Shimla, Oct. 20 Keekli Bureau
Dominican-born American fashion designer Oscar de la Renta—whose work, blending European luxury with American ease, helped define standards of elegant dressing among socialites, U.S. first ladies, and...
Shimla, Oct 19 Keekli Bureau
Pope John Paul II beatified Mother Teresa, who had won the 1979 Nobel Peace Prize for her charity work.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted nearly 23 percent,...
Shimla, Oct 17, Keekli Bureau
Recreational marijuana became legal in Canada.
The Colbert Report—an ironic send-up of television news programs, hosted by Stephen Colbert—debuted on Comedy Central; it ran until 2014.
American rapper and...
Shimla, Oct. 16 Keekli Bureau
Hungarian boxer László Papp—who was the first three-time Olympic boxing champion, winning gold medals in 1948, 1952, and 1956—died at age 77.
During the awards ceremony for the...
Shimla, Oct. 15 Keekli Bureau
American investor and philanthropist Paul Allen, who cofounded Microsoft, died at age 65.
China became the third country to launch a crewed spaceflight; Shenzhou 5, which was piloted...
Shimla, Oct. 14 Keekli Bureau
Two days after arriving at Los Angeles International Airport, the space shuttle Endeavour reached its final destination, the California Space Center; its 12-mile journey through the city...
Shimla, Oct. 13 Keekli Bureau
Amid great fanfare, Chilean workers are rescued 69 days after their mine collapsed in the Atacama Desert, Chile.
The archbishop of Turin, Italy, announced that carbon-14 dating indicated...
Shimla, Oct. 12 Keekli Bureau
The centennial Nobel Prize for Peace was awarded to the United Nations and the organization's secretary-general, Kofi Annan.
While preparing to refuel in the Yemeni port of Aden,...
Shimla, Keekli Bureau Oct.6
Near Sakaiminato, Japan, an earthquake of magnitude 7.3 struck, the most powerful earthquake since the devastating Kōbe earthquake of 1995, but damage and casualties were relatively low because...