US & World
While the pope has deplored the loss of life in Ukraine and called for all sides to respect the cease-fire, he has not publicly placed any blame on Russia.
The joint NPR/ProPublica probe found the charity raised nearly half a billion dollars after 2010 Haiti earthquake, but has little to show for it.
The decision could leave as few as seven abortion clinics in the nation's second largest state. Texas currently has about 17 abortion providers.
The US fought off an aggressive Australian team in its first game Monday at the World Cup, to come away with a win, and an important three points in pool play.
A very dark, grainy 3.5-minute home movie has surfaced that shows Amelia Earhart on the day before her fateful attempt to fly around the world.
Couples on Tuesday morning local time lined up at the Office of Vital Statistics, where marriage licenses are issued. Two lesbian couples were among the first seeking marriage.
The department has spent heavily so first responders from different agencies can communicate with one another. The Office of the Inspector General reports there's still a lot of static.
In Mexico's mid-term elections, voters elected an independent governor and President Enrique Peña Nieto's party maintained control of Congress amid heavy troop presence and protests.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's governing Justice and Development Party was hoping to secure a big majority. Instead they may be forced to share power with their rivals.
The president arrived in Bavaria for the summit, where Western leaders are due to discuss the situation in Ukraine and how to prevent Greece from defaulting on its sovereign debt.
The short-tailed horse's victory breaks a 37-year drought. It was the longest stretch without a Triple Crown winner in history.
The Cold War-era rocket, which appeared to be targeted at a major air base in the kingdom's south, was brought down by Patriot missiles, officials say.
The former attorney general and Iraq War veteran was being laid to rest in a Catholic ceremony in Wilmington.
Protestors have clashed with the military and police in several states in Mexico ahead of the country's Sunday Congressional, governor and mayoral elections.
While earlier news has alleged hefty bribes over the awarding of the tournament, this case centers on a pivotal play in a World Cup playoff game.
The Pentagon's ban on facial hair and religious headgear has long been an obstacle for Sikh men, who wear turbans and don't cut their hair.