For the first time in Catholic history, nearly 200 church leaders from around the world will gather at the Vatican starting Thursday to confront the scourge of clergy who sexually abuse children. ... read more

An "alarming" number of US patients received a highly potent form of opioid that is 100 times more powerful than morphine and that they never should have been prescribed, according to a new study. ... read more

A Chinese woman, nicknamed the 'Queen of Ivory' and thought to be one of Africa's most notorious traffickers, has been sentenced to 15 years in prison, Tanzanian authorities told CNN. ... read more

Japan's top companies are losing patience with the United Kingdom as Brexit fast approaches. ... read more

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has warned a no-deal Brexit could cause the "mother of all messes" for Formula 1. ... read more

Two 20-year-old tourists, one from Britain and the other from France, have gone missing at a beach in Australia. ... read more