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Nazi death camp excavations unearth pendant like Anne Frank's: Israel

Jan 16, 2017

Nazi death camp excavations unearth pendant like Anne Frank's: Israel

Researchers excavating the remains of one of the most notorious Nazi death camps have uncovered a pendant that appears identical to one belonging to Anne Frank, Israel’s Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial said Sunday. Yad Vashem says it has ascertained the pendant belonged to Karoline ...

U.S. 'momma' charged with stealing teenage daughter at birth

Jan 15, 2017

U.S. 'momma' charged with stealing teenage daughter at birth

Neighbors knew them for years as a church-going mother and her polite teenage daughter before police swarmed Gloria Williams’ home in the small, quiet South Carolina city of Walterboro. Williams, 51, was arrested on charges of kidnapping the 18-year-old. Investigators said DNA analysis proved ...

Jan 15, 2017

Study uncovers long-term effects of deadly Ebola virus

People who survive Ebola may still battle debilitating health problems a year after being declared infection-free, according to an ongoing trial in Guinea that highlighted the need for patient follow-up. Three-quarters of survivors had post-Ebola symptoms when they enrolled for the trial about a ...

Iraq makes swift territorial gains against IS in Mosul

Jan 15, 2017

Iraq makes swift territorial gains against IS in Mosul

Iraqi forces have won a string of swift territorial gains in Mosul in the fight against the Islamic State group after months of slow progress, with a senior officer on Saturday laying claim to a cluster of buildings inside Mosul University and another edge ...