Pope under pressure
after bishop appointment
Pope Francis's decision to appoint a Chilean bishop suspected of protecting a pedophile priest has alarmed watchdogs.
Iran nuke talks solving some issues, not others
Iran may accept new constraints to its uranium enrichment program at nuclear talks but is pushing back on how long it must accept limits on technology it could use to make nuclear arms, Western officials told The Associated Press on Sunday.
Russia: Yemen conflict
jeopardizes Iran nuke talks
Saudi-led airstrikes against Shiite rebels are affecting the "atmosphere" of Iranian nuclear negotiations, Moscow says
Islamic fighters seize
major city in Syria
Militants led by an al-Qaida branch deal a powerful blow to Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces.
season continues -- barely
The top-ranked Wildcats survive a scare from Notre Dame in the Midwest Regional final to advance to the Final Four.
Indiana faces fallout
on religious objections law
Officials scramble to stem the backlash over a measure opponents say opens the door to discrimination.
Do you know what
this map represents?
Notoriously tough to understand, the Federal Reserve holds power over the economy — and your wallet.
Harry Reid announces he will
not seek re-election
The 75-year-old Senate minority leader cites his recent accident as part of the reason for his decision
Could this be the last
Final Four in Indiana?
The NCAA's response to the state's controversial "Religious Freedom" law suggests there could be major changes.
Man charged over noose
on Ole Miss statue
A former Mississippi student has been indicted for dishonoring a symbol of integration at the school.
NBA luxury suite holders
headed to federal prison
Four Atlanta thieves who went on a buying spree won't be sitting in prime Hawks seats again anytime soon.
Turmoil in Yemen:
Ground assault coming
Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and other allies will send in troops after airstrikes on Shiite rebels end.
German co-pilot had 'serious depressive episode'
Andreas Lubitz received pyschiatric treatment six years ago, a German tabloid says.
payday loans coming
Regulations would make it harder for lenders to take advantage of borrowers with onerous fees and fine print.
New York City neighborhood
Officials say at least 19 people are hurt after a large blast triggers a blaze in Manhattan's East Village.
DNC takes first
shot at Jeb Bush
In a new video, Democrats effectively unveil their strategy to target the GOP presidential hopeful.
Why Kentucky wanted to crush West Virginia, as it did
A bold Mountaineers statement provided the only motivation the No. 1 Wildcats needed.
11 of the weirdest food
laws around the country
In one U.S. city, citizens must eat fried chicken with their hands — and that's not the strangest legislation.
Lara Logan of
'60 Minutes' hospitalized
The correspondent has been readmitted for complications from the brutal sexual assault she endured in 2011.
And America's best employers of 2015 are...
As the job market starts to heat up for the first time in a decade, workers have more options. So who offers the best situations?
'I never knew
this feeling existed'
Leah Still's dad, Devon, is overwhelmed by emotion as he reveals his daughter's cancer is in remission.
Kentucky coach desperate for NBA return: Source
John Calipari flamed out as the Nets coach in the late '90s, but "he wasn’t ready. He’s ready now."
HIV outbreak sparks health emergency in Indiana
Gov. Mike Pence plans to declare a public health disaster in a small community, due to a spike in HIV cases.
Army's Bowe Bergdahl
could face life in prison
The sergeant, who disappeared from his base in 2009, is charged with misbehavior before the enemy and desertion.
Conn. home of Sandy Hook
The lot where the 3,100-square-foot house once stood will be left as open space, Newtown officials say.
Homeland official accused
of political favoritism
Deputy Sec. Alejandro Mayorkas tainted an immigration program by creating the appearance of "special access," a report finds
U.S. to slow troop
withdrawal from Afghanistan
President Obama and his Afghan counterpart Ashraf Ghani finalize a plan to keep American forces through the end of 2015
Kraft to merge with Heinz
to form new food giant
Kraft Foods Group Inc, the maker of Velveeta cheese, will merge with ketchup maker H.J. Heinz Co.
What will Obamacare
be like in 5 years?
The Affordable Care Act has one hurdle to finally become a pillar of the U.S. health care system.
Could this man be
the GOP's secret weapon?
Spend a few days with Gov. John Kasich and you start to see how he could shake up the 2016 race.
The 20 hardest-working
cities in the US
Turns out, the average American worker is a shocking 400 percent more productive than the average worker in 1950, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. You read that right: 400 percent.
Tourists flock to Cuba
before U.S. changes it
Travelers are rushing to see the country's unique character before the modern world moves in.
What to pack for a year in space?
There's one thing astronaut Scott Kelly can't do without as he prepares for NASA's longest space mission ever.