Geraldine Largay knew she was doomed. It had been two weeks since she left the Appalachian Trail to go to the bathroom and lost her way; two weeks since she had wandered deeper and deeper into the woods
As the U.S. military winds down its occupation, subtle changes are evident in the social fabric of Kabul and other urban areas. As the U.S. military winds down its occupation, subtle changes are evident
Bolivian President Evo Morales has signed the contract to start the building of a new presidential palace. President Morales said it was inspired by the architecture of the Tiahuanaco civilization of Bolivia.
Losing the sense of smell predicts death within five years, according to new research Until as recently as 1987, British coal pits employed caged canaries as sentinels that alerted miners to the presence
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The long-missing grandchild of Estela Carlotto, the founder of Argentinian human rights organisation Grandmothers of Plaza de Mayo, has been found thanks to a DNA test, the Grandmothers have announced.
Photographer Jen Kinney has spent a lot of time in Whitter, living with and photographing the people of the town. It takes a special type of person to live in such an isolated place, and her photographs
Spain plans to allow Jews expelled during the Inquisition a fast-track to citizenship - so would they take it? Madrid, Spain - Marcelo Benveniste lives in Buenos Aires, but he can trace his family roots,
The resulting display, called “European Attraction Limited,” is meant to challenge Nordic beliefs of moral superiority by confronting visitors with evidence of Norway’s racist past. “Norwegians have been
Want to ruin a presentation in seconds? Just drop in one of these sentences. While it's really hard to immediately win over a crowd, it's really easy for a speaker to lose the room within the first few
An emaciated man whose boat washed up on a remote Pacific atoll this week claims he survived 16 months adrift in the Pacific, floating more than 8,000 miles from Mexico. The man, with long hair and beard,
Harrison Odjegba Okene, a Nigerian cook, is found by divers after surviving for three days in an air pocket on a sunken tugboat at the bottom of the Atlantic. Divers from the Dutch company DCN Diving looking