Saturday, May 16, 2015
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.
For marine biologists at the New England Aquarium, it's a super-sized Mother's Day.
A wild boar that strayed into Hong Kong's urban jungle caused havoc when it wandered into a shop and forced staff and customers to leave, authorities said on Monday.
Sunday, May 10, 2015
Sometimes, shipping an 850-pound beast can be a real bear. The St. Louis Zoo on Friday announced the arrival of its latest resident, a 2-year-old male polar bear named Kali that was orphaned as a cub.
Saturday, May 9, 2015
A Japanese zoo that caused a furor by naming a baby monkey after Britain's Princess Charlotte has been told to stick to its guns by the local mayor after two days of fraught debate.