A new dam on the Nile could trigger a war over water unless Ethiopia can agree a deal with Egypt and Sudan, writes the BBC's Africa Correspondent Alastair Leithead. It is often said the world's next world
Western music may have been changing the world in the 1950s, but if you happened to be in Russia you were out of luck. State censorship was in full effect in the Soviet Union, and sneaking in, say, an
The musician and Kiss frontman, 68, on what he learned from his mother, what capitalism means to him and why he’s so proud of his hair I’m my own biggest fan. I’m delusionally fascinated by myself. I the
(CNN) — It's a good idea to have a backup plan, especially in interstellar space. NASA scientists needed to reorient the 40-year-old Voyager 1 -- the space agency's farthest spacecraft -- so its antenna
Ryne Sandberg's basement at his Lake Bluff home is a treasure trove of baseball curios and tributes to his 16-year career. The Cubs Hall of Fame second baseman has his nine Golden Gloves arranged pyramid
On Aug. 24, 79 A.D. — exactly 1,938 years ago — Mt. Vesuvius erupted in Italy with a thermal energy 100,000 times more powerful than the atomic bombs over Hiroshima and Nagasaki that ended World War II.
Messin' with air traffic controllers, and the Navy. If you're going to show off, make sure you really are top dog. In this great little clip, an SR-71 pilot tells a story about flying around the Western