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FILE - In this Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019 file photo, Pope Francis celebrates Christmas Eve Mass in St. Peter's Basilica. Vatican prosecutors have ordered the seizure of documents and computers from the administrative offices of St. Peter’s Basilica in an apparently new investigation into financial irregularities in the Holy See. The Vatican said Tuesday that Pope Francis has also named a special commissioner to run the basilica, reorganize its offices, update its statutes to comply with new Vatican norms on procurement contracts and to “clarify its administration.” (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

Vatican prosecutors seize data from St. Peter's Basilica

Jun. 30, 2020 1:32 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — Vatican prosecutors have ordered the seizure of documents and computers from the administrative offices of St. Peter’s Basilica in an apparent new investigation into financial irregularities in the Holy See. The Vatican said Tuesday that Pope Francis also named a special commissioner to...

FILE - In this Monday, July 8, 2019 file photo, Spanish Economy Minister Nadia Calvino, left, speaks with President of the eurogroup Mario Centeno during a meeting of the europgroup at the Europa building in Brussels. Spain on Thursday, June 25, 2020 nominated Economy Minister Nadia Calvino as the next head of the 19-nation Eurogroup, one of the EU's most powerful bodies. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File)

Ireland, Luxembourg, Spain ministers eye top eurozone job

Jun. 25, 2020 10:59 AM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — Irish Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe and his Luxembourg counterpart Pierre Gramegna threw their hats into the leadership ring Thursday, joining Spain’s Economy Minister Nadia Calviño as official candidates to head the powerful bloc of 19 nations using Europe’s single...

Today in History

Jun. 25, 2020 12:00 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, June 25, the 177th day of 2020. There are 189 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 25, 1876, Lt. Col. Colonel George A. Custer and his 7th Cavalry were wiped out by Sioux and Cheyenne Indians in the Battle of the Little Bighorn in Montana. On...

Judge grants compassionate release to alleged mob enforcer

Jun. 22, 2020 9:38 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge on Monday ordered the release from prison of an alleged organized crime enforcer who is said to have health issues that place him at heightened risk from coronavirus. Mario Rainone, 65, has spent nearly half of his life in prison for extorting borrowers with death threats...

In this Saturday, June 6, 2020 photo provided by The Record, Black Catholics walk from the federal courthouse building in downtown Louisville, Ky., to 12th and Broadway, in the

Black Catholics: Words not enough as church decries racism

Jun. 22, 2020 3:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Black Roman Catholics are hearing their church’s leaders calling for racial justice once again after the killing of George Floyd, but this time they’re demanding not just words but action. As protests against racism and police brutality continue nationwide, there are rising...

In this photo taken on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016, Italy's Alessandro

Zanardi remains in serious condition after handbike crash

Jun. 20, 2020 9:02 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — Italian race car champion-turned-Paralympic gold medalist Alex Zanardi was in a medically induced coma and remained in serious condition a day after crashing his handbike into a truck and smashing his face. Zanardi — who lost both of his legs in a race-car crash nearly 20 years ago...

FILE - In this Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015 file photo, Alex Zanardi, of Italy, rides during the cycling portion of the Ironman World Championship Triathlon, in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. Race car driver turned Paralympic champion Alex Zanardi has been seriously injured again. Police tell The Associated Press that Zanardi was transported by helicopter to a hospital in Siena following a road accident near the Tuscan town of Pienza during a national race for Paralympic athletes on handbikes. The 53-year-old Zanardi had both of his legs amputated following a horrific crash during a 2001 CART race in Germany. He was a two-time CART champion. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

Alex Zanardi has 3-hour head surgery after handbike crash

Jun. 19, 2020 6:12 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — Alex Zanardi, the Italian race car champion who transitioned into a gold medalist Paralympian after losing both of his legs, was seriously injured in a handbike race on Friday. Zanardi was transported by helicopter to Santa Maria alle Scotte hospital in Siena following a crash near the Tuscan...

Sheriff's investigator, recruit charged in application scam

Jun. 17, 2020 10:49 PM EDT

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A background investigator with the Orange County Sheriff's Department was charged Wednesday with falsifying information to get his ex-roommate hired as a deputy, prosecutors said. Jeremy Buraglia, an 11-year veteran of the department, was accused of changing documents in 2018 to...

FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2019, file photo, Baylor defensive coordinator Phil Snow walks the sideline in an NCAA college football game against West Virginia in Waco, Texas. Carolina Panthers new defensive coordinator Phil Snow has a monumental task ahead of him, returning the once proud Carolina defense to among the best in the league without retired linebacker Luke Kuechly. Carolina's defense is coming off a season in which they allowed 29.4 points per game, the second-most in the league.  (AP Photo/Jerry Larson, File)

Snow faces huge task restoring once-proud Panthers defense

Jun. 17, 2020 5:59 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers new defensive coordinator Phil Snow is well aware of the big challenge ahead. The energetic 64-year-old Snow is tasked with rebuilding a once-proud defense that sustained an enormous falloff last year allowing 29.4 points per game — second most in the NFL....

Stylist Mandi Streeter works on a customer, Monday, June 15, 2020, in Royal Oak, Mich. Monday was the first day barbershops and salons were allowed to operate after being closed since March 22 to curb the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Michigan recyclables can be returned after 3-month hiatus

Jun. 15, 2020 6:16 PM EDT

MERIDIAN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Recyclable items can once again be returned for cash in Michigan after an almost three-month suspension due to the coronavirus pandemic, which is great news for those who didn't stop collecting bottles, cans and plastics in the meantime. Joe Potchea of Okemos, was among...