Gifts Trump and Pope Francis exchanged, including the pope's letter on the environment

(ROME) — President Donald Trump and Pope Francis exchanged gifts Wednesday following their cordial, private meeting at the Vatican that lasted about 30 minutes.

In standard practice, the pope gave rosaries to the president's visiting... Read More

President Trump talks terrorism with Pope Francis, climate change with the Vatican

(ROME) — President Donald Trump discussed terrorism with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Wednesday, in a highly anticipated first meeting between the two leaders that went longer than scheduled.

According to Secretary of State Rex Til... Read More

Portrait emerges of Salman Abedi, suspected Manchester bomber

(MANCHESTER, England) — The frantic search for clues about Salman Abedi, the suspected Manchester Arena bomber, and his possible connections to ISIS is underway.

Police say they conducted a pair of raids on Tuesday, one in the Whalle... Read More

UK threat level raised to critical from severe, prime minister says

(MANCHESTER, England) -- U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May said Tuesday the threat level in the region has been raised from severe to critical following Monday's attack in Manchester.

Critical is the highest of the five threat levels. Soldie... Read More

How the war-of-words between Trump and Pope Francis has evolved

(VATICAN CITY) -- After a history of public disagreements on issues from the border wall to climate change to what it means to be Christian, President Donald Trump and Pope Francis will meet for the first time in person Wednesday morning, at the Vati... Read More

ISIS claims responsibility for bombing at Manchester concert

(MANCHESTER, England) -- ISIS has claimed responsibility for an explosion Monday at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, that killed 22 people and injured 59 others.

In a statement translated from Arabic, ISIS said that a "sold... Read More

Terror in the UK: A timeline of recent attacks

(LONDON) -- The deadly suicide bombing in Manchester, England, that killed 22 people and injured 59 others at an Ariana Grande concert Monday night is one of several terror attacks that have taken place in the U.K. in recent years.

The Bri... Read More

President Trump arrives in Rome ahead of meeting with Pope Francis

(ROME) -- President Trump has arrived in Rome, Italy, ahead of his first audience with Pope Francis at the Vatican Wednesday.

The visit to the Vatican marks the third stop of Trump's tour visiting sites representing three major world relig... Read More

Teen recounts 'horrible' scene at Manchester concert attack

(MANCHESTER, England) -- A teenage girl who was at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, Monday night, said she felt a shake, saw people crying, and then "went out the doors and we saw smoke everywhere."

"I looked to my right a... Read More

UK PM: Children among 22 dead in 'sickening' Manchester attack

(MANCHESTER, England) -- Children are among the 22 killed and 59 injured in a "sickening" attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, Monday night, United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May said Tuesday.

An 8-year-old girl named... Read More

Trump meets with Abbas in Bethlehem, says 'truly hopeful' for peace deal

(BETHLEHEM, West Bank) -- President Donald Trump said he's "truly hopeful" America can help Israel and the Palestinians broker a peace deal following his meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday.

"I am committed to tryin... Read More

Strangers offer rooms, rides in outpouring of support for victims of Manchester attack

(MANCHESTER, England) -- Strangers who jumped into action to offer help played a key role in the response to the deadly blast inside a crowded arena in Manchester, England that killed 22 and injured dozens more.

It was the U.K.'s deadliest... Read More

Police: 22 dead, 59 injured after reports of explosion at Manchester Arena

(MANCHESTER, England) -- Twenty-two people are dead and 59 others injured after reports of an explosion at an Ariana Grande concert at one of Europe’s largest arenas.

In a statement, Greater Manchester Police said they were called to... Read More

US military conducts ground raid in Yemen on AQAP compound

(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. military forces conducted a ground raid in Yemen early Tuesday morning that targeted a known al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula compound, according to a U.S. military spokesman.

The operation took place in Marib Governo... Read More