Global Water Crisis Focus of World Environment Day

Thursday marks the United Nations' World Environment Day, and this year, the global body has set water as the theme. For Asia, water conservation holds special importance.



NASA's Latest Mars Mission to Look For Signs of Life on Mars

The U.S. has launched a Mars rover from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The lander will explore the planet's surface, looking for signs of life.



Heartthrobs Ford, Hartnett Team Up in New Action Comedy Hollywood Homicide

Harrison Ford shows his funny side for a change, co-starring with Josh Hartnett as LA police detectives in a new action-comedy.



US College Offers Motorsports Degree

Martinsville, Virginia, in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, was once known as the Sweatshirt Capital of the World. But with the unraveling of the U.S. textile industry over the past decade, the Henry County area has lost thousands of clothing factory jobs.



Grim Economic News Overshadows Paris Air Show

The celebrated Paris Air Show opens its doors to the public Sunday, for a week of business deals and spectacular flights. But the show is also shadowed by grim economic news, and a markedly smaller American presence.



Burned Once Before, U.S. Unwilling to Engage in Direct Talks with North Korea

Over the past year, as the Bush administration was preoccupied with Iraq, North Korea has played a dangerous game of brinkmanship. Each month seems to bring a new revelation: a secret uranium enrichment program, withdrawal from the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty and Pyongyangfs admission that it has nuclear weapons.

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