| Sep 26, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Cocaine messes around with the brain. That scientific no-brainer has been getting more focused over the years, as neuroscientists identify key circuitry that can be reshaped by addiction.
But an addiction researcher in Switzerland believes his...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 11:44 AM
“So long as nuclear weapons exist, we are not truly safe,” President Obama told a large crowd outside the Brandenberg Gate in Berlin, which leads off Wednesday's Pictures in the News. The president's speech, delivered under a blistering...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Update: We've added three more photos to the gallery below. The redesigned Chevy Corvette was one of the big stars of the Detroit Auto Show in January. Now the automaker is staking its claim to wooing folks in Switzerland and......
| Oct 16, 2012
| 12:33 PM
Switzerland has frozen more than $1 billion connected to leaders who were toppled or are still being battled in Arab Spring uprisings, Swiss official Valentin Zellweger told reporters....
| Feb 5, 2013
| 6:00 AM
We knew it was coming. Now we know when.
Bentley will use the Feb. 20 Geneva Motor Show in Switzerland to unveil its all-new Flying Spur sedan, the company announced Monday. Until then, we have a short teaser video to whet our appetite.
Based largely on...
| Dec 9, 2012
Either the world will end on Dec. 21, or it won't. Your view depends on whether you believe in a much-publicized but debunked interpretation of the Mayan calendar, or you don't. Here are 10 facts so amazing they may crack the time-space continuum:
| Oct 17, 2012
| 1:11 PM
The hunt for planets like our own has come up with a striking discovery: There's a planet about the same size as Earth in the nearby Alpha Centauri system, and it's the closest planet found outside our solar system.
"Close," of course, is a relative...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 7:39 AM
The hunt for planets like our own has come up with a striking discovery: There’s a planet about the same size as Earth in the nearby Alpha Centauri system, and it's the closest planet found outside our solar system.
“Close,” of course,...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 3:14 PM
Ai Weiwei isn't able to leave Beijing because of his ongoing legal battles with the Chinese government, but the world comes to him. The artist is keeping busy with projects that include a planned heavy-metal album and a new movie.
Ai's debut album...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Though the Geneva Motor Show is still weeks away, Bentley got a head start on the world debuts expected in Switzerland by unveiling its all-new Flying Spur sedan Tuesday.
Whereas the previous Flying Spur was based largely on the Continental GT coupe,...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 7:39 PM
In the modern pantheon of the world's dictators, Moammar Kadafi stood apart. Far apart.
Erratic and mercurial, he fancied himself a political philosopher, practiced an unorthodox and deadly diplomacy, and cut a sometimes cartoonish figure in flowing...
| May 20, 2011
| 3:00 PM
"You Think That's Bad"
By Jim Shepard
Knopf, $24.95, 222 pages
The intrepid British travel writer Freya Stark, best known for her wanderings in the Middle East before the midpoint of the twentieth century, was in remote precincts of Persia in the mid-...