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  • America's evangelicals return to seeking souls, not votes

    America's evangelicals return to seeking souls, not votes
    Only a decade ago, Christian social conservatives were a commanding force in American politics. They helped elect one of their own, George W. Bush, to two terms. They were a cornerstone of a GOP coalition that appeared to hold a permanent electoral majority. But today, the movement has lost its momentum — in part because one of its assets has become a liability.
  • Fred Phelps dies at 84; Westboro Baptist's preacher of hate

    Fred Phelps dies at 84; Westboro Baptist's preacher of hate
    Fred Phelps, a publicity-hungry Kansas pastor who picketed hundreds of military funerals because he believed America was too sympathetic to gays, died early Thursday in Topeka, Kan. He was 84. His daughter, Margie Phelps, confirmed his death to the...

    Little sorrow seen as anti-gay preacher Phelps said to be near death

    Little sorrow seen as anti-gay preacher Phelps said to be near death
    Fred Phelps, Sr. -- the 84-year-old founder of one of the most-hated churches in America and possibly the world -- has been placed in hospice and could be at "the edge of death," according to an estranged son. The lack of public sorrow over this news...

    Guns for Jesus: Churches fill their pews with weapons giveaways

    Guns for Jesus: Churches fill their pews with weapons giveaways
    What would Jesus shoot? Some churches in Kentucky and in upstate New York are doing what it takes to get people into the pews to hear the word of God — and in their neck of the woods, that means giving away guns. The flier for the raffle at...

    Girls' basketball: Southern Section playoff pairings

    Girls' basketball: Southern Section playoff pairings
    GIRLS' BASKETBALL SOUTHERN SECTION PLAYOFFS OPEN DIVISION First round, Saturday, 7 p.m. #1 Mater Dei, bye #9 Sierra Canyon at #8 Alemany #12 Keppel at #5 Serra #4 Etiwanda, bye #3 Long Beach Poly, bye #11 Lynwood at #6 Chaminade #10...