Jolie visits Greece to highlight Mideast refugee plight

A day after visiting refugees in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley, U.N. special envoy Angelina Jolie traveled to Greece on Wednesday to highlight the plight of war-fleeing families stuck in the country. Jolie visited the temporary offices of U.N. refugee agency UNHCR at the main port of Piraeus near Athens, which has become a makeshift camp for … Read more Jolie visits Greece to highlight Mideast refugee plight

Denmark world’s happiest country, Burundi least: new report shows

Denmark overtook Switzerland as the world’s happiest place, according to a report on Wednesday that urged nations regardless of wealth to tackle inequality and protect the environment. The report, prepared by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and the Earth Institute at Columbia University, showed Syria, Afghanistan and eight sub-Saharan countries as the 10 least … Read more Denmark world’s happiest country, Burundi least: new report shows

For New York hospital’s patients, miniature horses are a strong medicine

Some of the most powerful medicine delivered to young patients at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York on Wednesday came in a package less than 32 inches tall and with a tail. Honor, a 10-month-old colt with Gentle Carousel Miniature Therapy Horses, trotted into the hearts of dozens of children and teens being treated at … Read more For New York hospital’s patients, miniature horses are a strong medicine

Egypt finds new clues that Queen Nefertiti may lie buried behind Tut’s tomb

Egypt has unearthed further evidence that a secret chamber, believed by some to be the lost burial site of Queen Nefertiti, may lie behind King Tutankhamun’s tomb, Egypt’s antiquities minister said on Thursday. There is huge international interest in Nefertiti, who died in the 14th century B.C. and is thought to be Tutankhamun’s stepmother, and … Read more Egypt finds new clues that Queen Nefertiti may lie buried behind Tut’s tomb