Reporter : By The Associated Press
  • Malaysian Wins Court Battle to Become Christian

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — An Islamic court in Malaysia ruled Friday that a man given an Islamic name at birth was a Christian, a rare victory for religious minorities in this Muslim-majority nation.
  • Evangelical Church Leaders Detained in China

    BEIJING (AP) - Police raided a private evangelical seminar in central China and detained more than 60 worshippers, with four of them still in custody a week after the roundup, a U.S.-based Christian group said Wednesday.
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    Contrasting Positions of Obama, Bush on Abortion

    President Obama understands that abortion is a divisive issue, and respects those who disagree with him. However, he has been a consistent champion of reproductive choice and will make preserving women's rights under Roe v. Wade a priority in his Administration.
  • UN Condemns Human Rights Violations in Myanmar

    The U.N. General Assembly on Wednesday strongly condemned widespread human rights violations in Myanmar and called on the government to halt politically motivated arrests and free all detainees and political prisoners, including Aung San Suu Kyi.
  • Judge OKs Gay Marriage in Conn.

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Gay marriage is legal in Connecticut now that a judge has cleared the way. New Haven Superior Court Judge Jonathan Silbert ruled at a brief hearing Wednesday morning that gay and lesbian couples now may pick up marriage license forms at town and city clerks' offices statewide.