Texas Again Voting On Science Lessons Challenging Evolution The Texas Board of Education is voting again this week on revised science curriculums requiring students to "evaluate scientific explanations" on the "complexity" of human cells and on the origin of DNA.
Happy Easter; Some Easter Traditions ExplainedThis Sunday, April 16, Christians will be celebrating Easter, the day on which the resurrection of Jesus is said to have taken place. The date of celebration changes from year to year.
Good Friday Walk Brings Social Issues To Dallas StreetsA group made up of several dozen Christians marched through the streets of downtown Dallas ahead of Easter weekend. This marked the 12th annual Good Friday Walk.
Oklahoma Man In Beheading Case Competent To Plead GuiltyA man charged with beheading a co-worker and trying to kill another co-worker at an Oklahoma food processing plant was found competent Thursday to plead guilty to murder.
Texas Senate Bans Some Insurance Coverage Of AbortionThe Texas Senate has approved a bill prohibiting coverage of abortion by some health insurance plans in Texas — despite similar efforts stalling previously.
Katy Perry "Prayed The Gay Away" In Her YouthKaty Perry said that she "prayed the gay away" during her "unconscious adolescence." The singer opened up about her sexuality and praised the gay community while receiving an award on Saturday.
ISIS Calls For North Texas Imam's AssassinationThreatened for his faith, a North Texas imam has found himself the target of ISIS after a new video recently surfaced calling for his assassination.
Nike Unveils 'Pro Hijab' For Muslim AthletesThe Nike Pro Hijab has been in development for a year, the company said. Athletes contributed input into the product, and figure skater Zahra Lari was among those who tested it out.
As Mardi Gras Revelry Ends With A Party, Lent BeginsWednesday marks the beginning of Lent, for many Christians a period of reflection or fasting ahead of Easter.
New Dallas Bishop To Officially Take His PostThe celebration continues in Dallas on Thursday as the area's newest bishop officially takes his post. Hundreds of Catholic leaders from as far away as Rome will be in town for the installation.
Appeals Court Hears Religion Case Against Birdville ISDA case concerning a North Texas school district is being heard by the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans on Tuesday. The arguments are related to religion in school settings.
Basketball Closer To Ending Religious Headgear BanThe international group that governs basketball is close to eliminating a longstanding ban on religious headgear in competition, clearing the way for athletes to wear hijabs and yarmulkes in international competitions.