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FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 file photo, contrails from jets glow pink as they are illuminated by the setting sun in the skies beyond a church in Kansas. According to a Gallup poll released on Thursday, April 18, 2019, the percentage of U.S. adults who belong to a church or other religious institution has plunged by 20 percentage points over the past two decades, hitting a low of 50% last year. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Poll: Church membership in US plummets over past 20 yearsGallup poll: The percentage of US adults who belong to a church or other religious institution has plunged by 20 percentage points over the past two decades, hitting a low of 50% last year
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FBI agent in charge Dean Phillips talks to reporters in Denver Wednesday, April 17, 2019. A Florida teenager who authorities say was obsessed with the 1999 Columbine school shooting and may have been planning an attack in Colorado just ahead of the 20th anniversary was found dead Wednesday in an apparent suicide after a nearly 24-hour manhunt. (Colorado Public Radio via AP)
Colorado schools reopen as FBI examines teen suspect's pastAuthorities want to ensure that a Florida teenager who was obsessed with the Columbine school shooting was acting alone as dozens of Denver-area schools plan to reopen following a region-wide hunt for the young woman
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2018 file photo, St. Patrick's Cathedral is seen in New York. Just days after flames ravaged the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, a New Jersey man was arrested Wednesday night, April 17, 2019, after entering St. Patrick's Cathedral carrying two cans of gasoline, lighter fluid and butane lighters, according to the New York Police Department. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
NYPD: Man with gas cans arrested at St. Patrick's churchA New Jersey man has been arrested after entering St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City with two cans of gasoline
The Associated Press3 hours ago
The exterior of Lei's Poke Stop, at left, is seen Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in Anchorage, Alaska. Hawaii lawmakers are considering adopting a resolution calling for the creation of legal protections for Native Hawaiian cultural intellectual property. The move comes after a Chicago restaurant chain owner shocked the island state by trademarking the name "Aloha Poke" and sending letters to similarly named cubed fish shops around the country demanding that they change their names, including this Anchorage store, which changed its name. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)
Who owns aloha? Hawaii eyes protections for native cultureHawaii lawmakers are considering adopting a resolution calling for the creation of legal protections for Native Hawaiian cultural intellectual property
The Associated Press4 hours ago
In this Tuesday, April 16, 2019, photo, an apartment building under construction nears completion in downtown Orlando, Fla. The U.S. Census Bureau said Thursday, April 18 that Orlando grew by 60,000 people from mid-2017 to mid-2018, making it the fifth biggest metro increase in pure numbers in the nation. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
Central Florida cities among fastest growing in USCities along Florida's Interstate 4 corridor were some of the fastest growing in the United States last year
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Residents stand inside the Plaza del Mercado in the Rio Piedras area of San Juan, Puerto Rico, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. New Census Bureau data shows that Puerto Rico lost nearly 4% of its population after Hurricane Maria - the greatest population drop in the recorded history of the island, according to one demographer. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
New data shows 4% drop in Puerto Rico population since MariaNew Census data shows that Puerto Rico lost nearly 4% of its population after Hurricane Maria _ what one demographer says is the greatest population drop in the recorded history of the island
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Military academies begin to follow military transgender banThe academies that educate officers for the nation's armed forces have begun to implement the Trump administration's ban on transgender service members
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Writers guild sues talent agencies in heated Hollywood fightThe Writers Guild of America is suing Hollywood's four biggest talent agencies in the latest and boldest move in an increasingly bitter fight between the two sides
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Arizona latest state to shield lottery winners' namesArizona is joining a growing number of states that are allowing winners of big lottery jackpots to stay anonymous
The Associated Press9 hours ago
FILE - In this July 28, 2014, file photo, lightning strikes over Lake Mead near Hoover Dam that impounds Colorado River water at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Arizona. President Donald Trump on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, signed a plan to cut back on the use of water from the Colorado River, which serves 40 million people in the U.S. West. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
California dispute threatens plan to protect Colorado RiverA dispute between two major California water agencies is threatening to derail a hard-won agreement designed to protect a river that serves 40 million people in the U.S. West
The Associated Press9 hours ago
FILE - In this March 24, 2018, file photo, protesters hold signs and shout during the "March for Our Lives" rally in support of gun control in Washington on Pennsylvania Avenue near the U.S. Capitol. Data shows that such shootings are less frequent and with fewer killed than in the years that preceded Columbine. Still, Americans worry about how safe schools are. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
Some polls show parents' growing fears of dangers at schoolTwenty years after the deadly attack at Columbine High School, polls consistently capture growing fears among American parents that their children face imminent danger whenever they go to school
The Associated Press10 hours ago
FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2018, file photo, Honduran asylum seekers are taken into custody by U.S. Border Patrol agents after the group crossed the U.S. border wall into San Diego, in California, seen from Tijuana, Mexico. Detained asylum seekers who have shown they have a credible fear of returning to their country will no longer be able to ask a judge to grant them bond. U.S. Attorney General William Barr decided Tuesday, April 16, 2019, that asylum seekers who clear a "credible fear" interview and are facing removal don't have the right to be released on bond while their cases are pending and will have to wait in detention until their case is adjudicated.  (AP Photo/Moises Castillo, File)
Court sets hearing on Trump administration's asylum policyA federal appeals court scheduled a hearing next week over whether to stop the Trump administration from forcing asylum seekers to wait in Mexico for immigration court hearings
The Associated Press10 hours ago
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