Wild Horses May Face Death Sentence
With the price of hay up and adoptions down, the government may begin euthanizing wild horses. There are currently about 30,000 of them in federal holding centers; a number wild horse advocates blame on careless management.
Boarding Schools Generate China's Sport Stars
Projecting athletic prowess has been a top priority for the Chinese government over the years. And it is some of the country's littlest citizens who must carry this responsibility. From the age of 4, select Chinese children are molded into the nation's elite athletes.
For Former MI5 Head, Real Life Inspires Spy Novels
For Stella Rimington, the author of Illegal Action, secret intelligence is second nature; for nearly 30 years, she worked for MI5, Britain's domestic intelligence agency, rising through the ranks to become the first woman appointed director general.
Obama Visits Iraq After Afghanistan, Kuwait Stops
Barack Obama is in Iraq, where he'll meet with U.S. commanders and troops, as well as Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee met with President Hamid Karzai in Afghanistan this weekend and then made a stop in Kuwait.
Candidates Split On Homeland Security Spending
For John McCain, the best way to stop another domestic terrorist attack is to prevent al-Qaida from gaining a foothold in Iraq and Afghanistan. Barack Obama thinks money spent on Iraq would be better spent on domestic infrastructure to make the U.S. stronger if another attack comes.
Beijing Limits Traffic To Cut Smog Ahead Of Games
To gear up for the summer Olympic Games in less than a month, Beijing has rolled out new pollution-control measures. They're designed to cut the amount of vehicle exhaust and industrial pollution.
Seattle Retiree, 86, Accused Of WWII Nazi Ties
The Justice Department is trying to revoke the U.S. citizenship of an 86-year-old Seattle restaurant host and retiree. Peter Egner was allegedly part of a Nazi police unit in German-occupied Serbia that murdered thousands of people during World War II.
Long-Lost Reels Of 1927's 'Metropolis' Recovered
Paula Felix-Didier of the Museo del Cine in Buenos Aires, Argentina, discovered more than 20 minutes of missing film footage from the classic science fiction silent movie Metropolis in her museum's archives. German filmmaker Fritz Lang directed the film, and three reels have been missing almost since its premiere in 1927.
Reviving Algeria's Once-Robust Cinema Industry
European film aficionados are noting a resurgence in North Africa's film industry. But Algerian producers and critics say the war-battered and repressive country still has a long way to go to regain the form that produced such classics as The Battle of Algiers in the 1960s.