The percentage of Christians in the US declined, while that of people with 'no religion' almost doubled.
Supporters say Chris Gay is a modern Robin Hood. Lawmen call him "a little thief, a little con."
The court must rule in 90 days on the legality of Proposition 8, which bans same-sex marriage.
A new portrait of Muslim Americans depicts a group that has achieved a great deal, yet struggles for a sense of belonging.
Alaskan Kikkan Randall, at Nordic Worlds, wins first medal for US in cross-country skiing since 1982.
Composer Richard Gibbs's idea aims to highlight the problem of illegal music file-sharing.
Blakely, Ga., was a quiet community until the salmonella scare hit home.
The latest tactic by evolution opponents – 'academic freedom' laws – recently scored its first major victory.
In what could be a sign of things to come, the minor leagues have developed a stringent drug-testing program.
To overcome low test scores and a high dropout rate, the district is implementing radical reforms.
Six players in Super Bowl XLIII have Polynesian heritage – a record number for the big game.
Super Bowl XLIII will put on display how football is being redefined in front of fans' eyes.
Newly jobless would get Medicaid or other subsidies to help pay medical costs.
With a down economy and an unconventional matchup, the Super Bowl doesn't have quite as much hoopla this year.
A Christian Science congregation in Washington wants to build a new structure, but preservationists are resisting.
They discover roots in the Sephardic Jews of Spain through DNA testing.
One site helps with unexpected expenses. Another brightens the holidays for the homeless.
Increasing numbers of mainstream Americans are preparing for disasters, many of these companies say.
One example: Some corporations are being urged to skip their annual holiday party and donate the money to help the hungry instead.
'Slingin' Sammy Baugh, who died yesterday, revolutionized the forward pass as a Hall of Fame quarterback for the Washington Redskins from 1937-1952.