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Wayfair pulls towel depicting deity after Hindus object

Online home goods retailer Wayfair has pulled a beach towel depicting the Hindu deity Lord Ganesha.

Apt Bible passage at Catholic Mass coincides with earthquake

A Catholic church in North Carolina which had a portion of 1 Kings for the Bible for its reading during an early Sunday morning Mass found the verse unusually timely.

Man leaves scripture in the sand at Wrightsville Beach

One local man is leaving more than footprints in the sand at Wrightsville Beach. He's spreading a powerful message.

Bishop: North Carolina priest kept on leave on abuse claims

The Charlotte diocese’s bishop says a priest in North Carolina will continue to be placed on administrative leave after allegations of sexual abuse against him were revealed last year.

Police officers wash feet of black pastors in North Carolina

Police in North Carolina have washed the feet of black religious leaders during a prayer walk that was aimed at ending racism.

School head charged in plot to steal $700K in student aid

A school director has been charged with plotting to steal approximately $700,000 in student financial aid to help fund a religious leader’s North Carolina ranch.

Trump declares churches ‘essential,’ calls on them to reopen

Churches and other houses of worship are now at the center of the health debate.  

North Carolina sheriff won’t enforce limit on church attendance

A sheriff in North Carolina says his department won’t enforce state guidelines limiting church attendance during the coronavirus pandemic.

More than 12,000 Catholic churches applied for PPP loans

As suffering small businesses around the country clamor for much-needed loans from the federal Paycheck Protection Program, news of prominent national chains receiving millions of dollars sparked an outcry among owners of smaller businesses who have been shut out.

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Florida man survives alligator attack while walking dog

A man recounts the terrifying moments right before he was bitten by an alligator.

Suspect in killing of protesters listed in ‘hero’ assignment

A Dallas school district is investigating a high school English teacher who asked students to write about a modern-day hero and listed the 17-year-old accused of killing two people during Wisconsin protests as one possible option.

EPA: Pine Sol now approved to kill coronavirus on surfaces

Clorox wipes are still in short supply due to increased demand as Americans continue to clean off frequently used surfaces to combat the spread of coronavirus, but another household cleaner has been added to the list of effective products.

Woman denies police account after being shot at by officers

A woman in Maryland is disputing an account by police that she crashed her Honda into a police vehicle and veered toward a detective.