| Nov 21, 2014
| 5:00 AM
My dog and I were crestfallen. In the early-morning chill, the fox lay lifeless on the sidewalk in front of us, her thick, honey-colored fur damp with rain, her golden-brown eyes staring blankly at the road, where she'd presumably been hit by a vehicle....
| Nov 21, 2014
| 11:23 AM
British freelance video journalist Jason Parkinson had set his camera on a tripod outside London’s upscale Dorchester Hotel to film a protest against a group of delegates from an arms and defense trade show who were dining inside. He wore a red...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 7:04 AM
Britain is facing the biggest terrorism threat in its history and has foiled around 40 major plots since suicide bombers attacked London in 2005, Home Secretary Theresa May said Monday.
The government would Wednesday set out new laws to take on the...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 12:05 PM
Thanksgiving, the homegrown American celebration of gratitude inspired by a 1621 harvest feast in Plymouth Colony, marks a rare nod on the calendar to U.S. colonial history.
It's a great time to remember this nugget of historical knowledge: the number...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 7:21 AM
The websites of several British media organizations were hacked on Thursday in a suspected coordinated attack by the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA), an amorphous hacker collective that supports Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
Among those hit were the...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 2:59 PM
"Pride," a drama set in 1984 about gay and lesbian activists raising funds for striking British miners, was named best film of the year Sunday night at the Moet British Independent Film Awards in London.
Andrew Scott and Imelda Staunton won supporting-...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 2:29 PM
Now that the U.S. Senate report on the Central Intelligence Agency's torture practices is out, the question remains whether its revelations do anything to fill the global vacuum of moral authority, which the U.S. created by reacting so violently to the 9/...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 5:43 PM
A passenger spaceship being developed by Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic company crashed during a test flight on Friday near the Mojave Air and Space Port in California, killing one pilot and seriously injuring the other, officials said.
| Oct 31, 2014
| 6:18 PM
NEW BRITAIN — Richard Moore had dragged a police officer with his vehicle, hit a patrol car and crashed into a large boulder — missing other officers — before police managed to take him into custody Thursday morning while police...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 11:58 AM
An Iranian court has sentenced a British-Iranian woman to a year in jail for protesting a ban on women attending volleyball games, according to her lawyer and the semiofficial ILNA news agency.
Ghoncheh Ghavami, 25, was arrested outside Tehran's Azadi...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 9:32 AM
A teenage British schoolboy was jailed for at least 20 years on Monday after pleading guilty to stabbing to death a teacher he had developed a hatred of in front of horrified pupils during a lesson at a college in northern England.