Michael Phelps to carry U.S. flag in Rio

Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, has been selected as the U.S. flag bearer for Team USA for Friday’s opening ceremony of the Rio Olympic Games by a vote of fellow Team USA members.

Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, has been selected as the U.S. flag bearer for Team USA for Friday's opening ceremony of the Rio Olympic Games by a vote of fellow Team USA members.

Olympics: Men called ‘strong,’ but women? ‘Unmarried’

Welcome to the world of sport. It’s a world where men are “strong, big, real, great or fastest,” while women are more likely to be “aged, pregnant or unmarried.”

Welcome to the world of sport. It's a world where men are "strong, big, real, great or fastest," while women are more likely to be "aged, pregnant or unmarried."

Images of a priest being dragged from a condemned St. Rita church anger the French right

Images of a priest being dragged from a condemned St. Rita church anger the French right

Closed for more than a year, Paris’s St. Rita church, a crumbling turn-of-the-20th-century structure tucked away in the quiet, family-friendly 15th arrondissement of the French capital, had been slated for demolition for some time. But on Wednesday, in the immediate aftermath of the funeral of the Rev. Jacques Hamel, the beloved 85-year-old priest who was killed by two […]

Images of a priest being dragged from a condemned St. Rita church anger the French right

Closed for more than a year, Paris's St. Rita church, a crumbling turn-of-the-20th-century structure tucked away in the quiet, family-friendly 15th arrondissement of the French capital, had been slated for demolition for some time. But on Wednesday, in the immediate aftermath of the funeral of the Rev. Jacques Hamel, the beloved 85-year-old priest who was killed by two […]

Combat-tested U.S. bombers headed to Pacific

The U.S. Air Force is sending bombers with thousands of hours of combat experience to Guam this week to bolster the U.S. military presence in the Asia-Pacific, the service says.

The U.S. Air Force is sending bombers with thousands of hours of combat experience to Guam this week to bolster the U.S. military presence in the Asia-Pacific, the service says.

China Activist Jailed For More Than 7 Years

A Chinese human rights activist was convicted of subverting state power and jailed for seven and a half years today, a court said, the latest step in a sweeping crackdown on dissent.

A Chinese human rights activist was convicted of subverting state power and jailed for seven and a half years today, a court said, the latest step in a sweeping crackdown on dissent.