Catholic school can legally fire gay teacher, court finds

On May 8, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a North Carolina Catholic high school could legally fire gay teacher Lonnie Billard, citing the "ministerial exception" to uphold its religious doctrines.

Effort underway to save historic steeple on Summit Avenue

For more than 100 years, this church on the corner of Summit Avenue and Saratoga Street in St. Paul has been a neighborhood landmark. Now the pinnacle of the limestone brick building is getting a facelift.