RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio's mayor estimates that Pope Francis might draw another 3 million people today for the final Mass of his World Youth Day Visit. Hundreds of thousands of young people have camped out on the white sand of Copacabana beach in anticipation.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Megachurch founder Rick Warren got a long standing ovation from parishioners as he gave his first sermon since his son's suicide nearly four months ago. Warren, dressed in his usual casual black T-shirt and jeans, took the stage at Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, Calif. Saturday with wife, Kay Warren. His first sermon was titled, "How To Get Through What You're Going Through."
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Police are investigating possible mechanical failure in the deadly crash of a church bus in Indiana. The bus carrying teenagers was returning from a church camp in Michigan yesterday when it came off a highway ramp and crashed into a retaining wall. The driver says the brakes failed. Three people died and 26 others were injured.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A stalled thunderstorm system in Western North Carolina kept authorities busy with 18 reports of swift water rescues, though there was just one minor injury. The storm dumped about a foot of rain on the area, causing power outages and flash floods that swamped homes and washed out roads and bridges.
MIAMI (AP) — A tropical storm warning has been issued for parts of Hawaii. Forecasters say Tropical Storm Flossie is heading that way with winds near 60 mph, though it's expected to weaken gradually as it approaches the islands.
Created: Sun, 28 Jul 2013 09:15:14 EST
Updated: Sun, 28 Jul 2013 09:15:14 EST