Pope Francis’ reported comments to a gay man that “God made you like this” have been embraced by the LGBT community as another sign of Francis’ desire to make gay people feel welcomed and loved in the Catholic Church.
Police opened fire Tuesday on protesters demanding the closure of a south Indian copper plant, killing nine people, officials said. Dozens more people were reportedly injured.
Indonesian authorities raised the alert for the country’s most volatile volcano, located on the densely populated island of Java, and ordered people within 3 kilometers (2 miles) to evacuate.
A Pakistani welfare organization says the heatwave gripping the region amid widespread power cuts has killed 65 people in Karachi.
The Palestinian foreign minister arrived at the International Criminal Court on Tuesday to call on prosecutors there to open an immediate investigation into Israel’s settlements in the Palestinian territories.
The U.S. clung to its health insurance gains last year, an unexpected outcome after President Donald Trump’s repeated tries to take apart the Obama-era coverage expansion, according to a major government survey released Tuesday.
President Donald Trump has long been an unlikely sweetheart for conservative and evangelical voters. Now, in the lead-up to the midterm elections, the thrice-married former Democrat who used to describe himself as “very pro-choice” is offering catnip to conservative voters with a new administration push to strip funding from Planned Parenthood and other family planning clinics.
Perhaps getting married to a U.S. television star helps in the royal wedding ratings.