WASHINGTON, Feb 13- In almost 30 years on the bench of the U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was strident, colorful, and most of all, conservative. That made him an unlikely buddy for fellow justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Scalia, who died at age 79, was appointed to the high court by President Ronald Reagan in 1986 and built a reputation as one of the nation's most...» Read More
Many Muslim Americans might vote for a Republican presidential candidate — if only the party would give them a reason to. The Financial Times reports.
Canada's Miss World entrant has been refused entry to China for the pageant, apparently due to her comments on China's human rights record.
Ian Bremmer, Eurasia Group president, provides insight to global terrorism and U.S. policy on refugees, Syria and ISIS.
At the APEC Summit, U.S. President Barack Obama will highlight that economics is the foundation of security , says Ernest Bower, senior adviser and Sumitro chair for SEA studies at CSIS.
UNDATED ISLAMIC STATE VIDEO CALLS ON MUSLIMS WHO CAN'T TRAVEL TO SYRIA TO CARRY OUT ATTACKS IN FRANCE.
NEW DELHI, Nov 9- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will have to reverse course and engage with opposition leaders if he is to salvage his economic reform programme, senior aides said on Monday, after he suffered a humiliating state election defeat. Modi's nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party was hammered in Bihar by a regional alliance, even though the 65-...
WASHINGTON, Nov 6- The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear appeals brought by Christian groups demanding full exemption from the requirement to provide insurance covering contraception under President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law. Among those mounting objections are various Roman Catholic groups in Washington, D.C., including the Roman...
WASHINGTON, Nov 5- Three major companies, citing the under-representation of minorities in science and technology fields, are urging the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold affirmative action in university admissions in a closely watched case to be argued next month. Technology services company IBM Corp, chemical manufacturer DuPont and chip maker Intel Corp...
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 25- Malaysia is hoping new incentives for "ethical" Islamic bonds and home loans will strengthen the country's sharia-compliant investment market and lure more private players to one of the world's largest Islamic financial sectors. In Friday's budget, Najib said Malaysia would cut taxes on issuance costs of SRI sukuk, and also that...
Two weeks after a man was lynched for allegedly eating beef sparked global outrage, Indian PM Narendra Modi finally broke his silence.
A Muslim farmworker has been dragged from his home in an Indian village and beaten to death by an angry mob after rumors were spread that his family had been eating beef and storing the meat in their home.
St. Gregory's University in Oklahoma owns and leases out 800 properties to oil and gas firms, despite Pope Francis’ call to arms against fossil fuel.
Pope Francis is neither an economist or a policymaker, but one analyst told CNBC the pontiff can speak to 'what's working.'
PHILADELPHIA, Sept 25- Philadelphia leaders are anticipating an economic boost from the up to 1.5 million visitors expected for Pope Francis' visit this weekend, but skeptics say hopes for a big windfall are overblown. Democratic Mayor Michael Nutter said this week the pope's visit and the four-day World Meeting of Families, a Catholic gathering, is expected to...
CNBC's Sue Herera reports on the stories of the day, including a new pop album coming from... Pope Francis.
CNBC's Mary Thompson reports on Pope Francis' travels around New York City.
The Dalai Lama canceled all of his U.S. visits for October because of medical reasons, The Office of Tibet said Friday.
CNBC's Mary Thompson reports from Ground Zero in New York City, where Pope Francis has arrived.
The message of Pope Francis in his historic visit to the U.S. is one that all Americans can embrace, Notre Dame University's president says.
During his tour, the pope has been voicing his stance on social, economic and diplomatic issues. We profile 10 he wants leaders to address.