BALTIMORE (AP) — The Episcopal Diocese of Maryland says a bishop accused of fatally striking a bicyclist while driving drunk in Baltimore has resigned.
The diocese announced Friday that it accepted the resignation of Heather Cook, who was bishop suffragan. Separately, the Episcopal Church announced it has revoked Cook's clergy credentials. She is now considered a layperson.
Cook had been the second-highest ranking Episcopal leader in Maryland....
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The stepchildren of a woman killed in an automobile crash involving Bruce Jenner have sued the Olympic gold medalist.
The wrongful death case was filed Friday in Los Angeles by the stepchildren of Kim Howe, whose car was pushed into oncoming traffic after Jenner's sport utility vehicle collided with it on Pacific Coast Highway in February.
The lawsuit by Dana Redmond and William Howe does not specify how much they are seeking, but...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations says several Muslim organizations in the state are raising concerns about a federal program designed to fight terror recruiting.
About 40 Muslim groups and mosques support a statement that asks the Department of Justice to discontinue the "divisive" initiative in Minneapolis.
The Minnesota program focuses on the Somali community. Dozens of young Somalis have left...
FORTY FORT, Pa. (AP) — A man in northeastern Pennsylvania has been reunited with his class ring after losing it in a flood 43 years ago.
State police told the Citizens Voice (http://bit.ly/1c3ePfM ) that Forty Fort resident Roger Stout lost his Wilkes University class ring after it washed away in the high waters from Hurricane Agnes in 1972.
They say the ring was recently sold to a jeweler by someone involved with a burglary and robbery case....
WASHINGTON (AP) — The top commander of U.S. special operations forces is expressing "very great concern" about losing a presence on the ground in Yemen, where his forces had been working with Yemeni forces against al-Qaida's affiliate there.
Army Gen. Joseph Votel made the comments during an appearance Friday at the Stimson Center, a Washington think tank. Votel is commander of U.S. Special Operations Command, based in Florida.