Duterte declares martial rule in besieged south Philippines
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte warned Wednesday that he'll be harsh in enforcing martial law in his country's south as he abruptly left Moscow to deal with a crisis at home sparked by a Muslim extremist siege on a city, where militants burned buildings overnight and are feared to have taken hostages.
'We can use peace': Trump and Pope Francis meet
President Donald Trump and Pope Francis, two leaders with contrasting styles and differing worldviews, met at the Vatican on Wednesday, setting aside their previous clashes to broadcast a tone of peace for an audience around the globe.
Militants attack Christians in Egypt, killing at least 28
Masked gunmen riding in three SUVs opened fire Friday on a packed bus taking Coptic Christians on a visit to a monastery south of Egypt's capital, killing at least 28 people, including two little children, authorities said.
High stakes visit: Why Trump needs the Vatican and the Vatican needs Trump
Although both the United States and Holy See benefit from full diplomatic relations, it took two centuries to arrive at a stable relationship.
Utah is destination for Belarus' first-ever Open World exchange
Two decades into the Open World exchange program between the United States and former Soviet Union nations in Eurasia, Belarus has finally made its first Open World foray, sending its inaugural delegation to Utah last week.
Paris France Temple dedication: A tribute to the faith, sacrifice of pioneer members
President Henry B. Eyring, first counselor in the First Presidency, dedicated the Paris France Temple — the first temple in France and the 156th worldwide — on Sunday, May 21.
Fraying social fabric hurting nation's economy, Sen. Mike Lee says
Many Americans — poor, middle class and wealthy — feel that something is amiss in society that can't be reduced to economic anxiety but relates more to a sense that nation's social fabric is fraying, Sen. Mike Lee said.
Adultery still seen as morally unacceptable. But these other controversial behaviors have gained support
The needle on America's moral compass is on the move, although not when it comes to extramarital affairs.
Journey with a journal: Utah couple retraces grandfather's Alabama LDS mission one century later
Harold and Patricia Redd of Orem became so enthralled with his grandfather's missionary journal that they rented a house in Alabama and spent three months retracing his steps.
Church merging two missions in Russia
The First Presidency announced that effective July 1, the Russia Vladivostok Mission will merge with the Russia Novosibirsk Mission.