PHILADELPHIA (AP) — As cities across the country honored Jackie Robinson's pioneering baseball career, one also apologized for its racist treatment of Major League Baseball's first black player nearly 70 years ago.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — As four men sat in prison for a murder they didn't commit, records show that state investigators sent proof of their innocence to a North Carolina prosecutor, but he never revealed it to the convicted men.
NORTHFIELD, Vt. (AP) — Almost 200 years after Vermont native Alden Partridge set up the nation's first private military college on the banks of the Connecticut River, thousands of young women and men across the country are perpetuating his dream of having civilian-educated officers leading the nation's military.
Sanders said the meeting took place Saturday morning before the pope left for his one-day visit to Greece. Sanders said it’s a message he has been sending as well. “We had an opportunity to meet with him this morning,” Sanders said.
ABOARD US COAST GUARD HC-130 HERCULES (AP) — A U.S. Coast Guard airplane rumbled down an airstrip on Hawaii's Big Island, carrying hundreds of pounds of rare and precious cargo: seven endangered Hawaiian monk seals.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's foreign minister on Saturday called on the United States to ease restrictions on non-American banks doing business with the Islamic Republic, saying it would help reassure Iranians over last year's nuclear deal.
Pope Francis met U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders in the Vatican on Saturday morning and the two discussed the need for morality in the world economy before the pontiff left for a visit to the Greek island of Lesbos. Columbia University Professor Jeffrey Sachs told Reuters that the meeting took place in the Vatican guesthouse where the pope lives and where Sanders had spent the night after addressing a Vatican conference on social justice. The Vatican had said that a meeting between the two was not planned, and Sanders said he did not expect to meet the pope during his trip.