Tokyo celebrates win to host 2020 Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — Cheers and shouts of “Banzai!!” echoed across Tokyo just after sunrise as thousands of people started celebrating the city’s su…

Vatican: 100,000 attend Syria peace vigil

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says “violence and war are never the way to peace!” He spoke to tens of thousands of people who answered hi…

Stork detained as spy in Egypt found dead

CAIRO (AP) — A stork once detained by Egyptian authorities on suspicion of being a winged spy has been found dead. Mahmoud Hassib, the head …