Sat, Apr 18 2015
ROCHEFORT, France - A replica of the warship that carried France's Marquis de Lafayette to help American colonists in their war of independence sets sail for the United States on Saturday, symbolic of a historic moment that binds the two nations. | Video
Fri, Apr 17 2015
BUZIM, Bosnia - When Nedzib Vucelj's wife Emira gave birth to twins at the height of the Bosnian war, it was impossible to buy a suitable baby stroller: their hometown of Buzim was surrounded by rival armies.
Thu, Apr 16 2015
BEIJING - In China's online hostessing world, men find virtual company and the women can find riches. | Video
- Some people like the sound of knuckle-cracking and others loathe it, but for years there has been disagreement among scientists about what actually causes it.
Wed, Apr 15 2015
NEWARK, N.J. - Authorities at Newark International Airport in New Jersey tranquilized a wolverine who was enroute from Norway to an Alaskan wildlife centre on Wednesday after discovering the wild animal had chewed through his metal carrier.
TOKYO - A Japanese artist on trial for obscenity after making objects modelled on her vagina said on Wednesday that there was nothing wrong with her artwork and her arrest showed how far Japan was behind the West in terms of sexual equality.
KOMATIPOORT, South Africa - You know the fishing is "not run of the mill" when your guide points to the path you're on and says "those are hippo tracks".
Tue, Apr 14 2015
LOS ANGELES - A mountain lion with his own Facebook fan page that triggered a media storm by hiding in the crawl space under a Los Angeles house has left its urban refuge, wildlife officials said on Tuesday.
SEATTLE - A Los Angeles-bound Alaska Airlines flight made an emergency landing at a Seattle-area airport on Monday afternoon after it took off with a worker trapped in a cargo area under the cabin where he had fallen asleep, the U.S. carrier said.
Fri, Apr 10 2015
- A Tennessee woman awakened this week from a four-month-long coma that doctors had feared would be permanent and learned that she had given birth to a baby boy, according to her family.