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$75 Million Pledged to Protect Heritage Sites in War Zones

World donors pledged more than $75 million Monday to protect cultural heritage sites threatened by war and the wave of ideological-driven destruction carried out by Islamic State militants. French President Francois Hollande, speaking at a donors' conference in the Louvre Museum in Paris, said the goal for the heritage fund is $100 million and urged other countries around the world to contribute.   France is pledging $30 million for the fund and Saudi Arabia is committing $20...

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