January 23, 2016, 7am PST
The "war on cars" and its pushback has a achieved a singular pitch in Belgium, where the national rail service has canvassed the country with a satirical ad campaign excoriating the country's horrible congestion.
July 7, 2015, 11am PDT
The San Antonio Missions—five frontier missions that include The Alamo—were named among a group of new World Heritage Sites.
June 29, 2013, 5am PDT
Japan's Mt. Fuji, Italy's Medici Villas and Gardens, and a historical port town in Fiji are among the 19 new additions to UNESCO's vaunted World Heritage List; bringing to 981 the number of cultural, natural, and mixed sites comprising the list.
January 16, 2013, 1pm PST
New high-rise towers spreading throughout central London are threatening the character of the city's most important historic sites, reports Martin Bailey.
August 29, 2012, 9am PDT
Christian Sahner reports on the devastating destruction of historical sites that has befallen Syria since the beginning of the opposition uprising 18 months ago, and urges international communities to take action to protect them from further harm.
July 13, 2012, 5am PDT
The historic city of Pingyao, China, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, faces an uncertain future as it tries to find a balance between managing modern threats and petrification by preservation, as it attempts to maintain its historic character.