Pope Francis wrapped up his visit to Peru on Sunday by meeting with bishops and nuns, but controversy over his accusations that Chilean sex abuse victims slandered a bishop cast a shadow over what has become the...
Sunday, Jan 21, 2018 at 08:58 AM PST
Cotton: Support for Immigration Deal Won't Hinge on Trump
Republican Sen. Tom Cotton said Sunday he would not agree to an immigration deal simply because it has President Donald Trump's support, as the government shutdown enters its second day with no end in sight.
Sunday, Jan 21, 2018 at 07:48 AM PST
Taliban Attack on Afghan Hotel Ends After 13 hours, 18 Dead
A Taliban assault on the Intercontinental Hotel in Afghanistan's capital killed at least 18 people, including 14 foreigners, and pinned security forces down for more than 13 hours before the last attacker was...
Saturday, Jan 20, 2018 at 10:14 PM PST
Texas City Funds Program That Pays Homeless to Pick Up Trash
The city of Fort Worth is paying homeless people to pick up trash as part of a unique program to clean up the city and turn lives around.
Frank Crist, 53, earns $10 an hour to pick up litter in the area...
Saturday, Jan 20, 2018 at 08:06 PM PST
Without CHIP, 1.7M Kids Could Lose Healthcare in Weeks
More than 1.75 million children in 20 states and Washington D.C. are at risk of losing their health insurance by the end of February if Congress does not reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance Program,...
Saturday, Jan 20, 2018 at 09:22 PM PST
Head of Popular Girl Band Leads N. Korean Team to S. Korea
The head of a hugely popular North Korean girl band crossed the heavily fortified border into South Korea on Sunday to check preparations for rare performances by an art troupe she also leads during next month's...
Sunday, Jan 21, 2018 at 10:07 AM PST
Democrats, GOP Try to Dodge Blame for Shuttered Government
Hours after shuttering much of the federal government, feuding Democrats and Republicans in Congress spent Saturday dodging blame for a paralyzing standoff over immigration and showed few signs of progress on...