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When Manuel Garcia opens his house door near Peru's capital, his neighbors rest in a macabre tableau of tombs and wall crypts amid flies buzzing around freshly-dug graves.   Garcia resides in one of the two impoverished neighborhoods that...
Up to 70 rotting crocodile heads have been found in an old freezer dumped at a remote Australian town, police said Tuesday, with the culprits facing large fines and jail time if convicted of the killings.   Several teenagers made the grisly...
More than 1,500 schools have been damaged or destroyed as a result of the conflict in Iraq's troubled Anbar province alone, a spokesman said Monday. Anbar is Iraq's largest province. It has been rocked by violence since the beginning of 2014...
Egypt is set to inaugurate a "new Suez Canal" waterway touted as an achievement rivalling the digging of the original, as it seeks to boost both its economy and international standing. The ceremony on Thursday, to be attended by foreign...
Glaciers worldwide have shrunk to levels not seen in 120 years of record-keeping, with melt-off accelerating in the first decade of the 21st century, according to a study released Monday. On average, glaciers currently lose between 50 to 150...
Foods like Clif Bars and Wheaties cereal are packaged to evoke connotations of promoting fitness, however, a new study says this sort of packaging actually encourages eating too much, undermining weight control. "Unless a food was forbidden by...
FROM perfect surf to rolling vineyards and some of the hottest nightspots in the US, California has it all. If you're heading to LA or its surroundings this summer, then here's what you're going to need to get your makeup look down pat....
Nepal's proposed new constitution has sparked fury from women who say their citizenship, property and other rights are being curtailed by the document designed to draw a line under centuries of inequality.   Lawmakers tabled a draft in...
The president of Iraq's autonomous region of Kurdistan, Massud Barzani, promised Monday to avenge the Yazidi minority brutally attacked by the Islamic State group a year ago. "We will hunt down those who committed this crime until the last...
Workers were busily returning a beach in southern France to its previous condition on Monday after the departure of Saudi King Salman, whose commandeering of the coastline had caused uproar among locals. A few sun-lovers were replanting their...