Episcopal Church chooses its first black presiding bishop

Jun 28, 2015

Episcopal Church chooses its first black presiding bishop

The Episcopal Church on Saturday elected its first black presiding bishop, choosing Bishop Michael Curry of North Carolina during the denomination’s national assembly. He will now lead a nearly 1.9-million-member denomination known for its history as the faith home of many U.S. presidents. The ...

Jun 28, 2015

Shaken tourists flee Tunisia after seaside massacre

Planeloads of shocked foreign tourists flew home from Tunisia Saturday after a beach-side massacre claimed by the Islamic State group killed 38 people and prompted a major security clampdown. The North African nation, which relies heavily on tourism, announced plans to deploy troops at ...

Mexicans bash pinata of Trump, calling him an imbecile

Jun 27, 2015

Mexicans bash pinata of Trump, calling him an imbecile

Few presidents of Mexico have managed to unite the country in the way Donald Trump did after he launched his U.S. presidential bid a week ago with a string of broadsides against America’s southern neighbor. “Imbecile,” “racist,” “absurd” and “ignorant” were some of the ...