Sun, Nov 29 2015
A suspected burglar who attempted to enter a California home through the chimney died on Saturday after the homeowner lit a fire without realizing the intruder was inside, police said.
Sat, Nov 28 2015
RIO DE JANEIRO Brazilian police are hunting for a Sao Paulo Santa Claus who kicked off the Christmas shopping season by stealing a helicopter.
Fri, Nov 27 2015
ROME A man climbed onto an outside ledge of Rome's Colosseum on Friday and shouted in protest at a new decree restricting sightseeing tours, rickshaw rides and centurion impersonators as part of a public order crackdown in the city.
Thu, Nov 26 2015
DAR ES SALAAM Tanzanian officials will not be allowed to send out the usual government printed Christmas and New Year cards this year as part of belt-tightening measures by the new president.
Fri, Nov 27 2015
HAIFA, Israel To the strains of Madonna's "Vogue", the 13 women with a combined age of about 1,050 strutted down the runway cautiously, hindered only slightly by walking sticks and the odd dodgy hip.
Wed, Nov 25 2015
A 23-year-old Indiana man pleaded guilty on Wednesday to breaking into a medical museum and stealing preserved human brains and other tissue that he then sold online, authorities said.
ROME Rome has banned centurion impersonators who charge to scowl in photos around the ancient Colosseum amphitheatre and frequently come under fire for their pushy tactics with tourists.
YEKATERINBURG, Russia Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday inaugurated a museum dedicated to Boris Yeltsin, the former president whose legacy, many former Yeltsin associates say, Putin has spent the past 15 years dismantling.
ATLANTA A Georgia sheriff has staked out his ground in the U.S. culture wars by posting a large sign cautioning visitors that his community is proud to be "politically incorrect."
LONDON Chairman Mao's "Little Red Book" made a surprise appearance in Britain's parliament on Wednesday when the opposition Labour Party finance spokesman brandished a copy as he mocked the government's reliance on Chinese investment.
Republican frontrunner Donald Trump has already accused rival Jeb Bush of being low energy. Now he's accused Democratic contender Hillary Clinton of being weak.