Pope Francis has blown out his birthday candle on an extra-long pizza at the Vatican to the delight of children.
Francis, who turned 81 on Sunday, then told the children, who use a Vatican health service, to...
Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 11:42 PM EST
Woman Dies After Cosmetic Procedure at Miami-Dade Center
A recycled SpaceX capsule is back at the International Space Station, just in time for Christmas.
NASA astronauts used the space station's big robot arm to grab the Dragon capsule out of orbit Sunday. It's the...
Sunday, Dec 17, 2017 at 05:31 PM EST
Special Counsel Obtains Thousands of Trump Transition Emails
Special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian contacts with President Donald Trump's campaign has gained access to thousands of emails sent and received by Trump officials before the start of...
Sunday, Dec 17, 2017 at 03:01 AM EST
MSNBC's Matthews Reprimanded for Improper Comments in 1999
MSNBC host Chris Matthews was accused of inappropriate jokes and comments about a female employee in 1999 and the woman was paid separation compensation, a spokesperson for the cable network confirmed Saturday....
Saturday, Dec 16, 2017 at 11:17 PM EST
Bangladeshis Worry They'll Pay Price for NYC Subway Bomb
When an immigrant from Bangladesh set off a bomb in New York City's subway system this week, he was the only person injured. But New York City's vibrant Bangladeshi community is worried that it, too, may...
Saturday, Dec 16, 2017 at 08:14 PM EST
For GOP, Tax Bill's Most Visible Win May Be Averting Failure
Despite the sheer size and society-spanning impact of the $1.5 trillion tax overhaul, the quickest and most potent political victory that Republicans would savor by pushing the bill through Congress next week...
Saturday, Dec 16, 2017 at 02:35 PM EST
Volunteers Place Wreaths at Arlington National Cemetery
A huge number of volunteers placed wreaths on tombstones at Arlington National Cemetery.
News partner WTOP reported the annual event drew a large crowd Saturday, with more than 245,000 wreaths placed at...
Saturday, Dec 16, 2017 at 11:19 PM EST
In Society and in Law, Definition of Consent Is a Gray Area
For two months now, as accusations of sexual misconduct have piled up against Harvey Weinstein, the disgraced mogul has responded over and over again: "Any allegations of nonconsensual sex are unequivocally...
Saturday, Dec 16, 2017 at 06:15 PM EST
Biney Is 1st Black Woman in US Olympic Speedskating Team
Maame Biney became the first black woman to qualify for a U.S. Olympic speedskating team with a pair of victories in the 500 meters.
The 17-year-old native of Ghana cruised to victory in the first 500 final at...