The Trump administration says new measures to restrict immigration are required to keep the nation safe.
President Donald Trump's efforts to restrict entry into the United States by residents of some mainly Muslim countries have been the subject of lawsuits almost since the moment he announced the first travel ban in January.
The Latest on President Donald Trump's travel ban (all times local): ___ 4:17 a.m.: Iran's foreign minister has criticized U.S. President Donald Trump for his administration's new travel ban.
President Donald Trump has signed a proclamation imposing strict new restrictions on travelers from a handful of countries, including five that were covered by his expiring travel ban.
The Latest on President Donald Trump's travel ban (all times local): 7 p.m. Travelers from eight countries will face restrictions on entry to the U.S, ranging from a total ban to more targeted restrictions, under a new proclamation signed by President Donald Trump Sunday.
President Donald Trump is expected to announce new restrictions on travel to the United States as his ban on visitors from six Muslim-majority countries expires Sunday, 90 days after it went into effect.
An American priest killed during Guatemala's civil war is set to be beatified in his home state of Oklahoma, and he's on the path to possible sainthood.
An Oklahoma-born priest killed during Guatemala's civil war is set to be beatified and is on the path to possible sainthood.
President Donald Trump is weighing the next steps of his controversial travel ban.
A female convicted murderer in Kansas filed a lawsuit this week, alleging that prison officials have been “imposing Christian beliefs” on her and other inmates.
An image online of a statue of Virgin Mary has gone viral after it was found standing tall among the rubble of Mexico’s earthquake on Tuesday.
The U.S. premiere of a documentary about Roman Catholic politician John Hume and his efforts in the Northern Ireland peace process is being held in Boston.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke by phone Tuesday with Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi about the Rohingya Muslim refugee crisis, the State Department said, as international condemnation intensified over the plight of the minority group.
A federal appeals court has denied white supremacist Dylann Roof's request to replace his Jewish and Indian lawyers who are appealing his death sentence for a racist massacre in South Carolina a day after he filed it.
The Senate's top Republican says Myanmar's civilian leader is urging immediate and improved access for humanitarian assistance to the region amid a violent campaign against the country's Rohingya Muslims.
A student who opened fire in a hallway at a Washington state high school killed a classmate who confronted him Wednesday and wounded three others before being stopped by a custodian, authorities said.
A man accused of conspiring to bomb a Kansas apartment complex housing Somali refugees argued Wednesday that he was unaware his co-defendants intended to carry out the attack.
The Republican chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee is canning plans to expand U.S. military ties with Myanmar because of its persecution of minority Rohingya (ROH'-hin-GAH') Muslims.
A senior White House official says the Trump administration has adequate legal authority to combat terrorist groups and doesn't support a push in Congress to craft a new law permitting military action against the Islamic State and other militants.
A federal judge in St. Louis on Thursday ordered a Virginia man and his companies to pay $32.4 million in damages for improper robocalls narrated by former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee that promoted a religious-themed movie.
The Latest on a Massachusetts case challenging the use of public funds to restore a historic church (all times local): 11:30 a.m.
Washington state's attorney general says he will file a lawsuit involving multiple states over President Donald Trump's plan to end a program protecting young immigrants from deportation — an act he said was "a dark time for our country."
The youngest of Charles Mason's murderous followers will attempt once more to persuade a parole panel she has reformed and — at age 68 — deserves to be released from prison.
Federal officials say their discrimination lawsuit against a Pennsylvania township over construction of a long-delayed mosque has been settled and the project can now move forward.
Televangelist Joel Osteen told parishioners on Sunday that Hurricane Harvey survivors should not have a "poor old me mentality."
One of former President Barack Obama's greatest foreign policy achievements is at risk — and it has nothing to do with his successor Myanmar, which Obama helped usher back to democracy, has been roiled by an explosion of violence between Rohingya Muslim insurgents and security forces.
The Latest on a court hearing for a follower of Charles Manson who is seeking to introduce evidence of the role her youth may have played in two murders she committed (all times local): 4:10 p.m.
Foreigners who were barred from entering the U.S. during President Donald Trump's first attempt to ban travel from seven Muslim-majority nations will get government help reapplying for visas.
A former member of Charles Manson's murderous cult is expected to get a court hearing to evaluate the role of her young age in the killing of a California couple four decades ago.
A group of evangelical leaders who released “the Nashville Statement” on Tuesday -- reiterating Christian viewpoints toward same-sex marriage and transgender rights -- have come under fire from Nashville's mayor and critics on social media.
Pastor Joel Osteen, known for his televised weekly sermons, opened his Lakewood Church in Houston to Harvey flooding evacuees on Tuesday, but the timing of his decision caused a social media backlash.
A California Catholic school is facing a backlash from parents after officials took down some religious statues -- including one of Mary and baby Jesus -- over concerns that they were “alienating” prospective students.