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Updated Aug 24, 2016 at 9:04 AM

Recent efforts to keep the burqini off French beaches may be spawned by cultural anxiety, social scientists say.

Updated Aug 23, 2016 at 11:29 AM

The story by Ryan Lochte, American Olympian swim champion, of being robbed by Brazilian police at gunpoint has been debunked after film footage proved it to be untrue. The 12-time Olympian medalist (six gold) faces consequences that even his profuse...

Updated Aug 23, 2016 at 10:34 AM

The renowned physicist John Archibald Wheeler summed up his long and illustrious career under three headings — three thematic periods that characterized his work. He called the first period, “Everything is Particles.” This...

Updated Aug 23, 2016 at 7:32 AM

A philosophy professor has launched a new app seemingly aimed at helping atheists more easily communicate with believers about tough theological issues.

Updated Aug 22, 2016 at 8:27 AM

A new survey explores how new college students feel about religious diversity and urges school leaders to provide more interfaith programming.

Updated Aug 22, 2016 at 8:26 AM

A high school football coach has filed a lawsuit against his former employer, alleging that his First Amendment rights were violated when he was fired for refusing to stop praying at the 50-yard line after each game.

Updated Aug 21, 2016 at 7:04 AM

A Republican congresswoman from North Carolina believes the public is often given the wrong impression about Washington, telling "The Church Boys" podcast that politicians actually get along "much better than the press acknowledges."

Updated Aug 19, 2016 at 3:19 PM

The Wyoming Supreme Court heard arguments this week in the case against a judge who is fighting to keep her job after publicly stating that her Christian faith prevents her from performing same-sex marriage ceremonies.

Updated Aug 18, 2016 at 11:01 PM

An imam and his assistant were shot and killed in Queens on Saturday. NYPD officials won't yet use the "hate crime" label.

Updated Aug 18, 2016 at 8:09 AM

A Tennessee sheriff's Facebook post on Easter Sunday that proclaimed "He is risen" — a reference to the Christian belief that Jesus rose from the dead — will reportedly cost his county $41,000.

Updated Aug 17, 2016 at 10:22 PM

The chances of her walking again were 'too small to put a number on.' Jaquie proved them wrong.

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