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Catholics consider withholding donations amid…

Catholics once faithful with their financial support to their churches are searching for ways to respond to the constant sex-abuse scandals that have tarnished the institution in which they believe, with back-to-back scandals in the past two months

Missouri school district embraces gender-neutral…

Many students in one Missouri school district won't be using bathrooms designated by gender any longer

Life Sentence Possible After Sex Assault on…

A 35-year-old man who sexually abused a woman sleeping next to him on a Spirit Airlines flight may spend the rest of his life in prison. A federal jury last week convicted Prabhu Ramamoorthy of the abuse, and he faces a life term at his sentencing in December, reports the...

100s of S. Koreans to enter North to reunite with…

South Koreans separated from loved ones in the North are crossing into North Korea for heart-wrenching meetings with relatives they haven't seen since the Korean War

Police say Chicago teen killed himself; family denies he did

Authorities say a Chicago teenager killed himself after being chased by police, but his family thinks the officers shot him and they're calling for an independent investigation

Would you eat this?

A restaurant in Taiwan is serving puppy ice cream and some are concerned about how real it looks.

The Afghan President Has Called for a Cease-Fire…

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has called for a conditional cease-fire with Taliban insurgents for the duration of the Eid al-Adha holiday.

Don't Be Surprised if You See a Mini Horse on…

Southwest airlines has introduced a new rule that will allow flyers to bring mini horses in flight as long as they are service animals. Buzz60 has the story.

Report: MeToo activist Argento settled sexual assault suit

The New York Times reports that Italian actress Asia Argento _ one of the most prominent activists of the #MeToo movement _ recently settled a lawsuit filed against her by a young actor and musician who said she sexually assaulted him

Week ahead: new start for Greece, but currencies…

Greece exits its bailout, but sterling and Turkey's lira enter another phase of uncertainty in a week where trade and data may also unnerve markets. David Pollard reports.

New premier Imran Khan pledges to restore…

Prime Minister Imran Khan says in his first televised speech in office that Pakistan is in the worst economic condition it has seen and he will adopt austerity measures to relieve the strain caused by foreign debt

Police: 2 women hurt at Atlanta commuter rail station

Georgia authorities say suspect in custody as they investigate whether two women were hit by an Atlanta commuter train after one was reportedly pushed in front it

'Crazy Rich Asians' Beats Expectations And Makes…

It's been 25 years since an all-Asian cast took the silver screen in a nationwide release, and that's not the only history that was made this weekend.

Elon Musk says cutting back on work hours isn't…

Arianna Huffington is calling on Elon Musk to adopt a healthier work-life balance, but the Tesla CEO says that's not an option

Cuomo says Trump fools the country, but not New…

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says Donald Trump has fooled many people in this country, but the Democrat says the Republican president hasn't fooled New Yorkers

Trump's New Plan Upends Obama Emissions Policy

For President Trump, federalism and climate policy just don't mix—a fact that has environmental experts in a state of high anxiety, the Washington Post reports. Trump plans to announce this week that each state can set its own own coal-emission standards (pending EPA approval) rather than follow the Obama...

Doctor convicted of sexual assault of patient…

A Houston doctor won't serve prison time after being convicted of sexually assaulting a patient

Quakes cut power, topple buildings on Indonesian…

A strong earthquake cut power across the Indonesian island of Lombok, toppled buildings and killed at least 2 people

Gov puts new limits on Alabama sheriffs for jail food funds

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey says the state comptroller has updated a county sheriff agreement to help end the pocketing of leftover state money meant for inmate food programs