Reem Desouky and her son remained in precautionary isolation but a friend who had chatted with her via video said Desouky was "safe and very happy to be home” in Pennsylvania after 10 months in an Egyptian prison.
The Roman Catholic Church is still the biggest religious institution in the United States. But fewer and fewer Americans are identifying as Catholic, and independent congregations are drawing some with an openness to concepts and stances the Roman Catholic Church eschews.
At a City Council hearing, parking workers -- 90 percent of whom are black -- make their cases for higher pay in the wake of a study that said their median hourly salary for $9.50, a figure disputed by one industry executive.
“This policy will allow the universities to better plan, budget and allocate their resources over multiple years, helping to ensure their long-term stability and success,” board chairwoman Cynthia Shapira said in a statement.