Reports of compensation figures in wrongful death suits often shock us. After all, we like to think of our own lives as intangibly priceless, and no one wants to imagine that they are worth less than, say, a used car. But even …
The opponents of the mosque and Islamic center near Ground Zero aren’t giving up yet.
If you just can’t wait to read former British Prime Minister Tony Blair’s political memoir, A Journey, which is set to hit all good book shops in the U.K. on September 1, and the U.S. on the 2nd, then there’s some good news.
In what might turn out to be one of the longest performances of her career, Mia Farrow has been testifying in the Charles Taylor war crimes trial.
“I’ve always maintained terrorism passes through Pakistan, it doesn’t evolve in Pakistan.”
–ASIF ALI ZARDARI, Pakistan’s President, on claims that terrorism in Great Britain has roots in his country (Via the BBC)
Remember in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, when Matthew Broderick faked a debilitating illness and it was cute and hilarious and everyone liked it? Turns out, in real life it’s just sort of sad and bewildering.
Meet the Tibetan mastiff. This breed can measure up to three feet tall and weigh up to 180 pounds. And in China, these dogs are all the rage.
Turns out, a newborn baby girl in Mexico who was declared dead at the hospital, wasn’t so dead after all.
Wyclef Jean hit an early roadblock in his campaign for president of Haiti: his former bandmate won’t even endorse him.
No, Fidel Castro is not dead. He has been schmoozing and making public appearances over the past month.
The world of cycling has been best known in recent years for allegations surrounding drug use among the sport’s stars rather than reflecting on their awesome achievements. That doesn’t look like changing any time soon.
Xenolexica is defined as “a grave confusion when faced with unusual words.” Are you gravely confused? It’s okay — the word was even rejected from the dictionary.