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Enigma of the trees that resist wildfires

Science & Nature - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 19:40
Scientists reveal the secrets behind the trees that can resist wildfires.

Auschwitz 'showers' offend visitors

World - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 18:46

Wes Craven dies at 76

Entertainment - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 18:01

Turkish court charges Vice News reporters with terror offense

World - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 17:35
A Turkish court has charged two Vice News journalists and their "fixer" with a terrorism offense, several days after they were detained in the southeastern Turkish city of Diyarbakir, a heavily Kurdish area.

Climate event 'among strongest'

Science & Nature - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 17:10
This year's El Nino weather phenomenon could be one of the strongest on record according to the World Meteorological Organization.

Olympic wrestlers beware, Sudan's fighting giants are coming

World - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 16:14
The walls are lined with spectators as the sun hangs low in the sky. It is 5.30pm on a Friday at the wrestling arena in Hajj Yousif, Khartoum, Sudan and the air is thick with anticipation as two wrestlers circle one another at the center of the sand-filled ring -- bowed forward, with their eyes locked and foreheads just millimeters from touching.

'Coach' follow-up dead at NBC

Entertainment - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 16:02

EXCLUSIVE: Petraeus explains how jihadists could be peeled away to fight ISIS -- and Assad

World - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 15:49
It was an arresting headline in The Daily Beast on Monday: "Petraeus: Use al Qaeda to fight ISIS." The report didn't quote retired Gen. David Petraeus directly, but suggested he had told associates that he supports using "so-called moderate members of al Qaeda's Nusra Front to fight ISIS in Syria."

Migrants protest at Hungary train station as entry is barred

World - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 15:01
Angry scenes erupted outside Budapest's main train station Tuesday morning, as crowds of angry migrants and refugees were prevented from boarding trains they hoped would take them on from Hungary toward Western Europe.

Sea snake vs. poison fish: Fisherman recounts death match

World - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 12:28
It was an intense battle between two deadly sea creatures.

The tiny killer spreading 'Break bone fever'

World - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 12:27
Dengue fever is slowly spreading across the world -- aided by the jet plane, and city life.

Tired of conflict: Life near the Korean demilitarized zone

World - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 12:23
At the edge of the world's most heavily militarized border sits a village so small and isolated you can hardly hear a sound on its main street.

Second arrest made in Bangkok shrine bombing

World - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 12:22
A second suspect has been arrested in connection with the August 17 bombing at Bangkok's Erawan Shrine that killed more than 20 people and injured dozens of others, police said Tuesday.

Worst day for Japan teen suicides

World - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 12:15

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