Pope Francis used a world forum dedicated to promoting cutting-edge ideas to spread his own revolutionary message on Tuesday: Inclusion.
It was the third time this year that a member of the U.S. military has died in combat in Afghanistan.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) - Poland has signed its first deal to purchase liquefied natural gas from a U.S. supplier, a step that will help the country's efforts to cut its dependence on deliveries from Russia, officials said Thursday.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Republican-controlled Texas House approved a strict ban on "sanctuary cities" early Thursday, empowering local law enforcement to enforce federal immigration law against anyone they detain and threatening police chiefs and sheriffs who refuse to do so with jail.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - The Netherlands marked the 50th birthday of King Willem-Alexander on Thursday with orange-clad citizens holding parties and street sales throughout the country.
BEIJING (AP) - Authorities in China's Xinjiang region are prohibiting parents from giving children some Islamic names in the latest effort to dilute the influence of religion on life in the ethnic Uighur minority heartland.
DARWIN, Australia (AP) - Firefighters who fought a blaze at a house in the tropical Australian city of Darwin on Thursday contended with the added distraction of being watched by a 4-meter (13-foot) pet crocodile.
BEIRUT (AP) - An apparent Israeli missile attack on a Syrian military installation near Damascus International Airport shook the capital early on Thursday morning and raised tensions between the two hostile neighbors.
ISTANBUL (AP) - A Turkish court accepted a criminal indictment demanding life imprisonment for 30 people with ties to a newspaper linked to a Muslim cleric whom the government accuses of masterminding a coup attempt.
The polls show Macron ahead, but if Le Pen pulls an upset, we could see the collapse of NATO and the European Union and a further surge of populism on the continent.
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) - Ann Coulter said Wednesday that she was forced to cancel her speaking event Thursday at the University of California, Berkeley amid concerns of violence but might still "swing by to say hello" to all her supporters.
BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi paramilitary forces said Wednesday that they have captured Hatra, a 2,000-year-old historical site near the northern city of Mosul, where U.S.-backed forces have been battling the Islamic State group for months.
IJAMSVILLE, Md. (AP) - Authorities in Maryland are trying to determine whether a couple who posted controversial videos of themselves and their five children had broken the law.
NEW YORK (AP) - A startling new report asserts that the first known Americans arrived much, much earlier than scientists thought - more than 100,000 years ago __ and maybe they were Neanderthals.
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) - A Taiwanese man who was missing on a mountain in Nepal for 47 days was rescued Wednesday, but his girlfriend died just three days before they were discovered, trekking officials said.