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Vatican Addresses Report Saying Pope Francis Is An ISIS Target

The Vatican is speaking out against a claim that Pope Francis is a target of the Islamic State militant group, otherwise known as ISIS.<p>In an article published Monday, Italy's Il Tempo newspaper reported that the pope is a target of ISIS. The paper, citing an unnamed Italian intelligence source, …

Number Of Homeless Vets Sleeping On Street Drops Nearly 40 Percent In 4 Years

Thousands of homeless veterans have found stable housing in recent years, thanks to federal, state and local initiatives combating the crisis.<p>According to a press release issued Tuesday by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) and Department of Housing …

Resignation follows report of child sex abuse in English town

The numbers are shocking: at least 1,400 children sexually abused over a 16-year period in an English town of less than 300,000 people. Children "raped by multiple perpetrators, trafficked … abducted, beaten and intimidated. There were examples of children who had been doused in petrol and …

Looting of a Health Facility in Liberia Brings New Fears About Spread of Ebola

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Over the weekend, a health care facility in Monrovia, Liberia was attacked and looted by locals. …

Liberia Gives 3 Doctors Experimental ZMapp Ebola Treatment

MONROVIA - Health care workers in Liberia have administered three doses of the rare, experimental drug ZMapp to three doctors suffering from Ebola, two medical workers in Monrovia told Reuters. Liberia, the West African country with the highest death toll from the virus at 413, received three doses …

Disease

The North Koreans Are Unhappy With the U.N.'s Report on Human Rights

North Korea plans to publish a report on the state of human rights in the country, nearly six months after a U.N. commission released a scathing …

North Korea

Uganda's Museveni wants to water down anti-gay law: lawmaker

KAMPALA (Reuters) - Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni wants to re-issue a divisive anti-gay law that was rejected by a court, but without tough penalties for consenting adults, a ruling party lawmaker said on Tuesday.<p>People walk in a parade as they celebrate the annulment of an anti-homosexuality …

Obama Hints Of Making Supreme Court Appointments Before He Leaves Office

President Barack Obama suggested he will appoint more than one additional Supreme Court justice before he leaves office.<p>Speaking at a fundraiser for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee on Friday in Massachusetts, Obama said Democrats need to maintain control of the Senate because a faction …