The National Rifle Association "has stooped to a new low" in making pro-gun robocalls to still-grieving Newtown residents, Connecticut's two U.S. senators said.
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U.S. cardinals at the Vatican bowed to pressure and imposed a media blackout ahead of the papal conclave to choose Benedict XVI's successor, a spokeswoman said.
Illinois Supreme Court Justice Mary Ann G. McMorrow died following a short illness, her family said. She was 83.
Turkish witnesses testified Thursday Israeli forces treated them inhumanely during a 2010 attack on a flotilla that resulted in the deaths of nine people.
Mary Ann Wright, known as the Mother Teresa of Oakland, Calif., for her work on behalf of the downtrodden, has died. She was 87.
Nuns from an order based in Iowa have sued a Boston bank, claiming that they were duped into investing $1 million in the subprime mortgage market.
The actress who played Mary Ann on the U.S. sit-com "Gilligan's Island" was arrested after police pulled her over and allegedly found marijuana in her car.
St. Patrick's Day revelers on Chicago's South Side might want to check their calendars twice -- the annual parade is Sunday, a week before its normal walking.
An Ohio woman going through a divorce shot her son and daughter in the heart and then turned the gun on herself, a coroner said Wednesday.
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