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Sri Lanka saves last legume from expressway axe

Sri Lankan authorities Wednesday agreed to save the world's only known wild specimen of a species of tree that was due to be chopped...

Couples in Thailand tie the knot on elephants on Valentine’s Day

Fifty-two couples in Thailand got married while riding elephants on Sunday, in an annual Valentine’s Day mass wedding ceremony at a botanical garden in...

Valentine treats charm squirrel monkeys at London Zoo

Staff at London Zoo have helped the leader of a squirrel monkey family keep his seven partners happy ahead of Valentine’s Day with some...

Florida man proposes bae using rings stolen from another lover

A Florida man stole an engagement ring and wedding bands from a girlfriend and used them to propose to another girlfriend, according to authorities. Volusia...

A multimedia impeachment trial: Video takes center stage in Trump case

After unexpected video appearances by Madonna and Johnny Depp, all that seems missing from former President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial is someone trying out a new...

Brazilian ballerina born without arms soars with her attitude

When Vitória Bueno’s mother first dropped her off at ballet class, she worried about her five-year-old fitting in. Born without arms, Bueno’s dream of being...

Covid-defying nun toasts 117th birthday with wine and prayer

A French nun who is believed to be the world’s second-oldest person was celebrating her 117th birthday in style. There were plans for champagne...

Filter makes lawyer look like cat in court

A West Texas judge has a word of caution to those attending court hearings via Zoom: Always check for filters before logging on. Judge Roy...

Ultra-Orthodox Jews defy virus rules in Israel

Mendy Moskowits, a member of the ultra-Orthodox Belz Hassidic sect in Jerusalem, doesn’t understand the uproar toward believers like him. In recent weeks, ultra-Orthodox Jews...

Dubai’s RoboCafe is a boon to the COVID-wary

Nothing says social distancing quite like Dubai’s RoboCafe, where robots have replaced their human overlords. Customers can place their orders with German-made robots, who then...

New hate symbols on US warships spark Navy condemnation

The US Navy’s top admiral on Tuesday condemned two new racist incidents involving hate symbols on warships, which sources said included a noose that...

Pakistan top court bars execution of inmates with mental disorders

The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Wednesday said that if a death row prisoner is unable to comprehend the rationale behind the punishment due...

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