Cuba is reopening some of its mothballed sugar mills to try to take advantage of rising sugar prices.
The South Korean army says its first home-produced combat helicopter is ready for battle. The Surion, equipped with 3D electronic maps, automatic flying and anti-vibration reduction systems, will replace the South Korean army's aging fleet of helicopters to enhance military operation capabilities after a six-year-long operational test.
Phoenix police rammed a house with an armored vehicle, to end a 12-hour hostage standoff. The suspect was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. (May 22)
The Cleveland Orchestra realised long ago that it needed to attract new customers in order to survive.
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul tells a packed house at Republican fundraiser in New Hampshire that the GOP must embrace diversity in order to take back the White House.
Desmond Tutu's already a Nobel winner. Now he's added the 1.7 million dollar Templeton Prize to his list of accolades. The award was established by U.S.-born investor and philanthropist John Templeton. His daughter handed over the award at a ceremony in London.
French police sealed off Notre Dame cathedral after a former far-right activist shot himself inside the tourist landmark. Dominique Venner killed himself in front of the main altar. Shortly before doing so the 78-year-old had urged readers of his blog to protest against gay marriage. Visitors waiting outside the cathedral ...
They have been all around the world, coming to the rescue of those in need. Now a group of New York's elite first responders are heading to a ravaged Oklahoma City to help those following massive tornadoes.
The Red Cross, Salvation Army and others set up phone and online donation services and sent emergency crews into the disaster area.
It takes this robot a while to get going - but once it does - it's very fast - the second fastest running robot ever developed. According to its creator Sangbae Kim, what this robotic cheetah lacks in speed it makes up for in efficiency. Driven by custom designed electric ...