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Wheels Up: These Are the Best Areas to Stay in Paris

Late spring or early summer is the perfect time to visit Paris. The trees are blooming, the light is magical, and the weather is idyllic. People are …

France

Experts disclose new details about 300-year-old shipwreck

BOSTON (AP) — A Spanish galleon laden with gold that sank to the bottom of the Caribbean off the coast of Colombia more than 300 years ago was found three years ago with the help of an underwater autonomous vehicle operated by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, the agency disclosed for the …

Archaeology

Meghan Markle’s First Post-Wedding Outfit Took an Unexpected Turn

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been pronounced "husband and wife," but don't expect a honeymoon anytime soon.<p>The couple stepped out only a few …

Prince Charles

Hawaii Volcano's Lava Spews 'Laze' Of Toxic Gas And Glass Into The Air

Lava from the Kilauea volcano is pouring into the Pacific Ocean off of Hawaii's Big Island, generating a plume of "laze" – which Hawaii County officials describe as hydrochloric acid and steam with fine glass particles — into the air. Officials say it's one more reason to avoid the area.<p>"Health …

Red Cross

Kilauea Volcano: First Human Injury Caused by Projectile Lava Spatter

Things are getting worse.<p>Authorities in Hawaii continue to monitor and warn residents about the movement of lava from the Kilauea volcano that …

Kilauea

Meghan Markle's Engagement Ring: Here's How It Stacks Up to Other Royal Engagement Rings

We know the engagement ring Prince Harry gave to Meghan Markle last November is special: The prince designed the one-of-a-kind ring with Brit jeweler Cleave & Co. using a 3-carat cushion-cut diamond from Botswana, where the couple had spent time, and diamond sidetones that were give to the prince …

Engagement Rings

Ancient Rome’s Collapse Is Written Into Arctic Ice

Scientists can finally track the civilization’s economic booms and recessions—thanks to the exhaust of its massive coin-making operation, preserved for centuries in Greenland’s ice sheet.<p>On March 15, some time ago, several dozen famous politicians—sturdy men, duly elected senators who claimed to …

Ancient History

11 Lingerie Brands All French Girls Swear By

When it comes to effortlessly chic style, we’re constantly chasing that <i>je ne sais quoi</i> of all French girls. Breton stripes, ballet flats, their …

Clothing

How to Save Money by Staying at a College This Summer

Care to relive the glory days of college? In the summer, when students go home, most college dorms sit empty. But some enterprising universities are …

College & University

Nothing Private About These Parts: 11 WTF Stories Behind Fake Genitals In Movies

The genitals may be fake but these stories aren't.<p>Photo: Everett Collection, Dillen Phelps<p><b>Boogie Nights</b><br>Turns out the most famous penis in ciniematic …

Streaming

A Yeezy Launch Was Cancelled After No One Showed Up

Which is still the least-bad Kanye West news of the month.<p>Maybe it was the slides. Maybe it was the MAGA. Maybe it was the impressively horrible take on American slavery. Maybe the event just wasn’t well publicized. All we know is that for whatever reason, so few people showed up to a Yeezy launch …

Sportswear

Separatists fail to elect Quim Torra as new Catalonia leader

It remains likely that Torra will clinch the position in a second vote on Monday that requires only a simple majority.<p>Catalonia's parliament has failed to elect a regional president by absolute majority, in its fifth attempt to form a new government in the northern Spanish region.<p>In Saturday's …

Europe

Noise exposure is becoming ‘the new secondhand smoke’

NEW YORK — One of the quietest places in this noisy city is in the middle of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which draws 7 million visitors a year.<p>Most don’t know of the tiny Astor Chinese Garden Court tucked deep within the giant museum. And so, it is quiet here.<p>In a city whose cacophony can reach …

National Parks

Two buses catch fire in black day for Rome transport system

ROME (Reuters) - A passenger bus caught fire and exploded in the heart of Rome on Tuesday, while another bus was gutted in the suburbs later in the day, highlighting the dire state of public transport in the Italian capital.<p>The twin blazes, both believed to have been caused by mechanical problems, …

Italy

Progressive, Or ... More Progressive? Ohio Democrats Choose Candidate For Governor

Rich Cordray steps into the Laborers Local 574 hall in central Ohio. The hall is small – a dot of blue voters in the sea of red that is rural Ohio. Cordray was expected to be the unbeatable candidate in Tuesday's Ohio Democratic gubernatorial primary.<p>The former head of the Consumer Financial …

