Underdog sumo wrestler Tokushoryu bursts into tears after winning first title
on January 28, 2020 at 6:12 PM
Underdog victories don't come much bigger than this.
Japan travel agency faces 20,000 cancellations over coronavirus
on January 28, 2020 at 4:13 AM
Eight million children forced out of school by growing violence
on January 28, 2020 at 9:43 AM
When Laurent Dabiré was appointed as a bishop in northern Burkina Faso in 2013, Dori was a very different place.
Kim Jong Un's aunt seen in public after husband's execution
on January 28, 2020 at 11:34 AM
Kim Kyong Hui, the aunt of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, was seen for the first time in public since her husband was executed in 2013.
Kobe Bryant leaves behind a business empire
on January 27, 2020 at 2:54 AM
Kobe Bryant's legacy extends beyond his time on the basketball court. He was also known to the business world as a brand-builder; an investor; and a coach to other athletes and company founders.
3M is cutting 1,500 jobs in a global restructuring
on January 28, 2020 at 5:17 PM
Industrial conglomerate 3M is laying off 1,500 workers globally as the company looks to restructure.
How the coronavirus is already hurting global business
on January 27, 2020 at 1:01 PM
Major shops, restaurants and tourist destinations are shuttering their doors across China, as global businesses begin to feel the effects of the deadly Wuhan virus outbreak.
The world's largest offshore wind farm is nearly complete
on October 11, 2019 at 7:43 AM
The world's largest offshore wind farm is taking shape off the east coast of Britain, a landmark project that demonstrates one way to combat climate change at scale.
This luxury ice cream is made from bug 'milk'
on July 25, 2019 at 8:28 AM
After a long day under the beating South African sun, an ice cream might be a tempting treat.
US cities are losing 36 million trees a year. Here's why it matters
on September 18, 2019 at 4:44 PM
If you're looking for a reason to care about tree loss, the nation's latest heat wave might be it. Trees can lower summer daytime temperatures by as much as 10 degrees Fahrenheit, according to a recent study.
Miami's Little Haiti wasn't a target for developers. Until the seas started to rise
on July 12, 2019 at 3:14 PM
How rich people could help save the planet from the climate crisis
on July 12, 2019 at 9:20 AM
Rich people don't just have bigger bank balances and more lavish lifestyles than the rest of us -- they also have bigger carbon footprints.
The world's most expensive aircraft
on January 28, 2020 at 1:16 PM
With its "flying wing" design that makes it almost invisible to radar, the B-2 Spirit bomber is truly a standout among military planes -- and also the world's most expensive, at over $2 billion per aircraft.
A Mona Lisa for $60K?
on January 24, 2020 at 10:39 AM
To an untrained eye, the "Mona Lisa" up for auction at Sotheby's next week is indistinguishable from its namesake hanging in the Louvre.
Houses built in impossible places
on January 23, 2020 at 11:05 PM
Architecture can flirt with nature in expressive yet subtle ways. The idea is, often, to harmonize, not dominate, the landscapes.
'1917': Inside the making of a one-shot masterpiece
on December 20, 2019 at 12:42 PM
When Sam Mendes sent out the script for "1917," his concept was firmly in place: a feature-length war film envisioned as a single shot in real time. It was bold. It was ambitious. It was maybe not taken as seriously as he hoped.
Lucy Liu on making art to find a sense of belonging
on November 29, 2019 at 1:15 AM
Meghan and Harry waxworks removed
on January 9, 2020 at 5:35 PM
London's Madame Tussauds museum has announced that it has removed the waxworks of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex from its Royal Family set.
Boeing's huge 777-9X airplane takes its first flight
on January 27, 2020 at 3:30 PM
The world's longest and largest twin-engine airliner, the Boeing 777-9X, has finally taken to the skies for its maiden flight, offering a ray of hope for the troubled US aviation company following months of grim headlines.
This Central Asian country is an underrated gem
on January 20, 2020 at 3:48 PM
A long time ago, Uzbekistan was the beating heart of the world.
Putin's Russia: Do Russians care what president does next?
on January 29, 2020 at 12:39 AM
Russia's president plans to change things at the top but most Russians have little time for Moscow politics.
Brexit: French petition launched for Briton denied citizenship
on January 29, 2020 at 12:32 AM
Carpenter Mark Lawrence has lived in France for 27 years but authorities say he does not earn enough.
Coronavirus: Australian scientists first to recreate virus outside China
on January 28, 2020 at 11:34 PM
Australian scientists say it is a "significant breakthrough" in efforts to contain the new coronavirus.
Caribbean earthquake of 7.7 prompts office evacuations in Miami
on January 28, 2020 at 10:55 PM
The 7.7-magnitude quake prompted brief tsunami warnings and office evacuations in Miami, Florida.
US charges three researchers with lying about links to China
on January 28, 2020 at 10:54 PM
A Harvard professor and two Boston-based Chinese researchers are accused of aiding China's government.
Trump releases long-awaited Middle-East peace plan
on January 28, 2020 at 10:42 PM
The peace plan offers a Palestinian state but also hints at recognition of Israeli settlements.
Trump's Middle East peace plan: Smiles and sorrow on the ground
on January 28, 2020 at 10:36 PM
President Donald Trump calls the strategy a win-win opportunity for both sides - but is it?
Impeachment trial: Trump defence wraps up amid Bolton bombshell
on January 28, 2020 at 10:17 PM
The president's impeachment defence concludes, as reports say John Bolton could implicate Trump.
Abbas on Trump peace plan: 'Conspiracy deal won't pass'
on January 28, 2020 at 9:36 PM
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas rejects the US president's plan for peace in the Middle East.
Coronavirus: Hong Kong to slash border travel as virus spreads
on January 28, 2020 at 8:52 PM
It wants to drastically reduce visits from mainland China, where the death toll has reached 106.
UK man found dead in ICE custody in Florida
on January 28, 2020 at 7:55 PM
The 39-year-old man was found unresponsive in his cell after apparently taking his own life.
Netanyahu: Trump Middle East peace plan 'deal of the century'
on January 28, 2020 at 7:19 PM
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu gives his reaction to US President Trump's long-awaited Middle East peace plan.
Coronavirus: Chinese wish is for new year health, not fortune
on January 28, 2020 at 6:48 PM
The coronavirus outbreak has changed how China celebrates its biggest two-week holiday.
Amir Tataloo: Iranian rapper detained by Turkish authorities
on January 28, 2020 at 6:45 PM
Turkish police say Interpol issued a "red notice" for Amir Tataloo, a controversial Iranian rapper.
Alabama marina fire: 'People were screaming'
on January 28, 2020 at 6:25 PM
A row of 35 boats caught fire overnight into Monday at Jackson County Park in Scottsboro.
Trump outlines Middle East peace plan
on January 28, 2020 at 6:03 PM
He proposes a two-state solution and says no Israelis or Palestinians will be uprooted from their homes.
Kobe Bryant: Washington Post reporter suspended after tweets
on January 28, 2020 at 4:20 PM
The Washington Post suspended Felicia Sonmez over tweets about sexual claims against Kobe Bryant.
Antarctica melting: Journey to the 'doomsday glacier'
on January 28, 2020 at 1:57 PM
Scientists are studying why the Thwaites Glacier is melting quicker than previously thought.
Netanyahu indicted in court on corruption charges after dropping immunity bid
on January 28, 2020 at 1:21 PM
The Israeli prime minister had requested parliamentary immunity after being charged in November.
Man arrested with 30 phones in cycling shorts after rock gig
on January 28, 2020 at 10:46 AM
Dutch police catch a suspect in a tight spot after being alerted to mobile phone thefts.