Japan's Misao Okawa, then 114, poses with the certificate of the world's oldest woman, which was presented to her by Guinness World Records Japan Country Manager Erika Ogawa, unseen, at a nursing home in Osaka, western Japan. (AP)
ALBANY, New York: After 50 years of searching, and with a lot of help from her granddaughter, Betty Morrell has finally met her 96-year-old birth mother.
TRENTON, NJ: Ibtihaj Muhammad, 30, a native of New Jersey, will be the first hijab-wearing American athlete to compete at the Olympic Games in Rio this summer.
WASHINGTON: The Firefox smartphone operating system is being shut down, three years after a launch aimed at challenging the dominant platforms powered by Apple and Google, developers said Thursday.
PARIS: Whether you are a night owl or an early bird, don’t bother fighting the impulse because it’s probably in your genes, a study suggested Tuesday.
People are sitting in a little room watching some films; for many of the viewers what they are seeing is quite a revelation.
ROME: An apartment with a view of the Roman Forum for less than 25 euros a month? Not for much longer as Rome has been ordered to clean up the mismanagement of city-owned property.
PARIS: Ravens can imagine being spied upon by a hidden competitor, showing a capacity for abstraction once thought to be exclusively human, according to a study released Tuesday.
Many people suffer from sensitive spots in muscle, often called trigger points or muscle knots.
DUBAI: Dubai International remained the world’s busiest airport for international travel last year with a 10.7 percent rise in passenger numbers, its operator said on Monday.
DAWMAT AL-JANDAL: With snow blanketing its already beautiful landscape, parks and wild areas, the Northern Borders Region has turned into a perfect getaway.
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