AP Analysis: 'Who am I to judge?' helps explain pope's view

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis' famous quip “Who am I to judge?” could go a long way toward explaining his initial attitude toward Theodore McCarrick, the defrocked and disgraced American cardinal who was t...

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Today in History Today is Wednesday, Nov. 18, the 323rd day of 2020. There are 43 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. ...

Rams put LT Whitworth, S Rapp, K Forbath on injured reserve

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams have placed 38-year-old left tackle Andrew Whitworth on injured reserve with injured ligaments in his left knee. Safety Taylor Rapp ...

Takeaways from Vatican's McCarrick report as US bishops meet

By The Associated Press (AP) — U.S. Catholic bishops are holding their annual fall assembly virtually this week with the Vatican's recent report on the rise and fall of disgraced ex-Cardinal Theodore ...

Hate crimes in US reach highest level in more than a decade

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hate crimes in the U.S. rose to the highest level in more than a decade as federal officials also recorded the highest number of hate-motivated killings since the FBI began collectin...

Taiwan Literature Awards for Books honors Kevin Chen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2020 Taiwan Literature Awards for Books (台灣文學金典獎) ceremony took place at the Hilton Taipei Sinban on Saturday (Nov. 14), awarding the NT$1 million (US$33,000) grand pr...

White supremacist sentenced to 2 years in bomb plot case

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A white supremacist who told an undercover FBI agent about his plans to firebomb a synagogue or attack a Las Vegas bar catering to LGBTQ customers was sentenced Friday to two years in...

Is there a way to stop jihadis in Europe?

Dresden, Paris, Nice and Vienna. After four terror attacks in barely a month, it's clear that, five years after the deadly attacks in Paris that killed 130 people, Islamist terror in Europe has no...

Vatican calling: Pope congratulates Joe Biden on election

It’s not exactly divine intervention, but even the pope considers the U.S. presidential race over. President-elect Joe Biden, a lifelong Roman Catholic, spoke to Pope Francis on Thur...

California Senate sweepstakes: Who gets Kamala Harris' job?

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Election Day is over but California already is consumed with its next high-profile political contest — the competition to fill Kamala Harris’ soon-to-be-vacant U.S. Senate seat. ...

EU unveils first plan to address LGBT rights, discrimination

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union unveiled Thursday its first strategy for improving the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, non-binary, intersex and queer people, amid deep concern about ...

European Commission presents strategy on LGBT+ rights

The European Commission on Thursday unveiled its strategy aimed at improving the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, non-binary, intersex and queer people The five-year plan includes legis...

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FIFA VP Greg Clarke apologizes for 'colored' players remark

LONDON (AP) — Greg Clarke, the FIFA vice president who heads English soccer, apologized on Tuesday for inappropriately referencing “colored footballers." The English Football Associa...

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