'I need to be safe' - Crossing into Canada from the U.S.
HEMMINGFORD, Quebec (Reuters) - A Sudanese man hopped out of his taxi with a duffle bag slung around his shoulder just before daybreak, as he headed for the U.S. - Canadian border. ...
First U.S. bumble bee added to endangered species list
(Reuters) - The rusty patched bumble bee became the first wild bee in the continental United States to gain federal protection on Tuesday when it was added to the government's list of endangered and... ...
Swiss cannabis entrepreneurs develop craving for low-potency pot
KOELLIKON, Switzerland (Reuters) - Entrepreneurs have high hopes for cannabis in Switzerland, where business has suddenly taken off in recent months, six years after the country legalized... ...
Of bread and wine: the world's most expensive cities
LONDON (Reuters) - Singapore remains the world's most expensive city to live in, a study showed on Tuesday, with two Japanese cities -- Tokyo and Osaka -- returning to the top 10 thanks to the... ...
Rosie the Riveter finally gets national day of recognition
OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) - They welded pipes. They drew blueprints. And, of course, they fastened munitions and machine parts together with rivets. ...
Trump's son Eric and his wife expect first child in September
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Eric Trump, the 33-year-old middle son of U.S. President Donald Trump, said on Monday that his wife Lara was expecting to give birth to their first child in September. ...
Norwegians count their blessings in world's happiest nation
OSLO/COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Norwegian law student Karen Nerbo summed up the feelings of many on Monday as her country was named the world's happiest country. ...
Billionaire philanthropist David Rockefeller dies at age 101 in New York
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Billionaire philanthropist David Rockefeller, former head of Chase Manhattan Corp and patriarch of one of the most famous and influential American families, died on Monday, a... ...
Fireworks, burning sculptures wrap up Spain's Fallas festival
VALENCIA, Spain (Reuters) - Fireworks and the burning of colorful puppet-like sculptures wrapped up Valencia's Fallas festival on Sunday night after nearly week-long festivities in the Spanish... ...
Norway unseats Denmark as world's happiest country: report
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Norway displaced Denmark as the world's happiest country in a new report released on Monday that called on nations to build social trust and equality to improve the wellbeing of... ...
Chechnya's first daughter shows off fashion collection
MOSCOW (Reuters) - In a former czar's palace in Moscow, models display a fashion collection designed by the 18-year-old daughter of Ramzan Kadyrov, leader of Russia's mainly Muslim region of Chechnya. ...
Vast Beatles collection goes on auction in Paris
PARIS (Reuters) - A vast collection of rare Beatles vinyl records, photos and other paraphernalia will go on auction in Paris on Saturday. ...
Thimble, wheelbarrow, boot kicked out of Monopoly board game
SEATTLE (Reuters) - If you have ever wanted to rampage through a game of Monopoly like a dinosaur, you're in luck. ...
Thimble, wheelbarrow, boot kicked out of Monopoly board game
SEATTLE (Reuters) - If you have ever wanted to rampage through a game of Monopoly like a dinosaur, you're in luck. ...
Spring in the air, China's pigeon racers give birds their meds
BEIJING (Reuters) - Guarding against avian flu, which has forced a mass cull of birds in China, pigeon fancier Wang Jincang paid out nearly $400 to get his 200 racing pigeons vaccinated and fortified... ...
Egypt says ancient colossus pulled from slum likely not Ramses
CAIRO (Reuters) - A massive eight-meter statue discovered in the ground water of a Cairo slum this month is likely not a depiction of the revered Pharaoh Ramses II as first believed, Antiquities... ...
Giant satirical puppets go on display in Spanish 'Fallas' fiesta
VALENCIA (Reuters) - Satirical effigies of United States President Donald Trump, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and footballer Cristiano Ronaldo went on display on Thursday for Spain's Fallas... ...
Giant satirical puppets go on display in Spanish 'Fallas' fiesta
VALENCIA (Reuters) - Satirical effigies of United States President Donald Trump, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and footballer Cristiano Ronaldo went on display on Thursday for Spain's Fallas... ...
Regulator grants license for Britain's first three-parent IVF babies
LONDON,(Reuters) - - Britain's fertility regulator on Thursday granted doctors the first UK license to create babies using a three-parent IVF technique designed to prevent inherited genetic diseases. ...
Puppy love: therapy pooches bring peace of mind at Spanish psychiatric center
ELIZONDO, Spain (Reuters) - Tucked away in Spain's Pyrenees mountains, patients at psychiatric facility Benito Menni stretch out across floor mats and stroke greyhound puppies Atila and Argi. ...