EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Engineering students at Northwestern University are getting a leg up on the competition. They’re learning to swing dance in a for-credit class called Whole Body Thinking….
BERLIN (AP) — German doctors say a man spent 15 years with a pencil in his head following a childhood accident….
NEW YORK (AP) — A rally that brought the stock market to record highs this year came back to life after consumer confidence reached a five-year high and U.S. home prices rose the most in seven years. As stock prices rose investors sold bonds, sending interest rates higher….
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia started to divert the flow of the Blue Nile river to construct a giant dam on Tuesday, according to its state media, in a move that could impact the Nile-dependent Egypt….
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Hundreds of South African children celebrated what some children’s advocates call World Play Day on Tuesday, romping with toys at two Johannesburg centers run by a non-profit organization….
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese firefighters have rescued a newborn boy from a sewer pipe below a squat toilet, sawing out an L-shaped section and then delicately dismantling it to free the cocooned baby, who greeted the rescuers with cries….
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Tourists have long flocked to the home-turned-museum of former President Nelson Mandela on Vilakazi Street, a lively strip of restaurants, curio sellers and street performers in the South African township of Soweto. Now the area has a growing attraction: big snakes, and lots of them….
WAYNESVILLE, Ohio (AP) — An 87-year-old World War II veteran has parachuted from a plane in an Ohio to support his ailing great-grandson….