Duquesne University’s new minimum wage: $16 per hour

Effective July 1, the minimum wage at Duquesne University will increase to $16 per hour, up from $15 per hour for fiscal year 2014-2015.

Conservatives converge in Topeka for death penalty repeal, while Mo. execution looms

Conservative leaders were meeting in Topeka the afternoon of March 17 to rally support for a bill which would abolish the death penalty in Kansas, and replace it with life in prison without the possibility of parole.

Interactive timeline: quotes from Francis' second year as pope

In his second year as pope, Francis and his words generated both hope and frustration. We've gathered them together in this handy timeline.

Interactive map: US dioceses seeking input ahead of synod on the family

NCR Today: Which U.S. dioceses are surveying their Catholics to send input to the Vatican for the next Synod of Bishops on the family?