Jewish tradition teaches that bodies cannot be left alone. The community has come together to guard the victims of Saturday’s shooting.
A generation of young American Muslims is coming of age in a time when a mass shooting at a mosque is horrifying, but not surprising.
A House vote on bigotry underscored powerful changes in the party’s coalition, including among young Muslims.
The mainline denomination voted on Tuesday to toughen its teachings against homosexuality, same-sex marriage, and LGBTQ clergy. It must now decide whether it will stay together.
A significant minority seldom or never meet people from another race, and they prize sameness, not difference.
Republicans are relishing a fight after bills in New York and Virginia sought to expand late-term abortion access.
Cardinal Seán O'Malley has spent decades cleaning up after pedophile priests. Now he's once again found himself in the middle of a crisis.
The Minnesota congresswoman has given credence to caricatures of critics of Israel.
Hatred against Jews is on the rise around the world, including in the United States.
The president lamented bills that would allow “a baby to be ripped from the mother’s womb moments from birth” in his State of the Union address.
In a new book, a black evangelical challenges his white counterparts to take full responsibility for their complicity in racism, and to commit to changing America.
Women from around the country will march this weekend. But they won’t all be marching together.
A lawsuit to block the border wall could go the route the House GOP took in 2014 to challenge Obamacare.
With his solution to the border-wall impasse, the president seems to be working within the boundaries of law—revealing the massive power of the American executive.
In recent years, Christianity has become publicly associated with conservative political causes. Some wealthy Christians are pushing back.
Conservative Christian leaders are a major force behind criminal-justice legislation being considered in the Senate. But black and progressive clergy see danger in allying with the president, even on this issue.
The ousted attorney general managed to alienate Christians across the political spectrum, even though he’s one of their own.
Their wins could help them secure national victories in the coming years.
Female candidates were some of the biggest winners in the 2018 midterms, but women have a long way to go before their success becomes unremarkable for how normal it is.
A dispatch from the lowest-turnout district in the United States illustrates why many people won’t go to the polls on Tuesday.
Democrats are finally investing in state-level elections. But candidates in those races face big obstacles in trying to get voters to care.