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During his trip to New York City, Pope Francis visited the Sept. 11 memorial on Friday, also taking part in an interfaith service with other religious leaders. He is visiting with families of the terror attacks' victims, as well.

United Nations member states pledged Friday to eliminate extreme poverty by 2030. That's defined as surviving on $1.25 per person per day. What is life really like on that amount?

The Fiat has been the talk of the town, and everyone wants to get a peek. Theologians say the little car packs a whole lot of meaning: "It's just such a perfect metaphor for his message."

And there are just 15 years to accomplish them. Here's a rundown of the 17 aims, which include ending poverty, hunger and AIDS, fixing the environment and giving everyone access to green space.

Workers at Volkswagen headquarters in Germany are mostly tight-lipped about the company's involvement in a vast emissions scandal, but local residents say they are shocked — and worried about VW's future.

Pope Francis' message to Congress had something for everyone: climate change, immigration, abortion and the deep political divide in Washington. Both Democratic and Republican lawmakers reacted with admiration.

A look at the economic backdrop to today's summit meeting between President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping.

The murder of the 14-year-old black boy and subsequent trial before an all-white jury was an early landmark in the civil rights movement.

Pope Francis is in New York today, where he'll visit the World Trade Center, address the U.N. and lead a Mass at Madison Square Garden. He received a lively welcome at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

A Christian-run organization in South Carolina is becoming a popular campaign stop for presidential candidates — Fiorina is she's at least the fifth GOP candidate to visit this year.




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