International News Archive - March 16, 2009


Swedish health officials say the number of people who smoke regularly has dropped by 200,000 in the past five years.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.