LONDON (AP) - As the world joined Americans in mourning the school massacre in Connecticut, many urged U.S. politicians to honor the 27 victims - especially the children - by pushing for stronger gun control laws. Twitter users and media personalities in the U.K. immediately invoked Dunblane - a 1996... more »
HONOLULU (AP) - Federal authorities are accusing six people of luring 400 laborers from Thailand to the United States and forcing them to work in what the FBI calls the largest human-trafficking case ever charged in U.S. history.
The indictment unsealed Thursday charges six people in a scheme involving... more »
A 603-pound woman believed to be the heaviest in Thailand left her apartment for the first time in three years with the help of Bangkok city hall and a forklift.
Neighbors of Umnuayporn Tongprapai contacted the Bangkok Metropolitan Authority when they learned she needed medical attention to remove a... more »
The 1001 graduates of the United States Air Force Academy Class of 2010 have taken the oath and are now fully commissioned 2nd Lieutenants.
In his commencement address this morning, Admiral Mike Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff encouraged the graduates to use their imaginations as they... more »
We have a Punxatawny Phil, Thailand has sacred oxen.
The oxen pair have predicted a good rice harvest this year.
An ancient plowing ceremony was held in Bangkok to mark the end of the dry season and the start of the rice planting season. The oxen were offered... more »
It's been a year since swine flu first spread from Mexico to the United States. Since then, it's spread to another 211 countries and killed more than 16,000 people worldwide.
Swine flu has sharply declined in the US and Europe, but could be on the rise in West Africa,... more »
Fountain Valley School has students from 14 countries and 26 states. This Wednesday, students and faculty will celebrate and delve into diversity at its 10th annual "Unity Day."
The school holds workshops dedicated to exploring cultures and deepening understandings of race, class and gender issues. This year's workshops include:... more »
Dozens of baby turtles nursed to health by reptile rescuers in Longmont are ready for adoption, months after they were illegally imported. Fifty tiny Asian soft-shell turtles were seized in March at Denver International Airport. The tiny turtles had come from Thailand, and though the breed is not banned in... more »