As the year ends, movie houses are trying to get their end-of-year blockbusters out. Today, thousands will flock to movie theaters where they can take in a half a dozen major releases of all themes and plot lines.
In Ireland and Greece, authorities have taken blonde-haired children from darker-looking Roma families, with the suspicion that the children were trafficked. Now, many Roma people are scared they will lose their kids.
Polls say Ireland will become the first country on Earth to approve same-sex marriage by popular vote. But while dissenters, including the Catholic Church, haven't spoken out loudly, the vote on Friday might still be closer than expected.