Global arts shape winter lineup in Flushing A wedding dress exhibition, classic jazz concerts, Thunderbird American Indian dancers and a homage to the Lunar New Year are what’s in store for one of Queens’ diverse cultural institutions.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Danish police officer was hit by shots Tuesday near a police station in suburban Copenhagen, prompting security outside police stations to be stepped up across the country, authorities said. The officer's condition was unknown.
ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar (AP) — Some rain fell in southern Madagascar last week, a rare piece of good news for a drought-hit region where nearly 1 million people face severe hunger because of failed harvests. But aid groups warn that more rain is needed for the current crop-planting season to succeed and they expect the dire humanitarian situation to stretch into 2017.