Monday marks 75 years since the beginning of one of World War II’s most savage battles. In December 1944, the Nazi army surprised U.S. and Allied forces in the frozen forests of Belgium. Badly outnumbered, the U.S. lost 10,000 soldiers…
By John Yang
During a ceremony in Belgium, U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper paid tribute to over 19,000 U.S. troops who died in one of the bloodiest battles in the nation's history.
By Raf Casert, Mark Carlson, Associated Press
Cruise liners offer scenic views you can’t replicate from land, but they also cause downstream consequences. In Europe, some beautiful waterfront cities are joining forces to limit the impact of thousands of passengers being disgorged onto their picturesque streets. Special…
By Malcolm Brabant
Friday in our news wrap, Ukraine escalated its standoff with Russia. President Petro Poroshenko closed the border to all Russian men ages 16 to 60, saying he wants to prevent fighters from joining rebels in the eastern part of Ukraine.
By Raf Casert, Associated Press
A knife-wielding man stabbed two police officers Tuesday in the Belgian city of Liege, stole their weapons and shot them and a bystander dead in an attack that prosecutors fear could be terror-related.
Europe’s highest court ruled Tuesday that companies can ban employees from wearing religious garb, including hijabs, in the workplace. The European Court of Justice said that employers banning the visible display of “any political, philosophical or religious sign does not…
“Music entered my life before I knew it,” says classical pianist Jeanne Stark. Stark grew up in Belgium during what she calls a “golden time” for classical music and was granted a scholarship by the queen herself, who recognized Stark’s…
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Friday, a suicide bomber killed at least 24 and injured dozens more at a Sunni Mosque in the northwest region of Pakistan. Also, President Obama renewed his efforts to get the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal through Congress.
By Michael D. Regan
A man who attacked two female police officers with a machete on Saturday outside the central police station in the Belgian city of Charleroi has died from gunshot wounds, authorities said.
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