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The coronavirus outbreak is still rattling global markets

1 hour 32 min ago
Fears about the novel coronavirus outbreak are still roiling some global markets Tuesday.

Paris through the eyes of a fashion photographer

5 hours 43 min ago
Italian fashion photographer Paolo Roversi knows the city inside and out. But he doesn't consider himself a true Parisian.

Forget Cairo. This is the section of the River Nile you need to visit

5 hours 46 min ago
The River Nile stretches more than 4,000 miles (6,650 km) between Lake Victoria and the Mediterranean Sea. Out of all that length, is the relatively short section between Aswan and Luxor in southern Egypt is the most intriguing.

Hosni Mubarak, Egyptian strongman undone by the Arab Spring, dead at 91

6 hours 43 min ago
Ousted Egyptian strongman Hosni Mubarak, who ruled his country with an iron fist for nearly three decades, has died, his son said on Tuesday. He was 91.

Hong Kong bookseller sentenced to 10 years in Chinese jail

9 hours 50 min ago
A Chinese court has sentenced Swedish bookseller Gui Minhai to 10 years in prison for "providing intelligence" overseas, in a case that is likely to reignite international criticism of Beijing's treatment of its critics.

US wants nuclear arms to counter Russia

12 hours 2 min ago
During a visit to US Strategic Command last week, Secretary of Defense Mark Esper oversaw a "table top" war game exercise where Russian military forces used a "tactical" nuclear weapon against NATO territory during a conflict in Europe, prompting the US to launch a retaliatory nuclear strike.

A heat wave in Antarctica melted 20% of an island's snow in 9 days

Tue, 02/25/2020 - 02:20
A nine-day heat wave scorched Antarctica's northern tip earlier this month. New NASA images reveal that nearly a quarter of an Antarctic island's snow cover melted in that time -- an increasingly common symptom of the climate crisis.

Global stocks fall as coronavirus continues to spread

Mon, 02/24/2020 - 21:39
Stocks are falling around the world as the coronavirus outbreak continues to spread globally.

Hypercar factory coming to the Middle East

Mon, 02/24/2020 - 19:39
In 2015, W Motors achieved global prominence when cinema audiences watched Vin Diesel drive a cherry-red sports car through the windows of a skyscraper in the seventh installment of "The Fast Saga."

Drones. Disinfecting robots. Supercomputers. The coronavirus is a test for China's tech industry

Mon, 02/24/2020 - 19:35
China has spent decades nurturing its tech sector. Now, faced with a massive public health crisis, Beijing is pushing its tech companies to join the fight against the novel coronavirus.

The nun who made joyous, political Pop Art

Mon, 02/24/2020 - 18:50
At the end of the turbulent 1960s, the US became enamored with Corita Kent, a nun who made joyous, politically charged and boldly colorful screen prints.