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2006-03-08 08:10:00

By Rina Chandran MUMBAI, India (Reuters) - The sign outside Leopold cafe on Mumbai's Colaba Causeway has just received a makeover: it is bigger, bolder, and harder to miss amid the clutter of signs on the bustling road lined with shops and restaurants.

2006-02-17 17:20:00

By Alexandria Sage LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - White clothing -- once banished after Labor Day -- is everywhere this February, from the fashion houses of New York's Fifth Avenue to middle America's mall. But some analysts worry that white may not translate into green.

2006-02-17 08:20:00

Two Kuna Indian fishermen haul a bale of cocaine from their rickety sailboat onto a busy dock on a tiny island off Panama's Caribbean coast then sprint with it to a safe house.

2006-02-15 08:20:00

By Lorraine Orlandi MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Chilean President-elect Michelle Bachelet embodies the rise of women into Latin American power circles, but in a region known for sexism women still face offenses ranging from macho slights to assault, even by their husbands.

2006-02-11 01:35:00

More than one-third of the 2.5 million applications for individual assistance after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita were "potential duplicates," suggesting that FEMA was the victim of extensive fraud, The New York Times reported on Saturday.

2006-02-06 03:55:00

Television networks took a leap into the unknown when they started selling their shows on Apple's iTunes online store, but even in these early days, it's starting to look as if that faith in digital downloads was well placed.

2006-01-29 09:35:00

The U.S. Army has forced about 50,000 soldiers to continue serving after their voluntary stints ended under a policy called "stop-loss," but while some dispute its fairness, court challenges have fallen flat.

2006-01-18 11:25:00

By Graciela Flores NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - During the transition from adolescence to adulthood, health risk increases and access to health care decreases across all race/ethnic groups, according to a study funded by the National institutes of Health.

2006-01-17 02:10:00

Jack Bauer's latest marathon workday got off to a good start Sunday, ratings-wise.

2006-01-03 08:05:00

By Tom Heneghan, Religion Editor MONTREUIL, France (Reuters) - The faithful are swaying, the walls are sweating and the choir's belting out praise to the Lord. It's Sunday morning and hundreds of black evangelicals are meeting in exuberant prayer.


Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]