisian Islamist leader Rachid Ghannouchi is seen by many secularists as a dangerous radical, but for some conservative clerics who see themselves as the benchmark of orthodox Islam -- he is so liberal that they call him an unbeliever.
5 things to know about 2011 Diwali celebrations across the globe from India to Trinidad and Tobago.
The Victoria's Secret Angels epitomize the word sexy. Their fashion choices are no less alluring.
Mike Daisey makes a show of discovering a problem, but doesn't offer any solutions.
Diwali 2011 will begin on Oct.. 26 and last for five days. Here's a look at the customs and traditions of India's Festival of Lights.
The transitional government leader Mustafa Abdul-Jalil declared Sunday the end of Libya's eight-month-long war and set out a vision for a post-Moammar Gadhafi Libya that will have an Islamist tint.
Martha Marcy May Marlene may be drawing attention as the movie with the weird title, or the movie with the other Olsen sister in it. But there's a lot more to first-time Sean Durkin's creepy, unsettling drama than those obvious hooks.
As Muammar Gaddafi lay still unburied, Libya's outgoing premier said the coming days posed a crucial test of resolve for the new men of power, who are wrangling over the body, and about a formal end to the war.
A confident Mitt Romney criticized his Republican rivals and fended off attacks on Tuesday at a feisty debate that could help reinstall him as the party's presidential front-runner.