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Nonbelievers sue over Pennsylvania House's opening prayers

Mark Scolforo, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 7:01pm

A group of people who don't believe in God filed a federal lawsuit on Thursday seeking to change how prayers are handled before sessions of the state House of Representatives.

Boy, 5, uses allowance to buy lunch for police

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 6:27pm

A 5-year-old boy in New Jersey has picked up the lunch tab for his police department.

Chicago-area imam pleads guilty to sex abuse charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 4:11pm

A prominent Islamic scholar and longtime head of a suburban Chicago school accused of molesting an underage girl and a 23-year-old female school employee has pleaded guilty to aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

6 essential tips for online car shoppers

Cosette Jarrett, Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 3:30pm

Online car shopping has made the process of purchasing a vehicle exponentially easier. Although this convenience is fantastic, it’s still important to follow guidelines from traditional car buying. Here are 6 essential tips for online car shopping.

AP NewsAlert

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 1:31pm

Authorities say 2 Catholic nuns have been found slain in a Mississippi home; motive unclear.

Have You Seen This? 3-year-old YouTube star releases latest Disney rendition

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 1:15pm

The former Utah 3-year-old who went viral with her own renditions of several Disney songs is back at it with a new video.

Walgreens clinics run by SSM to include birth control

Jim Salter, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 12:52pm

The nonprofit Catholic organization SSM Health will provide birth control pills at the 26 clinics inside St. Louis-area Walgreens stores that it began operating Thursday, an SSM spokesman said.

AP EXPLAINS: Why burkini swimsuits are causing controversy

Angela Charlton, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 12:11pm

French mayors are drawing international anger for banning the burkini, an all-encompassing swimsuit worn by a small minority of Muslim women. The Associated Press explains the core of the controversy.

Video: National Park Service celebrates 100th anniversary

Mike Godfrey, Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 11:35am

Thursday marks the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service and they are inviting you to come join the party.

GPS device in stolen cigarette box leads to arrest

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 11:00am

A GPS device inside a stolen carton of cigarettes led to the arrest of two robbery suspects in Maryland.

Shirtless suspect catches ride on Florida school bus

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 10:40am

Deputies in Florida arrested a shirtless 27-year-old burglary suspect after they say he caught a ride on a school bus.

Emotional video shows teen asking mom’s boyfriend to adopt her

Jessica Ivins, Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 9:02am

While many of her counterparts asked for cars, trips or money for their high school graduation gifts, one Illinois teenager surprised her mother’s boyfriend with a unique request: A request to become his legal daughter.

Woman drives through store after refused gift card purchases

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 9:00am

Employees of an Oregon grocery store are cleaning up after a police say a woman drove her SUV into the store and down the aisles.

For 10 years, possibly biggest pearl was hidden under bed

Teresa Cerojano, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 8:50am

A Filipino fisherman in western Palawan island has found possibly the world's biggest pearl, but he didn't know it.

Cops: Man in Batman costume, Captain America mask stole beer

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 5:30am

Do superheroes drink beer?

In Israel's religious press, Hillary Clinton is invisible

Daniella Cheslow, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 5:20am

Hillary Clinton may become the president of Israel's most important ally, but her image is banished from a significant swath of the country's media: the ultra-Orthodox press whose deeply conservative readership chafes at images of women.

Montenegro priest says Pokemons are demons

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 5:00am

For a priest in Montenegro, Pokemons are no game.

Branching out: Stick sculptor gains global following

Tracee M. Herbaugh, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 11:01pm

The towering, whimsical shapes Patrick Dougherty creates by twisting and weaving sticks together have gained him an international following. Now, the artist who lives in a log cabin near Chapel Hill, North Carolina, is back in New England to build two more of his almost cartoon-like stick sculptures.

Closest potentially habitable planet to our solar system found

Ashley Strickland CNN  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 10:19pm

In a discovery that has been years in the making, researchers have confirmed the existence of a rocky planet named Proxima b orbiting Proxima Centauri, the closest star to our sun, according to a new study. It is the closest exoplanet to us in the universe.

4 foods you should always eat

Emily Fonnesbeck, Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 8:32pm

Are you fixated on details when it comes to food? Learn how to switch to a more flexible and peaceful approach by knowing these four foods you should always eat.