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VATICAN CITY — When he was archbishop of Buenos Aires, Pope Francis was known to sneak out at night and break bread with the homeless, sit with them on the street and eat with them, as part of his aim to share the plight of the poor and let them know someone cared.
Winford “Win” Cockrell needed one more strike to finish out a perfect game, a 300 score — considered the holy grail by bowling regulars.
A new generation of cardiac devices scheduled for human trials in Europe and the United States next year has heart surgeons talking about a possible sea change in the treatment of patients suffering from the most severe level of heart failure, which affects 150,000 to 200,000 Americans a year and kills thousands.
Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. today. Bring photo ID to vote.
On any given day, this Copperas Cove teen can be found fighting a fire or walking a picket line exercising her right to free speech. Jennifer Kloesel isn’t afraid to discuss controversial topics such as religion, abortion and working in a field dominated by men. There’s never any doubt where she stands on the issues.
It’s a transforming of who you are as a person and the world around you,” Chaplain Rabbi Karyn Berger said. “Rosh Hashana begins a period of reflection … we’re called on to take account of damage we’ve done, to ask for forgiveness and to make amends.”
Perhaps the only thing more comforting than a steaming bowl of chicken soup on the Jewish table is a warm noodle kugel.
“Let us proclaim the sacred power of this day; it is awesome and full of dread. For on this day Your dominion is exalted, Your throne established in steadfast love; there in truth You reign. ... You open the book of our days, and what is written there proclaims itself, for it bears the signature of every human being. The great Shofar is sounded, the still, small voice is heard; the angels, gripped by fear and trembling, declare in awe: This is the Day of Judgment.”
Massively multiplayer online games fail because the people who make them simply can't keep up with the gamers who play them, Sony Online Entertainment president John Smedley says.
The phrase “talk is cheap” comes to mind when I read Matt 25:34-42. You hear those who profess to have the love of Christ, but they never show it. Their talk is truly cheap.
ATLANTA — Midsummer is the peak of the garlic season all across the United States. Last month, Gilroy, Calif., was the epicenter of all things garlic as that small town 30 miles south of San Jose hosted the 35th annual Gilroy Garlic Festival.
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Church to honor elder, first lady
Annual musical tells Bible story with twist
DEAR DR. GRAHAM: My cousin (who isn’t married) says she doesn’t believe in saving anything to take care of herself when she gets old, because the Lord will take care of her and provide for her needs. Is this what the Bible teaches? — Mrs. M.D.J.
CARACAS, Venezuela — When it comes to Venezuela’s growing scarcities, not even the Roman Catholic Church has received a dispensation.
NEW YORK — Technology created an energy revolution over the past decade — just not the one we expected.
AUSTIN — The federal No Child Left Behind law was born in Texas, and billionaire Ross Perot first rallied big business to support tougher standardized testing and high school graduation standards here nearly three decades ago.
VATICAN CITY — Argentine Jorge Bergoglio has been elected pope, the first ever from the Americas and the first from outside Europe in more than a millennium. He chose the name Pope Francis.
Cardinals elected a new pope to lead the world's 1.2 billion Catholics on Wednesday, overcoming deep divisions to select the 266th pontiff in a remarkably fast conclave.
English Cursillo to conduct Ultreya
Public invited to emergency fair
Brandon Joiner’s hell was cold and smelled like a rusty aluminum can.
Belton Senior Activity Center’s annual Christmas party is from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Dec. 19 at 842 S. Mitchell St., Belton.