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What to do in Marrakech: 10 amazing attractions

Tue, 30 May 2017 03:27:28 GMT

Morocco's Red City is crammed with stunning gardens, shaded souks and steamy bath houses.(image)

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Portland mayor asks feds to stop 'alt-right' rallies

Tue, 30 May 2017 03:25:34 GMT

Portland, Oregon, Mayor Ted Wheeler on Monday urged the federal government to revoke the permit for what he described as one of two "alt-right" demonstrations -- and deny permission for the second rally as the city mourns the victims of last week's possible hate crime.(image)

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Beijing plans underwater observation system in South China Sea

Tue, 30 May 2017 03:17:55 GMT

China is planning to build a massive underwater observation system across the disputed East and South China seas.(image)

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ISIS targets Iraqi families with blast at Baghdad ice cream shop

Tue, 30 May 2017 03:14:50 GMT

At least 10 people were killed and 40 were wounded when a car bomb exploded outside an ice cream shop in central Baghdad early Tuesday, according to official in the Iraqi capital.(image)

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300,000 evacuated as cyclone makes landfall in Bangladesh

Tue, 30 May 2017 03:06:07 GMT

Nearly 300,000 people have been evacuated from southern coastal areas of Bangladesh as a cyclone dubbed Mora made landfall Tuesday morning local time, authorities in Dhaka said.(image)

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Zhao Chuang: Meet the man who brings dinosaurs to life

Tue, 30 May 2017 02:59:50 GMT

As a kid Zhao Chuang doodled dinosaurs on his desk. Now, he makes life-size models for the world's top museums.(image)

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Heated argument erupts on Texas House floor

Tue, 30 May 2017 02:41:45 GMT

A heated argument erupted between legislators at the Texas Capitol Monday afternoon, after one state representative claimed he called US Immigration and Customs Enforcement on protesters.(image)

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The power of the emoji, Japan's most transformative modern design

Tue, 30 May 2017 02:36:49 GMT

With over 6 billion emojis sent on a daily basis, and over 90% of the world's online community making regular use of them, emojis may be one of Japan's greatest exports.(image)

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Tiger Woods, arrested on suspicion of DUI, blames prescriptions

Tue, 30 May 2017 01:46:01 GMT

Golfer Tiger Woods, arrested on Memorial Day in Florida on suspicion of driving under the influence, said alcohol was not involved and he had "an unexpected reaction to prescribed medications."(image)

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Hot in Mexico: Sweating it out in a Mayan Temazcal steam bath

Tue, 30 May 2017 01:34:04 GMT

The ancient ritual for spiritual and physical cleansing is now a top tourist draw in Mexico.(image)

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McCain on Kushner backchannel reports: 'I don't like it'

Tue, 30 May 2017 01:10:27 GMT

Arizona Sen. John McCain is not pleased about reports that Jared Kushner proposed setting up a secret communications channel between the Trump transition team and the Kremlin.(image)

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Jason Shulman condenses entire films into single photographs

Tue, 30 May 2017 01:09:00 GMT

Photographer and sculptor Jason Shulman doesn't watch movies like the rest of us. Instead, he hits play and lets his camera take over.(image)

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10 of the world's best desert hotels

Tue, 30 May 2017 01:06:13 GMT

From Middle Eastern palaces to luxury tented camps in Africa, we've handpicked 10 desert oases offering dazzling views and a sense of adventure.(image)

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ISIS in Southeast Asia: Philippines battles growing threat

Tue, 30 May 2017 00:55:41 GMT

The black flag of ISIS has been raised in the Philippines and fears are growing that the group is succeeding in extending its influence into Southeast Asia.(image)

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Great white shark leaps into fisherman's boat

Tue, 30 May 2017 00:27:50 GMT

It was the catch of a lifetime for Australian Terry Selwood, who is still trying to wrap his head around how it all happened.(image)

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Fareed Zakaria: Liberals think they're tolerant, but they're not

Tue, 30 May 2017 00:26:56 GMT

Fareed Zakaria said Saturday that though many liberals think they are tolerant, often they aren't.(image)

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Ted Cruz: Trump should withdraw from Paris climate pact

Tue, 30 May 2017 00:25:37 GMT

President Trump should fulfill his promise to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change, which drives up energy prices, devastates our industrial base and bolsters our rivals, writes Ted Cruz.(image)

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Denver Post cuts ties with sports writer over Indy 500 tweet

Tue, 30 May 2017 00:19:19 GMT

The Denver Post has cut ties with a reporter who said he was "very uncomfortable" with a Japanese driver winning the Indy 500.(image)

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Highest aviation alert level issued after Alaskan volcano erupts

Tue, 30 May 2017 00:10:01 GMT

A volcanic eruption Sunday prompted the temporary raising of the highest aviation alert, the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) said Sunday.(image)

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British Airways expects full operations at London airports after IT collapse

Mon, 29 May 2017 23:55:51 GMT

British Airways said its IT systems are back up and a full flight schedule is planned Tuesday at London's airports, where thousands of passengers were stranded over the weekend because of the breakdown.(image)

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Tiger kills zookeeper in apparent 'freak accident'

Mon, 29 May 2017 23:43:18 GMT

A tiger killed a zookeeper in an enclosure at Hamerton Zoo Park in the hamlet of Steeple Gidding, near Cambridge, United Kingdom, according to the Cambridgeshire Constabulary's Facebook page.(image)

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Popsicle tweet from Ivanka Trump's lifestyle brand gets icy reception

Mon, 29 May 2017 23:00:07 GMT

President Donald Trump's daughter faced backlash after her lifestyle brand's Twitter account -- "IvankaTrumpHQ" -- gave what some considered an insensitive Memorial Day holiday tip.(image)

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9 days later, Trump hasn't changed. Neither has Washington

Mon, 29 May 2017 22:58:14 GMT

Donald Trump's global statesman act lasted all of 12 hours back in the United States.(image)

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Trevor Noah compares covering Trump era to 'Game of Thrones'

Mon, 29 May 2017 21:59:39 GMT

The unyielding barrage of news coming out of Washington D.C. has kept late-night programs like "The Daily Show" on their toes and, in many cases, riding a wave of ratings success. But do hosts like Trevor Noah ever crave a breath of creative fresh air?(image)

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What you need to know about ticks

Mon, 29 May 2017 21:48:38 GMT

Where are ticks found? What illnesses do they carry? How do you keep ticks away? Here's everything you need to know ahead of the busy summer season.(image)

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Sri Lanka floods: Battle to rescue stranded as death toll tops 160

Mon, 29 May 2017 21:44:32 GMT

Severe flooding brought on by monsoon rains across southwestern portions of Sri Lanka has resulted in the deaths of at least 164 people, according to the country's Ministry of Disaster Management.(image)

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Trump calls Portland stabbings 'unacceptable'

Mon, 29 May 2017 21:38:11 GMT

President Donald Trump condemned the racially charged Portland, Oregon, train stabbings on Monday, tweeting that they were "unacceptable."(image)

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Did you see Manchester bomber with blue suitcase?

Mon, 29 May 2017 21:27:33 GMT

Hours before he set off a bomb believed to be hidden in a backpack, Manchester Arena suicide attacker Salman Abedi walked city streets toting a bright blue suitcase.(image)

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