Pope Benedict XVI celebrated his final Mass in the United States before a full house in storied Yankee Stadium on Sunday, blessing his enormous U.S. flock and telling Americans to use their freedoms wisely.
Two rockets fired by Palestinian militants struck southern Israel on Sunday, Israel's military said, violating an informal truce even as Israel and Gaza's Hamas rulers appeared to hurry closer to a long-term cease-fire deal two days before Israeli elections.
People in this town have been chattering since Georgia Lottery officials confirmed that the winning ticket for the $270 million Mega Millions jackpot drawing was purchased at a local convenience store.
A suicide bomber detonated his explosives as American soldiers were handing out toys to children northeast of Baghdad on Sunday, killing at least three children and three of the troopers, U.S. and Iraqi authorities said.
State wildlife officials have announced a plan to kill more mountain lions to help increase the deer population, a move criticized by lion advocates who say drought and development are more important factors in the decrease of deer numbers.
St. Louis' Mardi Gras celebrations kick off Saturday with the 2013 Crystal Cajun Cook-Off. It's Mardi Gras' premier food event and it's happening tomorrow at St. Louis City Hall. Mr. Hot Sauce, David Clifford, shared details with NewsChannel 5's Kay Quinn.