STRASBOURG, France — Pope Francis sought Thursday to inspire an old and "haggard" Europe to find its vigor and greatness once again, urging European governments to welcome migrants, care for the elderly and create jobs for the unemployed.
It'll never rank up there with turkey and pumpkin pie, but for millions of Americans the Thanksgiving experience just wouldn't be the same without helium.
TWIN BRIDGES, Calif. — At ski areas up and down the jagged peaks of the Sierra Nevada, where California's drought has hit historic proportions and the broader threat of climate change hangs heavy over an industry built on optimism, the man-made snow is flying.
A Swiss museum in Bern will accept the bequest of an immense trove of art amassed by a Nazi-era art dealer but will ensure that any looted art in the trove is returned to its rightful owner, museum officials said Monday.
SCOTTSBORO, Ala. — It is a secondhand store, one of a kind. Its name, Unclaimed Baggage Center, doesn't quite say it all. Its shelves are stocked not only with luggage lost, forgotten or ditched by airline passengers; the store also carries all the contents of that stray luggage deemed suitable for purchase.