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BURABURI, India — Rescuers on Tuesday had recovered 103 bodies from a turbulent northeastern river after a heavily packed ferry capsized, saying they feared that dozens of others had been swept by the current to neighboring Bangladesh. The overloaded ferry overturned and broke into two pieces in stormy weather late Monday. About 100 people were still missing Tuesday evening.
Ted Haggard Photograph by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic. Why have some of the nation's most vehement anti-gay activists—Ted Haggard, Larry Craig—had gay sex scandals of their own?
by Jim Walsh and Lindsey Collom - May. 2, 2012 08:00 PM The Arizona Republic
A day before Occupy Wall Street hopes to shut down New York and cities across the country in massive May Day protests , the NYPD visited at least three activist homes in New York and interrogated residents about plans for tomorrow's protest.
It's only been a few weeks since the announcement of TED-Ed , the new platform that combines short lessons from great teachers with high quality animation to create engaging videos for modern learners. But, at a time when it seems like online learning sites are cropping up every week, TED-Ed is proving to be one that lives up to the hype.
Photograph by Peter McBride, National Geographic This story is part of a special National Geographic News series on global water issues. The Colorado River is one of the most used and contested waterways on Earth.
By Simon Evans MIAMI (Reuters) - World number one Serena Williams fought back from a set down to beat Maria Sharapova 4-6 6-3 6-0 and win the Sony Open for a record sixth time on Saturday as she continued her dominance over her closest rival. With the win, Williams, who struggled with her serve in the first two sets, becomes only the fourth woman in the Open era to win the same WTA tournament six times, joining Martina Navratilova, Chris Evert and Steffi Graf.
TORONTO – There’s nothing new in Hollywood stars-turned-hockey fans taking over giant video screens in National Hockey League arenas, especially the Staples Center in Los Angeles and Madison Square Garden in Manhattan. But now that the breakout Los Angeles Kings are deep in the race for the Stanley Cup, the NHL is handing Alyssa Milano control of its @NHL Twitter account Thursday night during game 3 of the team’s western conference final against the Phoenix Coyotes. Milano, a Kings’ season ticket holder, will tweet from her seat in the Staples Center, armed with the NHL Twitter account's login from which to send tweets directly from her smartphone.