One academy is helping talented young Africans go to colleges like Harvard with the hope that the students will return to help drive Africa’s political and economic development.
The long-range forecasts are out, and this winter promises to be every bit as wacky as last, except different. La Nina could make the north cold, California warm and dry, and Florida parched. And the Northeast? Check back later.
Coca-Cola sales in North America increased for the second quarter in a row after four years of declines.
Gouges on the bones of Tyrannosaurus rex fossils suggest that the prehistoric giant may have made a habit of snacking on members of its own species.
The last of the 33 miners trapped underground for months has been brought to the surface in a joyous ending to the Chile mine rescue efforts.
Iceland is No. 1 and Yemen is ranked last in the World Economic Forum's 2010 Global Gender Gap Index, which measures gender equality.
NOMA – now famed after being named the best restaurant in the world – produces a cookbook.
The US lost jobs in September and the unemployment rate remains at a high 9.6 percent, the US Department of Labor reported Friday. But some metropolitan areas are bucking the trend and adding jobs. By making everything from food to music and band instruments, these four metros have seen the biggest year-over-year decline in their unemployment rates. Is your city on this list?