Official: Over 20 injured, homes destroyed after Texas storm

VAN, Texas (AP) — About two dozen people were injured and some homes destroyed after a severe storm struck the small town of Van inRead More

Bernie Sanders has had 4 decades to rehearse stump speech

By DAVE GRAMAssociated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Once a democratic socialist, always a democratic socialist. Once a scold of big money in politics, stillRead More

Castro: Pope Francis so impressive I might return to church

By FRANCES D’EMILIOAssociated Press VATICAN CITY (AP) — Cuban President Raúl Castro paid a call Sunday on Pope Francis at the Vatican to thank himRead More

Mississippi city mourns 2 officers slain in weekend shooting

By JAY REEVESAssociated Press HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — With lowered flags and prayers, a southern Mississippi city is mourning two police officers, while the fourRead More

From Rockies east, severe weather casts a wide net

By The Associated Press South Dakota was the center of weather extremes Sunday, with a tornado damaging a small town and injuring at least nineRead More

Feeling unwell, Jimmy Carter cuts short Guyana visit

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Carter Center officials say former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has cut short an election observation visit in Guyana due to healthRead More

Ana weakens to depression, dumping rain along NC, SC coasts

By TOM FOREMAN Jr.Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tropical Storm Ana lost the last of its strength and was downgraded to a depression asRead More

Jeb Bush: Stronger ‘Christian voice’ needed in world

By STEVE PEOPLESAssociated Press LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush on Saturday condemned the Obama administration’s use of “coercive federal power” toRead More

Mothers march in honor of slain children

WASHINGTON (AP) — They have gathered in Washington with this Mother’s Day wish: “Stop Killing Our Children.” The Mothers for Justice United, founded by MariaRead More

North Korea says it tests ballistic missile from submarine

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea said Saturday that it successfully test-fired a newly developed ballistic missile from a submarine in what would beRead More