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'Wasted our lives': Catholic sex abuse scandals again prompt a crisis of faith

'Wasted our lives': Catholic sex abuse scandals again prompt a crisis of faith

Matthew Mangiaracina stands outside of St. Mary Mother of God Catholic Church in Washington. Mangiaracina used to attend St. Patrick’s but changed parishes this past week because he didn’t want to face Cardinal Wuerl. (Michael Robinson Chavez/The Washington Post) She thought about not coming. Disillusioned by the sex abuse scandal once again consuming the Catholic […]

Hurricane Lane nears Central Pacific

Hurricane Lane nears Central Pacific

NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER The five-day forecast track of Hurricane Lane in Pacific Standard Time, as of 11 a.m. today Hawaii time. UPDATE: 11 a.m. Hurricane Lane is expected to cross into the central Pacific basin in the next few hours. The category 4 hurricane is located 1,135 miles east-southeast of Hilo with winds at 140 […]

Major Hurricane Lane to pass south of Hawaii while generating large swells

Major Hurricane Lane to pass south of Hawaii while generating large swells

Major Hurricane Lane to pass south of Hawaii while generating large swells  AccuWeather.com Lane strengthens, expected to become a major hurricane  Hawaii News Now Full coverage Source link

Stop calling the Mormon Church 'Mormon,' says church leader. 'LDS' is out, too.

Stop calling the Mormon Church 'Mormon,' says church leader. 'LDS' is out, too.

President Russell M. Nelson says shorthand names for his church will no longer be used. (Rick Bowmer/AP) With eight words, 11 syllables and one hyphen, the full name of the Mormon Church is quite the mouthful: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Given its cumbersome name, it’s unsurprising that both members and nonmembers […]

Congressman Demands Explanation For Stripping Ex-Spy Chief's Security Clearance

Congressman Demands Explanation For Stripping Ex-Spy Chief's Security Clearance

Former CIA director John Brennan arrives at a May 2018 Senate hearing. President Trump revoked Brennan’s security clearance Wednesday, claiming Brennan was acting “erratic.” Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Alex Wong/Getty Images Former CIA director John Brennan arrives at a May 2018 Senate hearing. President Trump revoked Brennan’s security clearance Wednesday, claiming Brennan […]

A man was bitten by a shark off Cape Cod. Here's what we know.

A man was bitten by a shark off Cape Cod. Here's what we know.

A 61-year-old man was bitten by a shark Wednesday afternoon near Longnook Beach in Truro, according to officials. He was then transported by medical helicopter to a Boston hospital. Here’s what we know about the incident as of Wednesday night. Who is the victim and how badly was he injured?  So far, Cape Cod National […]

School 'pooperintendent' to receive $100G from district, reports say

School 'pooperintendent' to receive $100G from district, reports say

Thomas W. Tramaglini, a former New Jersey school superintend accused of repeatedly defecating on campus grounds, will be paid more than $100,000 by the district as part of a separation agreement.  (Holmdel Township Police Dept.) A New Jersey school superintendent, who was arrested in May for allegedly defecating on an athletic field in another district, […]

Paul Manafort trial Day 11 live coverage: Emails show Manafort deeply involved in his financial dealings

Paul Manafort trial Day 11 live coverage: Emails show Manafort deeply involved in his financial dealings

Paul Manafort, President Trump’s onetime campaign chairman, is on trial in federal court in Alexandria on bank and tax fraud charges. Prosecutors allege he failed to pay taxes on millions he made from his work for a Russia-friendly Ukrainian political party, then lied to get loans when the cash stopped coming in. The case is […]

Flash Flood Emergency Declared as Storms Persist in Pennsylvania

Flash Flood Emergency Declared as Storms Persist in Pennsylvania

Flooding persisted Monday in Pennsylvania, drawing a flash flood emergency declaration. Streets were flooded from Boston to Long Island on Sunday. Flooding washed cars from a New Jersey dealership into a river. Floodwaters continued Monday across parts of central and eastern Pennsylvania, and for several counties, the situation became so dangerous that a flash flood […]

After 17 Days And 1000 Miles, A Mother Orca's 'Tour Of Grief' Is Over

After 17 Days And 1000 Miles, A Mother Orca's 'Tour Of Grief' Is Over

In this photo, taken Saturday and released by the Center for Whale Research, an orca known as J-35, foreground, swims with podmates near Friday Harbor, Alaska. AP hide caption toggle caption AP In this photo, taken Saturday and released by the Center for Whale Research, an orca known as J-35, foreground, swims with podmates near […]

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