Saturday, May 23, 2015
Air France will continue to transport live monkeys for laboratory testing, the airline's CEO Alexandre de Juniac said at an Air-France-KLM shareholders' meeting held as animal rights activists protested nearby.
All-expenses-paid trips to reward top salespeople aren't unusual, but direct marketing companies that are the Chinese versions of Amway, Avon and Herbalife are taking it to an extreme by sending thousands abroad on package tours.
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Parents who say their children's music is dumb might have a point. A new study finds that the average hit song has lyrics at a third grader's reading level.
Saturday, May 16, 2015
The poorest of the poor can be helped with a program that includes providing goats, sheep, chickens or other livestock and training in how to make money from them, a large six-nation study concludes.
Far below the gridlocked streets of Egypt's capital, a virtual second city thrives.
Soon after dawn Bashir Bilal sat outside on his usual plastic jerry can surrounded by young girls and boys chanting Quranic verses.
A rising share of Hispanics in the United States speak proficient English and the percentage of those speaking Spanish at home has been declining.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
When politicians talk in a friendly way that focuses on helping others, U.S. public approval ratings rise, according to a study out Monday.
Yale University has received a US$150 million gift to fund a new student and campus center.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Newport is riding a wave of excitement harkening to its heyday as an international sailing mecca as it hosts this year's only North American stopover on the Volvo Ocean Race.