The S.S. Ventnor sank 112 years ago off the northern New Zealand coast, bearing unusual cargo: the exhumed bodies of 499 Chinese miners, some in wooden coffins and others in sealed zinc caskets.
Traveling by plane, train or automobile can be a headache. Mixing in Thanksgiving can make it a throbbing migraine.
The cheapest smartphones don’t have all the gizmos of Apple or Samsung models, but I’m impressed by how many features you do get for roughly a third of the price.
It might seem as though everyone has an iPhone or Galaxy smartphone.
The ISIS group which controls a large swath of Syria and Iraq has received between $35 million and $45 million in ransom payments in the past year, a UN expert monitoring sanctions against Al Qaeda sa
The archive of celebrated Colo-mbian novelist and Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez, known fondly as Gabo, has been acquired by the University of Texas meaning the critic of US foreign policy is h
US President Barack Obama presents the Medal of Freedom to actress Meryl Streep during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington DC on Monday.
Afghan legislator Shukria Barakzai says the suicide bomber who plowed into her motorcade a week ago wanted to silence a voice on women’s rights with a deafening blast.
The Israeli police says three young Israelis have attacked a Palestinian youth in Jerusalem.
Roger Federer defeated Richard Gasquet 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 in the first reverse singles match on Sunday as Switzerland won the Davis Cup final against France by taking an unassailable 3-1 lead.