Sharon Holland

Vatican offers olive branch to US nuns

VATICAN CITY (AP) — A sweeping Vatican investigation into Roman Catholic nuns in the U.S. that began amid fears they had become too feminist…

UK inflation falls to 1 percent

LONDON (AP) — Official figures show that consumer price inflation in the U.K. fell to a 12-year low of 1 percent in the year to November as …

German investor confidence spikes higher

BERLIN (AP) — A survey is showing a sharp rise in German investor confidence, with falling oil prices and a weaker euro among factors fuelin…

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France seeking support for Mideast plan

PARIS (AP) — France on Tuesday tried to overcome resistance and rally international support for a draft U.N. plan setting a two-year deadlin…