Pope Francis offered intimate insights Saturday into the moments after his election, telling journalists that he was immediately inspired to take the name of St. Francis of Assisi because of his work for peace and the poor — and that he himself would like to see "a poor church and a church for the poor."
Where will President Barack Obama put his presidential library?
Last year, Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi was greeted by adoring crowds during triumphant tours of Asia, the U.S. and Europe. This week, Suu Kyi for the first time found herself the object of popular protests at home, while Thein Sein basked in the welcome of dignitaries on a state visit to New Zealand.
An afterschool program for youth that’s been in Danville for nearly 70 years has seen in a boost in private donations.
This year’s Iranian presidential election may be headed for a town near you, courtesy of Dr. Hooshang Amirahmadi.
A proposal to expand eligibility for Indiana's private school voucher program will go before state senators next week and likely face questions over its cost and whether it is too soon to broaden it.
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has announced plans to boost missile defenses on the US West Coast to counter the threat from North Korea.
Cody Zeller scored 24 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead No. 3 Indiana past Illinois 80-64 Friday in the Big Ten quarterfinals.
Former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich walked into a Colorado prison a year ago Friday to start his 14-year sentence for corruption charges. State legislators say they hope the governor is reflecting on his mistakes.
In Albuquerque, N.M., there's a restaurant called Tim's Place. It's named after Tim Harris, a young man with Down syndrome who started the business in 2010 with help from his dad, Keith.