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May 29, 2017

Black and White Churches in Indiana Unite for Special Message

Two churches and two different congregations came together Sunday for one message.  This morning, the predominantly black Wesley United Methodist Church had a joint service with Wall Street United Methodist Church, which is mostly white. They held the service at the corner of... Continue Reading →

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Facebook Executive Sheryl Sandberg Visits Emanuel AME Church in Charleston Before Giving Talk on Overcoming Grief

Sheryl Sandberg came to Charleston to promote a new book on handling trauma and growing in the face of grief. The Facebook executive said she got a lesson in it, too.  Sandberg, the social network's chief operating officer, said she... Continue Reading →

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner ‘Unfazed’ by Russian Connections, ‘Keeping Their Heads Down’

Two of President Donald Trump's closest aides, daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner, are keeping their heads down. It's been just a few days since news surfaced that the FBI is looking into the role Kushner held during the campaign... Continue Reading →

Dean Obeidallah says We Should Stop Calling Jared Kushner ‘Naive’

Jared Kushner may be a lot of things, but naive is definitely not one of them. Yet, following the Washington Post's story that he suggested in a December meeting with Russia's ambassador Sergey Kislyak that they create a secret communication... Continue Reading →

This Couple Paid Off $200,000 of Student Loan Debt in 2 Years

It wasn't too long ago that Sunethra Muralidhara was buried under a mountain of debt. She had taken out loans for undergraduate and law school, which put her about $200,000 in the hole. But she wasn't too worried about it... Continue Reading →

President Trump Calls Portland Stabbings ‘Unacceptable’

President Donald Trump condemned the racially charged Portland, Oregon, train stabbings on Monday, tweeting that they were "unacceptable." "The violent attacks in Portland on Friday are unacceptable. The victims were standing up to hate and intolerance. Our prayers are w/... Continue Reading →

Portland Teen Grateful to Men Who Lost Their Lives to Defend Her and Her Friend

As tears streamed down her cheeks, Destinee Mangum, 16, thanked the three strangers who intervened on a Portland light-rail train after a man hurled anti-Muslim slurs at her and her friend who was wearing a hijab. Two of the men... Continue Reading →

Mexico Resumes Import Operations at Commercial Crossing With US

The Mexican government says it has resumed import operations at one of the busiest commercial crossings on the U.S.-Mexico border, just over a week after it was damaged by winds and rain. The federal Treasury Department says in a statement... Continue Reading →

New Zealand Test Rocket Reaches Space But Not Orbit

California-based company Rocket Lab said Thursday it had launched a test rocket into space from its New Zealand launch pad, although the rocket didn't reach orbit as hoped. The company said its Electron rocket lifted off at 4:20 p.m. Thursday... Continue Reading →

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