Gang with past abductions blamed for kidnapping missionaries

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A gang blamed for kidnapping five priests and two nuns earlier this year in Haiti is now accused of kidnapping 17 missionaries from a U.S.-based organization, including a 2-year-old, police said Sunday. The 400 Mawozo gang kidnapped the group — which also included some elderly people — in Ganthier, a commune that … Read more

Kids in California county care sleeping on floor in building

A central California county executive is pledging immediate changes after a news report revealed that vulnerable children removed from their families were living in deplorable conditions inside a child welfare office building ByThe Associated Press October 17, 2021, 4:14 AM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article FRESNO, Calif. — A … Read more

New Mexico judge denies lab workers’ claim in vaccine fight

A New Mexico judge has denied a request by dozens of scientists and others at Los Alamos National Laboratory who sought to block a vaccine mandate By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN Associated Press October 15, 2021, 6:48 PM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A New Mexico judge … Read more

US plans to reinstate ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy next month

The Biden administration says it plans to reinstate a Trump-era border policy next month to make asylum-seekers wait in Mexico for hearings in U.S. immigration court, complying with a judge’s order By ELLIOT SPAGAT Associated Press October 15, 2021, 12:37 PM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article SAN DIEGO — … Read more

Biden to meet with Pope Francis to discuss COVID-19, climate

President Joe Biden is set to meet Pope Francis when he visits the Vatican later this month, as part of a four-day swing through Italy and the U.K. for global economic and climate change meetings By ALEXANDRA JAFFE Associated Press October 14, 2021, 4:52 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this … Read more

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