A new monument to the middle of the world would be nearly 3 miles above sea level, twice as high as the current tallest building on the globe. Thanks to modern GPS, it will also stand just where it should.
Julian Assange has been granted asylum in Ecuador, two months after he sought refuge at its London embassy.
The embattled Assange is at the center of a diplomatic standoff in London. It's the latest twist in a saga over a legal case in Sweden, with undertones of potential espionage charges in the U.S.
Hours after the Ecuadorian government accused the U.K. government of threatening a raid to nab Wikileaks editor Julian Assange, police vans show up at the embassy and police enter the outer lobby.
WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange will reportedly receive asylum from the Ecuadorean government, according to a U.K. newspaper. But the country's president takes to Twitter to say no decision has been made.
Officials in the South American nation are considering a request for political asylum from the WikiLeaks founder, who faces extradation from the U.K. to Sweden.
special report Crave globe-trotter Eric Mack kicks off an exclusive four-part series on the unlikely Latin American spot hoping to transform itself into a new hub for science, technology, and innovation.
The music service is extending its global reach, with 55 markets in total.
Russia's leader had said Monday that Edward Snowden could stay in Russia as long as he stopped "his work aimed at harming our American partners."
The companies expand their partnership to 29 new nations, including much of Western Europe and South America, so you can immediately switch to Rdio to hear songs you tag in Shazam.