SEATTLE (AP) — An Oregon man has pleaded guilty in federal court to a hate crime and making false statements in connection with a racially-motivated assault in Lynnwood, Washington.
U.S. Attorney Nick Brown says Randy Smith of Eugene, Oregon, pleaded guilty Tuesday and is one of four men from across the Pacific Northwest being prosecuted for punching and kicking a Black man at a bar on Dec.
For transgender Catholics across the United States, retaining their faith can entail complex calculations. They face rebukes from some fellow Catholics, including many bishops, yet find full acceptance in some premises of the church.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A federal appeals court has turned away a constitutional challenge by the support group Cowboys for Trump and co-founder Couy Griffin to New Mexico election laws and registration requirements for political groups.
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Tucked in a corner of a dimly-lit hallway of a rundown block of flats in Zimbabwe’s Mbare township, a few drug users desperate for recovery prayed and encouraged each other to reduce their habits.
LYNCHBURG, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee distillery producing Jack Daniel’s whiskey is teaming with a military support group to help service members and their families get home for the holidays.
More than 1,700 service members and relatives will head home through “Operation Ride Home,” organizers said.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Several Malaysian mothers won a legal battle Thursday for the right to pass their nationality to their children born abroad, a landmark court decision hailed by activists as a giant step toward gender equality.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Some incoming Afghan refugees were greeted by two members of New Mexico’s all-female U.S. House delegation, from opposite ends of the political spectrum, at Holloman Air Force Base.
BERLIN (AP) — Thousands of activists protested Saturday in Berlin for a more inclusive and progressive society, the German news agency dpa reported.
Over 350 organizations including Amnesty International, Fridays for Future, pro-women rights and refugee support groups had called for the march through the German capital three weeks before the country's national election on Sept 26.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Time is running out before Election Day as New Mexico election regulators push the political support group Cowboys for Trump to disclosure its financial backers...
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The support group Cowboys for Trump and its founder Couy Griffin are resisting pressure to disclose financial contributors in what could be a test case of a 2019 New Mexico state law that requires greater disclosures of independent political spending...
BULLHEAD CITY — In lieu of in-person gatherings, local support groups have found alternative ways to help others.
With concerns about the coronavirus forcing many businesses to close per Gov. Doug Ducey’s stay-at-home directive, creativity has come to the fore.
SCOTT DEPOT — Teays Valley Church of God in Scott Depot is hosting an addiction support group ministry called "Made New Ministries." The group meets on Friday nights at 7 p.m. in the youth building on the east side of the church.
HURRICANE—A new support group for family members affected by addiction will meet at 7 p.m. every Tuesday at the Hurricane Church of Christ in Hurricane, located on the hill just past the Hurricane Middle School.
HURRICANE — Broadmore Assisted Living is hosting Alzheimer's Support Group meetings at 5 p.m. on the third Thursday of every month. Broadmore Assisted Living is located at 4000 Outlook Drive, Hurricane.
ASHLAND — The Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital (OLBH) breast cancer support group will meet Tuesday, April 23. The support group will meet at noon on the fifth floor of Bellefonte Centre (1000 Ashland Drive).
Nonprofits, businesses and state governments nationwide are putting up money and volunteer hours in a battle to keep national parks safe and clean for visitors as the partial U...
The annual Havasu Lights of Love candle vigil was held by the Open Arms for Empty Hearts support group at the Calvary Chapel on Sunday night.
The support group honored mothers of children who have passed away with poetry, musical numbers and a candle lighting ceremony.
ASHLAND — Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital (OLBH) is hosting a prostate cancer support group meeting at the hospital Tuesday, Dec. 11, at 5:30 p.m. on the fifth floor of Bellefonte Centre (1000 Ashland Drive.) The guest speaker for the meeting will be radiation oncologist Anshu Jain, M.D.
Kimberly Barnard-Bracey turned to a small group of women inside a room at Portsmouth Naval Medical Center on a recent weekday afternoon...
