| Aug 17, 2013
| 7:27 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo -- A Springfield monk, who used his scooter to help others, now has to scale back his charitable efforts. Father Joseph McCormack says the scooter was taken from right outside his Springfield apartment.
The two wheeled red scooter was...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 9:54 AM
JERUSALEM -- The completion of a new prayer area at the Western Wall, where men and women of all denominations can worship together, is drawing criticism from female activists who describe the arrangement as anything but inclusive.
The area consists...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 4:36 PM
The battle over gay marriage is heating up in the states, energizing religious groups that oppose same-sex relationships — but also dividing them.
In June, the U.S. Supreme Court gave married gays and heterosexuals equal status under federal law,...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 7:36 AM
"We lived in Greece when I was little, and my grandmother was boiling this green stuff. It had a very strong smell and did not look appealing ..."
-- Irene Filippou Arvanitis
You might call the lovely Irene Arvanitis a bag lady.
| Jun 27, 2013
Surely the U.S. Supreme Court didn't wait for gay pride week to chop the Defense of Marriage Act into bits.
It just worked out that way.
The Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 decision that defining marriage as an institution between a man and a woman was...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 3:12 PM
Michael G. Athas, who during a more than 30-year career in the entertainment business established some of the Baltimore area's most memorable and legendary nightclubs, died Monday from a glioblastoma at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was one day shy...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 12:57 PM
It was a shooting that in many ways received less publicity than others that took place last year in Aurora, Colo., and Newton, Conn. But for the Wisconsin community that lived through the rampage at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, it is a tragedy that will...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 2:47 PM
In the Old Town section of Kenai a small neighborhood has sprung up. The small cluster of homes has been here for just a few years, but they certainly aren’t new.
The five homes are actually cabins from Kenai’s historic past. One of the...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 6:07 PM
Undefeated opponents and televised bouts are nothing new for Gapo “The Ghost” Tolmajyan.
But as the Glendale boxer continues his hopeful ascent to becoming a world title contender, each and every fight becomes his most important yet.
| Aug 8, 2013
Re "Another 'new' take on Jesus," Opinion, Aug. 4
Charlotte Allen justifiably criticizes Reza Aslan, author of the book "Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth," for cherry-picking the New Testament to create an unoriginal argument to support...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 3:33 PM
Friday evening is the time for the Greater Hancock Church Softball League championship game.
In last weekend’s playoffs, second-place Warfordsburg (Pa.) Presbyterian Church narrowly defeated Hancock’s Church of Latter-Day Saints by a score of...