AUSTIN — Texas joins a handful of states, including Alabama, Michigan and Louisiana, that are considering legislation that would throw up roadblocks to gay marriage in apparent anticipation of the Supreme Court ruling.
Yee posted a YouTube video that said Christians were “power-hungry and malicious” people who “deceive others into thinking that they are compassionate and kind.”
DHAKA, Bangladesh (Reuters) According to monitoring service SITE Intelligence Group, Islamist militant group Ansar al-Islam Bangladesh said al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) had claimed responsibility for the attack.
“What almost bothers me more is that no one from the Bangladesh government has reached out to me. It’s as if I don’t exist, and they are afraid of the extremists.”
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) Raul Castro stopped in Rome to meet the pope to thank him for the Vatican’s mediation between the United States and Cuba.
LYNCHBURG, Va. (Reuters) “Fashionable opinion” has a problem with Christians and the only proper response is “a forthright defense” of the constitutional right to freedom of religion, Jeb Bush said during a commencement speech at Liberty University.
NEW YORK (RNS) The Rev. Gustavo Gutierrez is in a sense the Yoda of Catholicism: a small but sage presence who has known vituperation and exile, and who is now able to see his life’s work vindicated.
(Reuters) U.S. official said investigators believed it was likely Islamic State militants played an “inspirational” rather than an “operational” role in the attack.