VATICAN CITY — It’s an incident that has stained the Vatican for 160 years: a 6-year-old Jewish boy taken from his family by papal police and brought to Rome to be raised Catholic after church authorities learned his housekeeper had secretly had him baptized.
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ISLAMABAD — Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai on Thursday said she was excited to be back in Pakistan for the first time since she was shot in 2012 by Taliban militants angered at her championing of education for girls.
LOS ANGELES — An interview with Stormy Daniels delivered for “60 Minutes,” giving the long-running CBS news magazine its highest ratings in a decade. But the story wasn’t a slam dunk, either in the reaction it produced or getting on the air in the first place.
LONDON — Fans of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle can start building their collections of royal wedding memorabilia now.
The approved commemorative china marking the couple’s May 19 wedding went on sale Friday.
The collection uses cornflower blue with white detailing and a gold monogram of the bride and groom’s initials.
BUCHAREST, Romania — A Romanian court has rejected a man’s claim that he’s alive, after he was officially registered as deceased.
A court spokeswoman said Friday that 63-year-old Constantin Reliu lost his case in the northeast city of Vasului because he appealed too late. The ruling is final.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump freestyled with the facts when talking trade with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
The Republican described the discussion during a fundraising speech in St. Louis on Wednesday.
According to audio obtained by The Washington Post , Trump insisted that the United States runs a trade deficit with Canada.
They bowed their heads in honour of the dead. They carried signs with messages like “Never again” and “Am I next?” They railed against the National Rifle Association and the politicians who support it.
And over and over, they repeated the message: Enough is enough.
NEW YORK — Bones found in 1940 on a western Pacific Ocean island were quite likely to be remains from famed aviator Amelia Earhart, a new analysis concludes.
The study and other evidence “point toward her rather strongly,” University of Tennessee anthropologist Richard Jantz said Thursday.
NEW YORK — From the murky depths of Spanish caves comes a surprising insight: Neanderthals created art.
That’s been proposed before, but experts say two new studies finally give convincing evidence that our evolutionary cousins had the brainpower to make artistic works and use symbols.
JOHANNESBURG — Ahead of Valentine’s Day, the Nelson Mandela Foundation has unveiled an orange and vermilion rose named after the anti-apartheid leader who became South Africa’s first black president.
The foundation, which promotes Mandela’s legacy, showed off the rose at its headquarters on Thursday.