Top 5 On the Go: Friday September 25

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1. Pope Francis holds evening mass in New York City
During a mass at Madison Square Garden on Friday, Pope Francis spoke about diversity in urban cities to a crowd of 18,000.

2. Speaker Boehner resigns from Congress
House SpeakerJohn Boehner abruptly announced his plans to resign from office at the end of October during a press conference on Friday.

3. Saudi suggests pilgrims to blame for hajj deaths
Iran expressed outrage on Friday after Saudi Arabia suggested pilgrims were partially responsible for a stampede that killed more than 700 people at the hajj pilgrimage.

4. Kentucky clerk in gay marriage dispute switches political affiliation
Kim Davis, the Kentucky clerk who refused to give marriage licenses to same-sex couples, announced on Friday that she and her family have switched to the Republican Party because the Democrats no longer represented them.

5. Suspect in 4 of 11 Phoenix freeway shootings indicted
A grand jury indicted a 21-year-old man suspected in some of the Phoenix-area freeway shootings on Friday, replacing a 16-count criminal complaint announced earlier this the week.

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NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 25: Pope Francis celebrates Mass at Madison Square Garden on September 25, 2015 in New York City. The Pope ends his New York visit after a day of activities with the mass at Madison Square Garden and leaves for Philadelphia in the morning. (Photo by Alejandra Villa - Pool/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 25: Pope Francis celebrates Mass at Madison Square Garden on September 25, 2015 in New York City. The Pope ends his New York visit after a day of activities with the mass at Madison Square Garden and leaves for Philadelphia in the morning. (Photo by Alejandra Villa - Pool/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 25: Pope Francis celebrates Mass at Madison Square Garden on September 25, 2015 in New York City. The Pope ends his New York visit after a day of activities with the mass at Madison Square Garden and leaves for Philadelphia in the morning. (Photo by Alejandra Villa - Pool/Getty Images)
FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015 file photo, Leslie Allen Merritt Jr., makes his initial appearance before a judge at the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, in Phoenix. Republican Gov. Doug Ducey's tweet sent out a tweet "We got him!" came just five minutes after a state police SWAT team arrested the 21-year-old father of two, and Ducey has been criticized for implying that Leslie Allen Merritt Jr. was guilty of the shootings before he had even been booked into jail or appeared in court. (Rob Schumacher/The Arizona Republic via AP, Pool, File)
A sign still displays a shooter tip line above Interstate 10, Friday, Sept. 11, 2015, in Phoenix. Authorities have a person of interest in custody in a string of freeway shootings over the past two weeks and the man's white Chevrolet Tahoe, raising hopes of a resolution to the rash of freeway shootings rattling the metro area. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Arizona Department of Public Safety officers inspect a tractor trailer with a bullet hole in the passenger door shortly after it was shot near 67th Ave and I-10, Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015 in Phoenix. Numerous shootings of vehicles along I-10 over the past two weeks have investigators working around the clock to find a suspect in a spate of recent Phoenix freeway shootings that have rattled nerves and heightened fears of a possible serial shooter. (AP Photo/Matt York)
ABC NEWS - 9/21/15 - Paula Faris speaks to Kim Davis, the Kentucky court clerk who went to jail because she refused to issue gay marriage licenses. The exclusive interview will air on all ABC News programs and platforms. (Photo by Ida Mae Astute/ABC via Getty Images) PAULA FARIS, KIM DAVIS, MATHEW STAVER (ATTORNEY)
Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, right, with her son Nathan Davis at her side makes a statement to the media at the front door of the Rowan County Judicial Center in Morehead, Ky., Monday, Sept. 14, 2015. Davis announced that her office will issue marriage licenses under order of a federal judge, but they will not have her name or office listed. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis cries out after being released from the Carter County Detention Center, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015, in Grayson, Ky. Davis, the Kentucky county clerk who was jailed for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, was released Tuesday after five days behind bars. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 25: House Speaker John Boehner announces his resignation during a press conference on Capitol Hill September 25, 2015 in Washington, DC. After 25 years in Congress and five years as Speaker, Boehner said he decided this morning to step down after contemplation and prayer. (Photo by Astrid Riecken/Getty Images)
House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio pauses during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Sept. 25, 2015. In a stunning move, Boehner informed fellow Republicans on Friday that he would resign from Congress at the end of October, stepping aside in the face of hardline conservative opposition that threatened an institutional crisis. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Sept. 25, 2015. In a stunning move, Boehner informed fellow Republicans on Friday that he would resign from Congress at the end of October, stepping aside in the face of hardline conservative opposition that threatened an institutional crisis. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Rescue workers attend to victims of a stampede in Mina, Saudi Arabia during the annual hajj pilgrimage on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015. Hundreds were killed and injured, Saudi authorities said. The crush happened in Mina, a large valley about five kilometers (three miles) from the holy city of Mecca that has been the site of hajj stampedes in years past. (AP Photo)
Muslim pilgrims gather around the victims of a stampede in Mina, Saudi Arabia during the annual hajj pilgrimage on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015. Hundreds were killed and injured, Saudi authorities said. The crush happened in Mina, a large valley about five kilometers (three miles) from the holy city of Mecca that has been the site of hajj stampedes in years past. (AP Photo)
Muslim pilgrims and rescuers gather around the victims of a stampede in Mina, Saudi Arabia during the annual hajj pilgrimage on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015. Hundreds were killed and injured, Saudi authorities said. The crush happened in Mina, a large valley about five kilometers (three miles) from the holy city of Mecca that has been the site of hajj stampedes in years past. (AP Photo)
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