| Nov 2, 2013
| 7:03 PM
WASHINGTON — When Susan Galloway, who is Jewish, and Linda Stephens, an atheist, complained about the Christian prayers at town board meetings in Greece, N.Y., they were told they could "leave the room or just not listen," Galloway said.
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:36 PM
I don't know who's the bigger crybaby, you or Pat Haden. The bottom line is this: Southern Cal cheated. They got caught. Take your punishment like a man.
Glenn M. Langdon
Haden is definitely the older crybaby, but I'm not sure I get...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 7:00 AM
When a relentless pounding shook her family's apartment door in Algiers, Karima Bennoune recalls grabbing a paring knife from the kitchen and hiding. "My father looked at me and rolled his eyes," she writes in the introduction to "Your Fatwa Does Not...
| Oct 4, 2013
Re "Jewish secularism rising," Oct. 1
Jews are not merely a religion; Jews are a people. As a people, they have diverse backgrounds, and one can be Jewish without membership in a synagogue. However, synagogue membership helps bind one to the Jewish...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Activist attorney Leonard J. Kerpelman, best known for representing atheist Madalyn Murray O'Hair in the landmark 1963 Supreme Court case that outlawed prayer in public schools, died Thursday at a Baltimore hospital of complications from a tumor. He was...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 10:14 AM
BEIJING -- A large swath of northeastern China has been virtually paralyzed for two days by severe air pollution that forced airports and schools to close and drivers to turn on their headlights in the middle of the day.
| Sep 12, 2013
| 11:49 AM
The Muslims are coming! The Muslims are coming! Directors Negin Farsad and Dean Obeidallah and a lineup of fellow Muslim American comedians hit the road in this documentary that follows their stand-up tour throughout the American Southeast and West....
| Oct 19, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Standing in front of his congregation at One Church International, pastor Touré Roberts made an impassioned plea: Go see a Ja Rule movie this weekend.
"I'm excited about this film," the preacher said. "It's almost like God is taking it viral. It comes...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 9:47 PM
Growing up Jewish, Marilyn McLaughlin loved lighting the braided candle and singing to mark the end of Shabbat. She relished studying the Talmud and weighing its ethical questions.
But sitting in synagogue left her cold. "I was stuffed with religion,"...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 8:57 AM
At wintertime in a Jewish home in the United States, you’re more likely to find a Christmas tree than a kosher kitchen.
That’s one of the findings in a sweeping new study of Jewish Americans from the Pew Research Center, which polled...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Lawyers representing Oaks Christian in the federal lawsuits filed by Oaks Christian, St. Bonaventure, Damien and St. Lucy's against the CIF Southern Section have filed a motion requesting private mediation as part of alternative dispute resolution in...