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A mourner kneels by a memorial for the victims of the Sutherland Springs First Baptist Church mass shooting. Readers continue to express their sorrow ..
ATLANTA (AP) — A roadway in Atlanta serves as a concrete reminder to drivers, joggers and neighbors that Georgia once took up arms against the United ..
A makeshift memorial near the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas on Nov. 12. A bipartisan group of senators introduced legislation on N..
The weekly feature of what’s happening on Washington stages. Picks of the week: Tina Fey’s new “Mean Girls” musical is, as Regina George would say, “a..
In 1985, faced with his first Thanksgiving alone after his parents divorced, Scott Macaulay of Melrose, Massachusetts, suddenly had a wild and wonderf..
When you ask Terry Burrell to describe herself, she makes your soul stir, “I am an outer expression of the Divine and an ever-evolving soul who in my ..
AP photo George Dorsey (left) helps his wife Arva inside their hurricane-damaged home Thursday in Houston. The Dorsey's usually host a large Thanksgiv..
Melissa Salinas (left) hugs Paige Burleson as visitors gather around a Christmas tree Wednesday at the Sutherland Springs Community Building. The tree..
When Kenneth Frost, a Baptist deacon, first heard that a woman had accused Roy Moore of-----abuse, he was skeptical. Not only did the allegation stem ..
Members of the San Antonio Tabernacle House of Prayer pull a cross past the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, where 26 people were killed du..
Roy Moore, the flailing Alabama candidate for U.S. Senate, has been abandoned by the national Republican Party and most of its leaders. He’s being vas..
Nearly three months after Hurricane Harvey slammed into Texas, killing more than 80 people and damaging at least 200,000 homes, Texas Gulf Coast resid..
She's good with her fists. She knows how to pray. And she can shotgun a beer with the best of 'em.  Hall, 25, from Perdido, is one of eight cast membe..
WASHINGTON (AP) — Silent for more than a week, President Donald Trump all but endorsed embattled Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore on Tuesda..
Authorities have said the gunman, 26-year-old Devin Patrick Kelley, was able to buy firearms because the Air Force failed to tell the FBI that he was ..
In the eight years since Airbnb began operations in the District, thousands of homeowners have used it to become short-term landlords, often illegally..
A Florida church is reminding people that it is “heavily armed” in the wake of the massacre of 26 people at a small Baptist church in Sutherland Sprin..
Enlarge / A Texas flag flies at half mast during prayer services at the La Vernia High School Football stadium to grieve the victims killed at the Fir..
City announces Thanksgiving holiday services schedule City Hall and most municipal offices will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 23, and Friday, Nov. 24, f..
Friends of Mission Library seeks donations for its book sale. Drop off books, magazines and CDs at Mission Library, 3134 Roosevelt Ave. between noon a..
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Della Reese, the actress and gospel-influenced singer who in middle age found her greatest fame as Tess, the wise angel in the long..
Tonya Brockman of San Antonio pays her respects as she visits the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, on Friday, Nov. 10, 2017. "I felt..
LOS ANGELES, CA. August 11, 2016: Della Reese at Hollywood Walk of Fame Star ceremony for actress Roma Downey. (Photo Credit: Featureflash Photo Agenc..
LOS ANGELES — Della Reese, best known for her work on "Touched by an Angel," has died at age 86. The actress and gospel-influenced singer found her gr..
Della Reese, the actress and gospel-influenced singer who in middle age found her greatest fame as Tess, the wise angel in the long-running television..
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Della Reese, the actress and gospel-influenced singer who in middle age found her greatest fame as Tess, the wise angel in the long..
You wouldn’t want a conventional biographical musical for the combative Nina Simone, a civil rights-era singer who responded to the Southern murders o..
Two weeks ago today, 26 people were killed by a gunman at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. Two phones were discovered at the scene: ..
Former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks Friday at a news conference in Birmingham, Ala., with his wife Kayla Moore. A-..
A trauma patient is treated at Brooke Army Medical Center in 2015. One of two hospitals in San Antonio with the highest level of trauma care, the hosp..
A smiling Roy Moore stood shoulder to shoulder with his fiercest religious allies. Flanked by a huge sign for Moore's Senate campaign, one supporter r..
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., defends the GOP tax reform plan earlier this month. But a reader says there is a better solution to the the na..
Texas leaders, how many deaths is too many before you acknowledge that the common denominator in mass shootings is the ready availability of guns? Her..
An 81-year-old man accidentally shot himself and his elderly wife at an East Tennessee church Thursday shortly after a discussion on gun safety and ma..
Jonesboro, Arkansas-based singer-songwriter Zach Williams earns his second No. 1 on Billboard's Hot Christian Songs chart (dated Nov. 25), as "Old Chu..
Law enforcement officials continue to investigate the scene of a shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, in..
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks during a campaign event at the Walker Springs Road Baptist Church on Nov. 14 in Jackson, Ala. The ca..
LOCKHART, Texas (KXAN) — More than a week after 26 people were killed when a shooter opened fire at a church in Sutherland Springs, dozens of religiou..
A rose is left in the fence surrounding the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs on Nov. 12. The congregation held its first service since the s..
ALFRED, Maine -- A former Roman Catholic priest who spent more than a decade in a Massachusetts prison for raping an altar boy has been re-indicted on..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Army’s chief of staff said on Wednesday there were “significant” gaps in reporting soldiers’ criminal activities to la..
Mourners walk past caskets containing the bodies of members of the Holcombe and Hill families, victims of the Sutherland Springs First Baptist Church ..
When Kenneth Frost, a Baptist deacon, first heard that a woman had accused Roy Moore of-----abuse, he was skeptical. Not only did the allegation stem ..
Rep. Gwen Moore (D-Wis.), accompanied by Rep. John Conyers Jr. (D-Mich.), pauses during a news conference on Capitol Hill on May 16, 2012, to push for..
Texas Governor Greg Abbott, left, shakes hands with Vice President Mike Pence during a prayer vigil for the victims of the Sutherland Springs First Ba..
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — National Republicans, including one of the biggest voices in conservative media, are pressuring Alabama's GOP to stop a defian..
FILE - This April 16, 2017, photo provided by Torie McCallum shows Sutherland Springs First Baptist Church shooting victims John and Crystal Holcombe ..
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence speaks during a press conference during his visit to the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Wednesday, Nov. 8,..
Photo: GoFundMe, Facebook Joann Ward, 30, and her two daughters, 5-year-old Brooke and 7-year-old Emily (GoFundMe, Facebook) Joann Ward attended the N..
Late Tuesday evening, President Trump tweeted condolences for a mass shooting to the incorrect town. Tuesday, a gunman with a semi-automatic rifle and..