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Workers at Volkswagen headquarters in Germany are mostly tight-lipped about the company's involvement in a vast emissions scandal, but local residents say they are shocked — and worried about VW's future.

Pope Francis' message to Congress had something for everyone: climate change, immigration, abortion and the deep political divide in Washington. Both Democratic and Republican lawmakers reacted with admiration.

A look at the economic backdrop to today's summit meeting between President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping.

The murder of the 14-year-old black boy and subsequent trial before an all-white jury was an early landmark in the civil rights movement.

Pope Francis is in New York today, where he'll visit the World Trade Center, address the U.N. and lead a Mass at Madison Square Garden. He received a lively welcome at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

A Christian-run organization in South Carolina is becoming a popular campaign stop for presidential candidates — Fiorina is she's at least the fifth GOP candidate to visit this year.

Scientists have found that working in one's 60s and 70s is associated with better physical and mental health. Even part-time work may be enough to reap the benefits.

The stagecraft — crowds, balloons, marching bands — of a presidential campaign is just a bit harder to muster when you're at 1 percent in the polls.

In reality, no one knows who threw the brick that started the riots; but in a new film, it's a white teenager from Indiana. One activist says that "whitewashes" the history of Stonewall.

With a losing streak of 22 games, a breath of fresh air is exactly what the Columbia University Lions need. They've found inspiration in their "miracle worker" of a new coach, Al Bagnoli.




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