- AP PHOTOS: Argentine slum honors 'Blue Virgin' Updated: Dec-12-13 11:16 am
- Pope Francis is Time's Person of the Year Updated: Dec-11-13 4:39 pm
- Argentines teach tango inside mental hospital Updated: Dec-06-13 12:38 am
- Pope's call for church to be one of action draws raves Updated: Dec-04-13 3:18 pm
- Argentina grapples with its most polluted river Updated: Dec-04-13 10:15 am
- Cyr: China's power grab prompts U.S. bomber flight Updated: Nov-29-13 10:46 am
- Repsol agrees to negotiate deal with Argentina Updated: Nov-27-13 7:16 pm
- Deal in principle reached over Repsol-YPF stake Updated: Nov-25-13 7:32 pm
- JFK 50th: Nation pauses to remember lost president Updated: Nov-22-13 12:44 pm
- A rabbi whose good friend became the pope Updated: Nov-21-13 10:20 am
- Argentine president back at work, shuffles Cabinet Updated: Nov-18-13 9:41 pm
- Bieber says 'sorry' for mistreating Argentine flag Updated: Nov-14-13 7:19 pm
- Catholic fringe disrupts Kristallnacht ceremony Updated: Nov-13-13 5:29 pm
- For Argentine chemo patients, mirrors can hurt Updated: Nov-13-13 1:08 am
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Thousands of Paraguayan immigrants living along the polluted Riachuelo river in Argentina's capital celebrate their "Blue Virgin" every year with a grueling but joyful 10-hour procession that winds through every corner of their slum. Last year, their feast day's Mass was led by none other than Buenos Aires Archbishop Jorge Mario Bergoglio, who has since become their beloved "slum pope."
NEW YORK - Time magazine selected Pope Francis as its Person of the Year on Wednesday, saying the Catholic Church's new leader has changed the perception of the 2,000-year-old institution in an extraordinary way in a short time.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - You can hear the "All of us are crazy for tango" program before you can see it: Just follow the orchestra's plaintive chords through the labyrinthine passageways of the Hospital Borda.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - It's hard to wrestle with the crucial moral and cultural issues in modern Argentina without getting Catholic and Protestant leaders into the same room.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - The picturesque La Boca district draws hordes of tourists to stroll its narrow streets lined with colorful buildings and eat at outdoor restaurants. Now it has a new, unwanted claim to fame: The Riachuelo river flowing through the neighborhood has been named one of the planet's 10 dirtiest places.
China has made an ominous move in claiming sovereignty over the air, and the Obama administration has appropriately responded with B-52 bombers.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Repsol said Wednesday its board has approved negotiations for terms of payment by Argentina to compensate the Spanish energy giant for last year's expropriation of its YPF division and its vast holdings of unconventional oil and gas fields.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Argentina's government said Monday it has reached an agreement in principle to compensate Spain's Repsol for last year's 51 percent expropriation of the YPF energy company.
DALLAS - Fifty years after John F. Kennedy fell victim to an assassin's bullet while visiting Texas with his wife, people at home and abroad paused Friday to remember the 35th president of the United States. Collected here are memories of the slain president, details from the day of his death and live updates from the memorial service at Dealey Plaza in Dallas.
NEW YORK - It was September, not an easy time for a religious Jew to be traveling. The Jewish month of Tishrei was ending with its marathon of holy days. Kosher wine would be needed. There were Sabbath blessings to recite. Fortunately, Rabbi Abraham Skorka had a friend with the run of a hotel who arranged for kosher meals and said "amen" to the rabbi's prayers.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - President Cristina Fernandez returned to work Monday after six weeks of rest from skull surgery, and quickly remade her Cabinet with appointments suggesting she may tighten her grip on the economy and take an even harder line in Argentine debt negotiations.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Justin Bieber says he hopes Argentines can forgive him. He may need to tell that to some judges.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Ultra-traditionalist Roman Catholics have openly challenged Pope Francis by disrupting one of his favorite events, an interfaith ceremony in the Metropolitan Cathedral meant to promote religious harmony on the anniversary of the beginning of the Holocaust.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - For cancer patients dealing with the physical and psychological trauma of the disease, even looking in the mirror can be difficult. When chemotherapy robs your hair, it's common to feel that a part of your identity goes missing as well.