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The Latest: Trump Slams Clinton's 'Rosy-Dory' Optimism
Donald Trump is condemning the optimistic picture of the nation that Hillary Clinton painted at the Democratic National Convention
Rabbi Was Behind Meeting Between Pope, Polish Rescuers
During Pope Francis' visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau on Friday was an encounter with 25 Christian Poles who rescued Jews during the Holocaust
Pope Visits Auschwitz, Begs God to Forgive "So Much Cruelty"
Pope Francis paid a somber visit in silence to the Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau on Friday, begging God to forgive "so much cruelty."
US Economy Expected to Pick up After Weak Growth in Spring
US economy is expected to strengthen after annual growth of just 1.2 percent last quarter
The Latest: Pope Francis: 'Cruelty Did Not End in Auschwitz'
A Vatican spokesman, the Ref. Federico Lombardi, says an estimated 800,000 people took part with Pope Francis in an artistic Way of the Cross ceremony at Blonia meadows in Krakow
3 Popes at Auschwitz, 3 Styles: What They Said or Didn't Say
Pope Francis and his predecessors St. John Paul II and Benedict XVI each visited Auschwitz
Memorial to 1st Black Marines Dedicated at Camp Lejeune
A memorial has been dedicated at Camp Lejeune to honor the Montford Point Marines, the nation's first black Marines
US Military Announces Biggest Return of Land in Okinawa in 44 Years
The United States Armed Forces in Japan announced plans today to return 4,000 hectares -- about 15 square miles -- of Okinawan land back to the government of Japan, in what will be the largest land return since Okinawa's reversion in 1972. The reversion treaty negotiated control of Okinawa back to
Russia's Putin to Visit Slovenia to Improve European Ties
Russian President Vladimir Putin is visiting European Union and NATO-member Slovenia this weekend, signaling a bid to maintain ties amid simmering tensions between the Kremlin and the two Western-led blocs
US GDP Grows a Weak 1.2 Percent in Second Quarter
US economy grows at weak 1.2 percent rate in April-June quarter, third disappointing quarter