The proposed law has been compared to South Africa's onetime system of apartheid.
Rodrigo Duterte, known for his controversial statements, sparks new outrage in Asia's largest Catholic country. Political and religious leaders are quick to denounce him as "evil" and a "madman."
Theodore McCarrick, 87, the retired archbishop of Washington, D.C., has been removed from public ministry and faces further punishment over allegations he sexually abused a teenager more than 40 years ago.
In today's America, disparaging Islam is acceptable in ways that disparaging other religions is not.
Physicist Alan Lightman ponders this and other questions in his new book, "Searching for Stars on an Island in Maine."
The Missouri solicitor general rules that women need not undergo a mandatory ultrasound before having an abortion, following a lawsuit claiming the procedure violates one woman's personal religious beliefs.
The vice president will be armed with two key policy decisions: the U.S. designation of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and curtailing aid for Palestinians.