CORRALES, N.M. At a time when life could be harsh in the American Southwest, outhouses served more than one important role. They provided structure, protected water resources and created important social norms, a New Mexico professor says.
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NEW YORK Sliced heirloom tomatoes, steamed lobster and house-made burrata greeted Pope Francis on his first night in New York, where a celebrity chef cooking for her second pontiff said her menu was inspired by Francis’ humility and simplicity.
Pope Francis told U.S. bishops Wednesday they should avoid “harsh and divisive” language and create a church with the warmth of a “family fire,” as he laid out a vision for American Catholicism far from the defensive stands on social issues that have put church leaders at the centre of America’s culture wars.
NEW YORK Pope Francis praised American bishops Wednesday for their “generous commitment’” to helping victims of clergy sex abuse, drawing an angry rebuke from advocates who said the bishops acted only under the threat of hundreds of lawsuits.
LONDON The Inuit of the Arctic know a lot about snow, and their wide vocabulary for the white stuff is legendary.
But they may face a challenge in snow-describing ability ‚Äî from Scotland.
ST. PAUL, Minn. Just two months after Minnesota launched its medical marijuana program, some patients turned off by high costs say they are back to buying the drug illegally because it’s the only way they can afford it.
LOS ANGELES Once upon a time, pumpkin spice lived pretty much only in pies.
That was a long time ago.
WASHINGTON Even millennials don’t think much of their generation, according to a new poll Thursday.
TORONTO — Raising quail on a balcony, rabbits in a condo, or eating insects might not be among the habits of the average person in this country.
But Michelle Catherine Nelson believes supporting and growing sustainable food may be the most important contribution to our ecosystem that anyone can make.
PHILADELPHIA — Here comes the bride all dressed in white. And, don’t look now, but here come thousands of bicyclists not dressed in anything.
Nude and body-painted participants from this year’s Philly Naked Bike Ride cruised through the wedding day photo shoot of lovebirds Ross Cohen and Blair Delson.