Saturday, August 30, 2014
The giant African snail damages buildings, destroys crops and can cause meningitis in humans. But some people still want to collect, and even eat, the slimy invaders.
India on Thursday began work to restore the dilapidated house where “Animal Farm” and “1984” author George Orwell was born and turn it into a museum.
It's been 20 years since “Friends” took the world by storm. And to celebrate, New Yorkers can indulge their love of comedy and coffee in their very own Central Perk.
Thursday, August 28, 2014
A 56-year-old Indian woman is recovering in hospital after killing a leopard that attacked her as she tended her fields armed only with a sickle.
Thousands of people on Tuesday came together in Ankara to form the world's largest portrait of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the founder of the modern Turkish republic who remains its number one national hero.
Monday, August 25, 2014
The National Zoo in Washington is throwing a panda party.
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Kim Min-koo has an easy reply to new American research that hits South Korea where it hurts — in the noodles. Drunk and hungry just after dawn, he rips the lid off a bowl of his beloved fast food, wobbling on his feet but still defiant over a report that links instant noodles to health hazards.
Henry Monterroso is a foreigner in his own country. Raised in California from the age of 5, he was deported to Mexico in 2011 and found himself in a land he barely knew.
Saturday, August 16, 2014
“Blood Aces: The Wild Ride of Benny Binion, the Texas Gangster Who Created Vegas Poker” (Viking), by Doug J. Swanson
Going my way? A talking robot that's been hitchhiking rides from strangers to travel from Canada's east to west coast is nearing the end of its journey.