A federal lawsuit filed Thursday by a suburban Chicago descendant of Holocaust victims alleged the French national railway confiscated property and belongings from tens of thousands of Jews and other "undesirables" sent to Nazi concentration camps from France.
Disneyland's 60th anniversary celebration this summer will give the park a chance to unveil a new fireworks show, a new parade and a water and light show hosted by Mickey Mouse and Neil Patrick Harris.
On our second morning in Rajasthan, we awoke to the sound of birds chattering, vendors barking and taxis beeping in the lane below our window. It was the merry din of an Indian city waking up to a busy day.
A pair of subtle but significant changes to how Universal Studios Hollywood issues annual passes may signal just when the movie theme park plans to open the highly anticipated Wizarding World of Harry Potter in 2016.
Spark Design Space is a bright, minimalist storefront with wide windows overlooking a quaint street. In the back corner there's a wood dollhouse that stands about three feet high and on the top floor, there's an arrangement of minuscule play food. It's a feast for a creature the size of a triple-A battery.
Patrik is too cute, and she knows it as she preens around a circle of chairs with people waiting to pet her. She finds ways to go between their legs to get to the other side. Her handler moves her back into the circle before he explains that Patrik was several years old before the National Aviary realized through DNA testing that the ill-named African penguin is a girl. Her name already was known to the Pittsburgh community, having been in the newspaper and made public appearances. Her name stuck, as well as the diva personality.
By day, the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse, on a Coast Guard base where Florida's Loxahatchee River flows toward the Atlantic, is an elegant burnt-orange baton that rises 108 feet above the town of Jupiter, in Palm Beach County, on the easternmost point of the Sunshine State.
Spring doesn't just bring May flowers, it brings blockbuster shows at museums throughout the Northeast and this year is no exception. Art institutions in New York, Boston and Philadelphia are gearing up for major exhibits.