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{FD} High rent may doom Catholic chapel that survived 9/11

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A Roman Catholic chapel that sheltered 9/11 first responders after the World Trade Center terrorist attacks may fall victim itself to the prosperity of its New York City neighborhood. Continue reading

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{FD} Methodist court ruling a blow for openly lesbian bishop

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The first openly lesbian bishop in the United Methodist Church can stay on the job for now, but she is subject to a disciplinary review that could lead to her removal, the top church court ruled Friday. Continue reading

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{FD} Some want charges for parents in genital cutting cases

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Lawmakers in Minnesota and Texas are pushing to crack down on parents involved with genital cutting after an indictment against a Detroit-area doctor accused of performing the procedure on two young Minnesota girls highlighted the little-known practice. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Lawmakers seek new war powers resolution

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The Latest on efforts in Congress to repeal the health care law and agree on a spending bill to keep the government open (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Pope decorates Bolivian for translating church texts into Aymara

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Aymara is spoken among Indians in Bolivia and Peru, as well as in the communities around Lake Titicaca. Continue reading

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{FD} Lawyer: ‘Infowars’ host Jones often acts like ‘cult leader’

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A lawyer for the ex-wife of right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones says the radio personality is a “cult leader” who’s turning their children against his former wife. Continue reading

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{FD} Faith and millennials: Bringing them back into the fold

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With more young people leaving the religion in which they were raised, a new book shows how to turn things around Continue reading

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{FD} Trump repeats criticism of court that halted 1st travel ban

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President Donald Trump is once again taking aim at a federal appeals court district that covers Western states, saying he is considering breaking up a circuit that is a longtime target of Republicans and is where his first travel ban was halted. Continue reading

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{FD} 600-year-old tree that witnessed history taken down

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Memories are all that remain of a 600-year-old white oak tree that was believed to be among the oldest of its kind in the nation. Continue reading

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{FD} Inmate argues religious duty to deal heroin; appeal fails

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A St. Louis man ordered to spend more than a quarter century in prison on drug charges has failed to have his prosecution overturned, despite his argument that he has a religious duty to sell heroin. Continue reading

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{FD} Jefferson Muzzle ‘awards’ take aim at free-speech offenders

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A Tennessee sheriff accused of deleting atheists’ comments on a county Facebook page, a school chief who dismissed a teacher who stepped on the American flag in class, and the U.S. Senate for a bill targeting speech on college campuses are among the winners of the Jefferson Muzzles — satiric awards bestowed annually by a free-speech group. Continue reading

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{FD} IRS, postal inspectors raid Benny Hinn Ministries

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Federal agents descended on the North Texas headquarters of television evangelist Benny Hinn and took boxes out of the offices. Continue reading

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{FD} Chicago Archdiocese to settle priest abuse suits for $4.45M

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The Archdiocese of Chicago will pay $4.45 million to settle three lawsuits brought by three men who allege they were sexually abused over a decade ago by a former Roman Catholic priest and convicted sex offender. Continue reading

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{FD} ‘I’ll be praying for you:’ Americans assess Trump’s 100 days

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They are young and old: a high school student who can’t yet vote, a Vietnam vet who did so proudly. Continue reading

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{FD} Crews back at church to remove beloved 600-year-old tree

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Crews have returned to a New Jersey church where they are taking down a 600-year-old white oak tree that’s believed to be among the oldest in the nation. Continue reading

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{FD} Judge cites Trump’s comment in ‘sanctuary city’ ruling

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For the third time in two months, a federal judge has knocked down an immigration order by President Donald Trump and used Trump’s own language against him. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: San Diego school official sees Muslim bullying

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The Latest on a campaign against Islamophobia in San Diego public schools (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Lawmakers: Faith-based adoption groups can spurn gay couples

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Alabama lawmakers on Tuesday gave final approval to a bill protecting faith-based adoption organizations that refuse to place children with gay parents, or other households, because of their religious beliefs. Continue reading

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{FD} Texas advocates push longshot pot bills with veterans, moms

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Medical marijuana advocates in Texas are promoting support from more conservative sources to push longshot legislation that would ease pot laws in a state that’s lagging behind much of the rest of the country on medical marijuana. Continue reading

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{FD} Georgia pastor gets 35 years in prison for child molestation

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A Georgia pastor has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for molesting two teenagers who attended his church in coastal Brunswick. Continue reading

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{FD} Methodist court takes up challenge to election of gay bishop

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The highest court in the United Methodist Church considered Tuesday whether to invalidate the election of the denomination’s first openly gay bishop, amid a struggle to avoid schism over the Bible and same-sex relationships. Continue reading

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{FD} Emirates CEO says US laptop carry-on ban still puzzles him

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The chairman and CEO of Dubai’s long-haul carrier Emirates says he “can’t dig into somebody’s mind” to understand why the U.S. instituted a ban on laptops and other personal electronics in carry-on luggage from 10 cities in Muslim-majority countries. Continue reading

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{FD} San Diego schools launches effort against Islamophobia

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One of the nation’s largest school districts has launched a campaign against Islamophobia, drawing praise and criticism. Continue reading

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{FD} Lesbian Methodist bishop faces challenge to her election

