Anthropologist follows trail of century-old hobo graffiti

May 31, 2016

Anthropologist follows trail of century-old hobo graffiti

Anthropologist Susan Phillips had spent a career examining the graffiti that covers urban walls, bridges and freeway overpasses. But when she came across an unrecognizable collection made not with spray paint but substances like grease pencil and apparently left there for a century, she ...

Cook reaches 10,000-run milestone

May 31, 2016

Cook reaches 10,000-run milestone

Alastair Cook became the first Englishman to reach 10,000 test runs before leading his team to an emphatic nine-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the second test on Monday to wrap up the series. Cook scored 47 not out as England eased to its ...

China lashes out at U.S. defense secretary criticisms

May 31, 2016

China lashes out at U.S. defense secretary criticisms

China has lashed out at criticism from U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter, accusing him of harboring a Cold War mentality and saying Beijing has no interest in “playing a role in a Hollywood movie” of Washington’s design. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying told reporters ...

French Open play washed out for first time in 16 years

May 31, 2016

French Open play washed out for first time in 16 years

Not so much the French Open as the French closed. For the first time in 16 years, unrelenting rain Monday washed out a full day of play at the only Grand Slam tennis venue without a retractable roof over its show court, clogging the ...