In an Easter Vigil homily Saturday, Pope Francis urged Roman Catholics to not remain paralyzed in the face of injustices. He also baptized eight adults, including a Nigerian man who was initially a beggar but became a hero in Italy.
Despite an NCAA Tournament filled with upsets, Monday night’s men’s championship game in San Antonio will match a No. 1 seed against a No. 3 seed.
A 25-year-old paddleboarder was hospitalized with multiple wounds after getting bitten by a shark Saturday morning.
A man was shot and wounded after police say he fired a revolver at an officer during an early-morning incident in Louisville, Kentucky.
A four-story rickety hotel building collapsed in central India, killing at least 10 people and injuring another three, police said Sunday.
Venezuela's chief prosecutor says five police officials are suspected of being responsible for a fire that killed 68 people.
Residents of the small alley where an explosion killed two members of the U.S.-led coalition this week were fixing their windows and the fronts of their homes on Saturday.
Authorities in North Carolina say four men suffered gunshot wounds in a "running gun battle" while driving on a highway.
Gun rights activists were handing out high-capacity magazines at a rally outside the Vermont State House on Saturday to protest new legislation that would restrict them and increase gun control in the state.
A prosecutor in Virginia has ruled that a police officer was justified in fatally shooting an armed man who took several people hostage inside a bar last year.
The girlfriend of a Utah man accused of killing two teenagers and dropping their bodies down a mine shaft has been arrested on suspicion of obstruction of justice.
A nudist campground site in Rhode Island is reportedly seeking a new lifeguard for the upcoming summer and the dress code is pretty casual.
A Mormon conference this weekend in Utah will usher in a new era of church leadership that comes as the faith grapples with heightened scrutiny about its handling of sexual abuse reports and one-on-one interviews between local lay leaders and youth.
A man in Illinois was arrested Thursday evening after authorities recovered more than 420 pounds of weed in his home, police said.
A Swedish government agency has withdrawn a booklet for immigrants who are married to children after it was blasted by Swedish lawmakers for its allegedly soft approach to child marriage.
A man who killed 10 people in 1984 in one of New York City's most notorious massacres has been released from prison.
Pregnant teens who enter this country illegally and are held in federal custody can't be barred by the U.S. government from obtaining abortions while a lawsuit over access proceeds. U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan ordered that the government be barred from “interfering with or obstructing” pregnant minors' access to abortion counseling or abortions during the course of a lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union.
Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt is facing questions about his housing arrangement after he reportedly rented a residence partially owned by the wife of an energy lobbyist.
A fugitive illegal immigrant has been nabbed in Texas after going on the lam 23 years ago to avoid being arrested for impregnating his then 12-year-old daughter.
The American service member killed this week by a roadside bomb in northern Syria was a 36-year-old Army soldier from Texas.