Occasions

The Latest: 50 boys take epiphany plunge in Florida

Jan 6, 2018

Unusually cold temperatures in Florida from a monster winter storm didn't dissuade more than 50 boys from making their annual plunge in a bayou as part of the largest epiphany celebration in the United States

Russian Orthodox mark Christmas in midnight Masses

Jan 6, 2018

Orthodox Christian believers across Russia have crowded into churches to stand shoulder-by-shoulder for Christmas Eve midnight masses

Pope on Epiphany: Don't make money, career your whole life

Jan 6, 2018

Pope Francis is advising against making the pursuit of money, a career or success the basis for one's whole life

In Mexico quake camps, a bit of holiday cheer for youngsters

Jan 6, 2018

Toys and other gifts from parents and aid workers are brightening the Epiphany holiday for children living in dozens of makeshift tent camps more than three months after a deadly earthquake

AP PHOTOS: World celebrates Epiphany with icy dips, parades

Jan 6, 2018

AP PHOTOS: World celebrates Epiphany with icy dips, parades and religious services

Egypt's el-Sissi attends Christmas Mass amid tight security

Jan 6, 2018

In show of solidarity with embattled Christians, Egypt's president makes symbolic appearance at Orthodox Christmas Mass

Palestinians protest Greek Orthodox patriarch for land deals

Jan 6, 2018

Dozens of Palestinians in Bethlehem are protesting the arrival of the Greek Orthodox patriarch of the Holy Land to celebrate Orthodox Christmas

US Navy locates crashed plane deep on Pacific seabed

Jan 6, 2018

The U.S. Navy has located a transport aircraft deep on the Pacific Ocean floor where it crashed in November, killing three sailors on board

Teen burned in New Year's Eve bonfire in medical coma

Jan 5, 2018

A Florida teenager who was severely burned when she attempted to pour gasoline on a New Year's Eve bonfire remains in critical condition

Star stolen from big Idaho Xmas tree found, with $100 bill

Jan 5, 2018

The star atop a giant Christmas tree in Boise that was stolen before dawn New Year's day by someone who scaled the tree has been found

Weather, 20 December
Houston Weather
+7

High: +11° Low: -2°

Humidity: 83%

Wind: NNE - 7 KPH

Canberra Weather
+27

High: +27° Low: +17°

Humidity: 87%

Wind: W - 20 KPH

Roissy-en-France Weather
+6

High: +6° Low: -5°

Humidity: 87%

Wind: ENE - 7 KPH

Florence Weather
+9

High: +9° Low: +6°

Humidity: 97%

Wind: ENE - 17 KPH

Parga Weather
+7

High: +16° Low: +4°

Humidity: 100%

Wind: SE - 25 KPH