RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Vatican says more than 3 million people jammed a Rio beach today the final Mass of Pope Francis's visit to Brazil. That would be the second-largest crowd ever measured for a papal Mass, behind the 5 million who turned out for Pope John Paul II's 1995 Mass in Manila. Francis told the World Youth Day crowd that the church needs their enthusiasm and creativity.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A church leader has identified the three people killed when a bus crashed in Indianapolis yesterday. Killed were a church youth pastor, his pregnant wife and a mother of five who was a chaperone on the trip. The bus was returning from a youth camp in northern Michigan when it flipped on its side while exiting an interstate just a mile from its destination.
MIAMI (AP) — A Medal of Honor recipient who shared a cell with John McCain as a POW in Vietnam has died. Retired Col. George "Bud" Day was 88. Day was one of the nation's most highly decorated servicemen since Gen. Douglas MacArthur. He earned more than 70 medals during service in World War II, Korea and Vietnam.
NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Weiner says he's not dropping out of the New York City mayor race, even though his campaign manager has quit. Weiner confirmed today that his campaign manager, Danny Kedem, resigned following the latest revelations of lewd behavior by Weiner. Weiner was forced to discuss his online behavior this past week after a gossip website printed excerpts of conversations Weiner had with an Indiana college student last summer.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Wolverine" is the new top movie. The claw-wielding superhero brought in an estimated $55 million in its opening weekend. Last weekend's top movie, "The Conjuring," slipped to second place with "Despicable Me 2" third.
Created: Sun, 28 Jul 2013 01:15:07 EST
Updated: Sun, 28 Jul 2013 01:15:07 EST