Published by Julie Kent on December 3, 2013 - 9:38am
When he served as the archbishop of Buenos Aires, Pope Francis would often visit the needy at night. It appears that the Catholic Church's newest leader is continuing this tradition at the Vatican, sneaking out at night to give money to the poor on the streets of Rome.
Published by Julie Kent on December 3, 2013 - 8:59am
The United States captured one of the largest submarines ever built by the Japanese during World War II, and the U.S. Navy intentionally scuttled the gigantic sub during the war. Unfortunately, the exact location of the submarine was subsequently lost for a number of decades.
According to the state-run Xinhua News Agency, China is about to slightly relax is decades-long one-child policy, and as a part of efforts to improve human rights, China also announced that it will get rid of labor camps.
Published by Julie Kent on November 14, 2013 - 10:01am
For the French considering a trip to Cleveland, their government is advising them to avoid certain neighborhoods. The French Ministry of Foreign Affairs advises its citizens to avoid the dangerous suburbs of Cleveland Heights, Lakewood, and Euclid - during both the day and night.
Published by Julie Kent on November 13, 2013 - 7:50am
The largest vivid orange diamond ever sold at auction recently fetched $35.5 million in Geneva. The rare orange, 14.82-carat pear-shaped diamond's record price puts it among the greatest pink and blue diamonds, which are considered to be the most appreciated diamonds.
After receiving the results of Swiss forensic tests on Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat's corpse, his widow Suha announced on Wednesday that her husband was poisoned to death in 2004 with radioactive polonium.
Published by Julie Kent on November 5, 2013 - 7:59am
The very first pieces of debris from the devastating tsuanmi that struck Japan after a deadly earthquake in 2011 began reaching U.S. shores earlier this year. The first documented tsunami debris to reach California arrived in April, and there is a lot more still on the way.