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Nebraska lawmakers vote to abolish death penalty

The bill, which passed 32-15, would replace the death penalty with a sentence of life in prison.

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Texas takes defiant stance as gay-marriage decision looms

As the U.S. Supreme Court decides the legality of same-sex marriage, Texas lawmakers are considering at least five bills designed to block same-sex marriages.

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Christians lose ground, ‘nones’ soar in new portrait of U.S. religion


Christianity still dominates American religious identity, but atheists and agnostics nearly double their share of the religious marketplace, according to a Pew Research Center report.

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For Mother’s Day, a place to mourn babies who never came home

Most Holy Redeemer’s Remembrance Garden honors the youngest of lost lives, and comforts young, recently bereaved parents.

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Activists demand Obama appoint envoy for persecuted Christians


It’s time for President Obama to fill a job created to address their plight, a group of religious leaders tells the White House.

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Crystal Cathedral founder’s memorial covered by crowdfunding campaign

The family of Rev. Robert Schuller resorts to crowdfunding to cover the costs of his funeral.

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