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Two minutes into Sunday’s invocation, after blessing the sunshine and recent snowfall and its swift melting, the pastor turned to the political contes..
Spoiler alert: This recap contains plot details for Outlander Season 3, episode 13, titled "The Eye of the Storm." To refresh your memory of where we ..
[Warning: This story contains spoilers from Sunday's season three finale of Outlander, "Eye of the Storm."] It may have taken them more than 20 years ..
SPOILER ALERT: This story contains details of tonight’s Outlander Season 3 finale & Season 4 of the Starz drama EXCLUSIVE: On the eve of the Golden Gl..
Where did we humans come from? Some 40 or so years ago, our origins seemed quite straightforward. But now we see that the human story is far more comp..
"Hakuna Matata" is just one of the songs that helped make "The Lion King" a hit on the screen. It's also helped make "The Lion King" a big hit ON BROA..
From left, then-Canadian Soccer Association President Victor Montagliani, U.S. Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati,and Mexican Football Federatio..
"Hakuna Matada" is just one of the songs that helped make "The Lion King" a hit on the screen. It's also helped make "The Lion King" a big hit ON BROA..
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the fallout from President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital (all times local): 11:55 p.m. So..
LONDON, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Political risks and a firm dollar kept emerging markets in check on Thursday, with equities trading near two-month lows and ..
From the age of 6, Princess Margaret was destined to live in the shadow of her older sister. It was then that their father, Albert, became King George..
To hear Naspers and the Latin American marketplace developer Movile tell it, food is the thing to make a company king in international markets. Nasper..
BEIJING (AP) — Hundreds of participants attended the opening of a human rights forum in Beijing on Thursday in the latest installment of China's energ..
LONDON (Reuters) - Cross-border digital money transfer service WorldRemit aims to increase its customers fivefold to 10 million in 2020, with half of ..
The oldest near-complete fossil of a human ancestor ever found in southern Africa was unveiled to the public for the first time today. "Little Foot," ..
After 20 years of slow, careful excavation, the world's most complete skeleton of an ancient human ancestor has just been unveiled. It belongs to the ..
A recent announcement of Equatorial Guinea's withdrawal from the 2018 Fifa U17 Women's World Cup swelled the list of teams to have pulled out to six. ..
Microbiologists from Stellenbosch University in South Africa found large populations of cryptococcal fungi from woody debris collected from old trees ..
Researchers from Princeton University and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) report in the journal Nature Climate Change that ..
Following a year filled with countless, and often vulgar, anti-Trump proclamations, Gale McCray's simple sign featuring a saying he grew up hearing as..
Archaeologists have found many, many examples of ancient human ancestors over the past few centuries, and while most of the time the skeletal remains ..
Merlin, the global digital rights agency for the independent-label sector, today announced results of its biennial board elections. They include a new..
Researchers in South Africa have unveiled what they call "by far the most complete skeleton of a human ancestor older than 1.5 million years ever foun..
JOHANNESBURG -- Researchers in South Africa have unveiled what they call "by far the most complete skeleton of a human ancestor older than 1.5 million..
The Kennedy Center will explore Cuban culture and its many influences in a two-week festival of performing and visual arts May 8 to 20. “Artes de Cuba..
In a live telecast from Las Vegas on Nov. 26, judges crowned Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, representing South Africa, the new Miss Universe. As photos of the..
South Africa's status as a major cradle in the African nursery of humankind has been reinforced with today's unveiling of "Little Foot", the country's..
LONDON, Dec 6 (Reuters) - Emerging equities tumbled to near two-month lows on Wednesday as geopolitical concerns over North Korea and the Middle East ..
Steinhoff's South African shares slumped 60 percent to a seven-year low of 17.56 rand as the Johannesburg securities exchange opened The company said ..
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's expected recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday (all times local): 3:10 p.m..
As brands and retailers seek ways to increase relevancy and further differentiate themselves from their competition (as well as Amazon), fashion trade..
No one thought the desperate experiment would last this long. Nearly four years after the United Nations, in an unprecedented move, threw open its pea..
Dec 6 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accura..
(Reuters) - Steinhoff International, Europe’s second-largest furniture retailer by sales said it had launched an investigation into accounting irregul..
ROWLAND, N.C. (AP) — They put down their pompoms and lined up along the football field behind their tiny high school in their tiny town. Their classma..
Taking decisive action they had previously avoided, Olympic leaders have banned Russia from the upcoming 2018 Winter Games. The announcement on Tuesda..
The International Olympic Committee banned the Russian federation from the upcoming Winter Olympics in South Korea on Tuesday, while leaving the door ..
Amagi, a startup trying to rethink the way TV broadcasters deliver their content, is launching in the United States. As a TV viewer, you may not see a..
Since the publication of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol in 1843, the story of Ebenezer Scrooge has become familiar fodder for adaptations of all s..

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Extinction by its very nature is irreversible. Once a species is extinct, it's too late for conservation practitioners to act. So, for us working on t..
It was during the middle of the summer that production of Santa hats, tinsel and LED-lit Christmas trees reached their peak in the city that has come ..
Since the publication of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol in 1843, the story of Ebenezer Scrooge has become familiar fodder for adaptations of all s..
Dogs might be smarter than cats based on neuron count, according to a new study. Time to figure out a way to break the bad news to Grumpy Cat.  ( Stev..
Researchers studying wild dwarf mongooses have provided insight into what happens when immigrants join a new group. The study in Current Biology on De..
President George W. Bush receives the key to the city from Mayor Ophelia Hoss-Saytumah in Monrovia, Liberia in 2008. Under his administration, the U.S..
The head of the UN's AIDS agency on Monday urged African countries to protect young women and children who are bearing the brunt of the continent's AI..
The Club World Cup is set to make its return in December in the United Arab Emirates. Four of the seven competing clubs are already known, with the ot..
Listen, no offense to Taylor Swift—building a $280 million media empire at 27 years old is an impressive achievement—but, no matter how many shades da..
Researchers studying wild dwarf mongooses have provided insight into what happens when immigrants join a new group. The study in Current Biology on De..
National Geographic is looking to help factual fans binge box-set documentaries as part of the launch of a video-on-demand service across Europe. The ..