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Pope Francis blesses newly ordained priests in the St. Damaso courtyard on the occasion of the weekly general audience at the Vatican, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

What's in a name? At the Vatican, a debate on inclusiveness

Sep. 16, 2020 3:08 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — The Vatican responded Wednesday to criticism that the title of Pope Francis’ upcoming encyclical on the post-COVID world is sexist, saying the document, “Fratelli Tutti,” ("Brothers All") in no way excludes women. In Italian, “fratelli” means brothers but it...

WVa siblings endure winding road to become teachers

Sep. 13, 2020 9:01 AM EDT

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — They’re brother and sister, local educators who returned home to Wheeling to be close to their family. Then this summer, both were granted doctoral degrees from the same university within days of each other. Wheeling Park High School teacher Michael Romick, and his younger...

Teen brothers drown in Spanaway Lake

Sep. 7, 2020 10:20 AM EDT

SPANAWAY, Wash. (AP) — Two teenage brothers drowned Sunday in Spanaway Lake, according to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department. The names of the boys, ages 14 and 15, have not been publicly released. It was about 3:40 p.m. when one of the brothers slipped off a flotation device and went...

Separated brothers reunited, with a common football bond

Sep. 5, 2020 1:01 AM EDT

WOLSEY, S.D. (AP) — Damien McGhee can remember when his younger brother was adopted. “I was five or six years old, and I remember the adoption agency came to get him,” Damien recalled. “I’ll admit that I forgot about him a bit, but then we started getting pictures.”...

Indiana man organizing Colorado search for missing sister

Aug. 31, 2020 12:12 PM EDT

ALEXANDRIA, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana man whose sister vanished in May after going on a bicycle ride near her Colorado home is organizing a search of the mountainous area, saying that his family has waited long enough. Andy Moorman announced the planned search of the area near Maysville, Colorado, on Saturday...

President Donald Trump speaks to the 2020 Council for National Policy Meeting, Friday, Aug. 21, 2020, in Arlington, Va. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

In recordings, Trump's sister says he 'has no principles'

Aug. 23, 2020 6:44 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s older sister, a former federal judge, is heard sharply criticizing her brother in a series of recordings, at one point saying of the president, “He has no principles.” Maryanne Trump Barry was secretly recorded by her niece, Mary Trump, who...

FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2020 file photo, Valerie Biden Owens speaks at a campaign stop to support her brother, Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden at the Biden for President Des Moines South Side Office, in Des Moines, Iowa. For the better part of a half-century Valerie Biden Owens cultivated the political career of her brother, Joe Biden, now the Democratic nominee for president. During that time Valerie Biden Owens managed 36 years of Senate campaigns and two unsuccessful presidential bids for her brother. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Q&A: Valerie Biden Owens, from Joe's manager to proud sister

Aug. 20, 2020 4:21 PM EDT

Valerie Biden Owens cultivated her famous brother's political career for the better part of a half-century, managing 36 years of Senate campaigns and two unsuccessful presidential bids. For Joe Biden's third White House chase, Val, as she's called in the former vice president's inner circle, stepped away from...

Hawaii approves company's 46% cargo shipping rate increase

Aug. 19, 2020 11:02 AM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Customers of Hawaii's only regulated interisland cargo company will pay 46% more to ship goods under a new regulatory ruling. The Hawaii Public Utilities Commission on Monday granted Young Brothers LLC the emergency rate increase it sought because of financial losses resulting from the...

Los Angeles Dodgers' Corey Seager (5) celebrates his three-run home run with Mookie Betts (50) and Matt Beaty during the second inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners Monday, Aug. 17, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Seager brothers go deep, Dodgers rally past Mariners 11-9

Aug. 18, 2020 11:07 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Corey and Kyle Seager's parents were unable to be at Dodger Stadium for the brothers' first major league matchup against each other. But the siblings gave the entire family something special to remember Monday night. The Seagers became the first brothers in 19 years to homer as opponents...

FILE - In this Nov. 3, 1999 file photo, Robert Trump, left, joins then real estate developer and presidential hopeful Donald Trump at an event in New York. President Donald Trump's younger brother, Robert Trump, has been hospitalized in New York, according to the White House.  The president is expected to visit his 72-year-old brother at a hospital in Manhattan on Friday.  (AP Photo/Diane Bonadreff, File)

Trump visits brother, Robert, at New York hospital

Aug. 14, 2020 4:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday paid a visit to his younger brother, Robert Trump, at the New York hospital where he has been hospitalized. The president entered New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center in Manhattan wearing a face mask on Friday afternoon. “I hope...