As significant numbers of Americans seek religious exemptions from COVID-19 vaccine mandates, many faith leaders are saying: Not with our endorsement.Leaders of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America said Thursday that while some people may have medical reasons for not receiving the vacci… Read more
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon retreated from its defense of a drone strike that killed multiple civilians in Afghanistan last month, announcing Friday that a review revealed that only civilians were killed in the attack, not an Islamic State extremist as first believed.“The strike was a tra… Read more
PARIS (AP) — France said late Friday it was immediately recalling its ambassadors to the U.S. and Australia after Australia scrapped a big French conventional submarine purchase in favor of nuclear subs built with U.S. technology.Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said in a written statemen… Read more
DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — Thousands of Haitian migrants have assembled under and around a bridge in a small Texas border town, presenting the Biden administration with a new and chaotic challenge Friday as it tries to manage large numbers of asylum-seekers who have been reaching U.S. soil.Haitia… Read more
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Tom Cruise got a sneak preview of what it’s like to circle Earth in a SpaceX capsule.Representatives for SpaceX’s first privately chartered flight revealed Friday that the actor took part in a call with the four space tourists orbiting more than 360 miles up. Thur… Read more
INGRAM — The Ingram Lady Warrior volleyball team matured before fans’ eyes Tuesday night. Trailing 2-0 after the first two sets, the Lady Warriors could have folded their hands and accepted defeat. They lost the first set, 18-25, and they lost by 10 in the next set, 15-25. The story could ha… Read more
The Electric Reliability Council of Texas announced “tight grid conditions” related to outages and increased June usage of power. ERCOT has requested everyone set their thermostats at 78 degrees or higher. Supposedly, this decreases usages by 6-8%. The request lasts through Friday, June 18.
Members of the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association, San Antonio Area Patriot Guard Riders, American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, AMVETS and others pay their respects to the cremated remains of Johnny L. Daws and his wife, Robbie J. Daws, in Kerrville before escorting their remains to…
Students of St. Peter’s Episcopal School, ages 18 months to 5 years old, celebrated Patriot Day. Students dressed in red, white and blue, created patriotic artwork and signs and gathered around the flag pole for the raising of the U.S. flag and to say the Pledge of Allegiance. To learn more …
“Run, run, run, that is all I seem to do,” I thought. “Run over to help mom and dad, run to work, run home to get dinner, run to pick up Price and go to basketball games, run to church, run to the grocery store, and in the meantime, kiss my husband and try to be a good wife,” my mind continued.
Faith columnist Kathleen Maxwell-Rambie will be on hand Wednesday morning and afternoon to sign copies of her book, “Thriving Through Seasons of Grief.” The book is a testimony not only of how Maxwell-Rambie overcame the death of her husband, but a reminder that everyone experiences disappoi…