Pope Francis cheered fellow Argentine Lionel Messi and other soccer stars Tuesday as he led a morality-focused pep rally of sorts at the Vatican for Argentina and Italy’s national teams ahead of their eagerly awaited friendly match.
In a remote corner of O’Hare International Airport, far from its high-profile modernization mega project, a decidedly more low-tech initiative is being carried out by a barnyard band of goats, sheep, llamas and wild burros.
More than 100,000 people have already applied for a one-way ticket to Mars. Yes, Mars.
Insane video shows a train being struck by lightning in Tokyo on Monday.
A Utah teenager arrested last year in a Columbine-inspired plot to blow up his high school will find out Tuesday if voters in the small city of Roy will take his run for mayor seriously.
Researchers have found what they say are specialized bone tools made by Neanderthals in Europe thousands of years before modern humans are thought to have arrived to share such skills, a discovery that suggests modern man’s distant cousins were more advanced than previously believed.
The unity felt in Prescott, Ariz. in the days after a wildfire killed 19 members of an elite firefighting team has quickly has faded since residents learned the city is not paying full-time benefits to all of the families of the fallen firefighters.
A lifelong Atlanta Braves fan who fell about 65 feet to his death at the team’s stadium was waiting out a rain delay in a smoking area and talking to his mother on the phone shortly before the accident.
A year ago, Cecilia Gimenez’s botched attempt to restore a fresco of Christ inspired ridicule and references to monkeys. Now, the 81-year-old Spanish artist is having the last laugh.
A medicine mogul spent six years building his own private mountain peak and luxury villa atop a high-rise apartment block in China’s capital, earning the unofficial title of “most outrageous illegal structure.” Now, authorities are giving him 15 days to tear it down.