THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The International Court of Justice on Monday ordered a temporary halt to Japan's Antarctic whaling program, ruling that it is not for scientific purposes as the Japanese government had claimed.
CRAFTSBURY, Vt. — Many students spend years after college working off tens of thousands of dollars in school debt. But at seven “Work Colleges” around the country, students are required to work on campus as part of their studies — doing everything from landscaping, growing and cooking food to public relations and feeding farm animals — to pay off at least some of their tuition before they graduate.
OLYMPIA — A 17-year-old Yakima County high school student is probably not the first student to do her senior project on ending senior projects.
PERTH, Australia — A day after the search for the Malaysian jetliner shifted to a new area of the Indian Ocean, ships on Saturday plucked objects from the sea to determine whether they were related to the missing jet.
KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghan police killed all five militants who attacked the election commission headquarters in Kabul on Saturday with rocket-propelled grenades and machine guns, ending a four-hour standoff, according to a top government official.
LOS ANGELES — A magnitude 3.4 earthquake struck near La Habra shortly after 9 a.m. Saturday, the latest in a series of aftershocks to hit the area after a 5.1 temblor Friday night displaced a number of residents.
AS VEGAS — Attention Hollywood casting agents: Seth Rogen is looking for someone to play the part of baby North in the next Kim Kardashian-Kanye West spoof with pal James Franco.
NEW YORK — An award honoring emerging fashion designers has been named for L’Wren Scott.
NEW YORK — Gwyneth Paltrow took to her website, goop.com/, and the lifestyle site’s regular weekly email Friday to offer thanks to supporters standing by her and her “consciously uncoupled” husband, Chris Martin, in their freshly announced separation.
PARIS — Fashion retailer H&M has pulled a vest from its shelves worldwide after accusations its design, which featured a menacing skull in the center of a Star of David, was anti-Semitic.
The son of infamous German art dealer Hildebrand Gurlitt, who helped Adolf Hitler hoard art looted from Jews during the Holocaust, says he’s now willing to return works his father had acquired to the heirs of their owners.
CHICAGO — A smartphone app for recovering alcoholics that includes a panic button and sounds an alert when they get too close to taverns helped keep some on the wagon, researchers who developed the tool found.
NEW YORK — New York City carriage driver Cornelius Byrne doesn’t need horse sense to figure out what’s happening on Manhattan’s far west side.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — David Hay had no words for what was about to happen.
PERTH, Australia — Australian officials moved the search area for the lost Malaysian jetliner 680 miles to the northeast Friday following a new analysis of radar data, and planes quickly found multiple objects in the new zone.
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