Detroit inspired the nation with its innovative auto designs of the 1950s and 60s. But most of those designs were never released by the automakers. Like most of the early-stage artwork created by Detroit's design studios, they’ve been destroyed. The…
The Calbuco volcano in southern Chile erupted Wednesday, sending smoke and ash into the air, and forcing authorities to evacuate thousands of people from nearby towns.
By Jasmine Wright and Margaret Myers
The world’s first space telescope celebrates a quarter century this week. NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope launched into orbit aboard the space shuttle Discovery 25 years ago Friday, on April 24, 1990.
One year since the Sewol ferry disaster that left 304 dead, South Korea is still trying to cope with the enduring pain of the April 16, 2014, disaster. Many grieving parents and relatives of the young victims kept their kids’…
By Anya van Wagtendonk
The First Family has hosted a day of games, music and food nearly every Easter Monday since 1878. See photos of the the celebration dating back to 1889.
Following years of severe drought and the lowest winter snowpack ever recorded in the state, California Gov. Jerry Brown announced a plan Wednesday to impose a 25 percent reduction on most of the state’s local water supply agencies.
This past week in the days leading up to Easter Sunday, Christians around the world observed Holy Week, commemorating the final days in the life of Jesus Christ.
By Victoria Fleischer
New York's Robert Mann gallery opened “The Light in Cuban Eyes,” a two-month long exhibit of 24 Cuban photographers. The exhibit is an offshoot of a book by the same name, which showcases 50 artists and was published earlier this…
Nuns at the St. Joseph Health Centre in Bangui, Central African Republic, grow their own algae as a supplement for malnourished children who have been suffering the ravages of war.
What do restaurants, gunpowder and paper money have in common? They were all invented in China.
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