Pope Francis
(Michael Sohn/AP)
March 16, 2013

Pope Francis Wants Church for the Poor

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."


Aung San Suu Kyi
(Soe Than Win /AFP/Getty Images)
March 16, 2013

Now A Politician, Aung San Suu Kyi Is the Object of Protesters

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.


March 15, 2013

Looser Indiana School Voucher Rules Face Questions

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.


Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich
(Ed Andrieski/AP)
March 15, 2013

Blagojevich Reaches One Year Mark of Prison Sentence

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. 


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