KANSAS CITY, Mo. The Kansas City-St. Joseph Diocese has settled a wrongful-death lawsuit for $2.25 million with the parents of a boy who allegedly took his own life 30 years ago because of repeated sexual abuse by a Kansas City priest.
Actor-producer-director Tom Hanks has listed a house in Pacific Palisades for $5.225 million.
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. A cool, wet spring in many parts of the country delayed the arrival of hummingbirds, but you can be sure they are now somewhere in your garden, especially if you have a smorgasbord of colorful flowers.
VATICAN CITY Two 20th-century leaders of the Catholic Church will be declared saints, Pope Francis decided on Friday, as the Vatican announced the forthcoming canonization of John XXIII and John Paul II.
VATICAN CITY Two 20th century leaders of the Catholic Church should be made saints, Pope Francis decided on Friday, as the Vatican announced the forthcoming canonization of John XXIII and John Paul II.
LONDON Pope Francis issued the first encyclical of his papacy Friday, a reflection on faith meant to illuminate the mind of God but also revealing someone else's: Benedict XVI's.
As I write this, I'm sitting at my desk, 20 feet from the nearest window and bathed in the office-green glow of fluorescent lights.
WOOSTER, Ohio Karl Ruth's driveway is his playground.
It has been almost a decade since Kong coleus caused heads to swirl with the gigantic leaves and packed with an almost psychedelic array of colors. Now Kong Junior is the one that has everyone talking.
I had a question awhile back from a reader who had a smart meter installed and checks online for usage. The reader reported usage was normal for one or two days, then surged for the next day or two. There is no pattern to the surges. She said it was almost like a timer was turning on.
MERCED A group of Merced County students is presenting "The Wizard of Oz" later this month.
LOS ANGELES Sam Rockwell's reliably scruffy, irreverent swagger is much in evidence in his latest film "The Way, Way Back." It's a serio-comic coming of age tale that has Rockwell playing Owen, the slacker manager of a water slide park who teaches our young hero, Duncan (Liam James), about girls, love and self-worth.