Society

William and Harry commission London statue of Princess Diana - 01/29/2017

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM- Britain's Prince William and Prince Harry said they have commissioned a statue of their mother, Princess Diana, 20 years after she died in a Paris car crash. The sculpture...

Live video of 12-year-old US girl's suicide goes viral - 01/13/2017

MIAMI, UNITED STATES- Video of a 12-year-old US girl's suicide broadcast live has gone viral around the world, and local police say they're unable to do anything about it. Katelyn Nicole Davis of...

Pope lets jailed leaks priest out in time for Christmas - 12/21/2016

VATICAN CITY, HOLY SEE- A Spanish priest jailed by the Vatican for leaking secret files to journalists was released from prison early on Tuesday on the orders of Pope Francis. Spanish monsignor Lucio...

Pope, at 80, looks to 'joyous' old age - 12/18/2016

ROME, ITALY, Franck Iovene- Pope Francis voiced hope for a "fruitful and joyous" old age on Saturday, as he kicked off his 80th birthday by sharing breakfast with a group of homeless people. "Old age...

Lone gunman kills three women in Finnish town - 12/05/2016

HELSINKI, FINLAND- A lone gunman shot dead three women, a local official and two journalists, in an attack in a small town in Finland, a country with one of the highest rates of gun ownership in the...

Trump video set off avalanche of women's memories of assaults - 10/10/2016

WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES- Donald Trump's lewd remarks about women have unleashed an avalanche on social media in which women recall being sexually assaulted by men for the first time. Canadian Kelly...

Mecca chief in Iran swipe over Islam divide - 09/15/2016

MINA, SAUDI ARABIA- The governor of Saudi Arabia's Mecca region on Wednesday urged Muslim religious leaders to fight sectarianism, an indirect criticism of Shiite Iran. Prince Khaled al-Faisal was...

Nearly 50 million children 'uprooted' worldwide: UNICEF - 09/07/2016

UNITED NATIONS, UNITED STATES- Almost 50 million children throughout the world are "uprooted," forcibly displaced from their home countries by war, violence or persecution, the United Nations...

Syrian child refugees tell Pope of new life in Rome - 08/11/2016

VATICAN CITY, HOLY SEE- Young Syrian refugees who Pope Francis brought home with him after a trip to Greece laughed and joked with the pontiff Thursday as they told him of their new life in Italy....

Bride walked down aisle by father's heart recipient - 08/10/2016

NEW YORK, UNITED STATES, Jennie Matthew- The bride beamed as she walked down the aisle of the Pennsylvania church on the arm of a white-haired gentleman -- the man who received her father's heart in...
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