Saturday, May 24, 2014
Sacre Bleu! On Thursday a Briton was finally formally admitted into France's top body charged with preserving the purity of the Gallic tongue.
A tourist-friendly beach named for a Hawaii surfing legend has been dubbed the best public beach in the United States in this year's Dr. Beach ranking.
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Move over Fukuppy, Japan's Kinki University has decided it's time for a name change after years of foreigners sniggering about its pervy nomenclature.
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
An electrical problem caused an explosion at a South Korean subway station Monday evening, lightly injuring 11 people, an emergency official said.
Saturday, May 17, 2014
Hard-charging editor Dean Baquet was once sacked for standing by his reporters. He bounced back and is now the first African-American to hold the most prestigious title in U.S. journalism, executive editor of the New York Times.
An aquarium in a Japanese town known for dolphin hunts is being sued by an American activist who says denying him entry is discriminatory.
Dog bites are reaching “epidemic proportions,” a well-known TV dog trainer said Thursday, as video of a cat fearlessly chasing off a dog that bit a small boy in California went viral.
Friday, May 16, 2014
Barack Obama's administration rebuked Norway after he won the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize, saying it was an awkward honor for an as-yet untested leader, a Norwegian diplomat revealed on Thursday.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Pope Francis on Monday declared that everyone has the right to be baptized, even aliens should they come knocking on the church's door.
An overly handsome waiter, a snoring girlfriend and the sea being too blue are among some of the bizarre complaints made to hotel staff, according to a survey published Monday.