Pope Francis issued a blistering critique Monday of the Vatican bureaucracy that serves him, denouncing how some people lust for power at all costs, live hypocritical double lives and suffer from "spiritual Alzheimer's" that has made them forget they're supposed to be joyful men of God.
The gunman who fatally ambushed two police officers in their squad car had a long criminal record, a hatred for police and the government, and an apparent history of mental instability that included an attempt to hang himself a year ago, authorities said Sunday.
New York's mayor on Monday called for protests and political debate to pause until after funerals are held for two officers shot and killed inside their patrol car this weekend by a man vowing retaliation for the deaths of black men at the hands of white police.
A 5-year-old boy and his 7-year-old brother were both in a stable condition at an Australian hospital Monday after surviving with their father for 10 days in a remote national park before a farmer discovered them.
President Barack Obama is 'recklessly' spreading rumours of a Pyongyang-orchestrated cyberattack of Sony Pictures, North Korea says, as it warns of strikes against the White House, Pentagon and 'the whole U.S. mainland, that cesspool of terrorism.'
French officials called for vigilance but warned against jumping to conclusions Monday after a pair of weekend attacks -- one in which a driver ran down 13 bystanders, and another in which a recent convert to Islam knifed police officers.