'Finally:' Pope meets Russian Orthodox leader
HAVANA (AP) -- With a hug and an exclamation of "Finally!" Pope Francis met Friday with Patriarch Kirill in the first ever meeting between a pontiff and the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, a historic development in the 1,000-year schism that has divided Christianity....
The Latest: Rubio says he doesn't support women's draft
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- The Latest on campaign 2016. (all times local):...
Diplomats aim for temporary Syria truce in a week
BEIRUT (AP) -- A diplomatic push for a temporary pause in Syria's civil war and the delivery of humanitarian aid faced huge hurdles Friday, with Russia saying it would continue its airstrikes and government planes dropping leaflets urging rebels to surrender because "the belt is narrowing around you."...
WHO: Zika vaccines at least 18 months away from broad trials
The Latest: Pope, patriarch sign declaration on unity
HAVANA (AP) -- The latest on Pope Francis's historic meeting in Cuba with Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill and his subsequent trip to Mexico (all times local):...
Candidates promise unity in Central African Republic vote
BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) -- For more than two years, even going to the cemetery to bury a loved one could get a mourner killed in Central African Republic. The threat of attacks from Christian militia fighters was once so high that Muslims here began burying their dead at home....
US, Cuba to sign agreement on restarting commercial flights
HAVANA (AP) -- U.S. officials say the United States and Cuba will sign an agreement next week to restart commercial air traffic for the first time in five decades....
The Latest: UN envoy: Key to Syria deal is its 'commitment'
BEIRUT (AP) -- The Latest on the conflict in Syria and international diplomatic efforts to end the violence (all times local):...
Egyptian doctors revolt against escalating police abuses
CAIRO (AP) -- When a doctor at a Cairo hospital told a police officer that his cut didn't require stitches, the response was startling and brutal. Police beat up the doctor and a colleague and dragged them off into custody....
Facebook nude-painting case can face trial in France
PARIS (AP) -- If you post a 19th-century nude painting on Facebook, is it art or impermissible nudity? That question is now cleared for trial in France, after an appeals court there ruled that an aggrieved user can sue the social network over the issue....
Attorney General Loretta Lynch reaffirmed that the FBI's probe into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while Secretary of State is free of outside political influence. Top Republicans are questioning whether the Attorney General can be a neutral arbiter. Senator John Cornyn has called for a special prosecutor to be appointed because of the potential conflict of interest.
If Bloomberg was to run for President as a third party candidate which political party nominee would be hurt the most?