Missouri woman admits getting payments for long-dead mother

A 68-year-old Missouri woman has pleaded guilty to receiving disability payments intended for her mother, who died nearly 50 years ago
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Vatican defrocks former US cardinal McCarrick for sex abuse

Pope Francis has defrocked former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, the highest-ranking prelate ever to be so punished for sexual abuse
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Former West Virginia newspaper publisher Charlie Walton dies

Charles L. "Charlie" Walton, retired publisher of the Moundsville Daily Echo, has died
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The Latest: Pope on first papal visit to Arabian Peninsula

Pope Francis is in Abu Dhabi on the first papal trip ever to the Arabian Peninsula, the birthplace of Islam
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The Latest: Abu Dhabi crown prince welcomes Pope Francis

Pope Francis has been greeted by Abu Dhabi's powerful crown prince, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, on his arrival to the Arabian Peninsula
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The Latest: Pope arrives in UAE for fist ever visit

Pope Francis has landed in Abu Dhabi on the first papal trip ever to the Arabian Peninsula, the birthplace of Islam
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The Latest: Christians rejoice at pope's UAE visit

Christian leaders attending a summit ahead of Pope Francis' arrival in Abu Dhabi say they're excited for the first papal visit to the Arabian Peninsula.
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The Latest: Pope calls for Yemen aid ahead of UAE trip

Pope Francis has appealed for the end of Yemen's humanitarian crisis, saying the "cries of these children and their parents rise up" to God
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AP sources: Trump, others agitated by Giuliani's performance

AP sources: Giuliani's media performance is agitating Trump and some of his allies, raises possibility that former mayor be sidelined
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Giuliani's media blitz draws ire of Trump and some allies

Rudy Giuliani's latest scattershot media blitz agitated President Donald Trump and some of his allies
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Church service gives thanks for missing teen's safe return

Residents of two Wisconsin communities have gathered to celebrate the safe return of a 13-year-old girl who was abducted after her parents were fatally shot
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Family: Wisconsin teen in 'good spirits' post-kidnap, escape

The grandfather of a 13-year-old northwestern Wisconsin girl who authorities say escaped a man who killed her parents and held her captive for three months says
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Quotes from John Kasich during his time as Ohio governor

Ohio's John Kasich is entering his final days as governor and leaving behind a long list of memorable quotes from his eight years in office
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The Latest: Hundreds of thousands in Polish Epiphany parades

Organizers say that hundreds of thousands of people have participated in colorful Epiphany processions in more than 700 locations across predominantly Catholic
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The Latest: Pope urges Europe to help 49 stranded migrants

Pope Francis has appealed to European leaders to show concrete solidarity to 49 migrants stranded aboard a pair of rescue vessels
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The Latest: Pope urges that stranded migrants be let onshore

Pope Francis has appealed to European leaders to show concrete solidarity to 49 migrants stranded aboard a pair of rescue vessels
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The Latest: Spain rescues 549 migrants from Mediterranean

Pope Francis has appealed to European leaders to show concrete solidarity to 49 migrants stranded aboard a pair of rescue vessels
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The Latest: Orthodox men dive for cross in Istanbul's waters

Dozens of Orthodox men dove into Istanbul's cold waters to retrieve a cross to mark the baptism of Jesus Christ
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The Latest: Pope urges aid to poor, homeless on Epiphany

Pope Francis has marked the Epiphany feast day by urging people to follow the path of "humble love" and care for those who can give nothing back
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Trump refers to many walls as he fights for border money

As he lobbies for money for his long-promised wall along the southern border, Trump keeps talking up other barricades
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Trump has walls on his mind as he fights for border money

As he lobbies for money for his long-promised wall along the southern border, Trump keeps talking up other barricades
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Hello, 2019: Revelry and reflection greet new year

Goodbye, 2018: Revelry, reflection mark the transition to a new year
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Papal ode to motherhood ushers in 2019 after disastrous 2018

Pope Francis has ushered in the New Year with an ode to motherhood, reminding the faithful that a mother's example and embrace is the only antidote to today's d
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Pope ode to motherhood ushers in 2019 after disastrous 2018

Pope Francis has ushered in the New Year with an ode to motherhood, reminding the faithful that a mother's example and embrace is the only antidote to today's d
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