Protesters take part in a march to parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Israel Faces Diplomatic Fallout After 59 Killed in Gaza

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israel faced a growing backlash Tuesday and new charges of using excessive force, a day after Israeli troops firing from across a border fence killed 59 Palestinians and wounded more than 2,700 at a mass protest in Gaza. Turkey expel...

What Is the Meaning of Ash Wednesday? Glad You Asked.

Today many Christians will arrive at work with a black cross smudged on their foreheads; countless more will slip into a church or a chapel during their lunch break or after work to receive the sign that tells the arrival of Ash Wednesday, the traditional star...