A 12-year-old Mormon girl named Savannah came out as a lesbian to her church in Utah on May 7. “I do believe he [God] made me this way on purpose. No part of me is a mistake," she said to her church congregation.
Harvest United Methodist's Ash Wednesday event serves up free coffee, prayers, imposition of ashes and an invitation to try out the church, all in under five minutes. Ash Wednesday marks the start of Lent.
Five people are missing after an oil rig explosion in Oklahoma, according to officials. The explosion happened on Jan. 22 about 100 miles southeast of Tulsa. The drill site was being operated by Oklahoma-City based Red Mountain Energy.
On Monday, The Senate advanced a bill reopening federal agencies through Feb. 8 after Democrats relented and lifted their blockade against the legislation. The shutdown began Saturday after Democrats derailed a Republican measure that would have kept government open until Feb. 16. Democrats wanted to pressure the GOP to cut a deal protecting young immigrants from deportation and boosting federal spending.
Southbound Ninth Street West between the Green Bridge and Manatee Avenue West was closed Monday afternoon after a crash involving as many as three vehicles. There did not appear to be serious injuries, but it was causing major headaches for motorists.
Do you know what to do if you accidentally dial 911? Do you know what information is crucial in an emergency? Here's what you need to know in North Texas to get the police, fire or ambulance service you need fast.
Moira Donegan started the online spreadsheet of men in the media industry accused of sexual harassment. She spoke with The New York Times about why she created it and what her life has been like since.