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Looted Albanian sculpture returns home

A marble sculpture stolen from Albania eighteen years ago has been returned. The bust of Asclepius, the Greek god of medicine, was snatched from Albania's Butrinti Archaeological museum and recovered by Italian police from a private home in 2004. Albanian Culture Minister Ardjan Turku said Thursday that the 30-centimeter (12-inch) bust is

The origins of Mother’s Day

Happy Mother's Day! The modern Mother's Day holiday we celebrate today was created by Anna Jarvis in 1914, but there were some historical antecedents. Different countries celebrate Mother's Day on various days of the year because the day has a number of different origins. One school of thought claims this day emerged