Pope Francis turned heads this week with statements on birth control and same-sex marriage that seemed at odds with Church doctrine. Then he waded into a spat with Donald Trump.
As the late Supreme Court justice lay in repose on Friday, he was surrounded by his large family and nearly 100 former law clerks, and visited by all, from Obama to the court's blue-collar staff.
Zika was ignored by infectious disease scientists for years. This happens more often than you might think, especially with diseases discovered in remote regions. A researcher says we can do better.
For many, the alligator is the face of the Florida Everglades. But the reptiles are shrinking in size and population, a signal that the watershed might not be doing as well as it should.
American defense officials said Friday that U.S. planes hit an Islamic State training camp and a senior extremist leader in Libya overnight. As many as 60 people were killed.
The All Writs Act of 1789 was cited by a federal magistrate in ordering Apple to unlock an iPhone.
The Everglades lost half its ecosystem when the Tamiami Trail was built through the heart of the national park, cutting off water flow. Now, a plan to restore the ecosystem is finally going online.
Despite an uptick this week, the value of China's currency has been sliding since August. What does all this mean for China's slowing growth and the global economy?
The founder of WikiLeaks talks about what it's like to be confined to a building for more than three years. He says he misses nothing from the outside world, apart from his children and his mother.
Justice Antonin Scalia's body lies in repose on Friday at the Supreme Court where dignitaries — including the president — and the general public will pay their respects.