Hari Sreenivasan and the NewsHour data team analyze social media for insights on today’s Super Tuesday vote, including: the topics that matter most to Facebook users (racism, discrimination, Christianity and guns), the most-searched Republican candidate on the Internet (Donald Trump),…
By Larisa Epatko
At the tail end of a six-day trip to Africa, Pope Francis spent roughly 24 hours in the turbulent Central African Republic. His visit didn’t last long, but humanitarian organizations are hoping it has a lasting impact.
By Joshua Barajas
The Pew Research Center's follow-up study on religion in the U.S. found that Americans are becoming less religious, specifically young adults who are less likely to believe in God, pray daily or regularly attend religious services.
By Wendy Thomas Russell
From a historical perspective, Christianity didn’t start with Jesus’ birth, his death or even his storied ascension to heaven. It started with Pentecost — the day the “Holy Spirit” entered a room holding Jesus’ apostles and entered each…
While the U.S. is still an overwhelmingly Christian country, since 2007 there has been a notable drop in the number of Americans who call themselves such, and the number of people who don’t identify as any religion has risen dramatically.
By Anna Sillers
Fewer Americans identify as Christian, a Pew Research Study recently found. While the change in affiliations crosses nearly all demographics, the Millennial generation appears to be driving the growth.
By Lara Jakes, Associated Press
American detainee Jeffrey Fowle has been released from North Korea, nearly six months after he was taken into custody, the State Department said Tuesday. Two other Americans who have been tried and convicted of crimes in North Korea are still…
By PBS NewsHour
In India, about 100 million people are believed to suffer common mental disorders and millions more have more severe illnesses. With just 5,000 psychiatrists in the country, faith healers have filled the gap. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports…
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