White House says President Obama 'looks forward to discussing with Pope Francis their shared commitment to fighting poverty and growing inequality'
An anonymous White House official said the US offered to send Ambassador Robert King to help free Bae, who has been sentenced to 15 years hard labor
In wide-ranging interview with US magazine, president admits to smoking pot in youth but says he told daughters he does not advocate use of substance
Nearly 202 million workers unemployed in 2013, up 5 million from year before
King first rose to prominence in 1955, when he led a successful boycott of the public bus lines in the southern city of Montgomery, Alabama
Retired NBA basketball star checks himself into treatment program after returning from latest controversial trip to North Korea
Some close associates of former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide are also indicted in the killing of radio journalist Jean Dominique more than a decade ago