A group of nearly 50 abortion-rights supporters gathered on the sidewalk near the corner of Main and Sidney Baker streets Friday to protest the Supreme Court’s decision to reverse the nearly 50-year-old Roe v. Wade decision. Read more
CHICAGO (AP) — A 5-month-old girl was shot to death while in the rear of a car in a neighborhood on Chicago's South Side.The infant, who was identified as Cecilia Thomas, was struck in the head Friday evening when shots were fired from another vehicle in the South Shore neighborhood, accordi… Read more
ROME (AP) — Pope Francis celebrated families Saturday and urged them to shun “selfish” decisions that are indifferent to life as he closed out a big Vatican rally a day after the U.S. Supreme Court ended constitutional protections for abortion.Francis didn’t refer to the ruling or explicitly… Read more
CHARLESTON, W. Va. (AP) — Americans were taking stock a day after the Supreme Court overturned a woman’s constitutional right to an abortion, as states began implementing bans and supporters and foes of abortion rights mapped out their next moves.The depth of emotion unleashed by Friday’s de… Read more
HONOLULU (AP) — Megan Kau takes occasional weeklong hunting trips to the Hawaiian island of Lanai, where she enjoys watching the sunrise and hearing the distant rustle of deer and mouflon sheep in the tropical wilderness, a rifle ready at her side.As a gun owner, she also goes to shooting ra… Read more
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mitt Romney isn't up for reelection this year. But Trump-aligned Republicans hostile toward the Utah senator have made his name a recurring theme in this year's primaries, using him as a foil and derisively branding their rivals “Mitt Romney Republicans."Republicans hav… Read more
May 24 will be remembered forever for those of us who were in Uvalde. News of the shooting had just been released and helicopters circled in the sky. I needed to go to the post office and was headed out the door when I felt God whisper, “Go to the civic center.” I prayed as I drove.
When it comes to being knowledgeable, it’s not how much we know but how much we understand. It’s one thing to have bags of information seeds stacked up in the barns of our minds, but more importantly, how many seeds of truth have been planted and nurtured to take root within our conscience?
The biggest celebrity to come out of Kerrville was an innovative guitar impresario who became an American music icon. Like a shooting star, this singer/songwriter known as the Father of Country Music experienced a blazingly brief career, yet his legacy of influence inspired hundreds of futur…