‘Catching’ a U-2 fresh back from America’s air wars

‘Catching’ a U-2 fresh back from America’s air wars

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AL DHAFRA AIR BASE, United Arab Emirates (Reuters) – It may not sound possible to “catch” an American spy plane while driving a Dodge Charger. But that’s precisely what we... Read More

Belgian town cooks giant omelet amidst egg scare

Belgian town cooks giant omelet amidst egg scare

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MALMEDY, Belgium (Reuters) – A Belgian town honored its 22-year-old tradition of making a giant omelet on Tuesday amidst an egg contamination scare, cooking 10,000 eggs in a pan four... Read More

Egyptian artist creates portraits out of burnt tobacco

Egyptian artist creates portraits out of burnt tobacco

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ALEXANDRIA, Egypt (Reuters) – In a small studio littered with empty cigarette packets in Egypt’s second city, Alexandria, Abdelrahman al-Habrouk sits hunched over a sheet of paper making portraits… Reuters:... Read More

Wild brass bands festival kicks off in Serbia

Wild brass bands festival kicks off in Serbia

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GUCA, Serbia (Reuters) – The 57h Guca Brass Band Festival, Serbia’s liveliest traditional music event, has attracted tens of thousands of people crowding the streets and savoring the trumpet beat.... Read More

New York City students need comfort? In trots Petey the Shih Tzu

New York City students need comfort? In trots Petey the Shih Tzu

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(Reuters) – When distressed students at Middle School 88 in Brooklyn end up in the principal’s office, Petey Parker often totters over, tail wagging, to comfort them. Reuters: Lifestyle... Read More