SKOPJE (Reuters) - Macedonia’s parliament on Friday approved a proposal to change the country’s name, bringing a decades-old dispute with Greece one step closer to being resolved. A group of opposition
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A little over a year after Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, forcing tens of thousands to flee the island for the U.S. mainland, the refugees have emerged as a key voting bloc in one of the country’s
Pando, a colony of trees in Utah considered the largest organism on Earth, is shrinking partly because of failed attempts by humans to keep it preserved, a new study suggests. The Pando, found in Fishlake
A man who shot and wounded three black men as they attempted to evacuate New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina has pleaded guilty to a hate crime, according to the Department of Justice on Thursday. Roland
It’s been drummed into us from early childhood to be nice, civil, polite, respectful and not hurt anyone’s feelings. This attitude carries over into adulthood and, instinctively, the workplace. The nice,
EnvironmentPlanet or Plastic? A new study looked at sea, rock, and lake salt sold around the world. Here’s what you need to know. In partnership with the National Geographic Society. Microplastics were
A new study on Civil War prisoners adds to the evidence suggesting that our parents’—and even grandparents’—experiences might affect our DNA. Often when I complain to my therapist about how stressed out
ZAGREB (Reuters) - Croatia expects to meet the technical criteria for the border-free European Union’s Schengen zone by year-end and hopes to join it by 2020, a senior Interior Ministry official said Tuesday.
RUIRU, Kenya — Before last year, Richard Ochieng’, 26, could not recall experiencing racism firsthand. Not while growing up as an orphan in his village near Lake Victoria where everybody was, like him,
With the value of bitcoin having fallen by about 70% since its peak late last year, the mother of all bubbles has now gone bust. More generally, cryptocurrencies have entered a not-so-cryptic apocalypse.
When you imagine a world map, what do you see? Most likely, you picture the Mercator Projection, a rendering rooted in the 16th century. While this visual remains the most widely-used and universally view,
VILLEGAILHENC, France (Reuters) - At least 12 people died in southwestern France on Monday when some of the worst flash floods in a century turned rivers into raging torrents that engulfed homes and swept
Engineers are putting in overtime to re-connect the 300 000 homes that lost electricity after hurricane-force winds and heavy rain slammed into Portugal's Atlantic coast over the weekend. Seaside cafés