Government

France slams Trump for remarks on guns and Paris attacks

PARIS (AP) — France is sternly rejecting U.S. President Donald Trump's argument that if Parisians had more guns they could have stopped the deadly 2015 extremist attacks on the French capital.<p>French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian expressed his "firm disapproval" of Trump's remarks and …

Donald Trump

The Story Behind Madonna’s Slip Dress in Her Most Controversial Music Video, “Like a Prayer”

Madonna’s “Like a Prayer” is a stone-cold classic. It’s a ballad sung at bars and karaoke gatherings, and a feel-good, pump-you-up tune for everywhere in between. Even people born a decade after the song’s 1989 release know the words by heart. And while the song has solidified its place in the pop …

South Carolina Teen Won Prom King Wearing a Dress

Unfortunately, he’s getting backlash from parents.<p>Last weekend Adam Bell, an 18-year-old from South Carolina, was named Prom King at his high school. For the dance, he wore a two-piece dress that had a white top from Victoria's Secret and green velvet skirt from House of CB. He looked great and had …

South Carolina

Haunted Places in San Juan, Puerto Rico

As an island with thousands of years of history, countless men lost in war, battle and military justice, it stands to reason that Puerto Rico has a …

The Best French Brands You Haven't Heard of Yet

Scan the streets of almost any neighborhood in Paris, and you’ll see a wide range of international high street chains (the Topshops and the Mangos), midrange French boutiques (the Majes and the Kooples), and luxury fashion houses (the Diors and the Louis Vuittons). All are widely exported, to every …

France

The San Francisco Bay Area has an earthquake 'time bomb' that could devastate the region — and it's worse than we thought

On this day 112 years ago, the San Andreas Fault under San Francisco rumbled apart, causing the devastating 1906 earthquake that swallowed city blocks, broke water mains, and triggered massive fires that burned for days.<p>The threat of another major quake for the Bay Area is "real and could happen at …

Geology

AT&T's Randall Stephenson tries to close the deal on Time Warner merger at antitrust trial

AT&T Inc.'s top executive gave a vigorous defense Thursday of the proposed $85.4-billion deal to buy Time Warner, describing it as key to the company's ability to compete with a new generation of high-tech competitors.<p>"This world is changing fast," said Randall Stephenson, who took the witness …

Sarajevo city guide: Where to eat, drink, shop and stay in Bosnia and Herzegovina’s capital

This once war-torn city suffered the longest siege in modern history in the early Nineties, lasting nearly four years.<p>Today, though, there’s much …

Madrid Travel Guide

Best Time To Go<p>Though Madrid is miles away from the sea, the city experiences a Mediterranean climate, which means warm, humid summers and mild …

China's Weibo is purging violent and gay-themed content

Popular Chinese social network Weibo is removing violent and gay-themed content to comply with China's new cybersecurity regulations. The Twitter-like platform has announced that it's doing a three-month "clean-up campaign," which will mainly target "manga (Japanese comics) and videos with …

‘I Am Gay, Not a Pervert’: Furor in China as Sina Weibo Bans Gay Content

BEIJING — With hashtags like #Iamgaynotapervert and images of hearts and rainbows, tens of thousands of Chinese residents took to social media over the weekend to protest efforts to censor gay-themed images, videos and cartoons.<p>The uproar was in response to a vow on Friday by Sina Weibo, one of …

China

Reality Check for a Superstar Saudi Prince

Mohammed bin Salman made a big impression on a U.S. visit. A Middle East expert says it's too soon to be carried away.<p>For three weeks ending last weekend in Texas, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was the most celebrated foreign leader to visit the U.S. since China's Deng Xiaoping almost 40 …

Djukanovic vows EU path after sweeping Montenegro vote

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Montenegro's ruling party leader Milo Djukanovic swept a presidential election on Sunday, preliminary results showed, …

Europe

Arrests, injuries as French protesters challenge Macron

PARIS (AP) — French authorities say 63 people have been arrested and nine police officers injured as protests took place in two cities amid simmering …

France

This Image Of Mark Zuckerberg As Data From 'Star Trek' Works On So Many Levels

“Mark Zuckerborg,” one redditor quipped about the picture that compares the Facebook CEO to an android.<p>Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg inspired a ton of memes and funny images this week during his two days of testimony before House and Senate committees.<p>But one is truly out of this world.<p>Evan, who …

Social Media