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Cardinal Angelo Amato blesses a portrait of Father Solanus during Mass of the Beatification Ceremony, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Detroit. A priest who wasn't allowed to preach instead turned his ears and heart to the needy. Now, decades after his death, Solanus Casey is on a path to sainthood, celebrated as an incredibly humble man who brought people to God. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
November 18, 2017 - 8:59 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A priest known for his steadfast devotion to the needy cleared a threshold on the way to possible sainthood Saturday as the Roman Catholic Church beatified Solanus Casey, who is credited with the miraculous cure of a woman with a chronic skin disease. More than 60,000 people attended...
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November 18, 2017 - 8:51 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio Supreme Court justice and Democratic gubernatorial candidate said on Facebook that people should "lighten up" after deleting a previous post outlining his sexual history with women that drew widespread criticism for trivializing sexual harassment and sexual assault. William...
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FILE - A March 3, 2003 file photo of AC/DC co-founder and guitarist Malcolm Young at an event in London. The band has announced, Saturday Nov. 18, 2017, that 64-year-old Young has died. (Yui Mok/PA via AP)
November 18, 2017 - 8:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Malcolm Young, the rhythm guitarist and guiding force behind the bawdy hard rock band AC/DC who helped create such head-banging anthems as "Highway to Hell," ''Hells Bells" and "Back in Black," has died. He was 64. AC/DC announced the death Saturday on their official Facebook page...
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SWAT team members prepare to search the neighborhood where a police officer was fatally shot Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, in New Kensington, Pa. Authorities in Pennsylvania say a police officer was shot and killed while making a traffic stop and a search is underway for the gunman. (Rebecca Droke/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP)
November 18, 2017 - 6:25 pm
NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania residents who came to the aid of a rookie police officer who was fatally shot and killed during a traffic stop say he was "gasping for air" and not responsive when they arrived at the scene. Brian Shaw was shot in the chest around 8:15 p.m. Friday in New...
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November 18, 2017 - 6:21 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on Ohio Supreme Court Justice William O'Neill's Facebook posts. (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Ohio Supreme Court Justice and Democratic gubernatorial candidate William O'Neill says he apologizes if his Facebook post discussing his sexual history with women has offended...
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November 18, 2017 - 6:18 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The city of Des Moines is expected to pay $225,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of an unarmed man killed by police in 2015. The Des Moines Register reports that the City Council is scheduled to approve the settlement agreement on Monday. Last month, the city...
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November 18, 2017 - 6:03 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Boston University says it has found evidence that a geology professor sexually harassed a graduate student on a research trip in Antarctica more than 10 years ago. BU Provost Jean Morrison says in a letter sent Friday to faculty the findings follow a 13-month investigation into the...
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In this Nov. 16, 2017, photo, former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks at a news conference in Birmingham, Ala., with his wife Kayla Moore, right. A sex scandal has relegated Moore's hard-line positions on LGBT issues to the background in Alabama's turbulent Senate race even as religious activists blame the "LGBT mafia" and "homosexualist gay terrorism" for his precarious political plight. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
November 18, 2017 - 5:45 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A smiling Roy Moore stood shoulder to shoulder with his fiercest religious allies. Flanked by a huge sign for Moore's Senate campaign, one supporter railed against the "LGBT mafia" and "homosexualist gay terrorism." Another warned that "homosexual sodomy" destroys those who...
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The Rev. William J. Barber speaks at a rally in opposition to Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore at a church in Birmingham, Ala., on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. Barber and other speakers criticized Moore over allegations he made improper sexual advances toward teenage girls decades ago. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)
November 18, 2017 - 5:41 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A leading figure among religious liberals says the candidacy of Republican Roy Moore for U.S. Senate is a struggle for the "soul of the nation." The remarks Saturday by the Rev. William J. Barber come a day after a letter signed by dozens of progressive pastors in Alabama...
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FILE- In this Nov. 15, 2017 photo, people pray at the tomb of Father Solanus Casey in Detroit. The Detroit priest, who is credited with helping cure a woman with a skin disease, is being beatified by the Roman Catholic Church, a major step toward sainthood, Saturday, Nov. 18 in Detroit. More than 60,000 people are expected Saturday at a Mass at Ford Field. (AP Photo/Ed White)
November 18, 2017 - 4:58 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the beatification of the Rev. Solanus Casey, a late Detroit priest who could be made a saint by the Roman Catholic Church if a second miracle is attributed to him: (all times local): ___ 4:55 p.m. A Detroit priest who focused his ministry on the poor and needy has been...
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