Society

Pope to make Fatima child shepherds saints - 04/20/2017

VATICAN CITY, HOLY SEE, Angus MacKinnon with Brigitte Hagemann in Lisbon- Two of the three child shepherds who reported apparitions of the Virgin Mary in Fatima, Portugal a century ago will be...

April the giraffe gives birth to calf in New York zoo - 04/16/2017

NEW YORK, UNITED STATES- April, a 15-year-old giraffe kept in a US zoo, gave birth to a calf on a live feed to an internet audience of over a million people on Saturday. The event was an Easter...

'Sesame Street' to tackle autism with new muppet - 03/20/2017

WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES- "Sesame Street" has often experimented with new ways of teaching children about social issues as well as their ABCs since its launch nearly 50 years ago. Now it's taking on...

Iran pre-nups land thousands of men in jail - 03/19/2017

TEHRAN, IRAN, Eric Randolph and Ali Noorani- When Sadegh married his college sweetheart, he never thought he'd end up as one of those Iranians facing ruin and even prison because of huge sums...

Up on the roof, revamping Istanbul's Grand Bazaar - 03/14/2017

ISTANBUL, TURKEY, Fulya Ozerkan- Atop Istanbul's iconic Grand Bazaar -- the scene of a high-speed motorbike chase in the 2012 James Bond film "Skyfall" -- a full force drive to revamp it has begun....

Malaysia police arrest woman over N. Korean killing - 02/15/2017

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA, M JEGATHESAN / with Park Chan-Kyong in Seoul- Malaysian police probing the killing of the half-brother of North Korea's leader arrested a woman Wednesday as they tried to...

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...

Famed London club Fabric reopens after drugs deaths - 01/07/2017

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM- Legendary London nightclub Fabric, which closed in September following the drugs death of two teenagers, reopened on Friday with new, tougher security measures. Globally...

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...
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