Friday, February 20, 2015
The Year of the Horse brought catastrophic international air accidents, brutal terror attacks, global political upheaval, a resurgent Ebola virus and war -- and, in Hong Kong, large-scale civil unrest.
On Lake Tanganyika, a century-old relic of World War I that became the stuff of Hollywood legend still plies the slate-grey waters -- but it is not clear for how much longer.
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Facebook? Of course. Books? Definitely not. Video games? For sure. Sport? No way. Speed? Yes. Patience? Not so much.
The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Tuesday picked a Beagle as its best in show, scoring a knockout blow for America's Snoopy breed for the second time in seven years.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Clad in a gray hooded wetsuit, Eric Billips straps on his scuba tank, grabs a pole spear and nods at his dive buddy as they step feet-first off the boat and disappear with a splash into sparkling blue waters off the Florida Keys.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Taxi Fares on the Rise In response to the resurgence of gas prices as well as the Valentine's Day celebration and Chinese New Year, taxi fares in certain cities have already begun to increase.
The Ministry of Culture on Monday announced the winners of the Golden Butterfly Award for best book designs, with designer Ho Chia-hsing's work grabbing the top prize.
Monday, February 16, 2015
Reality star Kim Kardashian, rapper husband Kanye West and their toddler daughter North West were guests of honor at Alexander Wang's heavy metal meets gothic grunge Saturday at New York Fashion Week.
Michele Ferrero, the world's richest candy maker whose Nutella chocolate and hazlenut spread helped raise generations of Europeans and defined Italian sweets, died on Valentine's Day, the company said. He was 89.
Forget the sexy nurses, the pirates and devils. At the Bloco da Lama Carnival street party, swamp creature is the costume of choice.