BRITONS will head to the polls today as local elections are held in many parts of the UK. What time do polling stations open today? Will the Tories be wiped out in the local authority votes?
Sixty-six million years ago, a giant meteor slammed into Earth off the coast of modern-day Mexico. Firestorms incinerated the landscape for miles around. Even creatures thousands of miles away were doomed on that fateful day, […]
KABUL, Afghanistan — For the second time in a few days, an Afghan Army base was destroyed on Wednesday — but this time by American airstrikes that followed a firefight between the Afghans and Americans, […]
Some 252 million years ago, Earth almost died. In the oceans, 96 percent of all species became extinct. It’s harder to determine how many terrestrial species vanished, but the loss was comparable. This mass extinction, […]
LONDON’S stock market suffered its worst day since the Brexit referendum with more than £50 billion wiped from the value of companies listed on the FTSE.
Amazon wiped out $17.5 billion from eight companies’ market values Thursday with just two announcements. The e-commerce giant has become a force on Wall Street. Even a hint it might take on a new industry […]
N’DJAMENA, Chad — Dr. Ernesto Ruiz-Tiben’s days on the front lines of the guinea-worm wars often end with a dinner of what is commonly called poulet bicyclette — chicken so lean and muscular that it […]