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Pope makes historic visit to Auschwitz

Pope Francis made a historic visit Friday to Auschwitz-Birkenau, the former German Nazi concentration camp in Poland, to pay tribute to the more than 1 million people, mostly Jews, who lost their lives there in the Holocaust.

The Pope arrived early Fr...

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Pope Francis opens World Youth Day in Krakow

Pope Francis celebrated Mass Thursday before a huge gathering of young Catholics in Krakow on the 1,050th anniversary of Poland's "baptism" as a Catholic country.

Scattered showers did little to deter the hundreds of thousands of cheering worshipers, ...

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The Democrats' Republican moment

Over four flag-waving days in Philadelphia, Democrats stole the Republicans' mojo.

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3 killed in shooting at party in Washington

A man has been arrested in connection with the shooting deaths of three people at a gathering early Saturday in a small town in Washington state, authorities said.

The shooting, which also left another person wounded, erupted in Mukilteo, which sits o...


Sandy Hook Elementary to reopen

Sandy Hook Elementary will be filled with students again this August.

The rebuilt school bears no memories or resemblance of the old building that stood on the same property December 14, 2012. That was the day an armed man walked into the school and ...

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Prosecutor: 2 arrests in Belgium terror probe

Belgian police on Friday arrested two men in connection with an anti-terrorism case, the Belgian federal prosecutor's office said.

"Both are suspected of planning a terrorist attack somewhere in Belgium," the prosecutor's office said Saturday.

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Indianapolis policeman shot by off-duty officer

An off-duty Indianapolis police officer shot a fellow officer and fled to Cincinnati, where he was later arrested, according to police.


7.7-magnitude quake strikes Mariana Islands

A 7.7-magnitude earthquake struck the Mariana Islands in the Pacific Ocean early Saturday.

The quake occurred at a depth of 117 miles (212 km) some 19 miles south-southwest of the uninhabited island of Agrihan in the U.S. territory, the U.S. Geologica...


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A tale of two conventions

By the end of Republican and Democratic conventions it seemed like the nation's most powerful political parties were speaking about two different countries.

Disney World, Fantasyland expansion opening

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Could Zika pose a problem for Florida's tourism industry?

Florida has detected its first cases of locally-transmitted Zika which could pose a threat to the state's sensitive -- and important -- tourist industry.

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