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Pope Francis silent on Archbishop's call for him to resign

Pope Francis says he "will not say a single word" on a former archbishop's call for him to resign over his handling of sexual abuse allegations against a prominent cardinal in 2013.

5 things to know about the Muslim holiday Eid al-Adha

In most of the Muslim world today, the faithful are celebrating Eid al-Adha, the second of two major holidays in Islam.

Syrians in Idlib brace for the war's final showdown

Locals in the village of Urem Kubra gesture to a man standing surrounded by rubble. "He can't talk much. He's in shock," the village elder said, referring to 33-year-old Ibrahim Abu Naif.

China enacts first laws to target sexual abuse of children in schools

China's first laws designed to protect minors from sexual harassment on school campuses, including excessive physical contact and suggestive messages and images, are now in effect in the city of Hangzhou.

What impact will US sanctions on Iran actually have?

Even before his shock win in 2016, US President Donald Trump was vocal in his criticism of the nuclear deal that the US, UK, France, Germany, Russia, and China signed with Iran in 2015.

Meet the 4 Black Teens Who Created a Generator That Uses Urine As Fuel

Back in 2012, four teenage girls from Africa, who were just 14 and 15-year olds at that time, invented a generator that is powered by what seems to be an unlikely source of electricity: urine.

Record-breaking temperatures leave 29 dead in South Korean heatwave

As many as 29 people have died due to heatstroke in South Korea, according to the South Korean Ministry of Health, Welfare and Disease Control.

A plane crashed in Mexico but everyone on board survived

A strong wind gust brought down an Aeromexico plane carrying 103 people in northern Mexico, leading to a fiery crash that left dozens aboard injured but no fatalities, Durango state officials say.

Russia tries to identify 3 killed in Central African Republic

Diplomats are working to confirm the identities of three people believed to be Russian citizens who were killed this week in the Central African Republic, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told CNN Tuesday.

No deaths reported in Mexican airliner crash

A strong wind gust brought down an Aeromexico plane carrying 103 people in northern Mexico, leading to a fiery crash that left dozens aboard injured but no fatalities, Durango state officials say.

Justin Trudeau is in trouble, but he can fix that

There was a jarring sense of déjà vu last week in Canada as images of yet another attack on innocent civilians in Toronto played out on newscasts. A reportedly mentally ill man went on a gun rampage on Sunday evening ...

Costa Rica overwhelmed with Nicaraguan asylum seekers

An average of 200 Nicaraguans a day are applying for asylum in neighboring Costa Rica, overwhelming the nation's immigration authorities, according to the UN's refugee agency (UNHCR).

War dead remains returned by North Korea headed to Hawaii

Dozens of cases believed to hold the remains of American service members killed during the Korean War are to due to be flown to the United States on Wednesday.

LeBron James Opens I Promise School in Hometown of Akron for At-Risk Kids

As he drove to the school he was helping open in his hometown, LeBron James’ emotions brought him back to when he was the same age as the kids who were starting school there Monday.

Philippines' Duterte crushes $5.5m of luxury cars in anti-corruption drive

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has overseen the destruction of $5.5 million worth of luxury vehicles and motorcycles as part of his campaign against corruption.