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.
Shoot enough photos and videos, and your phone will eventually fill up. Many phones don't let you add storage, and moving images to a personal computer is complicated for many people.
A rising share of Hispanics in the United States speak proficient English and the percentage of those speaking Spanish at home has been declining.
Friday, May 15, 2015
More than two out of five American honeybee colonies died in the past year, and surprisingly the worst die-off was in the summer, according to a federal survey.
A Brazilian television series is planning to put the largely unknown history of the country's numerous slave descendants under the spotlight using DNA tests, news outlet O Globo reported Wednesday.
Scientists on Wednesday said that after a nearly three-decade bid they had detected a telltale change in a sub-atomic particle, further backing a key theory about the Universe.
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Many of the world's top surfers were in Rio de Janeiro for a major surfing competition that kicked off Tuesday amid persistent worries about the city's polluted waters.
Federal health advisers on Tuesday recommended approval for an experimental combination drug to treat cystic fibrosis, despite unresolved questions about the benefit of one of the pill's two ingredients.