David Rising, Associated Press | Posted Jan 19th - 8:21am
Bavarian Catholic church authorities said Thursday they have closed Germany's last Bridgettine Order abbey at the request of the Vatican — renewing concerns about what will happen to the property, including a precious library, which now goes to the local diocese.
Dan Perry and Bradley Klapper, Associated Press | Posted Jan 19th - 1:30am
Donald Trump's all-but-dismissal of human rights as a foreign policy principle could hit like an earthquake across a Middle East landscape beset by warring factions and beleaguered governments, with some players eyeing the prospect of once unimaginable new alliances.
Meera Senthilingam, CNN | Posted Jan 18th - 8:32pm
Whether you like it or not, cartoon faces, stomping flamenco dancers and applauding hands have now entered your social life, albeit digitally. While they once may have been novel or cute, the sea of emojis now available to you across digital platforms.
Ben Nuckols, Associated Press | Posted Jan 18th - 5:42pm
Donald Trump says his inauguration will have "an unbelievable, perhaps record-setting turnout." Organizers of a protest the next day call it the biggest demonstration in history to welcome a new president.
Matt Volz, Associated Press | Posted Jan 18th - 3:30pm
Orthodox Jewish rabbis said Wednesday they will counter white supremacists' harassment of the Jewish community in the Montana town of Whitefish by sending students to visit the Auschwitz concentration camp and by mailing a Torah to every Jewish family in the state.
Bill Barrow, Associated Press | Posted Jan 18th - 10:41am
Patti Thomas owns a flower shop in the north Georgia town of Lula. Xavier Bryant runs an independent pharmacy just outside Atlanta. Looking toward the inauguration of an entrepreneur as president, the two share this expectation: Donald Trump will be good for business.
Jessica Ivins, KSL.com Contributor | Posted Jan 18th - 8:15am
After a stranger made an insensitive comment about her infant son’s face on social media, a young mother found herself feeling hurt and confused. But a single act of kindness quickly erased the pain and left joy in its place.
Maria Danilova and Jennifer C. Kerr, Associated Press | Posted Jan 17th - 8:11pm
In a sometimes contentious confirmation hearing, education secretary pick Betsy DeVos pledged that she would not seek to dismantle public schools amid questions by Democrats about her qualifications, political donations and long-time work advocating for charter schools and school choice.
Rome's embattled mayor, the highest-profile elected official of the populist 5-Star Movement, has gone on national television to admit to a series of errors that landed her in second-to-last place in an annual survey of Italy's mayors.