She was sitting with a friend in a restaurant booth, waiting to be served, when she heard something that "sounded like a table being knocked over."
She looked to her left, toward the bar, and saw a man hitting a woman with his closed fist at least twice
In 1975, Boulder County, Colo., clerk Clela Rorex issued the first same-sex marriage licenses in the United States. In this excerpt from the documentary "Limited Partnership," Rorex describes what led her to make the decision and reunites decades later wi
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, white people have another 30 years to enjoy being America's majority race. But come 2045, the white population will make up less than 50 percent of the American population for the first time ever.
Al-Sheikh was one of 1,200 Palestinian children detained in 2014; there have been another 200 detained so far in 2015. Between 500 and 700 Palestinian children are brought before Israeli military courts each year.
Vatican doctrinal office had said the sisters were promoting "radical feminist themes incompatible with the Catholic faith." It also accused the nuns of spending more time working against poverty and social injustice than abortion & same-sex marriage.
A group of over 100 prominent San Francisco-area Catholics - including major donors - is calling on Pope Francis to replace Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, head of the San Francisco Archdiocese and a notorious homophobe, in a full-page ad in SF paper
Here is the Hate Preacher who travels around Arizona claiming to be converting people to Christianity. He tears up a Holy Quran, stomps and spits on it while he spits out hate. What do you do if he shows up at your Mosque, Synagogue or Temple? Peace
A group of Afghan men marched through the capital, Kabul, on Thursday to draw attention to women's rights by donning head-to-toe burqas that for many people worldwide have come to symbolize the suppression of women.
As anti-Muslim manifestations increase in Europe, particularly in the aftermath of the Paris and Copenhagen attacks, we clarify some misconceptions and answer some of the most frequent questions about Muslims in Europe.
By now it is an open secret the degree to which respect for the Dalai Lama is growing in China within the leadership and business circles and amongst the ordinary people. The BBC's exclusive report on China's super-rich communist Buddhists is the latest p