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Contributing WriterThe smokehad barely settled from the conclave of cardinals’ announcement that Jorge Cardinal Bergoglio had been elected as Pope Francis, when the scientists at the European Organization for Nuclear Research in Geneva, Switzerland, made their own...
100 years ago — 1912 The last session of the Kentucky General Assembly has enacted a new law that will affect public places in all cities, including Danville, Junction City and Stanford. The law states that the use of the common drinking cup...
Those who oppose greater U.S. involvement in Syria were no doubt relieved at the announcement that Moscow and Washington want to convene an international conference to end the country's civil war. They shouldn't be. Secretary of State John Kerry's...
Ai Weiwei isn't able to leave Beijing because of his ongoing legal battles with the Chinese government, but the world comes to him. The artist is keeping busy with projects that include a planned heavy-metal album and a new movie. Ai's debut album...
Tags: Beijing (China), Politics, China, Festive Events, Human Rights
KickingTiresUpdate: We've added three more photos to the gallery below. The redesigned Chevy Corvette was one of the big stars of the Detroit Auto Show in January. Now the automaker is staking its claim to wooing folks in Switzerland and......
Though the Geneva Motor Show is still weeks away, Bentley got a head start on the world debuts expected in Switzerland by unveiling its all-new Flying Spur sedan Tuesday. Whereas the previous Flying Spur was based largely on the Continental GT coupe,...
We knew it was coming. Now we know when. Bentley will use the Feb. 20 Geneva Motor Show in Switzerland to unveil its all-new Flying Spur sedan, the company announced Monday. Until then, we have a short teaser video to whet our appetite. Based largely on...
Tags: Bentley, Lexus, Luxury Vehicles, Passenger Cars, Ferrari
It’s a highly toxic element that travels the world in mysterious ways, respects neither manmade nor natural boundaries and rapidly accumulates in people and the food they eat. Mercury’s risks for human and environmental health have slowly...
Either the world will end on Dec. 21, or it won't. Your view depends on whether you believe in a much-publicized but debunked interpretation of the Mayan calendar, or you don't. Here are 10 facts so amazing they may crack the time-space continuum: 1 One...
Paranoia strikes deep. That’s the bottom-line explanation for the failure of the U.S. Senate to ratify the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. But it was more than a generic fear of black helicopters (or black wheelchairs) that...
Tags: Greenland, Social Issues, Abortion, Politics, Treaties
This post has been updated, as indicated below.The Senate rejected a United Nations treaty aimed at banning discrimination against individuals with disabilities Tuesday, falling five votes short of the two-thirds needed in a 61-38 vote. The U.N. Convention on the Rights of Persons With...
Twelve days after the worst mass murder in Australian history, when 35 people were shot to death at Tasmania state’s Port Arthur tourist mecca in 1996, the government issued sweeping reforms of the country’s gun laws. There hasn’t...
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