A Muslim girl who converted to Christianity in Ohio fled her family because she said she felt her life was in danger. A judge ruled Tuesday that the family must discuss their religious views, though they are not required to meet in person.
Giuliani confirmed Tuesday that he would not be running for the US Senate or governor of New York. His main reason: He's busily involved in his security enterprise and law firm.
Fewer people received a death sentence over the past 12 months than in any year since 1976, according to the Death Penalty Information Center. One reason: Some state prosecutors are growing more hesitant to seek a death sentence in cases that might later be upended because of DNA evidence.
The first state to legalize marijuana for medical purposes, California leads the country in decriminalizing the sale and use of cannabis. Other states are considering the issue, too, but critics warn of the impact on young people.
A Shortfin Mako shark is found worldwide and is one of the fastest sharks, clocked at over 40 miles per hour.
Intra-party squabbling among conservatives – especially with Tea Partiers thrown into the mix – is not good news for the GOP. They're beginning to act like Democrats.
Huckabee, a 2008 GOP presidential candidate and social conservative, criticizes the selection process in NY-23 race, but sees room in party for liberal Republicans.
Most Latino youths in the US are 'mostly' or 'very' satisfied with their lives, reports a new survey by Pew Hispanic Center. But teen pregnancy rates are high, and Latinos trail their counterparts on other important measures, such as education and skill levels.
First Lady Michelle Obama is featured on the March 2009 cover of Vogue, shot by photographer Annie Leibovitz.
A federal judge in Texas Monday sentenced a man to two years in prison for possession of child porn, but refused to make him pay $3.4 million in restitution to the girl in the pictures. Prosecuting lawyers called the ruling a setback for victims of child porn.