SEJKOVACA, Bosnia-Herzegovina — Denisa Hegic pulled her scarf around her nose to guard against the stench and drew back the plastic shroud. Shaking, she reached down to touch her mother’s skull and caressed it.
Bosnian woman Denisa Hegic reacts as she enters at the Sejkovaca identification center, near the Bosnian town of Sanski Most, 260 kilometers (162 miles) northwest of Sarajevo ,on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Denisa Hegic was eight when Serb soldiers stormed her house and killed her entire fami…
Bosnian Denisa Hegic hugs her husband as she enters the Sejkovaca Identification Center, 162 miles northwest of Sarajevo. Hegic was 8 when Serb soldiers stormed her house and killed her family at the beginning of the 1992-95 Bosnian war.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — TV’s “Science Guy” Bill Nye said he underestimated the impact of a February debate on evolution and creationism that drew a massive online audience.
File - In this Dec. 13, 2013 file photo, the Western Wall, right, and the gilded Dome of the Rock, among the holiest sites for Jews and Muslims, are covered in snow. Israeli police stormed a sensitive holy site in Jerusalem on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, firing tear gas to disperse a protest …
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police stormed a sensitive holy site in Jerusalem on Wednesday, firing tear gas to disperse a protest by Palestinian Muslim worshippers, officials said.
FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2014, file photo, a group of people hold signs protesting the New York Police Department’s program of infiltrating and informing on Muslim communities during a rally near police headquarters in New York. On Tuesday, April 15, 2014, the NYPD confirmed it disbanded the …
NEW YORK (AP) — A special New York Police Department unit that sparked controversy by tracking the daily lives of Muslims in an effort to detect terror threats has been disbanded, police officials said Tuesday.
A palm frond is folded into a cross before at St. Augustine Cathedral in downtown Tucson.
A palm frond folded into a cross — a sign that Easter is on the way.
The Kadampa Meditation Center Arizona is offering a series of classes on “A Buddhist Perspective on Death” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays from April 10 through May 22 at 1701 E. Miles St.
Ever wonder why Arizona’s Republican legislators pass religiously based bills such as SB 1062?
Arizona Senate Bill 1062 was not a defense of the religious. The legislation, which would have permitted discrimination based on religious belief, was a weapon whipped up in a desperate grasp for power by those who interpret change as a personal assault.
We asked Arizona’s congressional delegation, and candidates for Congress, for their thoughts on SB 1062, the Arizona legislation that would allow businesses to refuse service to people based on religious beliefs. The legislation passed the state House and Senate, and is awaiting a decision f…
In response to the passage of SB 1062, a bill that shields individuals and businesses from lawsuits based on discrimination toward gay people and possibly others, a local LGBT group organized on Friday a march to Gov. Jan Brewer's local office in the state office building.
In response to the current effort to let business owners in the state refuse service to gays based on "sincerely held" religious beliefs, Rocco's Little Chicago Pizzeria, 2707 E. Broadway, posted a photo on its Facebook page saying it reserved the right to do so against Arizona lawmakers.
PHOENIX — State senators voted Wednesday to let businesses refuse to serve gays based on owners' "sincerely held" religious beliefs.
New health-care law focus of meeting today
The Tohono O'odham believe I'itoi, the creator, lives in a cave on the flanks of Baboquivari Peak.