A resident rides on horseback in a ranch at Colonia Juarez, ...
Feb 24th, 2012
(Reuters) - A resident rides on horseback in a ranch at Colonia Juarez, in the Mexican state of Chihuahua February 7, 2012. In the craggy desert of northern Mexico, relatives of U.S. Republican Presidential front-runner Mitt Romney carved out a lush agricultural valley and prospered after being chased from the United States for their Mormon beliefs and suffering years of hardship. Picture taken February 7, 2012. To match Feature MEXICO-MORMONS/ REUTERS/Tomas Bravo (MEXICO - Tags: SOCIETY POLITICS RELIGION) -
By Alissa de Carbonnel and Pavel Polityuk KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian protesters stood their ground on Wednesday after an overnight sweep by riot police and their leaders dismissed an offer of talks from a president they say must quit for favoring ties with Russia over the European Union. Pressed by Europe and the United States, which condemned the ... [Full Article]
By David Brett LONDON (Reuters) - Heavyweight miner Rio Tinto helped keep the FTSE 100 in positive territory on Thursday, offsetting weakness in housebuilders after the Bank of England removed a mortgage support scheme. Rio Tinto enjoyed hefty gains in an otherwise subdued session - adding 8 points on its own to the FTSE 100 - as investors responde... [Full Article]
The oldest known human DNA found yet reveals human evolution was even more confusing than thought, researchers say. These new findings could shed light on a mysterious extinct branch of humanity known as Denisovans, who were close relatives of Neanderthals, scientists added. Although modern humans are the only surviving human lineage, others once s... [Full Article]
Pygmies exhibited like animals before a gawping public. Medical experiments used to justify Nazi theories of Aryan superiority. Even now, many of the horrors of colonial Africa are insufficiently understood in the countries that inflicted them, according to Brett Bailey, a South African whose latest performance installation, Exhibit B, explores som... [Full Article]