BROOKFIELD — When Jenny Collins’ daughter was struggling with bipolar disorder in her early teens, Collins wished she could talk to other parents about their children’s battle with mental health.
“I felt really alone and I felt embarrassed,” said Collins, of Brookfield
TRUMBULL — Bridgeport Hospital’s Support Group for Mothers will meet 10 a.m. to noon Wednesdays, Nov. 7 and 21, at Park Avenue Medical Center, 5520 Park Ave., Trumbull. The group provides a safe and non-judgmental place for expectant mothers and those with children under one year old to express their concerns, ask questions and resolve some of their anxieties related to motherhood.
Kinship care means a family member supports the daily needs of a relative’s minor child, and their ranks are growing.
More than 43,000 people in the state care for a relative’s minor child – as grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins and older siblings – some temporarily and others for the long haul.
The process of coming out to your family can be scary not only for the person revealing their own true self but to those who love them as well. For that reason, a local family has decided that more support is needed to help navigate the changes that go on in the families.
HORICON – A Horicon woman who suffered the loss of her 10-month-old son is the backbone of a organization put together to help others who have suffered from child loss.
Days may go on after losing a child, but they are never easy, Amanda Hartwig said.
Sandra Bishnoi has been diagnosed with stage 4 metastatic breast cancer for the last seven and a half years, and she finds comfort in meeting with a support group at MD Anderson Cancer Center for people with advanced cancer like her.
A local chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) meets every Monday evening from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the PSN Building, 122 W. Second St., next to Sammy's Pizza.
NEWTOWN - At 27 years old, Matt DeLuca had deteriorated to such a state in his addiction that he would cry at night, thinking of the trouble he would have to go through to get high the next day, and desperately wanting to be free of it.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — When Teresa Sumner was pregnant with son Rian, she and husband William were told he had congenital heart defects and Down syndrome...
It was an early afternoon at the San Marcos Cafe south of Santa Fe, and Billie Russell was primed for action, right down to the .380-caliber handgun hanging off her left hip.
The 4-foot-9 woman, a veteran, was surrounded by others, many who have seen combat.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Ricardo Negron never kissed his boyfriend in front of conservative relatives...
Adjusting to life after loss
LIHUE — Kauai Hospice offers grief counseling and grief-support groups for those who are having difficulty adjusting to life after loss.
One or more individual or group sessions may help people get “unstuck” in order to start feeling better.
Leesa Shanahan pressed play on the phone video documenting her routine of preparing the week's treatment regimen for her and her children.
The video showed boxes and tabletops full of remedies and supplements, which she divvied up into cups to more efficiently distribute the dosages.
First United Methodist Church of DeKalb is offering a monthly grief support group beginning Wednesday.
The group for adults who have lost a loved one to grow through loss and to find a way to healing and hope through sharing, music and prayer.
POCATELLO - A suicide-loss, survivors support group meets every second and fourth Thursday of each month. This is a free peer group, open to the public, informal, casual, bring own non-alcohol drink.
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DANBURY - A former United Way executive from Danbury has been named the new president and CEO of Ann’s Place, a support group for people with cancer and their loved ones.
Sharron Cobb, the former senior vice president of marketing, communications and community impact at the United Way of Westchester and Putnam, will spend 2017 focusing on increasing Ann’s Place’s visibility, enhancing donor and volunteer engagement, and creating a sustainability plan, according to a release.
The Griffin Hospital Life after Stroke Support Group will host its next meeting on Thursday, Dec. 8 from noon to 1 p.m. at the Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital, 350 Seymour Ave., Derby.
The Life after Stroke Support Group at Griffin Hospital is open to stroke survivors between the ages of 20 and 65.
Kingwood moms Leesa Shanahan and Diane Kahler first connected many years ago through the Boy Scouts of America.
Years later, the two became even more interconnected when both of their children were fighting Lyme disease.