Nun, 100, celebrates austere life of prayer

For most of her life, Sister Mary Bernadette has woken up at the stroke of midnight, stood up from the straw mattress inside her cell, and walked barefoot to the small chapel inside the Monastery of the Poor Clares.

Obama taps business exec to oversee troubled VA

If confirmed by the Senate, the 61-year-old McDonald would succeed Eric Shinseki, the retired four-star general who resigned last month as the scope of the issues at veterans’ hospitals became apparent.

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United plane’s evacuation slide deploys mid-flight

Passengers remained calm and took pictures of the inflated slide with their phones. The Boeing 737-700 pilot announced to passengers that they would be making an emergency landing in Wichita.

Manchester University exceeds $100 million target

About $10 million arrived in the past month, much of it given to celebrate the leadership of Jo Young Switzer, who is retiring and has been the university’s president for nearly 10 years.

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Man tied to Las Vegas police killers faces charges

A man authorities say claimed to be linked to a former Indiana couple who fatally shot two Las Vegas police officers is facing intimidation charges after allegedly threatening an Indiana Supreme Court justice, a second judge and two law enforcement officers.

Suspects sought after 9 shot on Bourbon Street

Police continued searching Monday for two men who exchanged gunfire on Bourbon Street in the French Quarter, leaving nine people shot in the crossfire, including two who were in critical condition.

Annual MDA summer camp underway

The Fort Wayne area Muscular Dystrophy Association chapter is making the tradition of summer camp a reality for nearly 50 kids in the region.

Auburn museum turns 25

The National Auto and Truck Museum in Auburn celebrated its silver anniversary this weekend.

Warrant: Man did Web search on kids dying in cars

In an interview after his son’s death, Harris told investigators that he had done an online search on what temperature could cause a child’s death in a vehicle. The warrant doesn’t specify when Harris did the searches.