The World Organisation For Animal Health has adopted its first standards to provide good care for equines — part of a broad agenda at its just-concluded powwow.
The past three hurricane seasons have been considered below normal, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says. This season, NOAA predicts about four to eight hurricanes in the Atlantic.
The news follows revelations last week that retested samples from 31 athletes in the 2008 Beijing Games had suspicious results.
The Committee to Protect Journalists confronted a “Kafka-esque” process — put off for years, then blocked by countries including China, which it calls the biggest jailer of journalists in the world.
It takes an IndyCar pit crew about seven seconds to replace four tires and refuel. It’s high stakes on race day and a lot can go wrong in the pits. One misstep can cost a race — or worse.
Huang and his brothers, Evan and Emery, headed to China to reconnect with their culture, to eat lots and lots of food — and to cook. He’s documented his travels in his new book, Double Cup Love.
The move by President Robert Mugabe has reportedly emptied one women’s prison of all but two inmates serving life sentences. All juveniles are said to have been pardoned.
Bronze plans provide the least generous coverage of the four tiers on insurance marketplaces, paying 60 percent of benefits, on average, compared with 70 percent for the more popular silver plans.
The punishment includes, in some cases, suspensions without pay for improperly reviewing records about Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz. An employee who leaked data to the press has resigned.
A voyaging canoe built to revive the centuries-old tradition of Hawaiian exploration is circumnavigating the globe. Its crew has already traveled 26,000 miles navigating with the sun, stars and waves.
Kikue Takagi narrowly survived the atomic bomb that killed her classmates. Soon after she moved to California, where she worked for many years at Disneyland. Now in her 80s, she’s back in Hiroshima.
It turns out beans aren’t the only musical fruit. The London Vegetable Orchestra is one of many musical acts that uses all sorts of fruit and veg to produce sweet (and savory) sounds.
Two top Hispanic House Democrats weigh in on what Hillary Clinton should look for in a running mate.
Five years after NASA’s shuttle program ended, a new Florida aerospace industry is beginning to take shape. Firms, from those making jets to tiny Internet satellites, are adding factories and jobs.
Hillary Clinton doesn’t have the biggest rallies. Her bumper stickers and campaign signs aren’t particularly visible. It seems her supporters are laying low. Here’s why.