Hanoi is planning major celebrations on 10/10/10 to mark the city's 1,000-year anniversary. The bill: more than $60 million.
10/07/2010 06:32 pm
Even in the era of a black president, Americans are never far from conversation, argument, or conflict over race. But while racism is real, race itself is a mirage.
09/20/2010 11:56 am
Officials triumphed in Monday's return of everything from gold earrings to a sacred statue looted in the Iraq war. But they also said that 632 pieces returned last year have gone missing.
09/07/2010 06:02 pm
Among today’s American 25- to 34-year olds, slightly more than 40 percent have associate’s degrees or higher. But that rate places the US only 12th of the 36 countries in a College Board study of countries with the highest graduation rates. Here are the top six countries.
08/09/2010 07:25 pm
Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument, an underwater preserve encompassing 140,000 square miles of ocean waters and 10 islands and atolls of the northwestern Hawaiian island, has been selected by UNESCO as a UN World Heritage Site.
08/03/2010 08:49 pm
Stonehenge had a twin nearby made of timber, say archeologists who made the new discovery. But this dig was done with magnetometers, radar, and video game 3D technology.
07/23/2010 10:13 am
The Cave of Altamira, a Spanish cave complex that has prized prehistoric paintings, will be reopened, despite scientists warning that heat and moisture from humans could damage the site.
06/10/2010 04:56 pm
Retired U.S. National Park Service workers formed Global Parks to share their expertise abroad.
06/04/2010 10:48 am
Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has ordered the handover of about 20 Moscow-area monasteries to the Russian Orthodox Church, returning properties seized during the Bolshevik Revolution almost a century ago.
05/27/2010 05:54 pm
With no more than 10 speakers remaining of S'aoch, a language spoken on Cambodia's sea shore, French linguist Jean-Michel Filippi is in a race against time to preserve a disappearing culture.
04/27/2010 06:18 pm