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Catholic bishops scrapped their initial welcome of homosexuals into the church, a measure sought by Pope Francis, as their two-week synod in Vatican City concluded Saturday. Pope Francis greets French cardinal Roger Etchegaray on Oct. 5 at the end...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: As you no doubt know, gas prices have fallen sharply in recent weeks.  According to AAA, the average price of a gallon of regular was $3.52 in late July.  Now, less three months later, it’s $3...
Come si fa a non chiamarlo amore? #romatrascrive pic.twitter.com/1Konxk54HO — Ignazio Marino (@ignaziomarino) October 18, 2014 Rome’s Mayor Ignazio Marino on Saturday went against Italy’s law by registering 16 gay marriages that...
The youngest male rhino, Suni, at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya in 2010. Suni, one of seven remaining northern white rhinos in the world, died on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. Photo by Elodie A. Sampere / Barcroft Media / Getty Images. One of the...
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court said Saturday that Texas can use its controversial new voter identification law for the November election. A majority of the justices rejected an emergency request from the Justice Department and civil rights...
CDC Director Tom Frieden listens via videoconference as U.S. President Barack Obama holds a meeting with cabinet agencies coordinating the government’s Ebola response at the White House on Oct. 15. President Obama pushed back against calls for...