In this photo provided by World Meeting of Families, Pope Francis kisses and blesses Michael Keating, 10, of Elverson, Pa after arriving in Philadelphia and exiting his car when he saw the boy, Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015, at Philadelphia International Airport. Keating has cerebral palsy and is the son of Chuck Keating, director of the Bishop Shanahan High School band that performed at Pope Francis' airport arrival. (Joseph Gidjunis/World Meeting of Families via AP)

At Philadelphia airport, pope kisses head of disabled boy

Francis apparently spied Michael Keating as he was being driven away from the plane. Ordering the Fiat to stop, Francis got out and walked over to the boy, put his hand on his head and kissed him as his sobbing mother looked on.

This Sept. 13, 2015 image provided by NASA shows the moon, left, and the Earth, top, transiting the sun together, seen from the Solar Dynamics Observatory. The edge of Earth appears fuzzy because the atmosphere blocks different amounts of light at different altitudes. This image was taken in extreme ultraviolet wavelengths, invisible to human eyes, but here colorized in gold. A total lunar eclipse will share the stage with a so-called supermoon.  (NASA/SDO via AP)

‘Blood Moon’ seen as sign of end times by some Mormons

It’s unclear how many Latter-day Saints buy the theory, but Mormon leaders were worried enough that they took the rare step this week of issuing a public statement cautioning the faithful not to get carried away with visions of the apocalypse.

In this Wednesday, July 29, 2015 photo, Des Moines Water Works employees walk past water bubbling through a hole in a street following a water main break in Des Moines, Iowa. After decades of keeping water rates low and deferring maintenance, scores of drinking water systems built around the time of World War II and earlier are in need of replacement. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Drinking water systems imperiled by failing infrastructure

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency projects that it will cost $384 billion over 20 years to maintain the nation’s existing drinking water systems, which will require tens of thousands of miles of replacement pipe and thousands of new or renovated plants.

Pope Francis processes toward the altar at Cathedral Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul during a mass, Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Pope Francis arrives in Philadelphia to celebrate family

The pontiff’s plane touched down at the Philadelphia airport after takeoff from New York, bringing him to a city of blocked-off streets, sidewalks lined with portable potties, and checkpoints manned by police, National Guardsmen and border agents.

FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2012 file photo, a model poses near the new version of Hyundai Sonata displayed at the Hyundai stall during Auto Expo in New Delhi, India.   On Friday, Sept. 25, 2015, Hyundai is recalling nearly a half-million midsize cars in the U.S. to replace key engine parts because a manufacturing problem could cause them to fail. The recall covers 470,000 Sonata sedans from the 2011 and 2012 model years equipped with 2-liter or 2.4-liter gasoline engines. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)

Hyundai recalls 470,000 Sonatas to replace engines

The recall covers Sonata sedans from the 2011 and 2012 model years equipped with 2-liter or 2.4-liter gasoline engines. At the time, the Sonata was Hyundai’s top-selling vehicle in the U.S.

Pope Francis addresses the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Friday, Sept. 25, 2015 at United Nations headquarters.  (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Pope beseeches world leaders to protect the environment

Francis’ speech, the fifth by a pope to the U.N., was a distillation of his recent teaching document on the environment, “Praise Be,” which has delighted liberals and environmentalists and drawn scorn from big business interests.

Emergency personnel work at the scene of a fatal collision involving a charter bus and a "Ride the Ducks" amphibious tour bus on the Aurora Bridge in Seattle on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015.  (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Buses collide on Seattle bridge, killing 4, injuring dozens

An amphibious tour vehicle and a charter bus carrying foreign college students collided on a busy Seattle bridge Thursday, killing four people and sending dozens to hospitals in a wreck that scattered crumpled metal and broken glass on the road.

In this Sept. 23, 2015 photo, Zandy Hartig poses for a picture in her 2013 Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen diesel in Studio City, Calif. Following disclosures that Volkswagen developed software for its 2-liter diesel engine that could better control pollutants during testing than in real-world driving, there there’s a lot up in the air for owners of Jettas, Golfs, Passats and Beetles and Audi’s A3. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Sell, sue or stay put: considerations for Volkswagen owners

Following disclosures that Volkswagen developed software for its 2-liter diesel engine that could better control pollutants during testing than in real-world driving, there there’s a lot up in the air for owners of Jettas, Golfs, Passats and Beetles and Audi’s A3.