Gas stations are everywhere. A typical highway exit might have several of them, each with banks of pumps at the ready. And the process is fast: Filling the tank takes just a few minutes. There's rarely any need to plan fueling stops ahead of time. When the tank...
Milan (CNN) — If there's one city in Italy that dares to mix culinary traditions with gourmet experimental twists and sublime concoctions, it's Milan. You may want to travel here just for the fine dining.Forget the stereotypical cotoletta alla milanese (veal steak fried in bread crumbs) and prepare...
But doctors offered the Chinese citizen a ray of hope: a bone marrow transplant to treat his cancer and an extra experimental treatment to try to rid his system of HIV, according to a new paper published in The New England Journal of Medicine.This involved using the gene...
Once the mining center of the world, Cornwall is dotted with more than 2,000 derelict engine houses, many of them along its rugged coastline. Tin mining and smelting in this southwest corner of rural England dates back thousands of years. But in the late 19th century, when new...
Bercow said he would allow Parliament to use "additional procedural creativity" to thwart any attempt to circumvent legislation. His speech, at the annual Bingham lecture in London on Thursday, comes after a bill aimed at preventing a no-deal Brexit was made law Monday. Later that day, Parliament was...
The parachutists, who have not been identified, were in free fall at around 120 mph when the two F-15 jets passed beneath them on April 17. The near miss -- or "airprox" as it is officially referred to -- was captured on a GoPro camera attached to the...
Princess Hassa bint Salman Al Saud was handed a 10-month suspended sentence and fined €10,000 ($11,000) by a French court Thursday.She was sentenced in absentia and found guilty of armed violence and complicity to hold someone against their will. Her bodyguard was handed an eight-month suspended prison sentence...
Steve Mbikayi said the accident happened around 3 am Thursday morning in the town of Mayibaridi in the south eastern province of Tanganyika."Another catastrophe!" Mbikyai wrote on twitter, "on behalf of the government, I offer condolences to the family who have suffered."The cause of the accident remains unknown...
The Global Gatekeeper award, due to be given to Narendra Modi later this month, celebrates the country's Clean India program -- which has seen millions of toilets built as part of a drive to raise awareness of hygiene.But a group of prominent South Asian Americans, who say they...
Saturday marks the 15th consecutive weekend of protests over an extradition bill with China, the withdrawal of which was finally announced this month. Protesters have vowed to continue the unrest until the government responds to more of their key demands, including an investigation into allegations of police brutality...