Edwin Hawkins, the gospel star best known for the crossover hit “Oh Happy Day” and as a major force for contemporary inspirational music, died Monday at age 74.
Hedy Lamarr was one of the most beautiful women in the world and served as the physical inspiration for Snow White and Catwoman.
The days of student backpacks in Lyon County serving as a sort of community billboard may be numbered after a dispute erupted over flyers submitted by a local church containing religious terms.
Funeral services for Mormon church president Thomas S. Monson have been set for Jan. 12 in Salt Lake City.
The man set to become the next Mormon church president is a 93-year-old former heart surgeon whose conservative track record on the religion’s leadership panel has led Mormon scholars to predict he won’t make any major changes.
Thomas S. Monson, the president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, died Monday night amid family in Salt Lake City, the church said Tuesday night.
“It took away from my own stress and anxiety, seeing how complete strangers were taking care of each other,” said the Rev. Ian Burgess, who offered spiritual support to the wounded at St. Rose Dominican Hospital in Henderson.
Cardinal Bernard Law, the disgraced former archbishop of Boston whose failures to stop child molesters in the priesthood sparked what would become the worst crisis in American Catholicism, died early Wednesday, the Vatican said. He was 86.
The Jewish holiday of Hanukkah, the eight-day winter festival of lights, started Tuesday night and goes through Dec. 20.
Dash the winter blues and celebrate Hanukkah with the Eight Crazy Nights cocktail at La Cave Wine Food Hideaway at Wynn Las Vegas.