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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — African-American Mormons discussed the ongoing challenges of belonging to a predominantly white religion Friday during a university conference designed to address the status of blacks in the faith.
US President Barack Obama met in Oregon Friday with relatives of victims of a deadly rampage at a community college, as shootings on two more school campuses left two people dead and four wounded. Hundreds gathered outside the gate to the local airport to greet Obama, where he earned a mixed reception. While one sign said "Welcome to Roseburg," others read "Obama is Wrong" and "Nothing Trumps Our Liberty" -- clear signs that the president's visit to the rural, conservative community is not appreciated by all.