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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.

39 dead in fire at Mexico migrant center near US border

A fire in a dormitory at a Mexican immigration detention center near the U.S. border left more than three dozen migrants dead, a government...

Planets on parade: 5 will be lined up in night sky this week

By MADDIE BURAKOFF | AP Science Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Keep an eye to the sky this week for a chance to see a...

Trudeau: US fighter shot down object over northern Canada

OTTAWA, Ontario — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Saturday that on his order a U.S. fighter jet shot down an "unidentified object" that...

Gang leader freed in Mexico prison attack that killed 17

Mexican authorities on Monday raised the death toll from an attack on a state prison in Ciudad Juarez across the border from El Paso, Texas to 17, a brazen operation that appeared designed to free the leader of a local gang.

Benedict XVI, reluctant pope who chose to retire, dies at 95

VATICAN CITY (AP) — He was the reluctant pope, a shy bookworm who preferred solitary walks in the Alps and Mozart piano concertos to...

Messi wins World Cup, Argentina beats France on penalties

By STEVE DOUGLAS | AP Sports Writer LUSAIL, Qatar (AP) — Lionel Messi's once-in-a-generation career is complete. The Argentina superstar is finally a World Cup...

Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s monarch for 70 years, dies

By DANICA KIRKA, JILL LAWLESS and SYLVIA HUI | Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II, Britain's longest-reigning monarch and a rock of stability...