WASHINGTON: “Little Red Riding Hood” may have been heading to her grandmother’s house — but anthropologists wanted to know where she came from and just how her story spread.
SHANGHAI: A Chinese suitor who gave his future bride an auspicious 8.88 million yuan ($1.5 million) in cash drew ire Thursday for the extravagant display of wealth in the still-developing country.
WASHINGTON: If your dog could talk, he might have a European accent.
NEW YORK CITY: A New York judge on Thursday found a Canadian actress guilty of stalking and harassing US movie and television star Alec Baldwin, sentencing her to seven months in jail.
WASHINGTON: It was a day for celebration, even marriage — at least for people who love numbers — as the calendar rolled over to 11/12/13, or November 12, 2013.
ROME: Thieves in Salerno in southern Italy have come up with a novel way of stealing money from an automatic petrol station cash register, using a vacuum cleaner to suck the notes out.
SAO PAULO: Google-owned Motorola Mobility on Wednesday unveiled the Moto G, aimed at the half-billion consumers around the world, many in emerging markets, who want a smartphone without a high pric
VALLETTA, Malta: Malta, a European Union member, will be selling citizenship with practically no strings attached for 650,000 euros ($865,000).
MADRID: To most people, noise pollution is a jet engine roaring over their head. For one Spanish woman, it was a neighbor playing the piano more softly than a spoken conversation.
SAO PAULO: A woman hospitalized in a Sao Paulo suburb with gunshot wounds inflicted by a man who killed her daughter and husband woke up to find herself next to her assailant.
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