VATICAN CITY Pope Francis radically reformed the Catholic Church’s process for annulling marriages Tuesday, allowing for fast-track decisions and removing automatic appeals in a bid to speed up and simplify the procedure.
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The photo of the dead 3-year-old Syrian boy on a Turkish beach is haunting.
It captures everything we don’t want to see when we tap our phones or open our newspapers: a vicious civil war, a surge of refugees, the death of an innocent.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — An anchor for Fox News is suing Hasbro for more than $5 million over a toy hamster that shares her name — and possibly even her resemblance.
NEW YORK—A billion people logged in to Facebook today, marking the first time that many members used the world’s largest online social network in a 24-hour period. The number amounts to one-seventh of the Earth’s population.
The milestone was mostly symbolic for Facebook, which boasts nearly 1.5 billion users who log in at least once a month.
NEW YORK — The Titanic’s last lunch menu — saved by a passenger who climbed aboard the so-called “Money Boat” before the ocean liner went down — is going to auction, where it’s estimated it will bring $50,000 to $70,000.
TORONTO—With the release of every new track, magazine cover and Instagram post, Beyonce’s every move sparks endless chatter on social media.
Soon they’ll also be discussed in some Canadian classrooms.
The University of Victoria and the University of Waterloo have dedicated courses to exploring the career of the superstar, who turns 34 on Sept. 4.
MOREHEAD, Ky. — A familiar scene repeated itself at a rural Kentucky courthouse Thursday morning: an engaged gay couple marched into the clerk’s office, asked for a marriage license and insisted that the latest in a string of court orders proves that they are entitled to one.
Then Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis’ office turned them away for the third time.
NEW YORK — Donald Trump’s onscreen confrontation with Univision’s Jorge Ramos on Tuesday over the Republican presidential candidate’s immigration plan should only be a surprise to those who don’t know Ramos.
AURORA, Colo. — An expectant mother of conjoined twins in Colorado has been told by doctors one of her babies won’t survive, but she’s hopeful one can be saved.
NAGOYA, Japan—The secret to a long, happy life?
Yasutaro Koide, a 112-year-old living in the central Japanese city of Nagoya who officially was recognized by Guinness World Records today as the world’s oldest man, says to “not overdo.”
Koide was born March 13, 1903 and worked as a tailor.