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Advocates say death penalty in Wyoming should be abolished

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — In most capital murder cases, jurors in Wyoming prefer life imprisonment instead of imposing the death penalty, a veteran Cheyenne defense attorney said during a program advocating abolishment of the death penalty.

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Pope Francis

Pope Francis

Pope Francis was selected the top newsmaker in a year-end poll of journalists who cover religion.

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Islamic State

Islamic State

Fighters from the Islamic State group parade in a commandeered Iraqi security forces armored vehicle down a main road in Mosul, Iraq, on June 23.

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Paul Clement, David Cortman

Paul Clement, David Cortman

Paul Clement, attorney for Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood, center, stands with attorney David Cortman, right, as they speak to reporters in front of the Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C., on March 25 after the court heard arguments in the challenges of the Affordable Care Act requir…

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Christmas church services

Christmas church services

December 24, 2014 10:14 am
Crow government erects sign proclaiming 'Jesus is Lord' on reservation

Crow government erects sign proclaiming 'Jesus is Lord' on reservation

The Crow government wants the world to know the name of its God and has erected a sign along Interstate 90 to declare it.

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Mental health

Mental health

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Bakken boom brings surge of diversity to North Dakota

Bakken boom brings surge of diversity to North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. — Job seekers and immigrants have brought a surge of diversity to North Dakota, but the arrival of many new people from diverse native lands often results in a few language gaps.

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5 Free Things: NYC lit up and lovely at Christmas

5 Free Things: NYC lit up and lovely at Christmas

NEW YORK — The Christmas season is one of New York City’s busiest times of year. Tickets for Broadway shows and hotel rooms go for premium prices and lines for top attractions are long. But some of the best and most beautiful things to see and do around the city during the holidays are free.…

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Guest opinion: Southern Baptist leader: Listen to fears in Ferguson

On a day when reactions were predictable, one man’s was not.

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St. Paul Park church helps battle inner demons

St. Paul Park church helps battle inner demons

ST. PAUL PARK, Minn. – When the church service ended, prayers burst out everywhere.

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Catholic Diocese proposes $16.4M settlement for hundreds claiming sexual abuse

Catholic Diocese proposes $16.4M settlement for hundreds claiming sexual abuse

HELENA — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Helena has filed a bankruptcy reorganization plan that proposes a $16.4 million settlement for hundreds of people who said clergy members sexually abused them for decades while the church covered it up.

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Pope maps out personal (and progressive) policy

Pope maps out personal (and progressive) policy

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has made some of the most important policy speeches of his pontificate in recent days, catching up for lost time following months of attention to bureaucratic reform and the turbulent meeting of bishops on family issues that just ended.

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Pope's policy

Pope's policy

In a photo provided by the Vatican newspaper L’Osservatore Romano, Pope Francis speaks at the Vatican on Tuesday to participants of the Global Meeting of Popular Movement. Francis has made some of the most important policy speeches of his pontificate in recent days, catching up for lost time…

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Guest opinion: Catholic synod underwhelms on controversial issues

The Roman Catholic Church’s Extraordinary Synod on the Family concluded with an address from Pope Francis on Oct. 19.

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E.J. Dionne Jr.: A Tar Heel rebellion against rightwing reaction

BURLINGTON, N.C. — The clergy gathered in the second-floor conference room at the First Baptist Church here were pondering whether this midterm election might be different from other midterm elections.

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George F. Will: Scotland's epic vote could change Union Jack

George F. Will: Scotland's epic vote could change Union Jack

WASHINGTON — Tucking into a dish of Scottish haggis is not a task for the fainthearted. There are various haggis recipes, but basically it is sheep’s pluck — the heart, lungs and liver — cooked together, then mixed with suet and oatmeal and boiled in a sheep’s stomach, then served, sometimes…

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Peace match in Rome features Maradona, other soccer stars

Peace match in Rome features Maradona, other soccer stars

ROME — Diego Maradona and Roberto Baggio were among a host of former soccer stars who played in an interreligious charity match backed by Pope Francis on Monday night.

September 06, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Judge to consider key part of sex-abuse settlement

Judge to consider key part of sex-abuse settlement

HELENA — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Helena is asking a judge to approve an agreement with its insurers that would provide the bulk of the funding for a proposed settlement with hundreds of people who say they were sexually abused by clergy.

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The Rev. John Pugh

The Rev. John Pugh

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