Religion by state
Actor and comedian Robin Williams, who was found dead Monday of an apparent suicide, apparently had a famous politician in his ancestry. He was born Robin McLaurin Williams, with his middle name honoring his great-great-grandfather, Anselm J. McLaurin, who was governor of Mississippi from 1896-1900, according to the Mississippi Department of Archives. But when it comes to Hollywood, he's hardly the only star to have surprising family connections to other famous people.
Family trees are often full of surprises, but nowhere more than with celebrities. Join us for a surprising look at which stars have other stars for cousins, uncles, aunts and beyond.
Members of Hui O He’e Nalu say a proposal to ban standup surfers from Ala Moana 18 hours per week shouldn’t see the light of day.
American journalist James Foley was beheaded by his ISIS captors to send a message to the Western world. And he is not the only Westerner held by the militant group.