Finland has become the first country in the world to declare broadband Internet access a legal right. Starting in July, telecommunication companies in the northern European nation will be required to provide all 5.2 million citizens with Internet connection that runs at speeds of at least 1 megabit per second
Melissa and Jackson Brandts knew right away that the photo from their recent trip to Canada was a good one. However, it wasn’t until the world — and National Geographic — took notice that they realized exactly how good.
British candy maker Cadbury has rejected a 10.2 billion pound ($16.7 billion) offer from U.S.
Americans are suckers for a good ranking. Give people a copy of the annual U.S. News & World Report on the country’s best colleges and you’ll have them gloating, sulking and arguing over the results for hours.
Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention acknowledged on Friday that “concern has grown” since the first reports of a novel swine flu infecting patients in Texas and California emerged late March. Dr. Richard Besser, acting director of the agency, said health officials are closely tracking the spread of the swine flu, after additional cases of flu and some deaths were reported in Mexico