The head of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is asking Americans to give Pope Francis “room” to speak later this month without having it co-opted by those looking to force him to referee political debates here at home.
A judge in Tennessee has dismissed a divorce case, saying the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage has negated his state’s ability to define divorce.
An organization that ran anti-cigarette smoking ads during the Video Music Awards has complained to MTV’s parent company about the program’s multiple references to marijuana and said it sent the wrong message to young viewers.
Ellen Page was first approached about the true-life gay rights drama “Freeheld” when she was 21, just coming off her breakthrough in “Juno.” It was seven years before the Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriage is a right, and six before Page, herself, came out.
City officials in Peoria, Illinois will pay $125,000 to a local man more than a year after his home was raided by authorities over a parody Twitter account that poked fun at Mayor Jim Ardis.
A pro-marijuana group is withdrawing its ballot measure to allow pot in Denver bars and plans to work instead with the city council and the business community on devising a law on social use in commercial establishments.
Two top House Democrats urged Republican committee chairs Thursday to halt their probes into Planned Parenthood’s alleged fetal tissue abuses — or at least conduct a co-investigation into the pro-life Center for Medical Progress.
Donald Trump said Thursday that he was “very happy” to learn that a federal judge had tossed out the four-game suspension the NFL had given four-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady.
Pope Francis will celebrate his public Mass in Spanish this month in the nation’s capital.
College students are trading in Marlboros for marijuana according to a new report that suggests more undergrads smoke weed on a regular basis than regular cigarettes.