The State Department has a new exchange program for culinary professionals. A delegation from the Middle East and Africa recently discovered there's more to American cuisine than fast food.
Pontiffs rarely traveled in centuries past. Pope Francis will become the third consecutive pope to visit the birthplace of Christianity as he reaches out to other faiths as well.
Pope Francis becomes one of the few pontiffs who have visited the birthplace of Christianity when he makes a three-day journey to the Holy Land where he will reach out to other faiths as well.
Several others were wounded in what authorities call a "premeditated mass shooting" near a UC Santa Barbara student community. The shooter and six victims were killed.
Robert Gates, the new president of the Boy, said that he would have moved last year to allow openly gay adults in the organization but said he opposes any further attempts to address the policy now.