The owners of Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus announced Saturday that they will close the 146-year-old show in May.
Rick Riordan, author of the best-selling Percy Jackson and the Olympians fantasy series, has turned down an invitation to be honoured by the Texas legislature.
When Tilikum first came to SeaWorld 25 years ago, the masses enthusiastically bought tickets to see killer whales like him perform.
As many African women spend much of their spare time in hair salons, Ivory Coast’s chief librarian, also a woman, came up with a brainwave to help them read and learn to read.
Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack on a Turkish nightclub on Sunday morning where 39 people were killed as they celebrated the new year.
Portuguese diplomat António Guterres took over as the United Nations’ new secretary-general Sunday and issued an appeal for peace.
Film legend Debbie Reynolds died on Wednesday after suffering a stroke, a day after the death of her movie star daughter Carrie Fisher.
Her death came days after she was reported to have suffered a heart attack on a flight from London to Los Angeles.
Children who spend more time chatting on social media are less satisfied, a new survey has found.