South Korea’s Oh Eun-sun claims she is the first woman to scale the world’s 14 highest peaks, after clambering on hands and knees to the top of Mount Annapurna in Nepal. But some in the mountain-climbing community question her claim. A by-the-numbers view of her feats.
04/28/2010 10:17 am
World stock markets fell as prospects grew that the Greek debt crisis is spreading to Portugal and other indebted nations.
04/28/2010 09:26 am
In Pictures Giant jellyfish
Sudan's size and ethnic diversity have made the country hard to govern. Lack of government attention to far-flung regions has been at the root of wars in Darfur and South Sudan.
04/26/2010 02:56 pm
Greece's budget deficit is higher than believed, leading the beleaguered country to seek rescue packages immediately. Might that be the first step down a very slippery slope?
04/26/2010 01:21 pm
Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou called his country a "sinking ship" as he requested a $56 billion bailout today. But Germany, which is key to any aid package, still isn't convinced that a Greece bailout is absolutely necessary.
04/23/2010 05:51 pm
The science and history behind oil spills.
04/23/2010 04:40 pm
A compelling return to the unsolved mystery of the lost Roanoke colonists.
04/21/2010 05:48 pm
Want to discover the heart of Buenos Aires? Eat like a local. There's good food everywhere.
04/21/2010 05:20 pm
In Vietnam: Watching (and smelling) the brewing of a favorite fish sauce, nuoc mam.
04/21/2010 05:10 pm