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Karen Oliveto clutched a friend’s hand, closed her eyes and wept when she learned last year she had been elected a bishop of the United Methodist Church. Continue reading

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{FD} Dashcam video captures Arkansas 4-year-old’s fall from bus

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A 4-year-old girl fell through the open back door of a moving church bus onto an Arkansas state highway, but was rescued from the road by a volunteer firefighter who happened to be driving behind. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Crews start taking down 600-year-old tree

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The Latest on the removal of a 600-year-old tree where George Washington once had a picnic. Continue reading

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{FD} End of the line: Crews set to take down 600-year-old tree

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An imposing white oak tree that has watched over a New Jersey community and a church for hundreds of years is about to come down, leaving residents with a sense of loss as they recall the site that’s been a go-to location for formal photos, a landmark … Continue reading

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{FD} Report: US cases of anti-Semitism increased last year

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The Anti-Defamation League found an increase in cases of anti-Semitic intimidation and vandalism last year, evidence that anti-Jewish bias intensified during the election. Continue reading

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{FD} Judge: Suspect in California school killings fit for trial

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A California judge has decided that a defendant is mentally competent to stand trial for killing seven former classmates at a small Christian college in 2012. Continue reading

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{FD} Doctor’s arrest brings attention to US female circumcisions

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The case against a Michigan doctor accused of circumcising two 7-year-old girls highlights how the practice is alive and well in parts of the Western world where its adherents have migrated and formed communities. Continue reading

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{FD} Bibles flown to moon stir ownership dispute

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Ten microfilm Bibles once launched hundreds of thousands of miles into space sit landlocked today inside an Oklahoma courthouse while a legal battle rages in two states over who is the rightful owner of the celestial keepsakes. Continue reading

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{FD} 3 judges to hear appeal of Hawaii ruling blocking travel ban

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A three-judge panel of a federal appeals court will hear arguments in an appeal of a Hawaii federal judge’s ruling blocking President Donald Trump’s travel ban. Continue reading

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{FD} Judge seems reluctant to issue another travel ban injunction

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A federal judge on Friday seemed reluctant to issue another nationwide injunction against President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban, saying two courts already have halted the bid to stop immigration from six predominantly Muslim counties. Continue reading

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{FD} Germany to appeal US case involving Nazi art sale

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German officials have signaled that they will appeal a decision by a U.S. judge in a case involving art allegedly looted by the Nazis. Continue reading

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{FD} 2 more charged in Michigan genital mutilation investigation

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Two more people are charged in Detroit in an investigation of alleged genital mutilation of young girls in a Muslim sect. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Candidate won’t pull ad that angered pastor

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The Latest on the pastor of a Charleston church where nine people were killed complaining about a political ad (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Church pastor where 9 were killed blasts political ad

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The pastor of a South Carolina church where nine worshippers were killed in a racist attack says a political ad by a candidate for a U.S. House is distasteful. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Victim plans complaint vs. judge in rape case

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The Latest on complaints against a Utah judge who called a convicted rapist a “good man” during sentencing (all times local): 3:05 p.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Group complains judge who called rapist ‘good man’ is biased

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A gay rights group has filed an official complaint saying a Utah judge who called a convicted rapist a “good man” during sentencing treated him favorably because he was a Mormon bishop. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Colorado rejects attempt to ban pot churches

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The Latest on the 4/20 marijuana celebrations (all times local): 10:50 a.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Judge spares police in polygamous towns, orders monitoring

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The federal government’s bid to dismantle the police department in a polygamous community on the Arizona-Utah border has been rejected by a judge as too drastic and expensive. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Charge to be refiled in faith healing death

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The Latest on a judge’s decision to throw out a charge against a pastor in a faith healing death (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Attorneys general from 16 states, DC fight travel ban appeal

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The top attorneys from 16 states and the District of Columbia say President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban would hurt their higher education and medical institutions and have a chilling effect on tourism. Continue reading

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{FD} California woman admits hate crime in bacon left at mosque

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A California woman faces up to six years in prison after admitting that she broke windows and left bacon at a mosque near Sacramento. Continue reading

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{FD} Justices signal support for church in closely watched case

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The Supreme Court is signaling that it’ll rule for a Missouri church that wants state money to put a soft surface on its preschool playground. Continue reading

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{FD} Prison that housed Hernandez has had its share of troubles

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The maximum security prison where Aaron Hernandez apparently hanged himself has seen its share of troubles since it opened nearly two decades ago, most famously the strangulation of a convicted pedophile priest. Continue reading

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{FD} Emirates trims US flights after Trump administration curbs

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Emirates, the Middle East’s biggest airline, said on Wednesday that it is cutting flights to the United States because of a drop in demand caused by heightened U.S. security measures and Trump administration attempts to ban travelers from Muslim-majori… Continue reading

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{FD} Mother awarded $350K in teenager’s killing by Chicago police

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The mother of a black teenager killed by Chicago police in July 2013 has been awarded $350,000. Continue reading

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{FD} Georgetown University renames buildings for enslaved people

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Georgetown University and the group of Catholic priests that founded the Washington, D.C. Continue reading

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{FD} Trump has embraced autocratic leaders without hesitation

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President Donald Trump congratulated Turkey’s president for sweeping up more power. Continue reading

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