A group of three or four gunmen attacked the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul and were exchanging fire with security forces, an interior ministry spokesman said.
The Statue of Liberty is not accepting huddled masses at this time, but the beleaguered U.S. Post Office is still processing packages and delivering mail.
Health and Human Services' creation of a Conscience and Religious Freedom Division is being seen by many as a "license to discriminate."
French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb has announced that Paul Bocuse, the world-famous master of French cuisine, has died at the age of 91.
Actress Dorothy Malone, who won hearts of 1960s television viewers as the long-suffering mother in the nighttime soap "Peyton Place," has died.