Martin Adler kept a black-and white photo of himself as a young soldier in the United States. It shows him smiling with three Italian children. He was credited with saving them from being exterminated by the Nazis during their retreat northward in 1944.
The solemn silence of Mass on a hot August morning is broken by a blast of guitarron bass and trumpet flourishes. Nine musicians, dressed in gold-embroidered suits and strum the entrance hymn beneath tall stained-glass windows.
Last week, the number of people applying for unemployment benefits dropped for the fourth consecutive week to a pandemic lowest. This is the latest indication that America's job market has rebounded from the pandemic recession. Employers are increasing their hiring to meet increased consumer demand.
U.S. officials declared Monday the first ever water shortage from a river serving 40 million West Americans. This was in response to a severe drought that has forced Arizona farmers to close their doors next year.
A New Hampshire man who lived off-the-grid as a hermit seems to have ended his days. "River Dave," who lost his cabin in the woods after almost three decades of living on land he had been ordered to leave, said he doesn’t believe he can go back to his old lifestyle.