New research suggests that snails in Ireland and the Pyrenees share almost identical genetic material not found in British snails, suggesting the snails arrived in Ireland with southern European migrants.
Arrests, and canceled flights are seen across Europe on Wednesday as millions of workers went on strike to protest against spending cuts they say have made the economic crisis worse.
Authorities in Argentina caught a man trying to board a plane with almost 250 poisonous snakes and endangered reptiles.
12/28/2011 03:09 pm
Mississippi River at record level in Memphis, Tenn., where some areas are already underwater. It's expected to get higher, with floodwaters to linger for days. Evacuations are under way.
05/07/2011 07:09 pm
Could a national dish have fueled the victory against the Moors in northern Spain?
03/23/2011 11:55 am
Worker-ant countries like Germany are said to be caught in a proverbial trap where they can thrive only if indebted nations buy what they produce. But is that true?
08/25/2010 12:22 am
Planes across most of Western Europe were grounded for a fourth day Sunday as a cloud of ash from last week's Iceland volcano continues to hang in the air above. Stranded travelers are losing time, money – and patience.
04/18/2010 02:08 pm