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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — After speeches to Congress and the United Nations, aimed squarely at spurring world leaders toward bold action on immigration and the environment, Pope Francis will embark on the segment of his American journey expected...Show More Summary
Pope Francis travels to Philadelphia on Saturday for the final leg of his wildly popular inaugural tour of the United States, to greet tens of thousands of Catholics at a family festival. The pontiff will make the short flight from New...Show More Summary
The House speaker's departure is being considered a victory for the tea party, but the immediate result may be to thwart their hopes of shutting down the government next week.
Pope Francis enters Madison Square Garden to celebrate Mass on Sept. 25, 2015, in New York. (Photo: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
From the United Nations to the Sept. 11 memorial to Central Park to Madison Square Garden — and everywhere in between — there was no escaping Pope Francis this week in New York City. Catholics and non-Catholics alike strained to see the Pontiff, with mixed success. Show More Summary
By Emily Flitter NEW YORK (Reuters) - A group of Joe Biden supporters trying to build momentum for a White House run by the vice president is hiring paid staff in about a dozen crucial primary states. The political action committee backing...Show More Summary
German carmaker Volkswagen Friday named Matthias Mueller, head of its luxury sports car brand Porsche, as its new CEO tasked with steering it out of the wreckage of a pollution test rigging scandal. Mueller, 62, will take over immediately,...Show More Summary
The Swiss investigators' case involves a contract the FIFA president allegedly signed that assigned valuable World Cup television rights to the control of indicted former FIFA official Jack Warner.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a stunning move, House Speaker John Boehner informed Republicans on Friday that he would step down at the end of October, giving up his coveted leadership post and his seat in Congress in the face of hardline conservative opposition.
U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner, a Republican, will resign his speakership and his seat in Congress effective Oct. 30, a Boehner aide said on Friday. "The Speaker believes putting members through prolonged leadership turmoil would do irreparable damage to the institution," the aide said in an email, asking not to be named.
By Scott Malone and Philip Pullella NEW YORK (Reuters) - Pope Francis goes to the United Nations on Friday to address global leaders on the need to help refugees fleeing wars and plea for greater attention to the world's poor and downtrodden. Show More Summary
When several thousand Christian conservative activists gather in Washington on Friday, they will hear from Donald Trump and seven other Republican presidential candidates. Bush, who was not invited to the Values Voter Summit last year, was not able to attend this year, his campaign said. Show More Summary
His hopeful message stood in stark contrast to the rest of the congressional day.
By Richard Cowan and David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican leaders in the U.S. Congress on Thursday began advancing bills urgently needed to avoid federal agency shutdowns on Oct. 1 while navigating conservatives' demands to punish Planned Parenthood over an abortion controversy. Show More Summary
President Barack Obama will host Chinese President Xi Jinping for his first U.S. state visit on Friday, but the pomp and pageantry will not be enough to mask tensions over alleged Chinese cyber spying, Beijing’s economic policies and territorial disputes with its neighbors. Show More Summary