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Mexico decriminalizes abortion, extending Latin American trend of widening access to procedure

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s Supreme Court decriminalized abortion nationwide Wednesday, two years after ruling that abortion was not a crime in one northern state.

Super Blue Moon 2023 is tonight: Best times to see last Super Blue Moon...

We won’t just have a full moon lighting up the sky tonight. Instead, the glowing orb in the night sky on Wednesday, Aug. 30 will be what’s known as a “Super Blue Moon.”

Loch Ness Monster search renewed with drones and webcams

Mystery hunters converged on a Scottish lake on Saturday to look for signs of the mythical Loch Ness Monster.

The Perseid meteor shower peaks this weekend and it’s even better this year

NEW YORK (AP) — The annual Perseid meteor shower reaches its peak this weekend, sending bright trails of light streaking across the night sky.

Sinéad O’Connor, gifted and provocative Irish singer, dies at 56

LONDON (AP) — Sinéad O'Connor, the gifted Irish singer-songwriter who became a superstar in her mid-20s but was known as much for her private struggles and provocative actions as for her fierce and expressive music, has died at 56.

In race against clock, expanding fleet of ships searches for sub lost near Titanic...

In a race against the clock on the high seas, an expanding international armada of ships and airplanes searched Tuesday for a submersible that vanished in the North Atlantic while taking five people down to the wreck of the Titanic.

Tina Turner, unstoppable superstar whose hits included ‘What’s Love Got to Do With It,’...

NEW YORK (AP) — Tina Turner, the unstoppable singer and stage performer who teamed with husband Ike Turner for a dynamic run of hit records and live shows in the 1960s and '70s and survived her horrifying marriage to triumph in middle age with the chart-topping "What's Love Got to Do With It," has died at 83.

Pope Francis leaves hospital; ‘Still alive,’ he quips

A chipper-sounding Pope Francis was discharged Saturday from the Rome hospital where he was treated for bronchitis, quipping to journalists before being driven away...

Vatican: Pope to leave hospital on Saturday

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis is expected to be discharged on Saturday from the Rome hospital where he is being treated for bronchitis as...

Pope to be hospitalized for days with respiratory infection

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis was hospitalized with a respiratory infection Wednesday after experiencing difficulty breathing in recent days and will remain in the Rome hospital for several days of treatment, the Vatican said.