Gypsies, or Roma, will be deported by France to their native Romania as part of an effort by President Sarkozy to dismantle Roma camps and sweep them out of the country.
A new beluga whale calf is seen at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium on Tuesday. His mother Puiji gave birth to the whale head first, which is rare for beluga whales who are usually born tail first. The baby beluga is 162 pounds and five feet, four inches long.
Scientology has faced several legal tussles in the US and Europe, with a fraud ruling against the church in France merely the latest.
As lighting moves beyond its utilitarian role, urban planners are embracing it as a way to showcase a city's character.
Readers write about poppies in Afghanistan, warehouse shopping clubs, and video-gaming as sport.
Cedomir Jovanovic is urging a new brand of politics ahead of the May 11 elections.