Recreation And Leisure

China building boom uncovers buried dinosaurs, makes a star

Oct 25, 2018

China's rapid city building has churned up a motherlode of new dinosaur fossils, and no one has seized the scientific opportunity more than one paleontologist

Melting glacier in China draws tourists, climate worries

Oct 22, 2018

On the edge of the Third Pole, a retreating glacier draws tourists and worries over climate change

Thailand keeping 'The Beach' of movie fame closed for rehab

Oct 4, 2018

Thailand extending closure of a beautiful bay made famous by the Leonardo DiCaprio movie "The Beach" until it recovers from years of environment damage caused by too many tourists

Thailand's celebrity cave boys head out on overseas tour

Oct 3, 2018

The 12 village boys who were trapped with their soccer coach in a cave in northern Thailand for almost three weeks are ready to spread their wings, heading out to meet fellow youth players in Argentina and do a brief tour of the United States

The Latest: Indonesia quake, tsunami deaths climb to 384

Sep 29, 2018

A tsunami has left a path of devastation in central Indonesia, sweeping away buildings, cutting off communities and leaving several hundred dead.

Bach: No Olympic future for esports until 'violence' removed

Sep 1, 2018

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach isn't certain if or when esports might be incorporated into the Olympic Games

Esports execs say don't blame the games, blame US gun laws

Aug 29, 2018

Following a deadly shooting at a gaming event in Florida, esports executives say don't blame the games, blame US gun laws

Attacker at Philippine festival shared fruit to conceal bomb

Aug 29, 2018

The Philippine military says the bomber who killed two people and wounded 35 at a town festival offered fruit to people to evade suspicion when he abandoned a bag containing the bomb

Bomb kills 1, injures 35 at Philippine town festival

Aug 28, 2018

A Philippine military official says a bomb explosion has killed at least one person and wounded 35 others during a town celebration in the country's south

Esports into Asian Games; Could the Olympics be next?

Aug 27, 2018

Esports is debuting as an exhibition sport in the Asian Games and also pointing toward the Olympics.

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