Like Pope Francis, many USA Catholics' beliefs surprising

New survey finds USA Catholics evenly split on gay marriage

Manhunt expanded for Chicago-area cop killers

Law enforcement continued a massive manhunt on Wednesday north of Chicago.

Report: More than half of immigrants on welfare

Report comes as Republican presidential candidates push anti-immigrant measures.

Q&A: Why hasn't Ky. clerk been fired in gay marriage license case?

Kim Davis is defying the Supreme Court in refusing to issue the licenses.

Amid protests, 6 Baltimore cops appear in court in Freddie Gray case

All leave is canceled for police officers as city braces for possible unrest.

Thousands of migrants stranded in Hungary for second day

Tens of thousands of migrants from Africa, the Middle East and Asia have risked life and limb this year to reach the EU.

Police, firefighter survivors wait years for death benefit

As of August, 750 families caught waiting for decisions on federal "hero" death payments

World's oldest wooden statue twice as old as pyramids

(NEWSER) – Scientists first tried in 1997 to date the famous Shigir Idol wooden sculpture.

Santorum is first 2016er to hit all 99 counties in Iowa

Rick Santorum is the first presidential candidate this election cycle to campaign in all 99 Iowa counties, but it’s certainly no guarantee h...

It's a match: Georgetown men are the most 'right-swiped' on Tinder

"I would say that it’s pretty obvious that Georgetown guys are the best."

Colorado man shoots, kills two bear cubs

Two bear cubs died Tuesday morning after a Colorado man shot them.

Missouri executes man for Kansas City girl's 1989 killing

Attorney general questions delay, notes defendant admitted guilt in court 25 years ago.

Biden's boosters race to lock up Democratic donors

Backers insist there's an "army" ready for vice president should he enter White House race.

California moves to end unlimited solitary confinement

California agreed Tuesday to end its unlimited isolation of imprisoned gang leaders, restricting a practice that once kept hundreds of inmat...

Deadly infections from medical scopes go unreported, raising health risks

But government efforts to assess the public health risk are stymied by a lack of data.