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Two nuns from 19th century Palestine were among four sisters who were canonized by the pontiff in a ceremony at St. Peter's Square at the Vatican.
Pierre Nkurunziza, who narrowly escaped being ousted last week, didn't mention the foiled putsch, but instead talked about the threat from the extremist Islamist group al-Shabab.
Likely 2016 candidates gave short speeches at the Iowa Lincoln Day Dinner before wooing voters at their hospitality suites downstairs with homestate fare in a more relaxed environment.
Filmed by storm chasers, the video shot near Elmer, Okla., on Saturday.
The raid, carried out on Saturday by a U.S. forces, killed Abu Sayyaf, a senior commander. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says three other leaders were killed in ground and air operations.
Last week men with machetes brutally attacked a blogger on his way to work in Bangladesh. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Rafida Ahmed, who was attacked in February.
The number this week is 750,000. That's how many passengers travel Amtrak's Northeast Corridor daily. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with data expert Mona Chalabi about facts and figures of rail travel.