Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Dogs, cats, rabbits and even iguanas, many decked out in colorful sweaters to keep warm, trooped into Spanish churches on Sunday for a blessing on the Day of Saint Anthony, patron saint of animals.
A seething mass of larvae in the kitchen is not everyone's cup of tea, particularly for squeamish Westerners. But for two young Austrian entrepreneurs, it's a food revolution that can help save the planet.
New York reached a deal late Sunday that will almost halve the number of horses licensed to perform carriage rides in Central Park after the mayor called them inhumane to animals.
A woman has been arrested for indecent exposure after lying down naked in Paris's Musee d'Orsay in front of Edouard Manet's similarly nude painting of the prostitute Olympia, her lawyer said Sunday.
Monday, January 18, 2016
Buried waist deep in ice for more than an hour wearing nothing but a pair of swimming shorts, the man known in China as "Polar Bear" shivered and laughed at the challenge.
Friday, January 15, 2016
Car registration number plate BMW-8888 was auctioned online for a winning bid of NT$890,000 (US$26,572), failing to hit its expected NT$1 million mark, the Directorate General of Highways (DGH) said Thursday.
David Bowie's mourners have left flowers, candles and glitter around the world, but fans want one tribute to be made permanent -- a street renamed for the late rocker in Austin.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
A snake thief smuggled a 61-centimeter-long python from a Portland pet store by stuffing it down his pants.
Sunday, January 10, 2016
Former U.S. president Bill Clinton and British Premier Tony Blair's political friendship was matched by an easygoing personal relationship that helped them through some tough crises.
Dutch cheese makers have been hit by a spate of top-end cheese thefts, prompting a dairy federation to warn farmers Friday to beef up security around their storerooms.