04/09/2014 4:41amPope Francis has denounced the "brutal slaying" of an elderly Jesuit priest in Syria and called for an end to the violence.
04/09/2014 7:11amMyanmar vowed Wednesday to protect U.N. and humanitarian aid workers seeking to return to the strife-torn state of Rakhine after rampaging Buddhist mobs attacked the workers' homes and offices.
04/09/2014 10:51amPope Francis has blessed a wooden cross made from the boats of migrants who have come ashore at the tiny Italian island of Lampedusa.
04/09/2014 11:41amPresident Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are sending their thoughts and prayers to the victims of a stabbing spree at a Pennsylvania high school.
04/09/2014 12:51pmTwo men were convicted of murder Wednesday in the death of a 96-year-old church deacon, who was fatally beaten during a home break-in caught in part on surveillance cameras at his New York residence.
04/09/2014 6:31pmBrandeis University has transformed an accolade into "a moment of shaming" by withdrawing a plan to give an honorary degree to a Muslim women's advocate who has made comments critical of Islam, she said Wednesday.
04/09/2014 7:40pmSouth Carolina parents might very well see a menorah and a manger alongside a Christmas tree and even a Festivus pole from the TV show "Seinfeld" at their children's schools next winter if state legislation is passed.
04/09/2014 7:40pmSome residents of Murrysville, Pa., have gathered for prayer at a church after today's stabbings at their high school.
04/09/2014 11:41pmIndonesia's biggest opposition party came out ahead in early election tallies Thursday, but the showing was far less than expected given the popularity of its pick for president, viewed as the favorite in this summer's presidential race.