Police find drugs in raid of Vatican apartment

Vatican police have reportedly raided a Vatican-owned apartment and arrested an aide to one of Pope Francis' key advisers.

Wicked! Couple who invited 52-year-old man to rape their daughters

The Pennsylvania parents who “gifted” their eldest of nine daughters to a man who then impregnated her — and raped five of the other girls, all of whom came to live with him with their parents’ consent — were sentenced Wednesday to prison.

Nigeria-Cameroon border: 12 killed in suicide attack

.More than 40 others wounded as two female bombers target busy area in northern Cameroon

Delays ahead: Heat waves to disrupt air travel

By USA Today

As if air travel wasn't already stressful enough.
Just last month, American Airlines was forced to cancel dozens of flights from Phoenix when temperatures of nearly 120 degrees made it too hot for smaller jets to take off.

How long people really wait to have sex

Imagine you’re on the best date of your life with the person you suspect is The One. The sexual chemistry is palpable, but you’re looking for a long-term thing — not just a hookup. Should you jump into bed with him or her as soon as you’re alone?

Pope warns of 'dangerous' alliance between U.S., Russia

Pope Francis has expressed concern about a “very dangerous” alliance between the U.S. and Russia, saying its leaders are among those that have a “distorted vision of the world” when it comes to immigration.

How Niger soldiers killed 14 civilians mistaken for Boko Haram

By Reuters

The incident occurred three days after suspected Boko Haram militants killed nine people and abducted dozens more in southern Niger

Mugabe donates $1m to African Union

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe said on Monday he was donating $1 million to the African Union (AU), hoping to set an example for African countries to finance AU programmes and wean it off funding from outside donors.

How I was gang-raped on my wedding day - Terry

When Terry Gobanga - then Terry Apudo - didn't show up to her wedding, nobody could have guessed that she had been abducted, raped and left for dead by the roadside. It was the first of two tragedies to hit the young Nairobi pastor in quick succession.

Pope gives prestigious red hats to 5 new cardinals


Pope Francis gave the Catholic church five new cardinals Wednesday, somberly instructing them to act as servants and not "princes" in a world where innocents are dying from wars and terrorism, slavery persists and refugee camps often are living hells.