Hanoi is planning major celebrations on 10/10/10 to mark the city's 1,000-year anniversary. The bill: more than $60 million.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Retired U.S. National Park Service workers formed Global Parks to share their expertise abroad.
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.
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.