Parkersburg residents dug through debris searching for belongings in the wake of a tornado in 2008 that left a trail of destruction 43 miles long and a mile wide.
Members of the controversial Westboro Baptist Church picketed the funeral of Elizabeth Edwards Saturday. But they were vastly outnumbered by a “human buffer” singing Christmas carols.
More known for using hurtful signs to picket funerals of US soldiers who have died in the Middle East, Kansas-based Westboro Baptist Church, whose congregation is mostly related, has vowed to picket the funeral of Elizabeth Edwards on Saturday in Raleigh, N.C.
The $4 billion US pledge is almost one-third of total world donations to the Global Fund, which has helped reduce mortality rates associated with AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis. More needed, organizers say.
The pastor of the Dove World Outreach Center in Gainesville, Fla., is no stranger to controversy. Interfaith groups and others are mobilizing to protest his planned Koran burning on Sept. 11.
Three suspected Al Shabab suicide bombers killed more than 60 people, including one American, in successive bombings at places in the capital of Uganda, Kampala, where fans were watching the World Cup on TV.
President Obama wants to ship Guantanamo Bay detainees to a rural Illinois state prison. Why are locals welcoming the detainees?
Judge David Hamilton is elevated to the US appeals court, after GOP effort to stall a vote failed. Republican resistance signals more political fights are likely over Obama's nominees to the federal bench.
It's a controversial move that's divided members of the largest Lutheran denomination in the United States.
They search for the right words to express from the pulpit – a balance between compassion and urging worshipers to find deeper meanings.