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Mon, 05 Dec 2016 18:02:00 -0500Italian archaeologists found a pair of mummified knees in Nefertari's tomb in 1904. For the first time, tests indicate that the knees belonged to the great queen herself.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:37:00 -0500President-elect Donald Trump's telephone conversation with Taiwan's president broke four decades of diplomatic protocol. There's concern it could also spark a crisis with China, which considers Taiwan a renegade province.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:09:00 -0500The sparsely populated nation of nomadic herders rode China's booming economy by supplying it with coal. But as China's economy slows and commodity prices drop, Mongolia's economy is crashing.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:28:00 -0500Turkish and Ghanaian organized crime rings are said to have issued legitimate and counterfeit visas for $6,000 to people from across West Africa. They bribed corrupt officials to look the other way.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 12:40:00 -0500Antonino Fernandez, who made his fortune from Corona beer, died in Mexico in August at 98. But he never forgot where he came from — a tiny village in northern Spain that he helped support for decades.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 12:36:00 -0500The big winners in the referendum are Italy's two major euroskeptic parties — the anti-immigration Northern League and the maverick 5-Star Movement, which waged vitriolic campaigns.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 10:31:00 -0500Fighting extreme poverty and failing crops caused by a three-year drought, United Nations food agencies are struggling to keep the region's population from succumbing to starvation.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 07:36:00 -0500President Obama and Abe will visit the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor together later this month. The historic trip will happen weeks after the 75th anniversary of the Japanese surprise attack.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 05:39:00 -0500Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi claims he'll resign after this weekend's defeat of his constitutional reform intended to streamline government. Also, Austria elects a leftist president.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 05:39:00 -0500The French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo now has a special German edition. The publication's editor explains how it plans to cover controversial topics, such as nationalist movements in Europe.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 21:20:00 -0500Some are in an uproar over President-elect Donald Trump's phone call with Taiwan's president. Yet the Chinese leadership has shown no interest in escalating the matter.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 20:13:00 -0500In a surprising move, John Key said it was the "right time" to leave politics. Key, who spent eight years as leader of his country and his party, says he will formally step down on Dec. 12.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 18:39:00 -0500Matteo Renzi had pinned his political future on the proposed constitutional changes, which would have taken some power away from Italy's Parliament. Renzi announced he will resign on Monday.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 17:15:39 -0500Special correspondent for PBS NewsHour Nick Schifrin was on hand as Cuba's longtime ruler Fidel Castro was buried today in Santiago, where he launched his revolution more than half a century ago.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 14:30:00 -0500Alexander Van der Bellen defeated Norbert Hofer of the conservative Freedom Party. Had Hofer won he would have become the first far-right president in Western Europe since World War II.