Pope Francis is replacing the Catholic Church's conservative chief of doctrine, Cardinal Gerhard Muller, amid apparent tensions over the Pope's efforts to open up church teaching and tackle a series of sex abuse scandals.
China's president warns against challenging Beijing's power as he swears in Hong Kong's new leader.
China's President Xi Jinping has warned that efforts "to challenge the power of the central government" in Hong Kong are "absolutely impermissible," as the former British colony marked 20 years of Chinese rule Saturday.
Billy McFarland, who co-founded the disastrous Bahamas festival with Ja Rule, allegedly faked documents shown to investors
Sanitary pads, an essential need for almost all adult women, have been placed in a non-essential tax bracket by the Indian government.
The Oscar-winning actress says FX series Feud: Bette and Jean portrayed her as a "petty gossip".
Malawi has launched Africa's first air corridor to test the use of drones to deliver aid and other services in the region, according to UNICEF officials.
Henry Bello left the hospital in 2015 and had also been convicted of sexual assault in 2004.
The Mexican government is to use US Navy-trained dolphins to locate and herd endangered vaquitas.
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At a time when budget proposals would cut funding to key US anti-trafficking initiatives, the US must lead against human trafficking, argues Maurice Middleberg.
Defence Secretary James Mattis approves a six-month postponement of his predecessor's plan.
The name Lucas Scaglia may not mean much to most people but without him, Lionel Messi's marriage to childhood sweetheart Antonela Roccuzzo may never have happened.
Some stood crying in the rain while others rejoiced when the British flag was lowered over Hong Kong, 20 years ago on July 1, 1997.
The gunman killed one doctor at the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital before shooting himself.
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The US president calls for a firm response to Pyongyang, after talks with South Korea's leader.
Ascensión López cannot pay a fine and faces prison for accusing a nun of taking her from her mother.
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