| Oct 16, 2013
| 4:28 PM
A young chimpanzee will yawn when a human does, regardless of whether the face is familiar, according to a study that suggests contagious yawning grows stronger in our primate cousins as they grow up.
Researchers yawned, gaped or wiped their nose in...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 1:41 PM
Grown chimpanzees can't resist the power of a yawn, even if it comes from humans.
That's the result of a study involving orphaned chimpanzees rescued from Africa's illegal bush meat trade.
Elainie Madsen, an evolutionary psychologist from Sweden's...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 1:23 PM
It's a story that is captivating people on both sides of the Atlantic.
On Feb. 28, the Desert Sun newspaper reported, a man was discovered unconscious in a Motel 6 in Palm Springs. He was taken to the hospital, where he awoke in the emergency room. ...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 12:26 PM
A relative of a man who was found unconscious in a Palm Springs motel room four months ago and woke up speaking only Swedish has finally been located, the Desert Sun newspaper reported Tuesday.
A sister of 61-year-old Michael Boatwright -- who has spent...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 10:42 AM
As if Justin Bieber's European escapades haven't been entertaining enough already, let's add ... a drug raid in Sweden!
A strong smell of marijuana got authorities' attention Wednesday night when the bus was outside the Biebs' hotel before the Stockholm...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 12:16 PM
Every summer, I regret the loss of the Swedish restaurant Gustaf Anders in Costa Mesa and its annual crayfish festival. Not to mention the Princess cake draped in pale green marzipan.
It won’t be the same, but here’s the thing: It’s...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 7:39 PM
WASHINGTON — The Edward Snowden case may have been the last straw, but the White House decision to cancel a Moscow summit next month came after President Obama decided the meeting was unlikely to resolve any of the issues increasing tension...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 1:57 PM
Despite the fact that he "doesn't like heights," Volvo Trucks President Claes Nilsson recently spent two hours standing on the front panel of a Volvo FMX construction truck dangling 66 feet above the ocean.
There was no stunt double. It really was...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 1:12 PM
STOCKHOLM, Sweden – Like a distant cousin who unexpectedly shows up for dinner after years of ignoring invitations, President Obama arrived in Sweden on Wednesday for a last-minute, but first-ever, presidential visit to this Scandinavian capital....
| Sep 4, 2013
| 9:42 AM
Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Russia, where Japanese and Russian flags are visible on the plane of Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Saint Petersburg's airport ahead of the G20 summit. The Group of 20 advanced and emerging nations summit...
| Sep 2, 2013
Hollywood is not the center of the cinema universe in film critic-historian Mark Cousins' acclaimed 15-hour documentary, "The Story of Film: An Odyssey," which has its U.S. television premiere Monday evening on Turner Classic Movies.
Cousins, 48, said...