Yakutsk in Russian Siberia is known as the world’s coldest city. In a place where even an exposed nose during the winter months can cause biting pain, people are accustomed to taking precautions against freezing temperatures, including spending extra time in the morning to dress in many layers.
Pope Francis was discharged from Gemelli University Hospital in Rome on Wednesday, 10 days after undergoing surgery for colon diverticulitis.
Millions of children around the world have grown up memorizing basic facts about geography: there are seven continents and four oceans.
Strolling across the Charles Bridge or having a dinner under Prague’s famous Astronomical Clock is not something most locals would consider either fun or bearable.
China’s cargo spacecraft, carrying supplies, equipment and propellant, docked with the space station’s key module Tianhe on Sunday, the official news agency Xinhua reported.
It’s not just tourists who invade Florida in the summer.
China is once again causing controversy in Africa for doing something that, in theory, should win praise — giving away money.
On a typical day, the picturesque district of Elmbridge would fit all the descriptors of any well-to-do English countryside locale: It’s quiet, green and safe, a world away from the bustle of nearby London, and its residents take pride in its leafy landscapes and riverside views.
The first super typhoon of the season in the West Pacific made a close approach to the Eastern Philippines this weekend. Monday morning, Surigae’s maximum wind speed decreased to 140 mph (220 kph). While it is no longer a super typhoon, it is still a powerful typhoon, equivalent to a category 4 Atlantic hurricane.
Actor Joseph Siravo, best known for his role as Tony Soprano’s father on “The Sopranos,” died Sunday after a “long, courageous battle with colon cancer,” his representative Andrew Tetenbaum confirmed. He was 66. In addition to appearing as Giovanni Frances “Johnny Boy” Soprano from 1999 to 2007 on the HBO series, Siravo played Vinnie Taglialucci […]