A Roman Catholic teacher fired over her same-sex marriage says she has been invited to the White House to help welcome Pope Francis.
House Speaker John Boehner has been trying for 20 years to get a pope to come talk to Congress, and now it’s finally happening.
Pope Francis and Fidel Castro met on Sunday at the revolutionary leader’s home .
The White House says two Americans held in Yemen have been released and are in Oman.
A veteran New Zealand zookeeper was attacked and killed by a Sumatran tiger Sunday inside the animal’s enclosure.
Pope Francis begins a 10-day trip to Cuba and the United States on Saturday, embarking on his first trip to the onetime Cold War country.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center first issued a more serious tsunami watch for Hawaii shortly after Wednesday’s magnitude 8.4 earthquake.
A powerful magnitude-8.3 earthquake hit off Chile’s northern coast Wednesday night, causing tsunami warnings as far away as Hawaii.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday strongly defended Moscow’s military assistance to the Syrian government.
North Korea declared Tuesday that it has upgraded and restarted all of its atomic fuel plants .
Charting a more centrist course is proving difficult to balance with holding together his riven administration and its wary right wing.
At least 89 people were killed at a restaurant in central India on Saturday when a cooking gas cylinder exploded.
The United States is prepared to increase the number of refugees it resettles by at least 5,000 next year.
A notorious Al Qaeda magazine is encouraging lone-wolf terrorist attacks on Charles and David Koch and other US industrialists.
Australia’s six F/A-18 Super Hornet jet fighters based in Dubai have been bombing targets in Iraq since October last year. Now Australia is …