The Vatican estimates some 150,000 people gathered in St. Peter's Square Tuesday for Pope Francis' inaugural mass. Wearing the same simple iron cross he wore as a cardinal, and insisting upon remaining close with the people, Francis officially assumed the role as pontiff and set the tone for his papacy.
The University of La Crosse is urging students to get vaccinated after a student on campus was diagnosed with mumps.
A motion to create an ad hoc committee passed 352 to 77.
As a ferry carrying 475 people sank Wednesday off South Korea, many students on board texted their parents what could be their last words.
Jenny McCarthy, the former Playboy model and current "The View" co-host, revealed on the show that she and singer/actor Donnie Wahlberg are getting hitched.