President Trump hails US Army as freedom guardians on his birthday

U.S. 06/15/19, 05:15

While receiving wishes from people around the world, President Donald Trump sent best wishes to the U.S. Army, hailing them as the guardians of freedom, as his 73rd birthday coincides with the army’s anniversary day on June 14. “As Commander in Chief, I am pleased to join our grateful Nation in ...

Polish leader says Happy Birthday early to President Trump

Europe 06/13/19, 08:53

Poland's President Andrzej Duda gave happy birthday wishes in advance to President Donald Trump during their speeches at a reception honoring Americans with Polish heritage on Wednesday, June 12. “In two days, America will celebrate the great anniversary. It will be the day of the birth - a new anniversary of ...

Art installation marks Louvre pyramid’s 30th birthday

Entertainment 03/29/19, 12:37

A French street artist has created an optical illusion installation around the Louvre's glass pyramid entrance to mark its 30th birthday.The collage work, made from strips of paper, gives the famed 21-meter-high (nearly 70-foot-high) structure added depth and the illusion of a dramatic mountain landscape.The installation by street artist JR ...

First artificial intelligence Google Doodle features Bach

Entertainment 03/21/19, 10:27

Google is celebrating composer Johann Sebastian Bach with its first artificial intelligence-powered Doodle.Thursday's animated Google Doodle shows the composer playing an organ in celebration of his March 21, 1685, birthday under the old Julian calendar. It encourages users to compose their own two-measure melody.Google says the Doodle uses machine learning ...

Nebraska therapist uses rabbits to calm patients

Health 03/02/19, 11:10

Chelsea Lambert noticed the difference right away.A mental health therapist at Methodist Fremont Health, Lambert handed one of her rabbits to an anxious female patient."When we gave her the rabbit, she melted almost instantly and was calm — just by having the rabbit sit on her chest and she petted ...

Japan emperor marks last birthday on throne, prays for peace

Asia & Pacific 12/22/18, 22:59

Japan's Emperor Akihito, marking his 85th birthday — his last before his upcoming abdication — said he feels relieved that his reign is coming to an end without having seen his country at war and that it is important to keep telling younger people about his nation's wartime history."It gives ...

Poland drops case against reporter for US-owned broadcaster

World 11/25/18, 09:18

Polish national prosecutors said Sunday that they are dropping a criminal investigation into a reporter for a U.S.-owned broadcaster on suspicions of propagating fascism for having gone undercover to film neo-Nazis.TVN, owned by Discovery, broadcast undercover footage in January that showed members of a Polish neo-Nazi group celebrating Adolf Hitler's ...

Suicide bomber targets clerics in Afghan capital, 40 killed

World 11/20/18, 10:23

A suicide bomber targeted a gathering of Muslim religious scholars in the Afghan capital on Tuesday, killing at least 40 people, Afghan officials said.Public Health Ministry spokesman Wahid Majroh said another 60 people were wounded in the attack, which took place as Muslims around the world marked the birthday of ...

Caravan migrants and worried families try to stay in touch

World 11/16/18, 14:58

There was cake at little Brithani Lizeth's third birthday party, and also tears.Though her grandmother and aunt tried to make their simple cinder block home festive, the little girl could not be consoled. She missed her parents.Orbelina Orellana and Elmer Alberto Cardona were hundreds of miles and two countries away ...

Argentina’s capital unveils its first Maradona statue

Soccer 10/31/18, 17:33

Argentines celebrated the 58th birthday of Diego Maradona on Wednesday by unveiling a bronze statue of the soccer legend that recreates his goal against England that was voted the greatest of the 20th century.Maradona's birthday was Oct. 30, but the unveiling was postponed a day due to rain. The statue ...

10,000 protest in German city against anti-migrant group

Europe 10/21/18, 21:22

German police say about 10,000 people have taken part in a protest against the anti-migrant group PEGIDA in the eastern city of Dresden.People take part in a rally of PEGIDA (Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of the West) in Dresden, Germany, Sunday, Oct.21, 2018. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)People attend a demonstration ...

2 dead, 2 wounded in shooting at Florida shopping center

U.S. 10/10/18, 01:53

Authorities say two people are dead and two more have been wounded in a shooting at a shopping center in Florida.The Fort Myers News-Press reports that Lee County Sheriff Carmine Marceno says the Tuesday night shooting at the Bell Tower Shops in Fort Myers doesn't appear to be random. WBBH-TV ...

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