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Mother’s Day around the world can involve much more than just breakfast in bed. Here are some unique traditions from the United Kingdom, Japan, Ethiopia, Mexico and Nepal.
The boat was sailing in an area known as a difficult place to maneuver boats, due to the rocky coastline and strong tide, when it sent a distress call on Saturday afternoon.
The 7.4-magnitude temblor knocked out power and cause extensive damage to peoples' properties breaking windows and smashing furniture.
When the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant overheated in March 2011, these heroic workers stepped in. To this day, most people are unaware of their achievements.
Although the hospital wasn’t hit by the tsunami, the sight of the city from the top floor completely changed in front of her eyes as 1,522 households were swallowed by the waves.
Soyoka Yamamoto petitioned Tokyo's governor to adopt a "partnership system" to protect same-sex partners. She hopes full marriage recognition is next.
World leaders are stepping up their condemnation of Russia’s actions against Ukraine, while bracing for major economic disruption at home.
While the launch didn't pose a threat to the U.S., it corresponded with an order issued to ground some flights on the U.S. West Coast.
In many places around the world, plans for New Year’s Eve celebrations were muted or cancelled for the second year due to coronavirus infections.