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Alexandra Ichim's hands moved quickly, cutting and dropping grapes into plastic containers. Nearby, a few Italian students also working in the vineyard tried to work just as quickly but could not.
The Aeta people live in distant mountainous parts of the island of Luzon in the Philippines. The coronavirus pandemic forced their schools to close earlier this year. A group of teachers living nearby worried about the effect on children. So, they started
Experts in Mexico said Wednesday they have found more than 2,000 pre-Hispanic ruins along the proposed path of the president's "Maya Train" project on the Yucatan peninsula.
Eleazar Hernández slept on the side of a road in the light rain as the weather turned cold.
The president of Kyrgyzstan said Thursday he was resigning following protests over a recent parliamentary election. It is the third time in 15 years that a leader of the Central Asian country has been removed by a popular uprising.
Thousands of Thai activists took to the streets of Bangkok on Thursday, violating a state of emergency order and a government ban on protests.
For more than two weeks, Armenian and Azerbaijani forces have been fighting over the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh. Hundreds of soldiers and many civilians have been killed in the clashes.
Myanmar's ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) party is widely expected to win the most votes in the country's November 8 general elections. However, political experts say it is less clear if it will win enough to keep its controlling majority in
Many people in the United States are returning to changed workplaces after months of lockdowns. New social distancing and cleaning requirements are being put into effect in some places.
For nearly a year, Benjamin Billal was kept chained to a rock.
The world has changed in many ways since the coronavirus pandemic struck. Now, you can add end-of-the-year holiday shopping to the list of time-honored traditions being affected.
In the Northeastern United States, some Americans are debating what to do about an animal that almost died off – the grey seal. The grey seal population has grown so much in recent years that critics are calling for a reduction in numbers.
Wearing bright colors, Andy Costa rides his bicycle in the streets of Abidjan, the capital of the Ivory Coast. He carefully makes his way through the city, trying to avoid cars and trucks.
Forty-four years after a massacre of Thai students, Pojanee Theil returned to Thammasat University in Bangkok.
The number of coronavirus infections in Ukraine began rising in late summer. And the effects are now reaching towns like Stebnyk in the western part of the country. That is where Natalia Stetsik is watching the growing number of patients with much concern
The United Nations' World Food Program (WFP) won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday. The Norwegian Nobel Committee is recognizing the group for its efforts to fight hunger and improve conditions for peace in areas affected by conflict.
Police in the United States have arrested 13 people in connection with reported plots to kidnap the governor of Michigan and attack the state's Capitol building.
The highest court in Ireland has ruled that bread sold by an American fast-food restaurant cannot be legally defined as bread. The court said Subway restaurant's bread contains so much sugar that it failed to meet the legal definition of the food product
"I can speak when so many cannot."
SpaceX has been chosen by the U.S. Defense Department to build missile-tracking satellites.
Kyrgyzstan is facing political unrest after opposition groups seized control of government buildings during protests over parliamentary elections.
Milagros Sotelo had plans to travel from South America to Tennessee to work at Ober Gatlinburg ski resort this winter. The 22-year-old student worked the last two winters in the equipment rental store at the small resort in the Smoky Mountains. She wanted
Firefighters in the western United States have a new force on their side: Baby Yoda.
Three scientists won the 2020 Nobel Prize for Medicine on Monday for identifying the virus responsible for Hepatitis C.