Green Beret killed in Afghanistan is identified

scyther5/iStock(WASHINGTON) — The Pentagon identified U.S. Army Special Forces Sgt. 1st Class Joshua “Zach” Beale as the U.S. service member who was killed in combat in Afghanistan on Tuesday. The 32-year-old Green Beret was killed in...

China’s gene-editing scientist to face punishment

VCG/VCG via Getty Images(HONG KONG) — He Jiankui was supposed to be the pride and joy of China, a top scientific talent recruited back from the United States to usher his homeland into the new frontier of gene technology and innovation. Then in November, He...

Pope travels to Catholic youth rally in Central America

VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images(ROME) — Pope Francis left Rome Wednesday morning for Panama on his 26th foreign trip since becoming pope. He’ll be in the Central American country until Sunday and plans to attend the Catholic Church’s 34th World Youth...

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