Following revelations about sexual abuse, the Catholic Church in the United States adopted a policy of ‘zero tolerance’ and mandatory reporting. Could Pope Benedict XVI have avoided his current difficulties if the Vatican had taken the same path?
Latin music influences – including salsa, merengue, and samba – are seeping into the concert hall as directors seek to broaden the appeal.
A new Twilight book and a redesigned look for Harry Potter should spell good news for book sales.
Workers remove rubble from a destroyed school in Port-au-Prince on March 9, so that it may be replaced. A 7.3-magnitude quake, which struck Haiti on January 12, left more 222,000 people dead and 1.2 million people homeless.
The 4.4 magnitude LA earthquake rattled the city Tuesday morning. Experts say it is impossible to tell whether small quakes are a sign that other bigger ones may follow.
A lost generation is emerging as unemployment soars among Latin America youths. Nearly 20 percent are neither studying nor looking for jobs.
Chile's President Sebastian Pinera carries his granddaughter Esperanza after his inauguration in Vina del Mar, Chile, on March 11. During the President's inauguration, a series of strong aftershocks from last month's 8.8-magnitude earthquake rocked Chile. Pinera immediately urged coastal residents to move to higher ground in case of a tsunami.
Today's 7.2 magnitude aftershock hit just 12 days after massive 8.8 magnitude Chile earthquake.
The term of newly inaugurated Sebastian Pinera literally began with a jolt, as a Chile earthquake aftershock shook his swearing-in and the Navy issued a tsunami alert.