Verdict in Amanda Knox trial may come at 2 pm – USA TODAY

USA TODAYROME — An Italian court may announce Thursday verdicts in the trial of American Amanda Knox and her former Italian boyfriend, who have been both acquitted and found guilty…

Pope assails ‘throwaway culture’ of abortion – USA TODAY

USA TODAYROME — Pope Francis on Monday called abortion “horrific” and said it was part of a new “throwaway culture” he said wasted human life as easily as it wasted…