Father Scott Holmer sat on a chair in his church's parking lot in Bowie, Maryland on Friday, administering confession to worshippers car by car, at times leaning forward as he struggled to hear them from the six-feet distance imposed by social distancing rules. | Video
Presidential hopeful Cory Booker told a service commemorating the 1965 "Bloody Sunday" march, a turning point in the civil rights movement, that the United States is still failing many Americans, citing poverty and gun violence as constant threats.
Investigators have recovered the flight data recorder from a cargo plane that crashed on Feb. 23 in Texas, killing all three people on board, the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said on Sunday.
Low-lying communities along the rain-engorged Russian River in Northern California wine country were largely cut off by flooding on Thursday, even as waters began receding and sunny skies returned after days of nonstop showers. | Video
(This Feb. 27 story corrects term to refer to dog in paragraph 3)
The United Methodist Church voted on Tuesday to uphold and strengthen its ban on same-sex marriage and LGBT clergy in a move likely to alienate large numbers of followers who had pushed for reform. | Video
A winter storm in the U.S. Southwest that dumped snow on Arizona made travel treacherous on Friday as strong winds pushed powdery snow into drifts and forecasters predicted the blizzard would continue into the night. | Video
Virginia Republican lawmakers on Friday said they plan a hearing where two women who have accused the state's Democratic lieutenant governor of sex assault can testify about their allegations.
(This version of the Feb. 21st story corrects spelling to Hasson from Hassan in last paragraph) | Video
WASHINGTON In the study of his home outside Washington, victims’ advocate Tom Doyle searched a shelf packed with books to find the thick report that led him to stop practicing as a priest and devote himself to helping those who had been sexually abused by clergymen.