Monday, July 13, 2015
Guam's war against the coconut rhinoceros beetles, which have ravaged many coconut trees, has become more challenging, an expert said.
Sunday, July 12, 2015
Hundreds of college students from Taiwan and mainland China embarked on a volunteer journey Saturday that will see them travel to rural areas in the two countries over the summer to teach less advantaged youngsters.
Saturday, July 11, 2015
Thursday, July 9, 2015
Rocketing housing costs in Britain's capital have fueled a surge in Londoners seeking cheaper accommodation on boats, with increased numbers putting pressure on the city's historic network of rivers and canals.
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Celebrities such as Lupita Nyong'o and Emily Blunt sparkled in the heat at Christian Dior's vivid couture show, hosted in a timeless conservatory in Paris.
Adri Kitshoff aims her gun at the antelope and pulls the trigger. Killed in an instant, the animal collapses to the ground. The hunter rests her chin on the gun and closes her eyes in a silent prayer of thanks that the animal did not suffer.
The idea was to conjure up a slice of Middle Eastern splendor, in Florida. Up went minarets and pastel-colored domes, and streets got names like Ali Baba and Aladdin.
As a boy, Asif Patel would take apart toys and transistor radios, relying only on his sense of touch to rebuild them, having been robbed of his sight by a rare condition that meant he was born without eyes.
Monday, July 6, 2015
About to be overrun by Germans, a young black lieutenant called in an artillery barrage on his own position, knowing he'd be killed. It was the only way to hold off the enemy.
Olympians have their gold. Actors have their Oscars. Poker players have the World Series of Poker no-limit Texas Hold 'em Main Event.