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Pope to make first visit to U.S. 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:16:19 EDT 
    Pope Francis accepted the invitation of Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput to attend the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia next year, the Catholic News Service reported Friday.

U.S. journalists 'detained' in Tehran 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:58:06 EDT 
    Concern is growing for the wellbeing of four journalists apparently detained in Iran this week, three of them American citizens, according to the Washington Post.

U.S. man shoots, kills pregnant intruder 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:23:58 EDT 
    Tom Greer says he fought back when he was attacked by intruders at his home. When he got his gun and fired at them, they ran.

Tour de France history for Lithuanian 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:44:17 EDT 
    His Garmin-Sharp teammate saw victory snatched from his grasp in heartbreaking fashion earlier in the Tour de France but Ramunas Navardauskas made sure there was to be no repeat on a rain soaked 19th stage Friday.

Azerbaijan to host first F1 race 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:12:36 EDT 
    Azerbaijan will make its Formula One debut in 2016 as the latest venue for the Grand Prix of Europe, it was announced Friday.

Wiggins upstaged at C'wealth Games 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 04:09:03 EDT 
    After crashing in the Tour de Suisse and being overlooked by his team for the Tour de France -- he became the first British winner of the race in 2012 -- Bradley Wiggins hoped relief would come at the Commonwealth Games.

Model Pejic undergoes sex change 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:47:46 EDT 
    As a male model, Andrej Pejic blazed trails with an androgynous look that saw him walking the runway in women's fashion shows.

DNA clue to Brooklyn Bridge flag gag 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:53:13 EDT 
    New York police have collected DNA evidence in the case of nighttime acrobats who replaced two American flags atop of the Brooklyn Bridge with two white flags, according to a law enforcement official with knowledge of the investigation Friday.

Indian teen has 232 "teeth" removed 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:58:44 EDT 
    A teenager in India, who had more than 200 "teeth" growing in his mouth due to a benign dental tumor, has had them removed.

Dogs get jealous too, study finds 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:52:24 EDT 
    Sure, Fido is a brown lab. But inside he may be a little green, too. A study by scholars at the University of California-San Diego found that dogs showed jealous behaviors when their owners displayed affection toward an animatronic stuffed dog which barked, whined and wagged its tail.

McCain: Arizona execution was 'torture' 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:51:13 EDT 
    The prolonged execution of Arizona death row inmate Joseph Wood was tantamount to torture, Sen. John McCain said.

MH17 foretells a more dangerous world 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:56:02 EDT 
    Patrick Cronin and Kelley Sayler say the world is seeing nonstate groups such as Ukraine's rebels wielding more power to do harm than ever before

This won't be the AIDS-free generation 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:57:40 EDT 
    In the United States, 26% of all new HIV infections are among young people ages 13 to 24. Yet only 1 in 5 high school students is tested for HIV.

Gaza peace fight 'drains me of hope' 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:51:59 EDT 
    At age of 52, it might be too late to re-visit your beliefs and principles in order to change them.

Should planes land in war zones? 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:56:38 EDT 
    Les Abend says, with rockets flying over Tel Aviv and missiles shooting down MH17 over Ukraine, a commercial pilot's pre-flight checklist just got much more complicated
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