The first trailers for the Superman reboot Man of Steel have been sombre affairs: a lot of soulful staring and angst from our hero as he wanders the world searching for answers. The voiceovers and mournful wailing of the soundtrack are all very beautiful but if Warner Bros is to get bums on seats – and the latest tracking figures show that Man of Steel isn’t a must-see picture for audiences – then it needs to showcase a hero who can still punch throw walls and whizz about the heavens faster than speeding bullet
From his Cessna a mile above the southern Amazon, John Carter looks down on the destruction of the world’s greatest ecological jewel. He watches men converting rain forest into cattle pastures and soybean fields with bulldozers and chains
Cars and bodies lay submerged Thursday, Jan. 13, in thick brown mud in Teresopolis and Nova Friburgo, the hilly towns above Rio de Janeiro that bore the brunt of the raging floods that killed more than 400 people in Brazil this week
In a talk at the Atlantic Council this week, CIA director-general Michael Hayden said Osama bin Laden is alive. I’ll take his word for it.
As the sky grew darker and the winds reached furious levels, my family and I huddled in our small laundry room, watching on my laptop a local television station broadcast images of the tornado bearing down on us. By way of a camera on top of the county courthouse, we saw the massive twister cut a path of destruction through the middle of Tuscaloosa, Ala.
In the minds of many outside the country, Afghanistan occupies a space somewhere between war and chaos. But millennia before the Soviet invasion kicked off 30 years of conflict and upheaval, and well before the Taliban began to brutalize its own people, Afghanistan flourished as a hub along the Silk Road
Ketsana, downgraded from a typhoon to a tropical depression, is heading towards Laos Wednesday after leaving a trail of death and destruction across Southeast Asia.
An Afghan native facing terrorism charges planned to bomb a target in New York on the anniversary of the terrorists attacks of September 11, 2001, a federal prosecutor said Friday. Najibullah Zazi intended to be in New York “with the intent of using” a bomb on September 11, federal prosecutor Tim Neff said during a court hearing Friday.
A Colorado man arrested in a U.S. terror probe has been indicted on a charge of conspiracy to use weapons of mass destruction — explosive bombs — against persons or property in the United States, the Justice Department said Thursday
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