NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - An upscale hotel complex in Kenya's capital came under attack on Tuesday, with a blast and heavy gunfire. Witnesses and police at the scene called it a terror attack. The complex in Nairobi's Westlands neighborhood includes a large hotel known as DusitD2, banks and offices. Several...
Polish mayor Paweł Adamowicz died Monday after an attacker stabbed him at a charity concert Sunday. Adamowicz served as mayor of Gdansk, Poland since 1998 and was 53-years-old when he died. The late mayor is considered a great friend of the Jewish community. Adamowicz was attending a charity concert organized by...
AutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast SlideNext SlideSouthwest Airlines' long-awaited flights to Hawaii are on hold due to the federal government shutdown.The problem: The airline needs to complete the Federal Aviation Administration's certification process for extended overwater flights, but the FAA workers who oversee those so-called ETOPS activities are on furlough.Southwest received key ETOPS approvals...
AutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast SlideNext SlideRediscover the small-town charm of rural Arizona. Get out of the city and head for quiet places where life moves at a slower pace. Here are five places in Arizona you really should visit.WillcoxWhy go: Wine and wide-open spaces.Cattle still graze the sweeping ranchlands of...
AutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast SlideNext SlideBlanketed in taiga forest, speckled with a thousand lakes, ringed with rocky islands, Finland is a wilderness landscape rich in contrasts. Yet in the recent past, Finnish chefs looked outward instead of inward for culinary inspiration.Now, young cooks and the wine-curious who worked in the restaurant industry...
In Turkey, breakfast is a meal that's rich in flavor and steeped in tradition. A true Turkish breakfast is an art form, where restaurants need to adhere to the staple offerings, but also add their personal flair. Istanbul and its residents take it rather seriously, but it's clear that...
On a morning run through Sydney, the world feels somewhat enchanted. A sleeping city eases into action, as long shadows spill across the dancing fountain of Hyde Park and the faces of historic, neighboring buildings. Chairs fill at a sunny-side cafe, while other residents grab an aromatic cup of...
A trio of Messianic Jewish leaders in the Atlanta area is the latest to publicly sound alarms concerning the "replacement theology" teachings about Christians and the Old Testament by Andy Stanley, pastor of North Point, the nation's second largest church. In his latest controversial comments about Christians moving away from...
A country whose flag includes a golden cross is saying no to God more and more. Swedish officials now admit they're taking intentional steps to limit expressions of religion. Recently, officials banned citizens from being able to register license plates having religious connotations.  In an interview with Swedish news, Mikael Anderson,...
Travelers move through waiting lines at the international counter at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta in this file photo. (Photo: TAMI CHAPPELL, AFP/Getty Images)Travel troubles continue to mount from the lingering government shutdown, with the TSA reporting a spike in worker call outs Monday.  Travelers in Atlanta were greeted with security...