Wednesday, January 7, 2015
A dozen dogs originally destined for dinner tables in South Korea arrived in the Washington area Monday to be adopted as pets.
It all started with a wager. Johannes Badrutt, the first owner of the legendary Kulm Hotel, made an unusual offer to his English visitors in the summertime of 1864 to get them to consider a visit to St. Moritz for a few weeks during the winter.
At 92, Dhan Bahadur Gole is the last known survivor of a generation of porters who carried luxury cars on foot across steep mountain passes to Nepal's rulers in Katmandu.
Martin Anderson, a top domestic policy adviser to President Ronald Reagan and author of several books about his life and legacy, has died. He was 78.
Taiwan's Asustek Computer Inc. (華碩) wowed shutterbugs with its new ZenFone Zoom at the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on Monday, equipping an Android smartphone with an optical zoom camera.
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
A new Thai and sushi restaurant sits on a busy corner, not far from the vast prairie that once epitomized Texas' early cattle ranching days.
3D printing will revolutionize war and foreign policy, say experts, not only by making possible incredible new designs but by turning the defense industry — and possibly the entire global economy — on its head.
Czech archaeologists have unearthed the tomb of a previously unknown queen believed to have been the wife of Pharaoh Neferefre who ruled 4,500 years ago, officials in Egypt said Sunday.
The people of Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar have lived through countless bombings, shootings and kidnappings in recent years, but now a new peril stalks the streets — huge house rats.
Stuart Scott, the longtime “SportsCenter” anchor and ESPN personality known for his enthusiasm and ubiquity, died Sunday. He was 49.