In his first major appointment in the United States, Pope Francis has named Bishop Blase J. Cupich of Spokane to be the next archbishop of Chicago.
Two albino lobsters found in Maine are some of many odd variations of the species to turn up recently.
A new wildfire on the edge of Yosemite National Park has burnt 300 acres and has forced the evacuation of about 700 homes.
Virginian legislators and Politicians were pondering new ethics rules Virginia after Gov. Bob McDonnell was convicted on 11 counts of conspiracy, bribery and extortion, and his wife, Maureen, on nine counts.
The disappointing jobs report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics Friday has been described as the worst of the year and could be a major blow to President Obama and congressional Democrats.
The show is ending for the Showboat Casino Hotel in Atlantic City. The Mardi Gras-themed casino is shutting down at 4 p.m. Sunday after 27 years on the Boardwalk.
Two wildfires, sparked by lightning nearly three weeks ago, are threatening to destroy as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.
The session that ended on Saturday had the California’s lawmakers disagreeing over issues including undocumented migrants, the social safety net and measures to cope with a severe drought.
In a $40 million federal lawsuit, five people arrested recently in Ferguson, Missouri, have accused the police of using “wanton and excessive force” and treating U.S. citizens “as if they were war combatants.”
A mass in remembrance of U.S journalist James Foley has been scheduled for Sunday in Rochester. The memorial Mass will be held on Oct. 18, on what would have been his 41st birthday.