Monday, April 15, 2013
Visitors to the elite feeder school for Cuba's renowned National Ballet might be forgiven for thinking they're suddenly seeing triple.
A Nepalese presenter has set the world record for the longest television talk show by staying on air for 62 hours and 12 minutes, organizers said Sunday.
Sunday, April 14, 2013
It's happy hour again at the original Sloppy Joe's saloon, an iconic Cuban bar that reopened Friday after a nearly 50-year hiatus and is sure to quickly become a must-see for tourists eager to drink in the flavor of Havana's freewheeling past.
As spring melts away a long winter deep in Latvia's vast forests, the stillness is almost imperceptibly broken by a rhythmic drip, drip, drip.
The China National Deep Sea Center, expected to start operating next year, will allow China and the world to explore the ocean depths, according to a senior official.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., the world's largest contract electronics maker, is planning to launch a 70-inch TV in Taiwan in May, in a follow-up effort to penetrate the big-screen TV market.
Friday, April 12, 2013
Paris's Louvre museum closed on Wednesday due to a walkout by some staff over a rise in aggressive pickpockets, including children, sometimes working in gangs of up to 30, staff and management said.
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Hungary is one of the world's oldest wine-growing regions. Like other former Soviet-bloc nations like Bulgaria and Slovenia, it is emerging from decades of poor quality production.
U.S. President Barack Obama paid homage on Tuesday to Memphis soul and the role the music style played in advancing civil rights at a star-studded White House concert celebrating the genre.
Cookie Monster stands accused of shoving a 2-year-old. Super Mario was charged with groping a woman. And Elmo was booked for berating tourists with anti-Semitic slurs.