It's definitely not a turkey day. Jollof rice is more like it. It's questioned as a holiday because of its American origins. And the way Liberians do celebrate holds lessons for the U.S.
Nationwide, conservative lawmakers have come together to propose and pass bills aimed at nullifying federal vaccine mandates. Public health experts worry exemptions make the workforce vulnerable.
A new Apple TV+ show, The Shrink Next Door, seems to reflect a trend of non-Jewish actors playing emphatically Jewish characters, which recently caught the ire of comedian Sarah Silverman.
The pope has been insistent about the importance and urgency of climate action. But a new study finds Catholic bishops in the U.S. have generally been mum or misleading about climate change.
The subject has, at times, divided the court's conservative majority and it has also at times embarrassed the court, as minority religious advisers have sometimes been excluded from the chamber.
The 24-year-old recent Oxford graduate called it "a precious day in my life" and shared a few photos of the intimate ceremony.
Hindus in India and across the world are celebrating Diwali, the five-day festival of lights. Here's what celebrations look like across India.
In celebration of light over darkness, the World Trade Center is being lit with a digital mural. More than a billion Hindus around the world observe the holiday.
It's unclear who caused damage to Tau Kappa Epsilon's house, reportedly pouring detergent on the sacred Jewish text. Washington, D.C., police are investigating the incident as a possible hate crime.
The Day of the Dead is deeply rooted in pre-Hispanic Aztec rituals blended with Roman Catholic traditions. But many of the indigenous symbols remain, including the vibrant and fragrant marigold.
President Biden's meeting at the Vatican with the pope is one of several gatherings scheduled with global leaders over the next week.
NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Samson Shekhar Chauhan of the Lutheran Maritime Ministries about his work assisting crew members unable to leave ships because of COVID restrictions and shipping delays.
President Biden's meeting with the pope is a fairly recent tradition for U.S. presidents. His meeting will mark the 31st time a U.S. president has met with the leader of the Catholic Church.
Biden is the second Catholic U.S. president, and his faith is central in his public image. The pastor at a D.C. church where the president worships tells NPR that Biden has felt supported by Francis.
China is removing domes and minarets from thousands of mosques. Authorities are taking down overtly Islamic architecture as part of a "sinicization" push to make them seem more traditionally Chinese.