Venezuelan pastor fills presidential void left by opposition
With two months to go before Venezuela's presidential election, the only challenger to jump in the ring against President Nicolas Maduro is a little-known television evangelist who was once arrested for fuel smuggling and has a range of business ventures.
The Associated Press | Posted Feb 21st - 9:04pm
Chinese authorities have ruled out arson as the cause of a fire that damaged a 1,300-year-old monastery that is considered the spiritual heart of Tibetan Buddhism.
Susan Scutti, CNN | Posted Feb 21st - 8:36pm
Simple walking tests can accurately diagnose a type of dementia that may sometimes be reversed when identified early and quickly treated, a study published Wednesday in the journal Neurology found.
Bob Christie, Associated Press | Posted Feb 21st - 5:19pm
A Christian minister seeking the congressional seat of a disgraced Arizona congressman is labeling reports that that he traded suggestive texts with a female staffer who included a topless photo of herself in one of the exchanges as "tabloid trash."
Rachel Zoll and Jonathan Drew, Associated Press | Posted Feb 21st - 3:06pm
As a young man, he practiced his sermons by preaching to the alligators and birds in the swamp. At his height years later, he was bringing the word of God into living rooms around the globe via TV and dispensing spiritual counsel — and political advice — to U.S. presidents.
Associated Press | Posted Feb 21st - 3:04pm
The Rev. Billy Graham died Wednesday at age 99. He was the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history. Here are some quotations from the man who transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism.
Robert Williamson, KSL.com Contributor | Posted Feb 21st - 12:49pm
Winter and early spring low flows can make trout skittish. By leaving the waders home and learning to hop from rock to rock and fish from the bank, you may just increase your catch.
Patricia Luna, Associated Press | Posted Feb 21st - 12:42pm
The special envoy sent by Pope Francis to investigate allegations that a bishop had covered up sex abuse underwent gallbladder surgery Wednesday in Chile, church officials said.
The Associated Press | Posted Feb 21st - 11:51am
Egypt's official news agency says police have arrested six suspected Muslim Brotherhood members on a farm allegedly owned by a recently detained Islamist politician.
The Associated Press | Posted Feb 21st - 11:36am
Religion has been the electrified "third rail" of Mexican politics since anti-clerical laws in the 1920s sparked a bloody uprising by Catholics in which thousands died.
The Associated Press | Posted Feb 21st - 11:00am
The feeding habits of a Cooper's hawk may fascinate birdwatchers, but employees of a New York bank are fed up with the feathery remnants of slaughtered pigeons.
The Associated Press | Posted Feb 21st - 10:17am
Authorities say a man destroyed a suburban Detroit home while trying to use a smoke bomb to rid a crawlspace of skunks.
The Associated Press | Posted Feb 21st - 9:13am
Massachusetts transportation officials are under fire for authorizing a no-bid contract for a tiny, $100,000 bathroom inside a state office building.
Adam Beam, Associated Press | Posted Feb 21st - 6:36am
The wife of a former Kentucky Republican lawmaker who killed himself last year after facing sexual assault allegations has lost her attempt to fill the remainder of her husband's term in a special election that ended up being a referendum of sorts on the #metoo movement.
The Associated Press | Posted Feb 21st - 6:22am
Spokesman: Evangelist the Rev. Billy Graham has died at his home in North Carolina at age 99.
Patricia Luna, Associated Press | Posted Feb 20th - 8:46pm
The Vatican's sex abuse investigator on Tuesday began a series of meetings in Chile with victims and others who have opposed the appointment of a bishop accused of covering up for the country's most notorious pedophile priest.
Laurie Kellman and Emily Swanson, Associated Press | Posted Feb 20th - 8:37pm
#Weddingstressmuch? Social media is creeping into U.S. nuptials, but Americans don't necessarily see that as a good thing.
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