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Southern Baptists narrowly reject formal ban on churches with any women pastors

Jun. 12, 2024 18:25 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Southern Baptists narrowly rejected a proposal Wednesday to enshrine a ban on churches with women pastors in their constitution after opponents argued it was unnecessary because the denomination already has a way of ousting such churches. The measure received...

Alarmed by embryo destruction, Southern Baptists urge caution on IVF by couples and government

Jun. 12, 2024 17:56 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Southern Baptist delegates expressed alarm Wednesday over the way in vitro fertilization is routinely being practiced, approving a resolution lamenting that the creation of surplus frozen embryos often results in “destruction of embryonic human life.” They...

Sprinters catching up to Flo-Jo's hallowed 100, 200 world records that have stood since 1988

Jun. 11, 2024 11:21 AM EDT

For generations of sprinters in the women’s 100 meters, 10.49 seconds is the world record they've been chasing since 1988. For Al Joyner, it’s a time he sees everywhere he looks. Like the other day when he was contemplating putting a pair of his late wife Florence Griffith...

Alzheimer's drug that can slow disease gets backing from FDA advisers

Jun. 10, 2024 17:25 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A closely watched Alzheimer's drug from Eli Lilly won the backing of federal health advisers on Monday, setting the stage for the treatment's expected approval for people with mild dementia caused by the brain-robbing disease. Food and Drug Administration advisers...

Jamie Chadwick becomes first woman to win Indy NXT race since 2010

Jun. 09, 2024 15:43 PM EDT

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Jamie Chadwick became the third woman to win an Indy NXT race and the first to accomplish the feat on a road course when she led for all 20 laps Sunday at Road America. Indy NXT is the final step on the ladder system of open-wheel racing for drivers...

From women pastors to sexual abuse to Trump, Southern Baptists have a busy few days ahead of them

Jun. 09, 2024 08:51 AM EDT

Thousands will gather in Indianapolis June 11-12 for the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention. The meeting comes at a fraught time in the nation’s largest Protestant denomination. Messengers — as voting delegates are known — will vote on whether to establish a...

Rookie Linus Lundqvist is the surprise pole sitter for IndyCar event at Road America

Jun. 08, 2024 18:37 PM EDT

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Linus Lundqvist called it one of the craziest rounds of qualifying he'd ever encountered. And it gave the 25-year-old Swede one of the biggest highlights of his rookie season with IndyCar. Lundqvist earned his first career pole on a rainy...

Hurco: Fiscal Q2 Earnings Snapshot

Jun. 07, 2024 08:11 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Hurco Cos. (HURC) on Friday reported a loss of $3.9 million in its fiscal second quarter. On a per-share basis, the Indianapolis-based company said it had a loss of 61 cents. The manufacturer of computerized machine tools for...

Colts rest QB Anthony Richardson on final day of minicamp with soreness in throwing shoulder

Jun. 06, 2024 18:13 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Anthony Richardson jogged onto the field for Thursday's final minicamp practice. Then he started throwing — left-handed. The scene created a brief scare for Indianapolis Colts fans. Thirty-five minutes later, Richardson and coach Shane Steichen...

Southern Baptists are poised to ban churches with women pastors. Some are urging them to reconsider

Jun. 06, 2024 08:33 AM EDT

From its towering white steeple and red-brick facade to its Sunday services filled with rousing gospel hymns and evangelistic sermons, First Baptist Church of Alexandria, Virginia, bears many of the classic hallmarks of a Southern Baptist church. On a recent Sunday, its pastor for...