The Venetian island of Burano’s charms are rooted in its fishing legacy: the colorful fishermen's cottages, the traditional butter cookies that kept fishermen going at sea and the delicate lace hand-stitched by their women.
President Donald Trump is selling the United States to the global business community. In an address to an annual economic conference in Switzerland, Trump says America's economic turnaround has been “nothing short of spectacular.” Trump addressed the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, hours before his historic impeachment trial was set to reconvene in the U.S. Senate in Washington. His participation will test his ability to balance his anger over being impeached with a desire to project leadership on the world stage.
MarÍa Verza and Sonia PÉrez D., Associated Press | PostedJan 20th - 10:01pm
Hundreds of Central American migrants were stranded in a sort of no-man’s land on the river border between Guatemala and Mexico after running up against lines of Mexican National Guard troops deployed to keep them from moving en masse into the country and on north toward the U.S.
Emily Wang, Dake Kang and Yanan Wang, Associated Press | PostedJan 20th - 7:57pm
Face masks sold out and temperature checks at airports and train stations became the new norm as China strove Tuesday to control the outbreak of a new coronavirus that has reached four other countries and territories and threatens to spread further during the Lunar New Year travel rush.
Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | PostedJan 20th - 6:35pm
U.N. experts say most rebel groups and all of Sudan’s neighbors except Libya support the peace process in Darfur but local security incidents in that troubled western region have increased, ranging from rapes to clashes between farmers and herders.
Forensic workers took preliminary steps Monday for digging up the remains of some victims of the 1989 U.S. invasion of Panama, an effort that has lifted the hopes of Panamanians who had relatives die or disappear and have lived with unanswered questions about their fate for 30 years.
Juan Zamorano, Associated Press | PostedJan 20th - 10:43am
A survivor of the cult ceremony that killed her daughter and six other people in a remote village in Panama says she was ordered to close her eyes, was beaten and knocked unconscious during the ritual.
Elias Meseret, Associated Press | PostedJan 20th - 8:48am
At least three people were killed and more than 100 others injured when a wooden stand erected for the colorful Epiphany celebration collapsed in Ethiopia on Monday, an official and hospital source said.
Sri Lanka's president has decided that tens of thousands of people still missing from the country's quarter-century civil war will be formally declared dead and death certificates will be issued, his office said Monday.
A Bangladesh court sentenced five former police officials to death Monday for opening fire on a motorcade of then opposition leader Sheikh Hasina 31 years ago, killing 24 of her supporters during an anti-government rally.
Prince Harry says he's taking a “leap of faith’’ as he steps back from royal duties in an attempt to build a more peaceful life — one free of the journalists who have filmed, photographed and written about him since the day he was born.