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(RNS) Nicole Garcia looks more like a well-heeled church lady than a radical — but her faith journey over the past 55 years reflects a radical shift in mainline Christian denominations’ acceptance of transgender people as leaders in the church. A self-professed church nerd, Garcia says she was “a good...
The suspect accused of a random shooting that killed a woman strolling a popular San Francisco pier had previously been deported five times. Francisco Sanchez, 45, was arrested soon after allegedly firing a single shot that killed Katheryn Steinle, 32, as she and her father walked on...
PANAMA CITY (AP) — Panama is joining several other Latin American nations in dropping out of the Miss Universe pageant in protest over Donald Trump's comments about immigrants. The Miss Panama Organization and the Telemetro television channel say that this year they won't participate in or broadcast the Miss Universe...
HAVANA, July 4 (Reuters) - Former Cuban President Fidel Castro, 88, visited 19 cheese masters for four hours on Friday in a rare trip outside his Havana home, official media reported on Saturday. The photos showing the leader alive and well came out three days after his younger brother and...
By Ellen Wulfhorst NEW YORK, July 3 (Reuters) - A random fatal shooting in San Francisco, allegedly by an immigrant, proves the United States must tighten its borders, according to a statement on Friday by U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump, who is facing heavy criticism for his comments about Mexicans....