October 15, 2018

North, South Korea to restore railway, road connections severed during Korean War

Korea Pool/Getty Images(PANMUNJOM, North Korea) -- North and South Korea have agreed to rebuild connections between railways and roads that were severed during the Korean War more than 60 years ago. Delegations from the two Koreas set out a plan for the transportation connections at a meeting Monday aimed at carrying out a broad agreement last month between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. “South and North had a sincere discussion and agreed on action plan..
October 15, 2018

Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry are expecting

Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, formally the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, are having a baby. An official tweet from Kensington Palace just confirmed that, "Their Royal Highnesses...are very pleased to announce that the Duchess of Sussex is expecting a baby in the Spring of 2019." The baby bombshell was followed with another message: "Their Royal Highnesses have appreciated all of the support they have received from people around the world since the..
October 14, 2018

Groom’s body found after being swept away by floodwaters on Costa Rica honeymoon

WCVB(SAN JOSE, Costa Rica) -- The body of a newlywed was discovered in Costa Rica on Saturday, bringing to an end a short search for the groom after he was swept away by floodwaters on his honeymoon in Costa Rica earlier this week. Josh Byrne, a native of Hudson, Massachusetts, was married just last weekend to wife Bianca on a farm in New Hampshire, according to Boston ABC affiliate WCVB. The family announced the sad news Saturday evening. "It is with heavy hearts that we have concluded our sear..
October 13, 2018

Martyred Archbishop Oscar Romero, Pope Paul VI among 7 people to be canonized in Vatican ceremony

Keystone/Getty Images(VATICAN CITY) -- The embroidered banner-portraits of the seven people Pope Francis will proclaim saints already hang on the façade of Saint Peter’s Basilica ahead of the solemn ceremony Sunday. The new tombstone and mosaic portrait of one of them, Pope Paul VI, the somber, timid pope of the turbulent 60s, is already in place in the crypt of St. Peter’s with his title changed from “Beatus” (blessed) to “Sanctus” (saint) above his name. Among those who will be canonized Sunda..