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  • Locals take part in a prayer for peace

    Locals take part in a prayer for peace
    Prayers for peace were shared by more than 100 people at the First Baptist Church of La Crescenta Thursday night during a candlelit vigil dedicated to Christian minorities facing persecution in the Middle East. Pastor Bill Flanders organized the event...
  • Prince William clerk asks Supreme Court to hear Virginia gay marriage case

    A Virginia Circuit Court clerk is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear her case for why the state should be allowed to prohibit same-sex marriage if it so chooses. Prince William County Circuit Court Clerk Michèle B. McQuigg — being represented...
  • A month after Brown's death, small crowd gathers in Ferguson to call for officer's arrest

    FERGUSON, Mo. On the one-month anniversary of Michael Brown's death, a small crowd gathered in front of the Ferguson Police Department, calling for the arrest of the officer who fatally shot the unarmed teenager. Pastor Carlton Lee, National Action...
  • Colorado woman accused of jihadist ties is expected to plead guilty

    The young suburban Denver woman arrested as she tried to board a plane in the hope of joining the Islamic State militant group in Syria is scheduled to plead guilty Wednesday to a federal conspiracy charge. Shannon Maureen Conley, 19, of Arvada, Colo.,...
  • French Muslims support Mideast Christians against Islamic State

    By PARIS, Sept 9 (Reuters)- The Muslim Council in France, home to Europe's largest Islamic minority, denounced the persecution of Middle East Christians on Tuesday and said mosques across the country would pray for them this week. In a joint statement...
  • Killing and preaching, Nigerian militants carve out 'caliphate'

    GOMBE Nigeria (Reuters) - First comes the killing, then the preaching. Islamist Boko Haram militants carrying automatic rifles and machetes roar into northeast Nigerian towns or hamlets in columns of pickup trucks and motorbikes and fire at all adult...
  • Chick-fil-A founder S. Truett Cathy dies at 93

    ATLANTA In a great American success story, S. Truett Cathy rose from hustling peanuts and Cokes on Atlanta's streets to founding the Chick-fil-A restaurant chain, which has became the No. 1 purveyor of chicken in the U.S. Cathy, who died early Monday...
  • Pa. gets $2.4 million for ACA navigators

    Pennsylvania will get $2.4 million to hire in-person assisters or "navigators" to help the public select and purchase health insurance when the Affordable Care Act's second open enrollment period begins in November. The funding is a cut of about $300,000...
  • Swedish opposition lead narrows as elections near: poll

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - The Swedish center-left opposition's lead over the governing coalition has narrowed to 5.0 percentage points ahead of Sept. 14 elections, an opinion poll showed on Monday. The Novus poll for broadcaster TV4 showed the three...
  • Chick-fil-A founder Truett Cathy dies at 93

    ATLANTA S. Truett Cathy, who turned a humble hometown restaurant featuring a boneless fried chicken sandwich into the Chick-fil-A juggernaut, died Monday at 1:35 a.m. He was 93. Cathy, who died at home surrounded by loved ones, was known as much for...
  • Light shines anew in Preston church after window restoration project

    After decades obscured by aluminum siding and a dropped ceiling, the heavens opened anew on Preston City Congregational Church Sept. 7, as Sunday services featured "the big reveal" of a restored sanctuary punctuated by 24 stained-glass clerestory windows....