More than one million people attended Pope Francis' Mass in Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Wednesday, the Vatican Press Office said, citing figures estimated by local authorities.
Published on 1 February 2023 | 5:10 pm
'It's all empty promises': Palestinians feel betrayed by US, warn there's only so much they can bear
Abu A'asem brews pot after pot of his specialty Arabic coffee, despite the pouring rain. His corner stand at the heart of Ramallah is always busy, no matter the weather, but his future as a Palestinian is very much as gloomy as the skies above.
Published on 1 February 2023 | 3:05 pm
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Published on 1 February 2023 | 2:10 pm
The United States and India are taking steps to strengthen their defense partnership, officials said Tuesday, the latest sign of cooperation between the two countries in the face of an increasingly assertive China.
Published on 1 February 2023 | 8:10 am
The Greek island of Samothrace is a vision in green. The craggy rocks of Mount Saos, the island's highest mountain at 5,285 feet (1,611 meters), give way to gentle slopes covered in oddly shaped plane trees, oak woodlands and majestic cedars.
Published on 31 January 2023 | 10:55 am
TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew will testify at an upcoming hearing before the House Energy and Commerce Committee, a committee spokesperson confirmed to CNN Monday.
Published on 30 January 2023 | 3:11 pm
Investors are pretty bad at living in the moment. We're currently in the thick of fourth quarter earnings reports, but traders don't seem to care about how companies fared during the final months of 2022. They're more focused on what's going to happen in the future.
Published on 30 January 2023 | 12:44 pm
Carmakers Renault and Nissan have agreed to restructure their longstanding partnership, with the French company whittling down its stake in the Japanese firm to 15%.
Published on 30 January 2023 | 9:55 am
Trader Joe's asked its customers a simple question: If you were to spend the rest of your life on a deserted island, which nine Trader Joe's products would you take with you?
Published on 29 January 2023 | 6:15 pm
If you came across a four bedroom, 3.5 bathroom home listed for sale recently on a quiet cul-de-sac in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, you might not think twice about the online listing. It included typical real estate descriptions like "ideal for entertaining" and "ample space for relaxation."
Published on 28 January 2023 | 9:06 pm
Progressive and State Farm, two of America's largest auto insurers, are refusing to write policies in certain cities for some older Hyundai and Kia models that have been deemed too easy to steal, according to the companies.
Published on 28 January 2023 | 8:06 pm
Nearly 20 years after launching his eponymous brand, Indian fashion designer Gaurav Gupta made his hotly anticipated debut at Paris Haute Couture Week on Thursday.
Published on 28 January 2023 | 2:02 am
It might not be as famous as her head-turning "revenge dress," but an aubergine-colored silk velvet piece is still one of Princess Diana's most iconic gowns — a status confirmed when it sold for $604,800, just over five times the $120,000 auction estimate — at Sotheby's in New York Friday.
Published on 27 January 2023 | 10:04 pm
Qatar hasn't only been busy building soccer stadiums but also a slew of architecturally striking and accessible museums in its well-documented quest to be recognized as the arts capital of the Arabian Peninsula. Qatar travel guide
Published on 27 January 2023 | 10:00 pm
Goldman Sachs had a rough year in 2022. And CEO David Solomon was punished for that. Sort of.
Published on 27 January 2023 | 5:33 pm
Mercedes-Benz will take a step towards offering a self driving car in the United States, or at least in some states, when it begins selling cars featuring its new Drive Pilot system later this year.
Published on 27 January 2023 | 4:58 pm
Maggie Musgrave was sitting, alone, in Miami International Airport, crying.
Published on 27 January 2023 | 12:23 pm
A young man stands grinning in Beijing's Forbidden City. It's the dead of winter, and one of his hands is buried deep into the pockets of his long overcoat to protect it from the chill. The other grasps the unmistakable contours of a glass Coca-Cola bottle.
Published on 25 January 2023 | 2:01 am
The menswear shows in Paris are underway and despite chilling temperatures and a debilitating transit strike, the fashion community is out in full force.
Published on 24 January 2023 | 12:39 pm
A few weeks ago, Mick Jagger posted a holiday message to his Instagram feed while wearing a deep red paisley shirt, its pattern whirling with canary yellow and inky black details. The piece had something nostalgically glamourous about it: Decadent yet comfortable, it was as befitting of Jagger's bohemian rockstar aesthetic as it was his timeless presence. "Maybe he got it for Christmas," joked Emily Adams Bode Aujla, creator of the garment and founder of its eponymous label, Bode, over a Zoom call from Paris.
Published on 24 January 2023 | 6:48 am
The Airbus A380 entered service nearly two decades ago, but although passengers loved it, it was doomed from the start. Too big and too expensive for airlines to run due to its four engines, it quickly fell out of favor, surpassed by more fuel-efficient twin-engine jets.
Published on 18 January 2023 | 3:33 pm
Celebrities and musicians are coming together tonight to honor everyday people making the world a better place.
Published on 12 December 2022 | 10:38 am
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Air pollution spiked to unhealthy levels around the world in 2021, according to a new report.
Published on 22 March 2022 | 4:43 pm
Not only is Lake Powell's water level plummeting because of drought, its total capacity is shrinking, too
Lake Powell, the second-largest human-made reservoir in the US, has lost nearly 7% of its potential storage capacity since 1963, when Glen Canyon Dam was built, a new report shows.
Published on 21 March 2022 | 7:54 pm
Big-box stores could help slash emissions and save millions by putting solar panels on roofs. Why aren't more of them doing it?
As the US attempts to wean itself off its heavy reliance on fossil fuels and shift to cleaner energy sources, many experts are eyeing a promising solution: your neighborhood big-box stores and shopping malls.
Published on 20 March 2022 | 7:01 am
From Joe DiMaggio to Albert Einstein, Princess Diana to Victoria Beckham, watchmaker Patek Philippe has long been a celebrity favorite. But the Swiss brand's reputation has taken an unexpected turn in recent years.
Published on 3 February 2022 | 12:48 pm
Nothing much lies on Qatar's border with Saudi Arabia. A few sunbaked outposts and miles and miles of vast, empty desert in all directions.
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