El Niño has helped set records in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans this year but to varying degrees.
Source: Why hurricane season is getting longer
But the State Department won’t say how it determined the Russian craft’s flight path.
Source: U.S. Confirms That Downed Russian Plane Entered Turkish Airspace – NBC News
Pope Francis landed in Bangui, capital of the divided and destitute Central African Republic, in a bid to support efforts at peace and reconciliation.
Source: In Africa, Pope Francis Makes His First Visit to a War Zone – The New York Times