New video purportedly shows beheading of 2nd Japanese hostage by ISIS

An online video released Saturday appears to show Islamic State executing Japanese journalist Kenji Goto -- the apparent end to a frantic past couple of days in which Japan officials tried negotiating to save Goto’s life.

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Pope Francis to offer haircuts to Rome's homeless

Pope Francis’ ministry to the poor and less fortunate is about to go a step further, with a new Vatican barber shop where Rome’s homeless will be able to get free haircuts and shaves.

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Russia’s economy, Ukraine put Putin in uncertain position

The stalemate in Ukraine and downturn in the Russian economy has experts debating the impact on President Vladimir Putin’s grip on power.

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Cruelty charges brought after NYC cops say they saved beaten puppy buried alive in a snowbank

A New York City man is facing animal cruelty charges after police say neighbors witnessed him beat his puppy and burry the dog alive in a snowbank.

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Whitney Houston's daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, found unresponsive in tub

The daughter of late singer and entertainer Whitney Houston was found unresponsive in a bathtub and taken to an Atlanta-area hospital.

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