SOUTH BEND, Ind. — A Catholic bishop is opposing a decision by the University of Notre Dame to award Vice-President Joe Biden its top award, saying it sends a message that a politician can support abortion rights and gay marriage and still be a good Catholic.
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AUGUSTA, Maine — The U.S. Marine Corps is making it easier for women to cover up tattoos by allowing them to wear crew-neck undershirts beneath their uniforms.
The Marines made the change Thursday after U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree complained that its dress policy unintentionally discriminated against female recruits. Men are allowed to wear crew-neck T-shirts.
JERUSALEM — A 112-year-old Israeli who lived through both World Wars and survived the Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz is the world’s oldest man, Guinness World Records announced on Friday.
Guinness said in a statement that Israel Kristal is 112 years and 178 days old as of March 11.
WASHINGTON — If elected president, Donald Trump has pledged to scrap a work visa program that brings 300,000 student workers each year to the U.S. Among the businesses that would be forced to stop hiring foreign labour: Trump’s own.
Whether or not you can buy Donald Trump’s steaks, and whether or not he wins the Republican presidential nomination, one thing is for sure: Trump the Brand is alive and well.
DAMASCUS, Syria Thomas Webber stoops to check his car for bombs every morning before heading out, but the 71-year-old American has no plans to leave Damascus, a city he has called home for more than four decades.
LOS ANGELES Nancy Reagan, the helpmate, backstage adviser and fierce protector of Ronald Reagan in his journey from actor to president ‚Äî and finally during his 10-year battle with Alzheimer’s disease ‚Äî has died. She was 94.
ATLANTA Jimmy Carter announced Sunday that he no longer needs treatment for cancer, less than seven months after revealing he had been diagnosed with melanoma that had spread to his brain.
Carter, 91, shared the news at one of his regular Sunday School classes at Maranatha Baptist Church in his hometown of Plains, Georgia.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. The establishment of the Republican party is playing with fire by seeking to smother Donald Trump. Because the embers of rebellion are crackling in this Florida retirement community.
Trump-supporting seniors here are unfalteringly determined to cross the street in two weeks, enter the local polling station, and vote for the swirly-haired scourge of party elites.
MOSCOW Among the dozen 15-year-old girls in lavender leotards in Tatyana Galtseva’s class at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy, one is different. And it’s not just because of her long, swan-like neck.
She is Harper Ortlieb, an American, who left her small town in Oregon to move to Moscow to follow her dream of becoming a prima ballerina.