At first, she thought the call was about other luggage she'd lost recently. She had gotten that luggage back, and now she's gotten back her faith in the airline industry.
In 1961, U.S. intelligence indicated the Soviets might soon test nuclear bombs at the North Pole. President John F. Kennedy wrote a young girl back, telling her Santa would make his Christmas rounds.
In the country's tiny Jewish community, news of the thaw in relations is well embraced. But some Catholic worshipers are upset with President Obama's overtures to Cuba's communist government.
When Congress returns in 2015, it will consider the nomination of Antonio Weiss to be undersecretary of Treasury for domestic finance. The nomination is causing a fight within the Democratic Party.
Florida State says quarterback Jameis Winston did not violate any school code of conduct in an alleged sexual assault case. This allows Winston to go on playing football for the undefeated Seminoles.
Jordanians who had been convicted of murder were executed Sunday. There had been a moratorium on the death penalty there since 2006. Lawmakers called for it to be reinstated to curb a rise in crime.
Before heading to Hawaii for vacation with the first family, President Obama held a news conference on Friday. There were wide-ranging questions, and the president only called on female journalists.
Two NYPD officers were killed in an ambush in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn. David Greene asks borough President Eric Adams for his perspective on the tension surrounding the attack.
Writer Mark Spitz, author of Twee: The Gentle Revolution in Music, Books, Television, Fashion and Film, tells David Greene it's all about adults embracing their childhood.
The comic strip Little Orphan Annie was launched during the Great Depression. A remake of the 1987 movie arrives when the income gap between rich and poor is the highest it's been since the 1930s.
The International Dark-Sky Association has named only 3 gold-tier reserves, and only 1 in the Northern Hemisphere. That title belongs to Kerry International Dark Sky Reserve in southwestern Ireland.
David Greene finds out from Jacqui Cheng, editor-in-chief of Wirecutter, a tech shopping blog, about which gifts are in demand. She's tracks what gizmos and gadgets are popular with readers.
Since his election less than 2 years ago, Pope Francis has appointed or promoted some 40 American bishops, elevating new leaders in many cities. The most prominent is the new archbishop of Chicago.
Tunisians voted Sunday for a new president in a contentious race. The election marks another important milestone in the one country where the Arab Spring has been mostly peaceful.
The Obama administration has asked China to help rein in North Korea's cyber capabilities. The administration wants China to help block further attacks, like the massive hacking of Sony Pictures.
Details continue to emerge about the gunman who killed two New York City police officers in Brooklyn on Saturday. Investigators are trying to determine what drove Ismaaiyl Brinsely to those acts.