‘The Hurt Locker’ is said to be apolitical. But shouldn’t a movie about the Iraq war have a strong point of view?
People place LED lights to form a 'No CO2' slogan in support of global efforts to reduce greenhouse gases during the Earth Hour Saturday, in Taipei, Taiwan. More than 20 high-rise buildings in Taiwan's capital dimmed their lights for an hour in a gesture against global warming.
People fill South Street during a flash mob incident that involved thousands and closed the street to traffic from Front Street to Broad in Philadelphia in 2010. Thanks to websites like Twitter and Facebook, more and more so-called flash mobs are materializing across the globe, leaving police scrambling to keep tabs on the spontaneous assemblies.
Pope Benedict XVI ordered an investigation into an Irish church.
Police Chief Dhahi Khalfan Tamim led the Dubai assassination investigation, using the latest tools and sleuthing skills to discover who killed Hamas official Mahmoud Abdul Raouf Mohammed.
Efforts to halt the decline of Atlantic bluefin tuna received a blow Thursday, as the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species voted against a trade ban.
Pope Benedict XVI arrives to lead a special audience with the Italian civil protection department at the Paul VI Hall in the Vatican March 6.
He Pingping, heralded by the Guinness Book of World Records as the 'world's shortest man,' recently passed on.
The seven-day British Airways strike slated for late March is the latest in a wave of strikes to sweep across France, Italy, Germany, and Greece as socialist entitlement collides with market realities.
Not every country has been so accommodating, but Italy seems happy to allow Google to digitize rare books.