Vatican plants 10 chapels for Venice Architecture Biennale

VATICAN CITY –  The Vatican is planting 10 chapels in the woods of one of Venice’s lagoon islands for its first-ever contribution to the Venice Architecture Biennale. Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi, the Vatican’s culture minister, unveiled plans for...

Romanian police order toxicology tests on dead journalist

BUCHAREST, Romania –  Romanian police say a well-known journalist who was found dead in his home near Romania’s capital likely died of a heart attack but more tests are needed. Police spokesman Ciprian Romanescu told The Associated Press on Tuesday that...

Slovenia govt' formally ends term after leader resigns

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia –  Slovenia’s government has formally ended its term after the prime minister unexpectedly resigned last week. Parliament on Tuesday formally acknowledged the resignation of Miro Cerar, marking the end of his government’s mandate. The...

The Latest: Storms damage homes, knock out power in Georgia

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. –  The Latest on storms and damage across the Southeast (all times local): 7:30 a.m. Thousands of Georgians are without power and homes were heavily damaged southwest of Atlanta after storms struck late Monday and into Tuesday morning. The...