News of the World | California condors return to the skies after near extinction

In a remote, rugged valley overlooking the Pacific Ocean, researchers closely monitor an endangered icon: the California condor. The giant vultures flap their wings and circle

News of the World | Hurricane Irma: Two weeks of fury and devastation end

Irma, which flattened some Caribbean islands and enveloped nearly all of Florida in its fury, no longer exists. The open Atlantic’s most powerful hurricane on record finally

News of the World | Cambodia paper is latest victim of intensifying crackdown

When Cambodia’s main opposition leader was arrested last weekend in a surprise police raid, one of the country’s last independent media outlets rushed reporters out in the

News Of the world | Edmunds: How car shoppers can find the best ‘American’ cars

Buy American” is a slogan that’s getting a lot of attention lately, but it can be tough to put into practice when you’re car shopping. A

News of the World | Club Med at Guilin | Western brand, Chinese characteristics

After 10 days of crisscrossing southwestern China by high-speed train with two young children in tow, exploring minority villages amid rugged scenery and often sleeping in

News of the world | Warren Beatty on ‘Bonnie and Clyde’ at 50

The film, starring Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway as the fatalistic outlaws, would become a cultural sensation, one of the biggest box office hits up until that

News of the World | Marine mammal used in pioneering research back in limelight

Studies using Tina, the false killer whale — a dark-gray member of the dolphin family with a big, round beak — led to major discoveries on whale

Travelog | Legendary biking on North Dakota’s Maah Daah Hey trail

I drove with friends more than 1,600 km to ride 160-plus km of the single-track trail, which is no wider than a bike. And we weren’t the

News of the World | Futuristic NY pier project pits billionaire vs billionaire

A  battle between two New York billionaires has been holding up a plan to replace a crumbling pier on Manhattan’s Hudson River waterfront with an avant-garde park

Travelog | Forests, moors, peat bogs: A week of walking in Scotland

Scotland has more than two dozen official long-distance trails through moors, peat bogs and forests. We chose one of the most popular, the West Highland Way.

Environment | World’s plastic waste could bury Manhattan 3km deep

Industry has made more than 9.1 billion tons of plastic since 1950 and there’s enough left over to bury Manhattan under more than two miles of trash,

Travelog | A road trip through Sicily is a trip across centuries

Sicily sits at the toe of Italy’s boot, just 3.2 kilometers from the mainland, at its closest point, and a short ferry ride from the town of Messina. But

News of the World | After UK handover, Hong Kong in uneasy transition

With a new "Basic Law" constitution and a framework known as "one country, two systems," Hong Kongers were promised that they could keep their capitalist way of life, including western-style civil

News Of The World | Gung-ho culture at tour agency Warmbier used on North Korea trip

Beer-soaked “booze cruises” down North Korea’s Taedong River. Scuba diving trips off the country’s eastern coast. Saint Patrick’s Day pub crawls in Pyongyang featuring drinking games with cheery locals. Since 2008,

News Of The World | Turning blood into living drugs

Ken Shefveland’s body was swollen with cancer, treatment after treatment failing until doctors gambled on a radical approach: They removed some of his immune cells, engineered them

Travelog | Returning to the Smokies six months after a deadly wildfire

When Dolly Parton dreamed up the idea of an amusement park in East Tennessee, she said it would be “a fantasy city. A Smoky Mountain fairyland.”

News of the World | Priorities of coral and coal clash in Aussie Sunshine State

Coal mining and environmental tourism are both cash cows for the state of Queensland, a resource-rich northeast playground that promotes itself as Australia’s “Sunshine State.” But the Carmichael coal project, a

Travelog | Ciudad Juarez museum seeks to tell Mexican Revolution story

Towns along the U.S.-Mexico border often are stereotyped as enclaves for bar-hoppers, smoky factories, cheap souvenirs and long entry lines for cargo and trucks. They also

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