WASHINGTON— Have you heard the one about the Sikh, the Hasidic Jew, the Muslim and the nun who walked into a job interview? Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito channeled his inner stand-up comic Wednesday in indicating that he and most of the court would side with a Muslim woman who showed up for a job interview with Abercrombie& Fitch wearing a black headscarf.» Read More
Here's what the case against teen retailer Abercrombie & Fitch, that's headed to the Supreme Court, is all about, says Dan Eaton.
DALLAS, Oct 7- Prominent civil rights activist Reverend Jesse Jackson on Tuesday met the family of the man infected with Ebola and fighting for his life at a Dallas hospital, as health officials keep close tabs on those who came in contact with the patient. Jackson also met with Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and is scheduled to meet religious leaders.
The Indian prime minister is being welcomed by corporate executives, Indian Americans and, most importantly, Barack Obama.
NEW YORK/ BEIRUT, Sept 25- French fighter jets struck Islamic State targets in Iraq on Thursday and the United States hit them in Syria, as a U.S.-led coalition to fight the militants gained momentum with an announcement that Britain would join.
Thousands more are expected to pack New York's Times Square to watch his address in Hindi on big screens as well as smaller viewing parties around the country and on TV in India. The Indian diaspora hopes this visit by a leader who was until recently barred from the United States will signify India's importance not only on these shores but in wider the world too.
BERLIN, Sept 9- German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble rebuffed calls for Berlin to spend more to boost the euro zone economy, telling parliament on Tuesday that painful structural reforms were the best way to return Europe to growth.
ATLANTA, Sept 8- S. Truett Cathy, the founder of the Chick-fil-A fast-food chain known for its chicken sandwiches as well as for its president's public opposition to gay marriage, died on Monday at age 93, the company said.
Hindu activist Rajeshwar Singh is on a mission to end centuries of religious diversity in India, one conversion at a time.
New data from Trulia show that private school enrollment is highest in the wealthier states as well as in states with strongly religious populations.
Islamic State insurgents "massacred" some 80 members of Iraq's Yazidi minority, a Yazidi lawmaker and two Kurdish officials said on Friday.
North Korea fired three short-range rockets off its east coast on Thursday, shortly before Pope Francis arrived in Seoul on his first visit to Asia.
Administration officials had said earlier that the president was considering both airstrikes against militants and airdrops of humanitarian aid.
Though ultra-Orthodox Jews may lack basic math skills, Torah studies provide them with tools applicable to Israel's booming high-tech industry
Pro-life and pro-choice demonstrators eagerly awaited the U.S. Supreme Court decision on contraception on Monday. CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports on the ruling.
Judge Richard Holwell, weighs in on the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling that employers can refuse to pay for contraception coverage for employees. Holwell says it's a 1st amendment issue that should have little impact on Obamacare. Judge Holwell also comments on the labor union fee decision.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled employers can refuse to pay for contraception coverage for employees. CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports the details.
While seizing key Iraqi cities has catapulted ISIS onto the world’s radar, the Sunni group has been around for years. NBC News reports.
CNBC's John Harwood provides insight into how Washington is wrapping its head around David Brat's upset of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor.
CNBC's John Harwood provides insight to what some say may have played a role in the defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor by tea party challenger David Brat in the Virginia Republican primary.
Former British prime minister Tony Blair says ensuring security in areas shaken by extremism starts with rooting out "poisonous" ideologies.