A new poll suggests that among Democratic voters, the most civically engaged are the least religious.
As automation increases and pointless jobs become obsolete, our work lives may finally become more enjoyable; Pew has a new way of looking at religion in the U.S.; meanwhile, an analysis reveals that the majority of civilians killed by police are young men of color.
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."