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Cardinal George Pell, a key adviser to Pope Francis, has been ordered to appear in a Melbourne court next month. The Archdiocese of Sydney says he will return from Rome to fight the charges.
June 28, 2017
The charges against the agent were brought amid lingering animosity over the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge to protest restrictions on use of federal lands.
June 28, 2017
The curiously named submersible wrapped up its inaugural voyage last week. And, as the British Antarctic Survey noted Wednesday, Boaty acquitted itself well on the seven-week expedition.
June 28, 2017
The administration is expected to outline how the limited travel ban will work, following the Supreme Court's lifting of stays blocking the executive order.
June 28, 2017
It was a contentious decision that split the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals judges in an 8-6 vote. A lower court had halted executions. The judges focused on the effects of the sedative midazolam.
June 28, 2017
The organization's board unanimously adopted 70 recommendations of an independent report. But some say the governing body's pledge to do better isn't enough.
June 28, 2017
So far this year, there have been only six cases of wild polio — and 21 cases of vaccine-derived polio, most of them in Syria.
June 28, 2017
Orlando's chief prosecutor said she wouldn't seek the death penalty, so the governor reassigned her murder cases. She sued to get them back. On Wednesday, the dispute went to the state's high court.
June 28, 2017
AAA says cheaper gas is one of the driving forces behind an expected increase in travelers this holiday weekend. Nearly 45 million Americans are expected to travel 50 miles or more from home.
June 28, 2017
Vox.com correspondent Sarah Kliff says Republicans determined to replace and repeal Obamacare are finding it's "awfully difficult to write a bill that would get rid of it entirely."
June 28, 2017
"Mr. and Mrs. Brown first met Paddington on a railway platform" — and readers first met Paddington with those words in 1958. Bond, who died Tuesday, turned that bear into an unforgettable friend.
June 28, 2017
The small companies that gave Whole Foods its local-food image are relieved to see Amazon taking over. But their hopes may collide with the online retailer's cost-cutting tactics.
June 28, 2017
Police say a man drove a 2016 Dodge Dart into the 6,000-pound granite slab less than a day after it was installed on the grounds of the state Capitol. The man reportedly took video as he accelerated.
June 28, 2017
Nearly 100 fans were crushed to death and more than 750 others were injured in the worst sports disaster in Britain's history. The ex-officials face charges ranging from manslaughter to obstruction.
June 28, 2017
Most Democrats say that "everything possible" should be done to make it easy for citizens to vote. Most Republicans don't agree.
June 28, 2017
At a time of growing North Korean weapons capabilities, President Trump and Moon Jae-in will meet Thursday. "We will focus on building a foundation of friendship and trust," says Moon's spokesman.
June 28, 2017
An updated version of Petya has the ability to worm through computer networks, gathering passwords and credentials and spreading itself.
June 28, 2017
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June 28, 2017
Like many girls around the world, Wilma Consul had kitchen duty growing up in the Philippines — and resented it. But today making a childhood dish brings back fond family memories.
June 28, 2017
President Nicolás Maduro says the helicopter fired on Venezuela's Supreme Court and Interior Ministry in what he called a failed "terrorist attack" aimed at ousting him from power.
June 28, 2017

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