Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Hello Kitty, whom many learned last week is a girl and not a cat, may be the queen of Japan's cute characters, but she's hardly the only one.
Monday, September 1, 2014
To recline or not to recline? Airplane “legroom wars” are prompting growing rage in the United States, with two recent seat battles sparking a heated debate about the knee-bumping practice.
Sunday, August 31, 2014
Hello Kitty is not a cat, the company behind Japan's global icon of cute insisted Thursday, despite an uproar from Internet users who spluttered: “But she's got whiskers!”
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.