The Church of England's ruling body has agreed to the controversial decision to allow the ordination women bishops.
News reports suggest the United States is building a case that would pin the blame for the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 over Ukraine on pro-Russian separatist forces.
A powerful typhoon ripped into the southern coast of China on Friday, killing at least one person.
The terror group Islamic State is taking new steps in their attempt to turn huge swaths of Iraq and Syria into a caliphate, including government projects and beheadings.
The U.S. and the European Union imposed new economic sanctions against Russia Wednesday for its involvement in the fighting in Ukraine.
A lawsuit brought against Meriam Ibrahim, the Christian woman sentenced to death in Sudan, has been dropped.
A Malaysia Airlines plane carrying 295 people was reportedly shot down by a surface-to-air missile near the Russia-Ukraine border.
A typhoon has killed at least 12 people in the Philippines, and with many people reported missing, the death toll could rise.
Three members of an imprisoned pastor's family have arrived safely in the United States following their escape from a campaign of harassment in China.
Secretary of State John Kerry will meet with Mohammad Javad Zarif, one of Iran's top diplomats, in an attempt to revive faltering nuclear negotiations Monday.