World

Pope Francis changes church law on feet-washing Easter rite

There was no immediate explanation for the lag time. Many parishes around the world had already been including women in the ritual for years; the decree of th...


No link between Iran freeing Americans and sanctions lifting: Kerry

Minutes after the IAEA's ruling, the United States formally lifted banking, steel, shipping and other sanctions on Iran. "This achievement clearly demonst...


Baby in Hawaii Born With Brain Damage Caused by Zika Virus

Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Colombia, Suriname, El Salvador, Paraguay, French Guiana, Panama, Mexico, Guatemala, Martinique, Honduras, and Haiti. "But I thin...


Actress Who Met With 'El Chapo,' Kate del Castillo, Speaks Out

The result is a remarkable piece of journalism in that Penn actually manages to make his subject, the world's most famous drug lord, sound boring. But Lynch s...


Hawaii baby born with defect linked to Zika virus

You can only become infected with Zika virus if you're bitten by a certain type of infected mosquito, and it can't be spread from person to person. "One in ...


Brazil Zika outbreak: New test kits for mosquito-borne viruses

Symptoms generally include a fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis, or "pink eye." The US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC ) in partic...