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Man brings gun, knives into Virginia church after vague online threats, police say

HAYMARKET, Va. (AP) — A man posted vague online threats of violence and images of a Virginia church before going inside with a loaded handgun and two knives during Sunday services, police said Monday (Sept. 25).

Christian nurse and her young daughter freed, nearly two weeks after abduction in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — American nurse Alix Dorsainvil and her daughter were freed Wednesday, nearly two weeks after they were kidnapped in Haiti’s capital, according to aid organization El Roi Haiti. The Christian group founded by Dorsainvil’s husband asked that neither she nor her family be contacted: “There is still much to process and to […]

Christian aid worker and daughter kidnapped in Haiti

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (BP) -- A woman from New Hampshire who works for a Christian nonprofit organization in Haiti and her young daughter have been reported as kidnapped as the U.S. State Department issued a "do not travel advisory" in the country and ordered nonemergency personnel to leave there amid growing security concerns.

Reality TV’s Josh Duggar gets 12 years in child porn case

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) – Former reality TV star Josh Duggar was sentenced Wednesday to about 12 1/2 years in prison after he was convicted of receiving child pornography.

LEGAL DIGEST: High court rejects case of Christian group, bisexual lawyer; Judge: Same-sex marriage license denials violated rights

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court says it won’t review the case of a Seattle-based Christian organization that was sued after declining to hire a bisexual lawyer who applied for a job. A lower court let the case go forward, and the high court said Monday it wouldn’t intervene. Two justices, Justice Samuel Alito and […]

Louisiana man gets 25 years for torching 3 Black churches

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) – A Louisiana man who admitted to burning down three predominantly African American churches to promote himself as a "black metal" musician was sentenced Monday to 25 years in prison and ordered to pay the churches $2.6 million.

Thomas Blanton, KKK bomber of 16th St Baptist Church, dies

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- Thomas Edwin Blanton Jr., the last of three one-time Ku Klux Klansmen convicted in a 1963 Alabama church bombing that killed four Black girls and was the deadliest single attack of the civil rights movement, died Friday in prison, officials said. He was 82. Gov. Kay Ivey's office said Blanton died of natural causes. He was being held at Donaldson prison near Birmingham, prison officials said.