Behold the fearsome Tyrannosaurus rex — all swaddled in a cozy Christmas sweater. The replica T. rex at the Natural History Museum in London is an enormous, ferocious-looking beast that was built to scale, standing about 60 percent the size of the 40-foot-long prehistoric creature. The animatronic attraction, which featuresContinue Reading

The United States reopened its borders for fully vaccinated travelers from dozens of countries on Monday, ending more than 18 months of restrictions on international travel that left families separated from loved ones and cost the global travel industry hundreds of billions of dollars in tourism revenue. Under the newContinue Reading

The Prime Minister of South Korea said on Sunday that the nation would soon start administering booster shots to medical workers and people in their 60s and older, as the country battled a new wave of infections after a national holiday. South Korea has seen a spike in infections inContinue Reading

KYIV — With Russian forces in control of 20 percent of his nation’s territory, tens of thousands of his citizens killed and scores of cities and towns reduced to ashes, President Volodymyr Zelensky on Thursday asked Ukrainian citizens and the wider world to pause and remember why they fight. “AllContinue Reading

“The concept of años viejos comes from European influence,” Professor Gonzales said, adding that unlike European cultures, which experience time with a beginning and an end, Andean cultures conceive of time as “continuous.” But rituals to expel epidemics or ailments are prehistoric and Indigenous, Professor Gonzales said. María Belén Calvache,Continue Reading

For most of the last three decades, Queen Elizabeth II of Britain has attended church services on Christmas Day in Sandringham, near her English country estate, and spent the day with immediate family. But this year the holiday season is pointedly different as she celebrates her first Christmas without herContinue Reading