Sainthood in the Roman Catholic church

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The faithful pray to saints when especially grateful or particularly desperate. Cities around the world are christened a…

3 ex-Chad officials charged with torture

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Chad’s chief prosecutor says three top officials under former dictator Hissene Habre have been arrested and charged wi…

Brazil to make cuts in its 2013 budget

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil’s finance minister says this year’s budget will be cut to help the country achieve its primary surplus target of 2.3…