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.
The 13-term Ohio Republican shocked his GOP caucus early Friday morning when he announced his decision in a closed-door session.
There are no records indicating a tsunami has ever hit Connecticut.
Francis is headed first to St. Patrick’s Cathedral for Thursday evening prayers.
“Pope Francis was inspiring and serious this morning on the House floor,” Stutzman said.
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.
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.
It was three days ago that, according to police in North Carolina, Alan Lassiter tried to drown the two girls in a pond at an apartment complex. One of the girls died Wednesday.
Strong gains in new-home sales could accelerate the economy by boosting home building, which generates construction jobs, demand for more building materials and more spending on landscaping and other services.
Investigators say a man taking several children to daycare Wednesday morning apparently forgot the baby in the third row of a sport utility vehicle.
The new Super Duty isn’t just a beefed up version of the F-150, it’s an entirely different truck designed by a different team of engineers from the mainstream F-150.
Officers tried to stop the SUV for a traffic violation in Edna, 90 miles southwest of Houston, early Thursday, but the vehicle sped away. As police chased the car on Highway 59, it flipped several times.
Pope Francis gestured to her and a bodyguard picked her up and brought her forward for a papal kiss and blessing
Pope Francis is calling for a “delicate balance” in fighting religious extremism to ensure that fundamental freedoms aren’t trampled at the same time.
Junipero Serra, an 18th-century missionary who brought Catholicism to the American West Coast, was elevated to sainthood Wednesday by Pope Francis in the first canonization on U.S. soil.
Pope Francis praised American bishops Wednesday for their “generous commitment'” to helping victims of clergy sex abuse, drawing an angry rebuke from advocates who said the bishops acted only under the threat of hundreds of lawsuits.
In a statement, Winterkorn said he took responsibility for the “irregularities” found in diesel engines but that he was “not aware of any wrongdoing on my part.”
Blending politics, religion and emotion, Pope Francis and President Barack Obama are to meet in the grandeur of the Oval Office to advance causes dear to them both.
Berra died of natural causes Tuesday at his home in New Jersey, according to Dave Kaplan, the director of the Yogi Berra Museum.
The price hike of the drug Daraprim of more than 5,000 percent sparked outrage from medical groups representing doctors who care for patients with HIV and other infectious diseases.