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2006-07-12 10:05:00

Working long hours has a greater negative impact on women than men because it makes them more likely to smoke, drink coffee and eat unhealthy food.

2006-07-06 06:30:00

A discerning guest at a Manhattan cocktail party removed a scorpion from its bed of cheese on an endive leaf and popped it in his mouth, determined to savour the taste unadulterated.

2006-07-04 07:45:00

A discerning guest at a Manhattan cocktail party removed a scorpion from its bed of cheese atop an endive leaf and popped it in his mouth, determined to savor the taste unadulterated.

2006-06-14 01:05:00

the months before 20th Century Fox launches its big-screen version of "The Simpsons" next year, parent company News Corp. plans to muster every part of its entertainment empire to promote the film, president and chief operating officer Peter Chernin said Tuesday.

2006-06-12 11:40:00

A civil rights watchdog agency has decided to open an investigation into a Philadelphia cheese steak restaurant that posted a sign saying "This is America - when ordering, speak English."

2006-06-06 18:55:00

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. has been earning some bullish reviews on Wall Street in recent weeks, with analysts raving about continued strong earnings momentum, an increased stock buyback program and the value of developing assets. The big box office success of "X-Men: The Last Stand" has helped to create some Main Street buzz.

2006-06-05 07:20:00

By Monica Machicao MONTERO, Bolivia (Reuters) - Like hundreds of thousands of Bolivian peasants, Justina Cesari has no land to call her own. For the last year, she has been squatting illegally with her family on a vast sugar-cane plantation.

2006-05-17 01:50:00

Foreigners arriving in Japan will be photographed and fingerprinted on arrival as part of measures to prevent terrorism, under a measure approved by Japan's parliament on Wednesday.

2006-05-09 20:05:00

Australia's orange-bellied parrot and the Florida panther are in an exclusive but growing club -- rare species getting costly protection even as the world faces what may be the worst wave of extinctions since the dinosaurs.

2006-03-23 11:45:00

By Mark Egan NEW YORK (Reuters) - Troubled spirits come to Manhattan's Hell's Kitchen neighborhood once a week to seek solace and advice from a man who by day works as a Wall Street bond salesman.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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