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The world's happiest countries

5 hours 6 min ago
Categories: International News

Architects plan skyscraper that 'casts no shadow'

5 hours 7 min ago
An architecture firm is shedding new light on building skyscrapers, literally.
Categories: International News

Asia's richest man funds $193M monastery with bulletproof rooms

5 hours 9 min ago
Nestled in a tranquil hillside, Hong Kong's newest Buddhist monastery features bulletproof VIP rooms and the world's second tallest statue of the Goddess of Mercy -- a Buddhist deity.
Categories: International News

Asteroid to orbit Earth's moon?

5 hours 10 min ago
NASA says its Asteroid Redirect Mission will allow it to conduct tests that are essential to preparing humans for future deep-space flights.
Categories: International News

Motorcycle gunmen kill Ugandan prosecutor

5 hours 10 min ago
Gunmen on a motorcycle have shot and killed Uganda's lead prosecutor in the 2010 bombings that killed 76 people who were watching the World Cup finals.
Categories: International News

Cue the Stones! Scientists say planet Mercury was 'painted black'

5 hours 11 min ago
As planets go, Mercury doesn't get a lot of love. People spend more time on Google searching for Queen singer Freddy Mercury than planet Mercury ... and Freddie's been gone for nearly a quarter-century.
Categories: International News

Africa's most exciting architects

5 hours 12 min ago
Africa is a land under construction. Last year, over $220 billion was spent on all kinds of building projects in the continent. While foreign architects have clamored to make their mark in the region, a range of local talent has also stepped forward to shape their landscape (and in some cases, export their aesthetic abroad).
Categories: International News

The worst foods to eat when you're sick, and the best ones

5 hours 13 min ago
When you're under the weather the last thing you want is to eat something that makes you feel worse. But what if the last thing you want is chicken soup or crackers, and you're craving ice cream or a glass of wine? It depends on what's wrong with you, experts say. Here are common symptoms and expert suggestions on foods that help — and hinder — relief.
Categories: International News

'Where are our sons?' demand families of soldiers captured by ISIS

5 hours 14 min ago
It was a desperate and chilling scene in central Baghdad on Saturday, fathers and mothers holding up pictures of their missing sons, demanding answers and searching for their boys.
Categories: International News

World's tallest hotel planned for tiny Swiss village

5 hours 15 min ago
Mention of the Swiss Alps usually conjures a rush of pleasingly nostalgic images.
Categories: International News

Power outage hits much of Turkey; officials won't rule out terrorism

5 hours 15 min ago
A massive power outage spread across Turkey on Tuesday, blacking out a broad swath of the country and affecting some flights.
Categories: International News

Saudi-led coalition tightens grip on Yemen

5 hours 16 min ago
The onslaught on Houthis rebels in Yemen continued Tuesday, with the Saudi-led coalition asserting increasing control while locals fled the chaos and casualties piled up -- dozens of civilians among them.
Categories: International News

Talks likely to go past deadline

5 hours 17 min ago
Today is the deadline to come up with a framework nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, but U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says difficult issues remain.
Categories: International News

Reports: Video shows Germanwings jet's final seconds

5 hours 28 min ago
Video found in the wreckage on a French mountainside shows the nightmarish final seconds of Germanwings Flight 9525, reports said Tuesday.
Categories: International News

Rare photos of bin Laden's Afghan hideout

5 hours 47 min ago
Photographs quietly introduced as evidence in the latest major terrorism trial in Manhattan federal court offer a rare look inside Osama bin Laden's lair -- years before al Qaeda flew hijacked planes into buildings or bombed U.S. Embassies in Africa and even before the FBI placed bin Laden on its Most Wanted List.
Categories: International News

 

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