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DENTON, Neb. (AP) — At the sound of a tap, dozens of young men clad in black cassocks and white surplices rise from kneeling positions to watch two of their brother priests begin a chant. With a gentle wave of the Rev. Zachary Akers' arm, the other priests pick up the song...
NEW YORK (AP) — After breaking even in its first full season since emerging from bankruptcy, New York City Opera said Wednesday it will stick with a reduced schedule of four main-stage productions in 2017-18 and does not envision getting much larger. Citing competition from...
STERLING, Va. (AP) — This year's venue for the Senior PGA Championship has made news for reasons that have nothing to do with the tournament or the champion it might produce. The world's best 50-and-over golfers are competing for the first time at a course owned by a sitting...
WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Donald Trump tells it, Iran would be a collapsed state by now if only the Obama administration had refused the 2015 deal that eased economic sanctions in return for a freeze on Iranian nuclear development. This starved-into-submission scenario,...
President Donald Trump's budget proposal to provide federal tax money for private-school scholarships is getting pushback from an unconventional source: groups known for promoting school-choice initiatives. The plan promoted by Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos widened a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is eyeing plans to encourage the sale of public assets, such as airports and bridges, to help pay for a $1 trillion overhaul of the nation's aging infrastructure, an administration official said Wednesday. In his budget proposal, Trump...
LONDON (AP) — Britain's home secretary criticized U.S. officials on Wednesday for leaking sensitive information about the inquiry into the extremist attack that killed 22 people at a Manchester concert arena. Amber Rudd told Sky News that U.S. officials provided information to...
NEW YORK (AP) — Ask Americans what they think about the news media, and be prepared for some thumbs down. But a new poll out Wednesday suggests the attitudes are a little more complicated. The poll by the Media Insight Project says Americans have a higher opinion of the news...
(image courtesy APD) FROM AUSTIN POLICE DEPARTMENT The Austin Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating and identifying a suspect in a sexual assault. On May 4, 2017 at approximately 2:50 a.m., the female victim was walking alone in the 80th block of...