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Pope canonizes first saints from Colombia, Mexico

Pope Francis canonized the first saints of his papacy -- including the first ever honored from Colombia and Mexico -- at a Mass on Sunday at St. Peter's Square, according to the Vatican website.

Today is Cinco De Mayo

It's Cinco De Mayo a day of celebration for people across the United States and parts of Mexico. Singing, dancing, margaritas, and guacamole are just some of the traditions used to mark the fifth day of may.

North Korea sentences US citizen to 15 years of hard labor

A North Korean court has sentenced a U.S. citizen to 15 years of hard labor, saying he committed "hostile acts" against the secretive state.

2 arrested for al Qaeda-supported plot in Canada

Two men arrested Monday were allegedly part of an al Qaeda-supported plot to attack a passenger train, officials with the Royal Canadian Mountain Police said. The men were plotting to attack a Canadian passenger train.

In latest legal blow, Pakistani court confines Musharraf to his home

A day after he made a swift exit from an Islamabad court when a judge revoked his bail, former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf appeared before a magistrate on Friday and was formally placed under house arrest.

Rare Psalm book may sell for $30 million

A rare copy of the first book printed in what is now the United States of America may sell for as much as $30 million when it comes up for auction in November, according to Sotheby's.

Anne Frank House praises Justin Bieber visit amid 'belieber' controversy

The Anne Frank House in Amsterdam on Monday praised a visit by Justin Bieber, the 19-year-old pop star who sparked outrage with what he wrote in the site's guest book.

Taylor Swift didn't win and Twitter ain't mad

Taylor Swift is one of music's biggest and best-selling artists, but she can't claim to be one of this year's Academy of Country Music Award winners. And some on Twitter couldn't be happier.

6.3 magnitude quake strikes southern Iran, USGS says

A 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit south-central Iran late Tuesday afternoon, centered about 91 kilometers southeast of Bushehr, the U.S. Geological Survey said. Bushehr is the site of a key Iranian nuclear facility.

State TV: 4 dead after quake hits Iran, near nuclear site

At least four people were killed Tuesday afternoon in a powerful earthquake that struck southern Iran, in the vicinity of a key nuclear facility, Iran's state-run Press TV announced.