The death toll from the worst recorded Ebola outbreak in history surpassed 700 in West Africa as security forces went house-to-house in Sierra Leone's capital Thursday looking for patients and others exposed to the disease. 33 minutes ago
Israel and Hamas agreed Thursday to a 72-hour “humanitarian cease-fire” in the fighting in Gaza that’s to be followed by immediate negotiations on a durable truce, the first sign that diplomacy finally may bring an end to three... 2 hours ago
In Rev. Carol Burnett's Letter to the Editor ("Religion used as cover for prejudice" on July 23), she denounced the Hobby Lobby decision and wrote, "I grew up in a church that calls believers to live in witness of social justice."