Nearly two decades ago, a massive wave struck a container ship and dumped nearly 5 million Legos pieces into the ocean. Today, they are still washing up on shores in England.
A Dartmouth study suggests that fifth-graders are still "learning to read," not just "reading to learn."
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The data recorder was recovered from the Air Algerie AH5017 debris field in southern Mali. Investigators are linking Thursday's crash that killed 118 to bad weather.
It is the latest in a slew of missile tests conducted by North Korea in recent weeks in the lead up to the 61st anniversary of the signing of the an armistice that halted fighting in the Korean War.
Rights workers say civilians are being killed by government attacks with so-called barrel bombs the crude weapons made famous in Syria's current conflict.
The 29-year-old cyclist will become the first Italian to wear the yellow jersey into Paris since Marco Pantani in 1998. This year's event was marked by favorites dropping out early on.
Kiev's forces have been advancing on key rebel stronghold in hopes of forcing a collapse of the separatist movement.
Alexander the Great complained about the tunnels under Gaza during his siege of the area in 332 BC. They are still an issue today as the Israelis and Palestinians slug it out.
The set of three stamps commemorates Bashar Assad's recent presidential election victory. But what seems like a mundane occurrence says a lot about power in the war-torn country.