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  • Associated Press Nov 26, 2019

    One-Two Punch of Storms Threatens US Thanksgiving Travel

    Heavy snow and wind shut down highways Tuesday in Colorado and Wyoming, closed schools in Nebraska and forced more than 1,000 travelers to sleep overnight in Denver’s airport after hundreds of flights were canceled just as Thanksgiving travel moved into high gear. The storm was heading to South Dakota, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin, while a “bomb cyclone” weather phenomenon...

  • Attorney Nov 13, 2019

    Bishop Who Investigated Sex Abuse Accused of Sex Abuse

    A Roman Catholic bishop named by Pope Francis to investigate the church’s response to clergy sexual abuse in Buffalo, New York, has himself been accused of sexual abuse of a child, an attorney for the alleged victim notified the church this week.

  • Donald Trump Oct 25, 2019

    ’A Man of Noble and Good Heart’: Dignitaries, Family Celebrate US Rep. Cummings

    Congressman and civil rights champion Elijah Cummings was remembered as “a man of noble and good heart” by former President Barack Obama during Cummings’ funeral Friday, at a church filled with dignitaries and ordinary people from Baltimore. Remarking on the title “honorable” given to those in public life, Obama said Cummings was honorable before he was elected, outside of the...

  • Donald Trump Oct 25, 2019

    Obama Pays Respects to Rep. Elijah Cummings

    Former President Barack Obama delivered a eulogy at the funeral for Rep. Elijah Cummings on Friday, commemorating the late congressman’s perseverance through Washington as the son of sharecroppers.

  • Facebook Oct 15, 2019

    NH Church Shooting Suspect’s Violent Criminal History, Gang Ties

    The man accused of shooting two people at a New Hampshire church over the weekend has a lengthy criminal history in Massachusetts, including ties to a notorious street gang and stints in prison for stabbing a man in Boston and assaulting a woman on the South Shore, government records show. The suspect, Dale Holloway, was accused of beating his estranged...

  • Attorney Oct 13, 2019

    Family of Woman Shot, Killed Inside Home by FW Police Retains Attorney

    The family of a woman shot and killed by a Fort Worth police officer in her own home have retained an attorney.

  • Attorney Oct 13, 2019

    Pelham, New Hampshire, Church Shooting: What We Know

    A bishop and a woman were shot and a suspect is in custody after a gunman opened fire during a wedding in Pelham, New Hampshire, on Saturday, authorities said.

  • Attorney Sep 22, 2019

    NY Catholic Diocese Files For Bankruptcy Under Weight of New Sexual Misconduct Lawsuits

    The Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester was the first in New York to seek bankruptcy protection under the weight of new sexual misconduct lawsuits, but lawyers and church leaders say it may not be the last.

  • Apr 25, 2015

    Pet of the Week: Honey

    Our pet of the week is Honey, a 3-year-old Rat Terrier Mix from the Humane Society of Greater Miami.

  • Donald Trump Sep 10, 2019

    Trump-Backed Candidate Wins North Carolina House Seat

    Conservative Republican Dan Bishop won a special election for an open House seat in North Carolina, averting a demoralizing Democratic capture of a district the GOP has held for nearly six decades. But his narrow victory didn’t erase questions about whether President Donald Trump and his party’s congressional candidates face troubling headwinds approaching 2020. Bishop, a state senator best known...

  • Donald Trump Sep 9, 2019

    Trump’s North Carolina Rally to Be a Test for His Clout, GOP

    President Donald Trump’s rally in North Carolina will serve as a measure of his clout in trying to elect a Republican to the House in a closely watched special election that’s seen as a tossup race. It will be his first campaign rally since a tough end of summer that saw slipping poll numbers, warning signs of an economic slowdown...

  • Donald Trump Aug 11, 2019

    ‘Let Our Voices Be Heard’: March Against Immigration Raids

    The children of Sacred Heart Catholic Church streamed out into Mississippi’s heat on a blistering Sunday afternoon, carrying what they said was a message of opposition against immigration raids their parents could not. “I will not sit in silence while my parents are taken away,” read a sign carried by two Hispanic boys. They were among a group of several...

  • Donald Trump Aug 9, 2019

    Hundreds Arrested in Mississippi ICE Raids

    Hundreds of undocumented workers have been released from federal custody following massive immigration raids in Mississippi. Now they, and hundreds of others still in custody, are awaiting court hearings and possible deportation.

  • Donald Trump Aug 8, 2019

    US-Russia Ambassador Jon Huntsman Stepping Down

    U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman Jr. has submitted his resignation, signaling the end of a two-year stint during what he called a historically difficult time in relations between the two countries. Huntsman is planning to return to Utah amid speculation that he may again run for governor, said Salt Lake Chamber president Derek Miller, who served under him during...

  • director Jul 27, 2019

    Catholic Charities Tested by Abuse Scandals, Border Crisis

    For U.S. charities affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church, the past year has tested the resilience of their fundraisers and the loyalty of their donors in unprecedented fashion. Even as many donors reacted in dismay to the church’s extensive sex-abuse scandals, the charities faced new challenges trying to address the immigration crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border. For the agencies with...

  • Florida Oct 28, 2015

    Orlando Man Executed for Killing Family

    A central Florida man convicted of stabbing to death his young daughter, his ex-wife and her mother and sister 30 years ago is scheduled to be executed months after his execution was postponed so attorneys could litigate whether a sedative used in Florida’s executions was constitutional.

  • head Jun 23, 2019

    US Census Bureau Using Aerial Tech to Help With 2020 Count

    The U.S. Census Bureau is using new high-tech tools to help get an accurate population count next year as its faces challenges tallying people of color who live in remote places and can be wary of the federal government. The agency is using aerial images of rural communities and hard-to-reach areas to verify addresses and determine where to send workers...

  • head Jun 23, 2019

    US Census Bureau Using Aerial Tech to Help With 2020 Count

    The U.S. Census Bureau is using new high-tech tools to help get an accurate population count next year as its faces challenges tallying people of color who live in remote places and can be wary of the federal government. The agency is using aerial images of rural communities and hard-to-reach areas to verify addresses and determine where to send workers...

  • law enforcement Jun 13, 2019

    Catholic Bishops Approve New Sex-Abuse Reporting Hotline

    U.S. Catholic bishops voted Wednesday to create a new national sex-abuse hotline run by an independent entity, a decision that represents one of the church’s most tangible steps yet in confronting its sex-abuse crisis. The hotline, which would field allegations that bishops committed abuse or covered it up, would take complaints by telephone and through an online link. It’s supposed...

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