The Virgin of Guadalupe been spotted on a piece of toast, a tortilla and on a griddle in a U.S. border town. Now, she has shown up beneath a viaduct near the ocean in San Diego County.It all started on the side of a busy road in Encinitas, Calif., underneath the train tracks.
All along the swollen Mississippi River, hundreds of thousands of lives depend on a small army of engineers, deputies and even prison inmates keeping round-the-clock watch at the many flood walls and earthen levees holding the water back.They are looking for any droplets that seep through the barri
Pakistan's army lodged a "strong protest" over what it called an airspace violation after NATO helicopters exchanged fire with Pakistani troops at a military post early Tuesday.The incident could further aggravate relations between the U.S.
In Egypt, political parties are frantically trying to organize, register and make themselves known before elections scheduled for this fall.In addition to the short timeline, people are increasingly worried about lawlessness and sectarian strife that could lead ordinary Egyptians to support postponi
Fast economic growth in many countries often carries a high price for some of the poorest residents: Vast slums are cleared by urban planners and commercial developers, sometimes by force.But there's a growing international movement of activists who are fighting for slum-dwellers' housing rights.