Relics of beloved pope are gaining heightened significance - as well as a surge of veneration – before he is declared a saint
Photo exhibition marks one-year anniversary of the tragic collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory, where the death toll was more than 1,100
Costa Rican gov’t wants to know why U.S. launched secret social network from its soil, citing possible “illegalities”
Nancy Kissel convicted twice for murder of her wealthy banker husband in 2003, facing life in prison
Gov’t official says police “freed” city hall in Mariupol in “anti-terror” operation as Russia warns of “consequences”
American nurse also wounded but reportedly stable after officer meant to protect hospital opens fire on long-serving U.S. pediatrician and his guests
Alan Gross says he believes intervention by the Obama administration is his last hope
Alan Gross, who was jailed in Cuba 4 1/2 years ago on charges of smuggling communications equipment into the island on behalf of a USAID program, remains hopeful that President Obama will make his imprisonment an issue with the Cuban government, says his lawyer Scott Gilbert.
John XXIII, fondly remembered as the "Good Pope," ushered in a modern Catholic Church in the 1960s
A look at the life and papacy of Pope John Paul II
Cuban who pitched for the Washington Senators in the 1950s was just two days short of his 103rd birthday
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Floribeth Mora's doctors say her aneurysm disappeared after image of pope spoke to her, clearing way for late pontiff to be declared saint
Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII will be declared saints in historic dual canonization that is expected to draw 3 million people
Life in a Russian military academy
Police say tattooed tourist was arrested at airport for "hurting others' religious feelings"
Javanese craftsman create human anatomy mannequins for schools, hospitals and laboratories
Sergey Lavrov's comments bolster concern that Moscow could use any violence in eastern Ukraine as pretext for sending in troops
All eyes in Brazil will be on these stars this summer, as they carry their nation's hopes in the world's biggest sporting event
Protesters angry with a potential agreement to increase US military presence in the Philippines clashed with police outside the U.S. embassy in Manila.