Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia found dead at 79

Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia found dead at 79

WASHINGTON — Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, the outspoken leader of the Supreme Court’s conservative bloc, was found dead at a Texas ranch Saturday morning, the San Antonio Express News reported on its website. The newspaper quoted U.S. District Judge Fred Biery, who said he had been told of the death. Scalia, 79, was a guest at the resort in West Texas, the Cibolo Creek Ranch, reportedly as part of a private group of about 40…

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Faith Leaders Nominated To Advise The President

Faith Leaders Nominated To Advise The President

By: Adelle M. Banks — (RNS) The White House has announced plans to add a popular evangelical writer, a Ferguson, Mo., activist and a Methodist mega church pastor to President Obama’s list of faith-based advisers. Rachel Held Evans Known for her blog and books such as “A Year of Biblical Womanhood,” she has written “Searching for Sunday: Loving, Leaving, and Finding the Church.” The Rev. Traci Blackmon The acting executive minister of the United Church…

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