In 2004, the Archdiocese of Boston announced the closure of St. Frances X. Cabrini Church in Scituate, Mass. Parishioners have fought to keep it open, but finally exhausted their legal appeals.
Rwanda is missing 15 years of weather data. Getting it back would be a boon for farmers. But can it be done?
Many of London's expensive homes are owned by obscure foreign companies. Critics say the city has become a haven for those hiding ill-gotten gains, and the government is starting to respond.
While visiting Vietnam last week, President Obama urged the government to ease its crackdown on dissent. But police have used force to break up recent environmental protests.
With warmer weather comes an influx of refugees and migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe, and a shift in the route they're taking. Over the weekend, hundreds of people drowned.
Over the past 15 years, 1,832 American servicemen and -women have been killed in action in Afghanistan. How do the U.S. forces posted there mark Memorial Day, and how is the conflict going overall?
Fallout continues from the standoff between the Republican governor and Democrats — focused heavily on the future of unions. And Tuesday is a key deadline to see if a resolution can be reached.
Ailsa Chang talks to Associated Press reporter Scott Mayerowitz about the shortage of Transportation Security Administration screeners and resulting airport wait times.
Steve Inskeep speaks with Tim Arango of the New York Times about Iraqi forces' latest operation against Islamic State fighters and the nature of U.S. and Iranian involvement in the offensive.
The move could give the little-known Party more visibility in a year when many voters say they're open to new options. Gary Johnson of New Mexico and William Weld of Massachusetts will top the ticket.