Lakers hang Shaq’s No. 34 jersey in the rafters

Although Shaquille O’Neal rarely finds himself speechless, he says he’s thrilled beyond words to see his jersey…

Photo Gallery: Faithful re-enact the crucifixion of Christ

Christians around the world carried out their traditional re-enactment of the suffering and death of Jesus Christ on Good Friday…

Photo Gallery: North, South Korea tensions escalate

U.S. on Thursday took the unprecedented step of announcing that two of its nuclear-capable B-2 bombers joined joint military drills with South Korea…

Pope Francis’ inauguration Mass

Pope Francis waves to crowds as he arrives to his inauguration Mass in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Tuesday, March 19, 2013…

Photo Gallery: Argentine Jorge Bergoglio elected Pope

Argentine Jorge Bergoglio has been elected pope, the first ever from the Americas and the first from outside Europe…

Photo Gallery: Black smoke rises in Vatican City

Black smoke poured from the Sistine Chapel chimney late on Tuesday, signalling that cardinals had failed to elect a pope…

Photo Gallery: Japan marks tsunami anniversary

Japan marked the second anniversary Monday of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that left nearly 19,000 people…

California lion attack case under investigation

The investigation into a lion attack that killed a 24-year-old is focusing on a cage door that the 550-pound animal managed to escape…

Nation’s capital gets snowstorm

Residents in and around Washington, D.C. are bracing for possible power outages, as a storm dumps some wet, heavy snow on the region…

San Francisco’s Bay Bridge prepares to shine

After more than 75 years in the shadow of its glamorous cousin, San Francisco’s “other” bridge is getting a chance to shine…