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Francis spoke about the Paris terror attacks while en route to the Philippines, defending free speech as not only a fundamental human right.
The new rules open up the communist island to greater American travel and allow U.S. citizens to start bringing home small amounts of Cuban cigars after more than a half-century ban.
The country's attorney general also said the mayor's wife had been linked to an organized crime group that police say likely murdered the students.
Jason Rezaian, an Iranian-American who holds dual citizenship, has been held since July 22. A report from Iran's state news agency did not disclose what charges he faces.
Yemen's al-Qaida branch claimed responsibility for last week's attacks in Paris. The first post-attack edition of 'Charlie Hebdo,' meanwhile, has sold out in France, just hours after it was released.
The new cover shows a weeping Muhammad, holding a sign saying "I am Charlie" with the words "All is forgiven" above him.
The ruling, which throws out an embezzlement conviction, means the former Egyptian dictator could be set free soon. Mubarak was ousted four years ago.
The fiercely controversial pipeline would carry oil from Canada to Texas. It cleared an initial Senate hurdle Monday, but Obama has threatened to veto.
The site was filled with threats against military personnel, including one that said "American soldiers, we are coming, watch your back."
The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments Monday in a case that looks at how municipal governments may regulate where and when signs are posted.
Masses of people joined with world leaders to fill Paris streets Sunday in a rally for unity that officials said was the largest demonstration in French history.
Officials say divers will go down Monday to the bottom of the Java Sea in an effort to retrieve the flight data recorder from the wreckage of the Airbus A320.
In the backs of pickup trucks, construction workers lie among tools and blankets, headed to the city for a day's work. Alejandro Cartagena turned his camera on the carpoolers.
The large, red piece of debris emblazoned with the word "Asia" was lifted from the bottom of the Java Sea using inflatable balloons.
Kill my son. Find my brother. A mother in Mexico pleads with gunmen who snatched her son in the night. He remains missing, and his sister vows to find him. The case is not unique.
Baga was seized a week ago. Amnesty International says that as many as 2,000 people may have been killed by the Islamist extremists in recent days.