December 6 is St. Nicholas Day. In Germany, children polish their boots and put them outside, in the hopes that Nicholas will leave them a treat. Where does this tradition come from and how does St. Nicholas differ from Santa Claus?
It was a dramatic final day in the German second division with three teams gunning for automatic promotion to the Bundesliga. Darmstadt needed a win to seal the deal, and they got the job done 1-0 against St. Pauli.
Law enforcement officers in Missouri are seeking whoever shot two police officers in Ferguson early Thursday. The officers have been released from the hospital, and long-term injuries aren't expected.
President Obama has welcomed Irish PM Kenny on his yearly St. Patrick's Day visit. This year, Kenny has shown his support for Obama on issues of trade and immigration.
Police say two officers shot in Ferguson during a protest should pull through. Demonstrators gathered after the US Justice Department found widespread racially biased abuses in the police and the city administration.