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NEW YORK, July 16- The Supreme Court was definitive in its decision to legalize gay marriage nationwide, but what is far from clear is whether U.S. companies must offer corporate benefits to same-sex spouses. In a Reuters survey of 60 large U.S. employers, nearly half said they were already providing benefits to same-sex spouses before the Supreme Court ruling...
NEW YORK, July 15- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has sued United Parcel Service Inc, accusing the world's largest package delivery company of discriminating against male workers and job applicants who wore beards or long hair because of their religion. In a complaint filed on Wednesday in the Brooklyn, New York, federal court, the EEOC said UPS...
NEW YORK, July 15- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has sued United Parcel Service Inc, accusing the world's largest package delivery company of discriminating against male employees who wore beards or long hair because of their religion. The lawsuit was filed 1-1/ 2 months after the U.S. Supreme Court revived a discrimination lawsuit against...
*Bangladesh beef prices up after border crackdown. GHOJADANGA, India/ DHAKA, July 3- Some 30,000 Indian soldiers guarding the border with Bangladesh have a new mandate under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government this year- stop cattle from crossing illegally into the Muslim-majority neighbour. About 2 million head of cattle are smuggled into Bangladesh...
DUBAI, June 27- Kuwait has detained the owner of the vehicle that took a suicide bomber to a Shi'ite Muslim mosque where he detonated explosives, killing 27 people, state media reported on Saturday.
"Meet the Press" moderator Chuck Todd reacts to Pope Francis' comments on global warming.
Pope Francis sat down with Russian President Putin to discuss restoring peace between Russia and Ukraine.
The Reverend Franklin Graham is calling on Christians to boycott corporations that promote homosexuality. CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports.
CNBC explores how religion and adventure tourism are drawing visitors from across the globe.
ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack at a Texas event featuring caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad, NBC News reports.
The Church of England has decided to blacklist coal & tar sands investments, in a striking victory for campaigners seeking to make fossil fuels unpopular.
The numbers of women entering convents in England and Wales has hit a 25-year high, according to new figures released on Thursday.
Pope Francis is considering a visit to Cuba when he travels to the United States later this year, the Vatican said Friday.
"I think Schmacon is the evolution and, frankly, it's maybe the revolution in bacon," says Howard Bender, creator of beef-based bacon.
As mine safety regulation grows stricter, one Pennsylvania-based company is forced to move some Amish workers from their posts.
Businesses and groups have been reacting to a legislative fix to Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act on Thursday.
Discrimination is not only shameful—it's bad for business, says Rep. Mike Honda. And Indiana businesses will suffer the consequences.
Indiana and Arkansas lawmakers plan to fix religion bills that were sent back to them this week after criticism from rights activists and businesses.
Arkansas' governor has bowed to pressure over the state's controversial religious bill, while Indiana's governor is battling intense criticism over a similar action. NBC's Jay Gray reports.
Arkansas' Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson is sending the state's Religious Freedom Restoration Act back to the legislature for a rewrite.