Mitt Romney's Texas primary win secured him the Republican nomination. Now the GOP wants the support of every major US religion. Mormons, Jews, and Catholics identify with the party in increasing numbers. That helps Republicans erode the Democratic base.
While IndyCar already plans to introduce a safer car next year, the death of Dan Wheldon is spurring calls for other safety measures, including some introspection on the part of drivers.
Boy Scouts: Church officials were initially thrilled earlier this month when the Stokes family volunteered as leaders, until they saw on the couple's application forms that they belong to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
A look at books in the news this week.