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Hong Kong protesters issue ultimatum to Beijing

HONG KONG -- Protesters threatened to expand the unrest throughout Hong Kong Tuesday if their demands for electoral reforms are not met.

Leaders of the two main protest organizations made a joint appearance to issue an ultimatum to Beijing and ...

Men charged with assaulting 'pirate' neighbor

DANIA BEACH, Fla. -- Capt. Jack Sparrow never suffered such indignity.

Larry Harcar was swaggering down his street last week in full "Pirates of the Caribbean" regalia: bearded, in black and with a toy gun and sword. It's what he likes doing this...

Vatican examines Kansas City bishop's leadership

The Vatican dispatched a church official to Kansas City to examine the leadership of Catholic Bishop Robert Finn, a spokesman for the Kansas City-St. Joseph Diocese said Monday.

Jack Smith, communications director for the diocese, confirmed that ...