By Alex Dobuzinskis
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Sophia tops the list of names for American baby girls for the second year in a row, while King and Messiah are becoming increasingly popular ...
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese authorities have begun investigating reports that Zhang Yimou, one of China's best-known movie directors, has seven children in violation of strict family planning rules, w...May 9, 2013, 10:47 am
The 25-year-old has survived illnesses including a broken neck, heart attacks, pneumonia and cancer.May 9, 2013, 10:44 am
"It wasn't a bad effort, but when you've been sentenced to 60 years there are going to be a few people looking for you," an onlooker said.May 9, 2013, 10:31 am
By Jim Forsyth
SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - A Texas judge on Wednesday ruled that the "Bible banners" waved by cheerleaders during football games in a small school district are constitutiona...
PHOENIX (Reuters) - An Arizona climber has been found dead, dangling from a rope on a cliff face south of Tucson, after apparently being stung to death by bees, police said on Wednesday.
By Jonathan Stempel
OMAHA, Nebraska (Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc invests in dozens of businesses, and a new book tries to explain it all to young readers, from A ...
TOKYO (Reuters) - The Japanese division of lingerie maker Triumph International unveiled on Wednesday an "Abenomics" bra, a special edition it says offers a "growth strategy" and a potential lift towa...May 8, 2013, 1:57 pm
A monkey has been mauled by a bear after a disturbing circus stunt went wrong.May 8, 2013, 10:25 am
A woman addicted to plastic surgery injected cooking oil into her face after doctors refused to do any more procedures on her, according to a British newspaper.May 8, 2013, 10:15 am
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's weak economy has taken its toll on the nation's poshest greengrocer with Prince Charles forced to close his organic vegetable store, citing falling trade and rising prices...May 8, 2013, 1:16 am
Australia and the US will merge to form one super nation called Ameristralia.May 7, 2013, 2:12 pm
By Deborah Zabarenko
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A 70-million-year-old dinosaur skeleton from the Gobi Desert that was smuggled to the United States in pieces and auctioned for more than $1 ...
Vultures have eaten a tourist in the Pyrenees before emergency services were able to reach her.May 6, 2013, 8:30 am
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Harvard historian Niall Ferguson posted an "unqualified apology" on his personal blog on Saturday after saying that British economist John Maynard Keynes did not care about the fu...May 5, 2013, 7:16 am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry tried calling Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi to discuss the imprisoned nephew of blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng but Wang was not av...May 4, 2013, 8:19 am
By Jonathan Allen
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng called on the United States on Friday to ensure his family in China would be treated fairly, saying his imprison...
By Jeffrey B. Roth
ROCKY RIDGE, Maryland (Reuters) - The horse is an American icon. It races gracefully, performs heavy farm tasks, can do tricks and, if television is to be believed, m...
By Ayla Jean Yackley
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey's national airline has barred female flight attendants from wearing red lipstick and nail polish, striking a nerve among secular Turks w...
By Madeline Chambers
BERLIN (Reuters) - New wind farms off Germany's North Sea coast will provide an ideal habitat that could help restore the lobster population near Heligoland after B...
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