France separates church and state. So who’s responsible for Notre Dame?
French President Emmanuel Macron wants Paris’s Notre Dame cathedral, devastated in a fire on Monday, repaired in five years. But as crews continue to assess damage, some noted that Notre Dame could have used a major restoration years ago and wondered whether the fire would have been as bad had the e
Question of the Day: Which Political Party Is Most Likely to Legalise Weed in India?
The cannabis plant is stashed deep inside Indian history—whether it’s the Vedas mentioning it as an ingredient in the intoxicant Soma or as a pain-relieving ingredient in Ayurveda texts. While smoking the substance has been banned since the 1980s, there’s been a joint effort by many to spark a chang
In divided America, Mueller report hardens the most strident
CLEARWATER, Florida/LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - After months as volunteer activists demanding that President Donald Trump be impeached, Eileen and Michael O’Brien sat on their couch on Thursday, cracked open a laptop and began to read the 448-page special counsel report that liberals have dreamed would ma
Rescuers: Dad saved toddler from dingo attack in Australia
SYDNEY — Rescue personnel said a father fought off several dingoes to save his 14-month-old son from one of the wild dogs that was dragging the boy from their campervan on an Australian island early Friday.
Three Mountain Climbers Missing After an Avalanche in Canada
OTTAWA — Three professional mountain climbers were missing and presumed dead on Thursday after an avalanche in Banff National Park in the western province of Alberta. The three were identified as Jess Roskelley, an accomplished American mountaineer, and David Lama and Hansjörg Auer, both Austrian, b