India's external affairs minister says he plans to talk with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday in an effort to defuse a public spat over the treatment of an Indian diplomat who was arrested in New York last week.
For the first time in what seems like ages, Congress has passed a government spending plan without resorting to last-minute brinkmanship such as midnight negotiations to prevent an imminent government shutdown.
With a parade of performers already canceling appearances at SeaWorld, now at least one school class says it's dropping a long-scheduled trip to the park over concerns about the treatment of whales as shown in the documentary "Blackfish."
The United States' delegation to the upcoming Winter Olympics in Russia won't include a member of President Barack Obama's family or an active cabinet secretary, but it will include openly gay athletes - a clear jab at Russia's recent anti-gay laws.
The Wolf of Wall Street vividly remembers he was so stoned out of his mind at that mohagany-laden restaurant with the imposing edifice, while savoring a bottle of 1945 Chateau Lafite Rothschild, running up a $30,000 tab in one night.
His personnel changes mean the Congregation for Bishops will be peopled by a different kind of person, one who will implement Francis' vision of a church governed as much by compassion as by orthodoxy, says Alice Laffey.
Colorado shooter Karl Pierson had written plans to attack at least five areas of Arapahoe High School on his arm, as well as the Latin phrase for "The Die Has Been Cast," the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday.