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The Israel government decided on Thursday to suspend American-sponsored peace talks with the Palestinians because of the reconciliation agreement the Palestinians.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- Wranglers in the West who have for decades cashed in on the allure of getting on a horse and setting out on an open trail say they have had to add bigger horses to their stables to help carry larger tourists over the rugged terrain....
Le barrage de Belo Monte, 11 233 mégawatts, sera au troisième rang mondial, derrière les Trois-Gorges, en Chine (22 720 MW), et Itaipu (Brésil et Paraguay, 14 000 MW). De quoi éclairer 18 millions d’habitants ou répondre à un cinquième des nouveaux besoins énergétiques du Brésil. Pour plus de 10 milliards d’euros, c’est le plus grand projet d’infrastructure du gouvernement de Dilma Rousseff, lancé en 2011 malgré les recours des ONG et l'opposition des tribus locales.
It looks like Ronald McDonald is joining the world of Twitter, but before he does, he's getting a bit of a makeover.
An Oregon county commission has ordered an incinerator to stop accepting boxed medical waste to generate electricity after learning the waste it's been burning may include tissue from aborted fetuses from British Columbia.
The head of the union representing the Central Park carriage drivers strongly denied a report Thursday the city is offering the horsemen yellow taxi medallions in exchange for banning their buggies. "There is no truth to today's report," said George Miranda, president of Teamsters Joint Council 16.
Beyonce is one of Time magazine's cover gals for its annual '100 Most Influential People' issue. The 32-year-old singer received the high honor from the mag along with some complimentary words from Sheryl Sandberg, the COO of Facebook.
Près de 170 lecteurs du Monde.fr ont répondu à l'appel à témoignage lancé mercredi 23 avril à destination des personnes qui avaient manifesté il y a un peu plus d'un an contre la loi instaurant le mariage entre personnes du même sexe.
The FDA imposed the first federal regulations on electronic cigarettes, eventually banning sales of the popular devices to anyone under 18 and requiring makers to gain FDA approval.
Russia’s move was certain to raise tensions with the United States and its allies, who have demanded that Russia stop stirring unrest in Ukraine.
Eighteen months after Hurricane Sandy ripped through and destroyed the emergency room at NYU-Langone Medical Center, officials reopened its doors with a state-of-the-art facility.
An analysis by the New York Times revealed that the United States no longer has the richest middle class in the world and is now second behind Canada.
Less than two weeks after appearing to get away with using a foreign substance in another game against Boston, he vows never to do it again.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels....
Police say they continue to investigate the Tuesday night party, which also could lead to student athlete suspensions by Westbrook High School officials.
Thousands of postal workers around the country are expected to protest the opening of postal counters in Staples stores that are staffed with retail employees.
Watch a tourist smooch a gray whale on the head while whale watching in San Ignacio Lagoon in Mexico.
On Wednesday afternoon, the Harvard Innovation Lab — usually home to talks by movers and shakers in the business and entrepreneurship worlds — hosted four world-class athletes fora discussion about the business of sports and howathletes navigatethe worlds of social media. The panel, “Social Capital of the Savvy Athlete,” featured Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks... Read more
The violent textbook seized from the London home of hook-handed preacher Abu Hamza al-Masri,in 2004 included instructions on bombing railroads, recruiting teens for holy war and taking hostages, jurors were shown.