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By Colleen Barry, Gianfranco Stara, Associated Press
Pope Francis on Sunday denounced Europe’s indifference toward migrants risking their lives to cross the Mediterranean Sea as he elevated to sainthood an Italian bishop and Italian-born missionary whose work and life paths illustrated the difficulties faced by 19th-century Italian…
By Colleen Barry, Luigi Navarra, Associated Press
In our news wrap Saturday, catastrophic flash floods across eastern Kentucky and wider Appalachia have killed at least 25 people, President Biden tests positive for COVID again in a rare rebound case, protestors storm Iraq's parliament for the second time…
In our new wrap Friday, extreme heat in the Pacific Northwest kept temperatures at or above 100 degrees again with extreme condition expected through the weekend, another major inflation gauge is pointing to price hikes for some time to come,…
In our news wrap Thursday, House Democrats back $280 billion bill to bolster the U.S. semiconductor industry, parts of Appalachia faced flash flooding after days of rain, the Pacific Northwest heat wave persists, Russian said there no agreement yet on…
By Nicole Winfield, Rob Gillies, Associated Press
The government’s criticism echoes those of survivors and concern Francis’ omission of any reference to the sexual abuse suffered by Indigenous children in the schools, as well as his refusal to name the Catholic Church as an institution bearing any…
By William Brangham, Teresa Cebrian Aranda
Pope Francis continues his week-long tour of Canada where he’s apologizing for the Catholic Church’s role in running residential schools — very similar to ones across the United States — that tried to eradicate Native cultures. While the pope’s apology…
In our news wrap Tuesday, rising humidity slowed the spread of the Oak Fire burning near Yosemite National Park as a new heat wave scorches the Pacific Northwest, heavy rains inundated the St. Louis area, the Senate is set to…
In our news wrap Monday, Ukraine will resume exporting grain under an agreement with Russia despite weekend missile attack on the port of Odesa, President Biden's COVID symptoms are almost completely resolved, Pope Francis made a historic apology in Canada…
By Nicole Winfield, Peter Smith, Associated Press
The pontiff says the forced assimilation of Native peoples into Christian society destroyed their cultures, severed their families and marginalized generations in ways still being felt today.
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