November 10, 2019

American father speaks out for the 1st time since deadly Mexican ambush

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- An American father who lost his wife and two young sons in an ambush in Mexico last week spoke out for the first time in an exclusive interview with ABC News over the weekend, sharing his heartbreak and the difficult decision he's just made to pull his family out of that country. "So now it's my whole life has turned upside down. Not only have I lost a wife and two children, but I'm having to move the rest of my family with really no place to go at this poin..
November 10, 2019

William, Harry, Kate and Meghan join the Queen for Remembrance Sunday ceremonies

kylieellway/iStock(LONDON) -- Prince William and Prince Harry along with Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, reunited in central London for "Remembrance Sunday" -- a memorial day observed in the British Commonwealth to honor fallen military members of service. Queen Elizabeth II led events at the Cenotaph war memorial in Whitehall, London, for the annual laying of the wreaths. Two minutes' silence was observed throughout the U.K. at 11 a.m. -- the eleventh hour..
November 9, 2019

‘For me, it goes too far’: France grapples with #MeToo era

iStock/SerrNovik(PARIS) -- Reactions in France over the recent news of McDonald's CEO Steve Easterbrook being shown the door for being in a consensual relationship with an employee have been those of shock and dismay. Some are calling it the latest case of American puritanism, "far from French ways," and reminding the French public that, at least in France, employees and bosses are free to date and protected by their right to privacy. France is generally a very tolerant country when it com..
November 9, 2019

30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, right-wing extremism is on the rise as the East lags behind

ABC News(BERLIN) -- In the evening hours of Nov. 9, 1989 the world watched as East Berliners climbed over the wall for the first time, celebrating a newfound hope and freedom. The wall came down peacefully -- and in Germany, the date is celebrated as the Peaceful Revolution. British historian Timothy Garton Ash called 1989 "The best year in European history" in a podcast released with the German Marshall Fund last week. It was, as he said, "the almost entirely peaceful dissolution of a nuclear ..