PHILADELPHIA - With the heart of Philadelphia closed to cars for Pope Francis' visit, one person said it's probably what the city looked like in a pre-industrial age, with pedestrians owning the streets.
WASHINGTON - The federal government outlined new safety measures Monday that would protect farmworkers from pesticide exposure by banning pesticide use by minors and sharply increasing training requirements, among other changes.
WASHINGTON - Among the tens of thousands who descended on Washington for the first stop on Pope Francis' three-city U.S. tour this week were a number of Arizona residents and former residents. Some came for a cause, some came for their faith, some came just to be in the presence of the pope.
WASHINGTON - Members of Arizona's congressional delegation gave generally high marks to Pope Francis' Thursday speech to Congress that touched on immigration, climate change and the death penalty, among other potentially sensitive topics.