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  • 'The Daily Show' mocks gay marriage opponents around the globe

    'The Daily Show' mocks gay marriage opponents around the globe
    Given the rapidly evolving status of gay rights here in the U.S, where the Boy Scouts of America recently lifted a ban on gay youths and the Supreme Court prepares to rule on two same-sex marriage cases,  John Oliver decided it was time to check up on the...
  • Outrage over Bangladesh collapse spills into May Day rallies

    Outrage over Bangladesh collapse spills into May Day rallies
    Reeling from the deadly collapse of a building packed with thousands of factory workers, Bangladeshi laborers rallied Wednesday, marking May Day with renewed calls for workplace safety. The death toll steadily swelled in the aftermath of the disaster...
  • Former Pope Benedict XVI moves back into Vatican

    Former Pope Benedict XVI moves back into Vatican
    ROME -- The Vatican became the home of two living popes Thursday when former pontiff Benedict XVI took up residence in a house in the city-state’s garden. The unprecedented cohabitation with his successor, Pope Francis, began when Benedict arrived...
  • Vatican fresco may show first European depictions of Native Americans

    Vatican fresco may show first European depictions of Native Americans
    ROME -- The first European renditions of Native Americans, made shortly after Christopher Columbus returned from his first trip to the Americas, may have been discovered under layers of grime on a neglected fresco at the Vatican. The tiny figures of...
  • Former Italian Prime Minister Giulio Andreotti dies

    Former Italian Prime Minister Giulio Andreotti dies
    ROME -- Giulio Andreotti, the seven-time Italian prime minister who oversaw his country's economic boom but was tainted by accusations of ties to the Mafia, died in Rome on Monday, the Italian news agency Ansa reported. He was 94. After becoming a...
  • Midge Turk Richardson dies at 82; ex-nun and Seventeen editor

    Midge Turk Richardson dies at 82; ex-nun and Seventeen editor
    Midge Turk Richardson, a former nun and parochial school principal in Los Angeles who cast off her habit for the world of New York publishing, where she reigned for nearly two decades as editor of Seventeen magazine, has died. She was 82. Richardson,...
  • Cardinal Mahony used cemetery money to pay sex abuse settlement

    Cardinal Mahony used cemetery money to pay sex abuse settlement
    Pressed to come up with hundreds of millions of dollars to settle clergy sex abuse lawsuits, Cardinal Roger M. Mahony turned to one group of Catholics whose faith could not be shaken: the dead. Under his leadership in 2007, the Archdiocese of Los...
  • Vatican murmurs about Mahony's attendance at papal conclave

    Vatican murmurs about Mahony's attendance at papal conclave
    ROME -- A senior Vatican official called Cardinal Roger Mahony's participation in the selection of the next pope "troubling," but said there was no formal procedure to stop the retired Los Angeles archbishop from attending the conclave next month. The...
  • Vatican impeded Mahony attempts to remove priests, files show

    Vatican impeded Mahony attempts to remove priests, files show
    In 1993, Cardinal Roger Mahony wrote to the Vatican with an urgent problem. One of his priests in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles had been accused of plying teenage boys with alcohol and molesting them, sometimes during prayer. In less than eight years,...
  • Quake relief -- and criticism -- continues in Iran

     
    As the relief effort continued Monday in the wake of twin earthquakes which devastated a northwest region of Iran, speaker of parliament Ali Larijani, a longtime opponent of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, criticized state media as having given too...
  • Afghan suicide bomber kills 14, including three NATO troops

     
    A suicide bomber on a motorcycle rammed a convoy of NATO and Afghan forces carrying out a joint patrol in the eastern city of Khost, killing at least 14 people, including three coalition soldiers and their Afghan interpreter, local authorities said....