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'Finally': Pope meets Russian Orthodox leader
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- With an exclamation of "Finally," Pope Francis embraced Patriarch Kirill on Friday in the first meeting between a pontiff and the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, a brief but historic encounter held during a stopover in Cuba before the pope flew on to Mexico....

The Latest: Mexico greets pope with extravagant show
HAVANA (AP) -- The latest on Pope Francis's historic meeting in Cuba with Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill and his subsequent trip to Mexico (all times local):...

US, Cuba to sign agreement on restarting commercial flights
HAVANA (AP) -- The United States and Cuba will sign an agreement next week to resume commercial air traffic for the first time in five decades, starting the clock on dozens of new flights operating daily by next fall, U.S. officials said Friday....

Dominican police kill suspect in attack on German tourist
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) -- Police in the Dominican Republic say they have killed one of two men suspected in the slaying of an elderly German tourist during a robbery....

Police officer fatally shot while on patrol in Haiti capital
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) -- A Haitian police officer has been killed by multiple gunshots as he patrolled a rough section of the country's capital on a motorcycle....