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They had the first service at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, SC since the shooting that took the lives on nine people. Several of the people at the church have said that they forgive Dylan Roof, others have said they haven’t gotten there yet and feel bad about that. Elder Nrvil Goff said “Many of our hearts are broken, many of us are still shedding tears, but I know a man who can answer all of our questions. But you and I must bring our burdens to the Lord and leave them there.”
Former Longhorn Jordan Spieth has won the US Open. He is only the 6th player to win the Masters and the US Open in the same year.
The search for two killers who broke out of a New York prison more than two weeks ago focused on two locations more than 300 miles apart on Sunday. Police shifted their attention to an area roughly 20 miles west of the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, N.Y., after hunting in an area along the Pennsylvania border earlier in the day. Convicted murderers David Sweat and Richard Matt escaped from the Clinton facility.
New AAA battery sized device detects heart defects–-“The Reveal” was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and is one-third the size of an AAA battery. Imagine something as small as a, AAA battery being inserted in your chest to monitor your heart 24/7 for three years and revealing undetected health problems. (One Austin woman is living proof it works.)
Firefighters are working three wildfires in Washington state. A fire burning 13 miles north/northeast of Quinault in the Olympic National Park was started by lightning. By Sunday afternoon it had burned more than 400 acres and was just five percent contained. It has moved into steep, dangerous terrain. Fire officials say smoke jumpers who had been staffing the fire were released on Sunday since the fire has spread into an area that is inaccessible.