An Egyptian military officer watches at a post in Egypt's northern Sinai Peninsula, as seen from the Israel-Egypt border, in Kerem Shalom village, southern Israel, Wednesday, July 1, 2015. Islamic militants on Wednesday unleashed a wave of simultaneous attacks, including suicide car bombings, on Egyptian army checkpoints in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, killing tens of soldiers, security and military officials said. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

A look at major militant attacks in Egypt

CAIRO (AP) — Islamic militants unleashed a wave of simultaneous attacks Wednesday on Egyptian army checkpoints in the restive northern Sinai…

Pope Francis caresses a baby as he celebrates a mass where he bestowed the Pallium, a woolen shawl symbolizing their bond to the pope, to new Metropolitan Archbishops, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Monday, June 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Religion news in brief

Pope in US to meet with homeless, prisoners and immigrants VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis will meet with homeless people, immigrants and p…