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The U.S. pledged to provide “any and all” assistance needed to the region as rescue efforts began.
“Criminalizing people with homosexual tendencies is an injustice," Pope Francis tells reporters on the papal plane.
Hundreds were still believed to be trapped under rubble, and the toll was expected to rise as rescue workers searched the wreckage across the area.
Musharraf ruled the nuclear-armed state after his 1999 coup through tensions with India, an atomic proliferation scandal and an Islamic extremist insurgency.
What we know — and don't know — about the spy in the sky.
The spread of the avian influenza virus on a mink farm in Spain has some scientists on edge.
China said the U.S. shooting down a suspected spy balloon was a "serious violation of international practice," and threatened repercussions.
The second balloon does not appear to be heading toward the U.S., according to the Pentagon.
“The decision acknowledges the current lack of options for patients with specific treatment-resistant mental illnesses," the government said.