You may not like traffic, but you probably don't hate it as much as the Taiwanese art collector whose handbag containing $5.4 million worth of jewels was stolen Wednesday afternoon while she sat in a traffic jam in Paris. Robbers smashed the window of the woman's taxi, snagged the...
Earth Day is nearly upon us. The April 22 event, now in its 45th year, is meant to help draw attention to environmental issues, but remember, there are 364 other days to care about the planet. Things have changed in the U.S. since the first Earth Day, in...
A new service in the U.K. is allowing people to support their favorite charities via Twitter. Called #Donate, the service allows charities to receive donations using the population social media platform. Users create a campaign hashtag, and share it on Twitter with a message asking their followers for...
Fast Track Trade,
Trade Promotion Authority,
Trans-Atlantic Trade And Investment Partnership,
Fast Track Trade Authority,
WASHINGTON -- Just before President Barack Obama pleaded with members of his party on Friday to support a bill to "fast track" his proposed trade agreements, the top Democrat on the House committee writing the legislation criticized the president for squandering the chance to win that support. 'The administration...
Cold Call Pope,
Pope Francis Cold Call,
Pope Francis News,
Roman Catholic Church,
A journalist from Argentina is on cloud nine after Pope Francis reportedly responded to his open letter with a personal phone call. Alfredo Leuco, a writer for the Buenos Aires-based newspaper Clarin, heard that Francis may have been planning to meet with Argentina’s current president, Cristina de...