LONDON (AP) — One very smelly sperm whale secretion may soon make one lucky British beachcomber a very happy man. Ken Wilman was walking along the beach when his dog, Madge, discovered a hard, soccer ball-sized piece of smelly rock.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Their name is synonymous with futile attempts to roll back technology — and with fuddy-duddies who can’t figure out how to use the iPhone.
The Duchess of Cambridge is still in the hospital this morning, being treated for severe morning sickness. Apparently, carrying the third in line to the British throne is no easy task. Joining Penny Griego and […]
NEW YORK (AP) – Some of us know all about having a midlife crisis. Now a new report says chimpanzees and orangutans have them, too. Andrew Oswald of the University of Warwick in England, who […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Three college students from California are among 32 U.S. students who will be awarded the prestigious Rhodes scholarship to study at Oxford University next Fall. Larkspur native Catherine Laporte-Oshiro, Daniel Price […]
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – The federal government has apparently ended a 433-year-old historical controversy by determining that English sea captain and explorer Sir Francis Drake came ashore in what is now a county in the […]
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) – A hospital official in central England says a 14-year-old Pakistani girl “has a chance of making a good recovery.” The girl (Malala Yousufzai) was flown to England today from Pakistan, where […]
LONDON (AP) – Authorities say a British teen has had her stomach removed after she ingested a cocktail prepared with liquid nitrogen, an exotic ingredient often used by bartenders to add a touch of drama […]
Highlights of this day in history: Ariel Sharon visits Jerusalem’s Temple Mount; The American Revolution’s last battle begins; William the Conqueror invades England; First round-the-world flight ends; Jazz great Miles Davis dies.
(AP) – The sand, volleyballs and bikinis have departed London’s government district, leaving politicians and civil servants behind. Workers using fork-lift trucks, cherry pickers and small cranes have begun dismantling the temporary Olympic beach volleyball […]