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September 23, 2018 3:53 PM The Latest: Pope visits ex-KGB headquarters in Lithuania

Pope Francis stops for a moment of prayer during his visit to the Museum of Occupations and Freedom Fights, in Vilnius, Lithuania, Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. Francis began his second day in the Baltics in Lithuania's second city, Kaunas, where an estimated 3,000 Jews survived out of a community of 37,000 during the 1941-1944 Nazi occupation. (AP Photo/Andrew 78

September 20, 2018 2:39 PM Will Elevators to Outer Space Ever Get Off the Ground?

Researchers are working on lifts that would travel up a cable anchored above the Earth’s orbit, paving the way for extra-planetary travel Gradually you accelerate upward, reaching a cruising speed of several hundred miles per hour. Your elevator car moves up a cable 100 million times as long as it is wide—connected on one end to a platform in the ocean 75

September 19, 2018 2:41 PM Seeking punt returner, Patriots sign CB Cyrus Jones

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Patriots have signed cornerback Cyrus Jones to their 53-man roster off the Baltimore Ravens' practice squad and could help address the team's need for a punt returner. The Ravens confirmed that Jones had been claimed by the Patriots. Jones, a 2016 second-round draft choice by New England, signed a two-year deal, a source 62

September 18, 2018 5:21 PM Shootings Thrust Gun Control Into Campaign Ads

After Las Vegas and Parkland, ads promoting some aspect of gun control are up 22-fold from four years earlier Mass shootings, including those in Las Vegas and Parkland, Fla., have thrust the issue of gun control into midterm races that will determine whether Republicans hold control of Congress and maintain dominance in state capitals. Ads promoting 60

September 15, 2018 2:03 PM Pope Francis Says Populism Should Serve People Without 'Stirring Up Quarrels'

(PALERMO, Sicily) — Pope Francis is recommending a Christian kind of populism after being attacked by Italian politicians for defending migrants. Francis told a crowd of 100,000 at an outdoor Mass on Saturday that “the only possible populism” is a Christian one that “listens to and serves the people without shouting, accusing, stirring up quarrels 73

September 11, 2018 8:05 PM Irish government says President Trump has canceled trip to Dublin amid planned mass protests

President Trump has scrapped an upcoming trip to Ireland amid planned mass protests over his administration’s climate and immigration policies, the Irish government said Tuesday. Trump took Prime Minister Leo Varadkar by surprise when he announced last month that he intended to visit Dublin and his golf course in rural Doonbeg after going to Paris in November 75

September 10, 2018 5:36 AM Australian police charge man with five murders after family killed

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian police have charged a 24-year-old man with five counts of murder after the bodies of a family, including a mother and her three children, were discovered in the west coast city of Perth. The ABC reported twin two-year-old girls, their three-and-a-half-year-old sister, their mother and grandmother were found dead at a house 81

September 9, 2018 9:07 PM Texans' Kevin Johnson suffers second concussion in less than one month

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Houston Texans cornerback Kevin Johnson left Sunday's season opener against the New England Patriots with a concussion and has been ruled out for the rest of the game. Johnson sustained the concussion after he was hit while trying to make a tackle in the fourth quarter. He was helped off the field and immediately had his helmet taken 79

September 8, 2018 6:52 PM How to Write a Memorable Hall of Fame Speech

Golden State Warriors president Rick Welts was inducted to the Basketball Hall of Fame. But first he had to figure out what he wanted to say in his speech. There are two things that Basketball Hall of Fame inductees have to do before they’re enshrined in Springfield, Mass. The first thing they have to do is be phenomenally good at basketball or make such an important 42

September 8, 2018 10:56 AM Art Basel Branches Out to Argentina

‘Hopscotch (Rayuela)’ kicks off in Buenos Aires Art Basel, whose annual fairs in Switzerland, Miami and Hong Kong are among the biggest in the art world, is expanding to Argentina—without launching a coinciding fair. On Thursday, Art Basel Cities: Buenos Aires opened “Hopscotch (Rayuela),” a new event intended to appeal to art lovers who want to explore 75