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New discovery in Arctic is a very old clam

ANCHORAGE, Alaska--The rapidly thawing Arctic Ocean may be a new frontier but some of the latest news from there concerns a clam that is believed to date back more than a million years.

Some bivalves retrieved from the ocean depths during a 2010 ...

Essibsi wins Tunisian presidency, exit polls show

TUNIS, Tunisia -- Former Prime Minister Beji Caid Essibsi is the apparent winner of Sunday's presidential election, exit polls showed late Sunday.

The polling firm Sigma Conseil said Essibsi is set to win 55.5 per cent of the vote, compared to 44...

Haiti names interim prime minister

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- Minister of Health Florence Duperval Guillaume has been designated interim prime minister to replace Laurent Lamothe, who resigned a week ago Saturday.

Guillaume's designation was announced in an email signed by Enex Jean...