December 2, 2017

Ghost ships believed to be from North Korea wash ashore in Japan

iStock/Thinkstock(MATSUMAE, Japan) — Several wooden boats — some carrying skeletons — have mysteriously washed ashore in Japan in recent weeks. Authorities are still investigating where the […]
December 2, 2017

American tourist killed by tiger shark in Costa Rica, authorities say

iStock/Thinkstock(MANUELITA, Costa Rica) — An American tourist was killed Thursday by a tiger shark while she was scuba diving in Costa Rica, officials there said.The woman, […]
December 2, 2017

Extreme right wing movement gains momentum in Europe, echoes heard around the world

Lorena de la Cuesta/SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty Images(WARSAW) — Thousands of right-wing nationalists recently descended upon what was supposed to be a celebration of Poland’s independence day in […]
December 1, 2017

Pope Francis offers prayer for Rohingya, asks for forgiveness for world’s indifference

Photo by Handout/Getty Images(DHAKA, Bangladesh) — Pope Francis met on Friday with a group of Rohingya refugees during a trip to Bangaldesh, offering prayers and asking […]