A 3,700-year-old wine cellar still holding vestiges of the drink has been unearthed in the Near East, potentially offering modern man a true taste of the past.
The number of high school graduates peaked in 2011 and is not projected to reach a new high until 2024.
WASHINGTON — Astronomers call it the monster. It was the biggest and brightest cosmic explosion ever witnessed.
It was the biggest assignment of Joseph Ignatius Gilbert’s journalistic career — and he was in serious danger of blowing it.
LONDON — The Monty Python gang is coming back for a reunion show at London’s 02 arena in July.
Katie Couric, who went from the “Today” show to CBS News anchor to a talk show to ABC News, appears to be on the move again.
NEW YORK — Leonardo DiCaprio wants to help the tiger population of Nepal.
CANBERRA, Australia — “The Wolverine” star Hugh Jackman revealed he has been treated for skin cancer and shared a selfie showing his bandaged nose. “Deb said to get the mark on my nose checked. Boy, was she right!” he wrote on Instagram, referring to his wife, Deborra-Lee Furness.
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba — The fate of 164 suspected terrorists who have lived for years in legal limbo at Guantanamo Bay may hinge on a law that could expire if U.S. troops withdraw from Afghanistan in 2014.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Thousands of people protesting U.S. drone strikes blocked a road in northwest Pakistan on Saturday used to truck NATO troop supplies and equipment in and out of Afghanistan, the latest sign of rising tension caused by the attacks.
GENEVA — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and five foreign ministers joined Iran nuclear talks Saturday, cautioning there were no guarantees their participation would be enough to seal a deal to curb Tehran’s atomic program.
BEIRUT — A string of government airstrikes on rebel-held areas in northern Syria killed at least 44 people Saturday, activists said, as al-Qaida-linked rebels captured one of the country’s major oil fields in the east.
NEW YORK — Airline passengers have already been stripped of their legroom, hot meals and personal space. Now, they might also lose their silence.
We cannot get past it, we Americans. Not a half-century later. Maybe not even ever.
DALLAS — Today’s kids can’t keep up with their parents. An analysis of studies on millions of children around the world finds they don’t run as fast or as far as their parents did when they were young.
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