Karyn Parsons, best known for her role as Hilary Banks on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, now runs an organization that makes animated short films about influential African-Americans throughout history.
In an interview with an Italian newspaper, Francis is quoted as calling pedophilia a "leprosy in our house." The Vatican has disputed parts of the article.
In a tense match that saw a lot of action but no score for more than 90 minutes of play, Germany was finally victorious over Argentina to take home the 2014 World Cup title on Sunday with a 1-0 win.
A video captures a rapid 35 degree temperature drop followed by the onslaught of golf-ball sized hail at a beach in Novosibirsk.
A second-generation American, he was one of the most prominent conductors of the post-World War II era, leading orchestras and opera companies on both sides of the Atlantic. He died Sunday at 84.