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Pope taps women, victims for sex abuse commission

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis named the initial members of a commission to advise him on sex abuse policy Saturday, signaling an openness to reach beyond church officials to plot the commission's course and priorities: Half of the members are women, and one was assaulted by a priest as a child.... Read more...

Underwater pings relocated in hunt for missing jet

Underwater pings relocated in hunt for missing jetAn Australian official says equipment on a ship searching for the missing Malaysian jet has relocated an underwater signal that is consistent with a plane's black boxes.

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'Sharknado 2' unleashes flying sharks on New York

'Sharknado 2' unleashes flying sharks on New YorkPASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Get ready for more flying sharks.

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Egypt targets 3-3.4 percent economic growth for 2014/15

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt is targetting between 3 to 3.4 percent growth in Gross Domestic Product (GDP) next fiscal year, the country's Planning Minister Ashraf al-Arabi said on Saturday. Egypt has undergone more than three years of political and economic turmoil since a popular uprising ousted autocrat Hosni Mubarak in 2011. The economy grew a... Read more...

A war photographer's last testament

A war photographer's last testamentA new book features the photos and writings of a Getty Images photographer who lost his life covering the war in Libya in 2011.

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Plotter in Calif. killing that led to TV show dies

CORCORAN, Calif. (AP) — A man who masterminded the 1985 murder of his wife in a plot that inspired two books and a TV miniseries has died in a central California prison hospital.... Read more...
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