NEW DELHI — India’s top court has ruled that having sexual intercourse with a wife younger than 18 is rape, a decision that activists say is an important step toward ending child marriages.
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BOSTON — No. 1 if by land, No. 2 if by sea?
Archaeologists are excavating what they believe was the site of an outhouse next door to Paul Revere’s home and the “privy,” as the colonists politely called their potties, could be flush with artifacts.
HICKORY CORNERS, Mich. — A different kind of driving lesson ‚Äî in a vehicle with a top speed of 40 mph (65 kph) that hasn’t been produced in nearly a century is gaining traction in western Michigan.
More than 500 people have learned to drive a Model T at the Gilmore Car Museum near Kalamazoo this year.
COPENHAGEN — A Norwegian archaeologist says a well-preserved, if rusty, iron sword dating to the Viking era has been found in southern Norway.
Lars Holger Piloe says the nearly one-meter-long (3-foot) sword was found slid down between rocks with the blade sticking out, and may have been left by a person who got lost in a blizzard and died on the mountain from exposure.
SAN FRANCISCO — Monkey see. Monkey sue. Monkey settle.
Attorneys representing a macaque monkey have agreed to a compromise in a case where they asserted the animal owned the copyright to selfie photos it had shot with a photographer’s camera.
SAN DIEGO — Dozens of migrants fleeing from Border Patrol agents led authorities to a surprising discovery over the weekend: A tunnel under the US-Mexico border in San Diego used to bring Chinese nationals illegally into the United States.
Drug cartels have built hundreds of tunnels to move drugs into California.
Desperate for help and unsure whether traditional rescue efforts will come through, Harvey victims are using social media to share maps of their location and photos of themselves trapped on rooftops and inside buildings.
“Need help in NE Houston! Baby here and sick elderly!” one user posted on Twitter along with her address late Sunday.
When interior designer Heidi Pribell spotted a dust-covered mantelpiece in the basement of a client’s newly purchased home, it was the start of a long relationship.
The stars came out in the middle of the day, zoo animals ran in agitated circles, crickets chirped, birds fell silent and a chilly darkness settled upon the land Monday as the U.S. witnessed its first full-blown, coast-to-coast solar eclipse since World War I.
NEW DELHI — India’s Supreme Court said Tuesday that the Muslim practice that allows men to instantly divorce their wives is unconstitutional and requested the government legislate an end to the practice.