Tracking one of the world’s most elusive cats

Living at an extreme altitude amid the perilously steep mountains of the Himalayas and in a bitter cold climate, snow leopards are among the most difficult of top predators to study. Even after decades of sustained research, no one knows how many of these big and extremely elusive cats remain. Researchers from all 12 Asian […]

Royal wedding: BBC Three compares crowd sizes with Trump’s inauguration

Royals fans take photos of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle as they pass by in Windsor. (Andrew Matthews/Pool,/Reuters) BBC Three, the edgiest BBC, woke up super early Saturday so it could watch the run-up to the royal wedding and make fun of it on Twitter. LOL, why do you have to be that way, BCC Three? His Royal Highness Prince Henry was marrying […]

Meghan Markle, Queen Charlotte and the wedding of Britain’s first mixed-race royal 257 years ago

Queen Charlotte, left, and Meghan Markle at her wedding to Prince Harry. (Print Collector/Getty Images; Neil Hall/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock) Only six hours before their royal wedding, King George III met Princess Sophia Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz for the first time. After a difficult storm-tossed journey at sea, the German princess had finally arrived from the German coast in […]

‘A day of gas’ inside a Gaza ambulance

Palestinian medics pray during a protest at the Gaza Strip’s border with Israel. (Wissam Nassar/For The Washington Post) ZEITOUN, GAZA — The first patients don’t come until 5:39 p.m. They crowd around the ambulance, choking on tear gas. Israeli soldiers, just a few hundred yards away on the other side of the boundary fence, had […]

Royal wedding 2018 live coverage

5:05 a.m. The rings Kensington Palace just told us hacks: Harry and Meghan chose Cleave and Company to make their wedding rings. Markle’s ring “has been fashioned from a piece of Welsh Gold, gifted by Her Majesty The Queen. Prince Harry’s ring will be a Platinum Band with a textured finish.” 4:58 a.m. Prayer for the day The Church […]

WHO says Ebola outbreak in Congo is not yet a global health emergency

Members of a Red Cross team head out May 14 to look for suspected victims of Ebola in Mbandaka, Congo. (Karsten Voigt/International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies/AP) NAIROBI —  The World Health Organization said Friday that criteria had not yet been met to declare a public health emergency of international concern in […]