In emotional testimony, married gay and lesbian couples testified before a Senate committee as to the costs – financial and emotional – of the Defense of Marriage Act. The Senate is considering a repeal.
Michael Newdow, whose previous First Amendment challenge sought to strike 'under God' from the Pledge of Allegiance, tried to block the use of 'So help me God' in the inauguration ceremony.
People in Kiev, Ukraine, protest against the possible cancellation of social bonuses to war veterans next year.
A child runs between political signs before the start of a campaign rally with Democratic incumbent Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley and former President Bill Clinton, Oct. 21, in Baltimore.
Christine O'Donnell has surged ahead of nine-term Congressional incumbent Rep. Mike Castle in Delaware's Republican Senate primary, much to the distress of the party's leadership.
Christian traditionalists see American freedom as derived from Christian faith. That flies in the face of the historical record – and it distorts today's political debates.
After seven years in Iraq and nine in Afghanistan, residents of York, Pa., talk about how the wars have become like a screen saver: always there but rarely acknowledged.