International

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Here are the latest developments from Pope Francis' trip to South America: ___ 4 p.m. CDT The welcoming ceremony for Pope Francis has concluded at the airport outside Ecuador's capital and the pontiff is beginning the drive into Quito, sitting in the back...
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Cabinet has reversed an initiative aimed at easing the conversion process to Judaism in Israel. Sunday's move tightens the grip of ultra-Orthodox parties over religious issues in Israel and rolls back reforms made by the previous government. The new...
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's central bank says the Egyptian pound has fallen to a new low against the dollar, its second such drop since Thursday. The central bank set a cutoff rate of 7.73 Egyptian pounds per dollar in an auction that sold $39.6 million on Sunday, compared to the...
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Princess Charlotte, the nine-week-old baby of Prince William and his wife Kate, is to be christened Sunday at a church on Queen Elizabeth II's country estate. The queen, her husband Prince Philip, Prince Charles and Kate's family were among a small group...
BONN, Germany (AP) — The San Antonio Missions in Texas have been awarded world heritage status by the U.N.'s cultural body. UNESCO's World Heritage Committee approved the listing Sunday of the five Spanish Roman Catholic sites built in the 18th century in and around what is now...
MADRID (AP) — More than 1,350 residents have been evacuated in Spain's northeastern region of Aragon as a wildfire spreads through a pine forest amid a lingering heat wave, a local official said Sunday. Five villages were evacuated as flames devoured hills that are 375...
LONDON (AP) — After four home-grown suicide bombers killed 52 London commuters on July 7, 2005, Prime Minister Tony Blair vowed that Britain would stop at nothing to defeat terrorism. "Let no one be in any doubt," he said. "The rules of the game are changing." Since the Sept. 11...
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — History's first Latin American pope returns to Spanish-speaking South America for the first time on Sunday, bringing a message of solidarity with the region's poor, who are expected to turn out in droves to welcome their native son home. "The pope of the...
ROME (AP) — Here are the latest developments from Pope Francis' trip to South America: ___ 9:30 a.m. Pope Francis is in the air, heading to his native continent of South America on a nine-day pastoral pilgrimage. The Alitalia plane flying Francis and his entourage to Quito,...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Burt Shavitz, the Burt behind Burt's Bees who co-founded the natural cosmetics company...
NEW YORK (AP) — Ballerina Misty Copeland, who just became the first African-American woman to be a principal...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Boosting her social media outreach to younger voters, Hillary Rodham Clinton is seeking to offer...
MILNER, Ga. (AP) — Republican presidential candidates Ted Cruz and Mike Huckabee are going head-to-head for...
CALAIS, Maine (AP) — A 22-year-old man who was drinking and celebrating the Fourth of July tried to launch a...
NEW YORK (AP) — Houston second baseman Jose Altuve passed Kansas City's Omar Infante in the final days of voting,...