US birth rates drop to lowest since 1987

US birth rates drop to lowest since 1987

Births in the US have dropped to their lowest rate in 30 years, marking a cultural shift as women delay motherhood, experts say. Some 3.85 million babies were born in the US in 2017, the fewest since 1987, as births among women in their teens and 20s decreased. Both...

read more
US mugshot website owners face criminal charges

US mugshot website owners face criminal charges

The four alleged owners of a website which publishes photos of people taken soon after they have been arrested, have been arrested themselves. The alleged owners of the mugshots.com website have been accused of extortion and a variety of other crimes. The US-based...

read more
Madagascar emerges as whale shark hotspot

Madagascar emerges as whale shark hotspot

Large numbers of endangered whale sharks have been sighted in waters off Madagascar. The first major scientific survey in the area shows there are far more of the huge fish than previously thought. Eighty-five individuals were identified in a single season from...

read more

Subscribe