| Jul 27, 2013
| 9:07 AM
RIO DE JANEIRO--Pope Francis on Saturday seemed to endorse Brazilian demonstrators who have filled the streets here in recent weeks, urging government leaders to work to redress severe social inequities that cripple society. But he also told young...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 3:50 PM
RIO DE JANEIRO — In a rare moment shielded from the world’s eyes, Pope Francis on Friday privately counseled young prisoners from several Rio de Janeiro jails, who in turn used the visit to draw attention to one of the most notorious massacres...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 3:56 PM
Los Angeles police launched a battery investigation Friday after rapper Kanye West allegedly beat a photographer at Los Angeles International Airport.
The incident was reported about 2 p.m. Friday and took place outside the lower level of the Tom...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 6:07 PM
A video has emerged showing an altercation between rapper Kanye West and a photographer at Los Angeles International Airport.
It's now under investigation by the Los Angeles Police Department.
The video shows West emerging from the airport and heading...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 6:26 PM
SAO PAULO, Brazil -- A Brazilian court on Saturday sentenced 25 police officers to serve 624 years each for their roles in a prison massacre more than two decades ago.
The 1992 incident left 111 prisoners dead after police entered Sao Paulo’s...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 11:52 AM
In an effort to lure the shrinking flock of young Roman Catholics to a more wired religious world, a Vatican court has ruled that following Pope Francis online and on Twitter can earn believers time off from their sentence to purgatory for confessed and...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 10:05 AM
SÁO PAULO, Brazil -- On a June morning, just hours after protests over public transport, health and education had mushroomed into a nationwide movement, someone posted a video on YouTube. With dramatic music in the background, a masked figure speaking...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 9:06 AM
RIO DE JANEIRO -- Pope Francis waded into the heart of Brazil’s troubles Thursday, telling residents of an often-violent slum that their leaders must do a better job of helping them.
The potentially provocative comments were in keeping with the...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 11:24 PM
After all the surgeries and disappointments, Nate Adams finally made his way back to the top of the podium with a gold-medal performance in Moto X speed and style, which combines racing and freestyle tricks for a final score.
The Glendale, Ariz., native...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 5:52 PM
Johnnye Valien was waiting her turn in the long jump event at a West L.A. College track meet last week when she realized nobody was using the nearby high jump pit. This is an athlete who cannot help herself. She sees a challenge and she's compelled to...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 11:05 AM
He wades into crowds without hesitation, shaking hands and kissing babies. He cracks jokes and delivers unscripted remarks, to the occasional dismay of staffers scrambling to keep up.
Four months in office, Pope Francis is engaged in what seems like a...