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Parents Claim Teacher Wouldn’t Allow Son To Read Bible In Class

The parents of 12-year-old Loyal Grandstaff claim their seventh-grader’s fundamental rights were violated when a teacher told him to stop reading the Bible in class.

01/06/2015

The police killings of unarmed blacks in Ferguson, Missouri, and elsewhere -- and the investigations and tumultuous protests they inspired -- was the top news story of 2014, according to The Associated Press' annual poll of U.S. editors and news directors.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

POLL: Police Killings of Unarmed Blacks Top Story of 2014

The police killings of unarmed blacks in Ferguson, Missouri, and elsewhere – and the investigations and tumultuous protests they inspired – was the top news story of 2014, according to The Associated Press’ annual poll of U.S. editors and news directors.

12/22/2014

Members of Sons of Thunder Biker Church at the VFW in Fairview Heights, IL (Megan Lynch/KMOX)

They Live to Ride and Ride to Church

“And now I can go to church too and not feel like a misfit.”

12/22/2014

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Hallmark Stops Gift Wrap After Swastika Complaint

Hallmark Cards Inc. has removed a blue and silver roll of gift wrap from circulation after a customer complained that she saw a swastika embedded in the design.

12/09/2014

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Christmas-Themed Atheist Billboard Raises Eyebrows

The billboard shows a girl wearing a Santa hat writing a letter to Santa that says, “Dear Santa, all I want for Christmas is to skip church. I’m too old for fairy tales.”

12/08/2014

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 26:  Michael Brown Sr (C), father of Michael Brown Jr, attends a press conference on the eve of Thanksgiving to pray and address the events of the last few days regarding the grand jury verdict of police officer Darren Wilson on November 26, 2014 in New York City.  Police officer Darren Wilson shot 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO, on August 9, sparking large ongoing protests.   (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Trayvon Martin Family Welcomes Michael Brown Sr.

Father of teen slain in Ferguson attends Florida prayer vigil

11/29/2014

Rev. Dietra Wise-Baker explains the plan of Metropolitan Congregations United's clergy caucus on November 22, 2014 in preparation for the Michael Brown grand jury announcement. (KMOX/Brad Choat)

St. Louis Clergy Caucus To Open Churches To Protesters

Spokeswoman says they’ll be places of rest and nourishment following the Michael Brown grand jury announcement

11/22/2014

Pastors gather in Ferguson on November 14, 2014 to announce plans to feed schoolchildren if their classes are cancelled due to upcoming grand jury verdict (KMOX/Brian Kelly)

North County Churches Ready For Ferguson Verdict

Houses of worship say they will provide meals, education, and counseling to schoolchildren if classes are canceled.

11/14/2014

Pope Benedict XVI (L) gives his cardinal ring to  US Raymond leo Burke (R) during the Eucharistic celebration with the new cardinals on November 21, 2010 at St Peter's basilica at The Vatican.   ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images

Pope Francis Demotes Former St. Louis Archbishop

Cardinal Burke was transferred Saturday from his position as head of the Holy See’s supreme court to a largely ceremonial post.

11/08/2014

Rev. Richard Kurtz (photo: Chicago Police)

Priest Arrested At Home For Wayward Clergy In Dittmer

Detroit area Rev. Richard Kurtz accused of child pornography crimes

10/01/2014

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