A mother debates the merits of reading a Jewish children's book in her son's private pre-school, wondering if the book's Passover plot crosses the church state line.
Nearly 500 Palestinians are scheduled to be released by Israel Tuesday in an exchange for soldier Gilad Shalit. Here’s the status of seven well-known prisoners (See the whole list here):
Lolo, a black jaguar, plays with Ward, her 14-month-old spotted cub, inside their enclosure at the zoo in Amman, Jordan.
Maundy Thursday commemorates the Last Supper of Jesus Christ with the Apostles, falling every year on the day before Good Friday. While the Roman Catholic Church calls it "Holy Thursday," the Anglican Church uses the name "Maundy Thursday" in accordance with the Old English phrasing of Jesus' commandment that humans should love one another. Here are ways that five European nations celebrate the Christian holiday, starting in Britain with Queen Elizabeth.
After Standard & Poor's downgraded its outlook on US debt Monday and sent stocks downward, stocks rose on Tuesday, with the Dow gaining about 65 points
Standard and Poor's cut its outlook for long-term US credit on Monday, sending US stocks downward