Spring may be just around the corner in this poor part of Helsinki known as the Deep East, but the ground is still mostly snow-covered and the air has a dry, cold bite. In a clearing outside the Kallahti Comprehensive School, a handful of 9-year-olds are sitting back-to-back, arranging sticks, pinecones, stones and berries into shapes on the frozen ground.
The Bush years were a good time for relations between the world’s two biggest democracies. After years of suspicion and tensions, India and the U.S. finally began to explore common ground, a shift that culminated in a breakthrough deal that opens the way for India to import civilian nuclear technology despite the facts that it refuses to sign the nuclear-nonproliferation treaty and it has twice tested nuclear weapons.
Thomas Hollister Singleton wants a car. Specifically a Dodge Challenger, black. And while it will be several years before Singleton will be able to get behind the wheel of a vehicle he’s only 14 years old he is hoping to start saving up with the money he makes this summer working in his first job: helping to clean and maintain classrooms at his school in Strayhorn, Miss
Man-made climate change threatens to stress water resources, challenge crops and livestock, raise sea levels and adversely affect human health, according to a report released by the Obama administration on Tuesday.
New IBO light-welterweight world champion, Manny Pacquiao, is planning a career in politics, the 30-year-old told CNN on his return to his native Phillipines.
After a three-hour emergency session Sunday, the United Nations Security Council failed to come to any agreement on how to deal with North Korea’s rocket launch over the weekend. Deliberations will continue Monday. Sources say China, Russia Libya and Vietnam are blocking any resolution or punitive measures