ANKARA, Turkey — Pope Francis condemned the Islamic State assault on Christians and other religions minorities in Iraq and Syria, as he arrived Friday in Turkey to encourage Muslim leaders to take a stronger stand against extremists who twist religion to justify terrorism.
INZELL, Germany — Hansi Schwabl has carved masks out of wood for a decade, turning the craft from his native Bavarian town of Inzell into a Christmas hobby.
OMAHA, Neb. — Omaha zoo officials say one of its lionesses has given birth to a rare white cub.
WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has returned home after undergoing an operation to implant a heart stent to clear a blocked artery. She's expected to hear oral arguments as scheduled Monday.
VIENNA — The oil cartel OPEC decided Thursday not to cut petroleum production despite the plunge in prices in recent months that has indicated the diminishing clout of the organization.