Three researchers won the Nobel Chemistry Prize for the development of lithium-ion batteries, paving the way for smartphones and a fossil fuel-free society.
US officials accuses Russia of having thousands of social media accounts for running a coordinate effort to spread alarm about the coronavirus, disrupting global efforts to combat the epidemic.
A British court has charged a homeless man for possessing an illegal knife he used to stab a mosque leader during prayers.
Not knowing when he got infected, Xiao Yao opens up about memories of confusion when he discovered that he has the corona virus.
South Korea admitted it failed to keep the virus out of the country as cases now surge, and many countries are reporting their first cases and deaths.
Britain will issue blue passports for the first time in almost three decades following its departure from the European Union, the government has announced.
Iranians took to the polls Friday in an election expected to see conservatives tighten their grip on parliament, amid voter apathy after the disqualification of thousands of candidates.
After a video of nine-year-old Quaden Bayles uploaded to Facebook by his mother showed him crying and repeatedly saying he wanted to die after being bullied at school because he lives with dwarfism, comedian Brad Williamsstarted a GoFundMe page to give Bayles a trip to Disneyland in California. (Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
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Democratic White House hopeful Michael Bloomberg has mocked Donald Trump with a giant billboard on the Las Vegas Strip, fueling their feud as the US president visits the city for a rally.
South Korea reported 142 more coronavirus cases Saturday, the sharpest spike in infections yet, with more than half of the new cases linked to a hospital in a southern city.
US Presidential contender Joe Biden has controversially claimed that he was arrested in South Africa during apartheid, while trying to see former president Nelson Mandela.
The first European to succumb to the coronavirus has died in Italy, just hours after 10 towns were locked down following a flurry of new cases.
The couple will leave the family in March.
The collaboration celebrates Black History Month in the U.S.
This is fuelling dangerous drug resistance in children.
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They are now engaged.
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It seems that children affected by the virus are in the minority. Why is that?
German ministers have promised to ramp up security and put more police on the streets to quell public fears, two days after a racist gunman killed nine people.
An octogenarian German ex-doctor imprisoned in France for killing his 14-year-old step-daughter 38 years ago has been freed for medical reasons, a source close to the case has said.
The leader of the far-right Britain First group has been charged with an offence under the Terrorism Act, which the BBC reported stemmed from refusing to provide police with the pin code to his phone at the airport.
A stridently anti-military Thai party was dissolved Friday and its key members banned from politics for a decade over a $6 million loan by its billionaire founder, a withering blow to the kingdom's pro-democracy movement.
More than a thousand people have taken to the streets in the German capital, expressing their sadness, anger and solidarity following a far-right attack at two shisha bars in Hanau, in which nine people were killed.
China could start clinical trials for a potential vaccine for the novel coronavirus around late April, an official said on Friday.
Twitter's testing a feature that would display bright bubbles below content flagged as misleading by users and weight votes based on a points system.
In video recording, Bloomberg falsely states NYPD only entered mosques when it were asked by imams to do so.
Donald Trump's long-time ally Roger Stone has been sentenced to 40 months in prison for impeding a congressional investigation.
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The vast majority of the 2,100 deaths from coronavirus remain in China — but rates outside of the country are starting to creep up.
Chancellor Angela Merkel has condemned the "poison" of racism after a shooter with suspected far-right beliefs killed nine people at a shisha bar and a cafe in the German city of Hanau.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced plans to build thousands of new homes for Jewish settlers in annexed east Jerusalem, a controversial project unveiled less than two weeks before a general election.
President Donald Trump has named the current ambassador to Germany, Richard Grenell, as his top intelligence advisor, immediately drawing criticism that the politically outspoken figure is unsuited to such a sensitive position.
Bloomberg failed to defend himself against a barrage of attacks from Democratic rivals in his first debate in Las Vegas on Wednesday night.
The European Commission plans to create a single European market for data, hoping that pooling the region's deep industrial expertise could help build technology powerhouses to catch up with Silicon Valley and state-backed Chinese heavyweights.
Nissan says its new car-subscription service means "changing up your ride is as easy as binge-watching your favorite show."
The only way to get to Miami's exclusive Fisher Island is by a seven minute ferry, and two women inexplicably fell off it and died last night.
Former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg endured a punishing assault during his debut Democratic presidential debate from rivals who savaged him for parachuting in late and throwing astronomical amounts of money at the race.
Britain's government on Wednesday faced a backlash over its new post-Brexit immigration plans, which are designed to cut "cheap labour from Europe" in favour of high-skilled English speakers and boosting the homegrown workforce.
President Donald Trump has dismissed reported warnings by US intelligence that Russia is meddling in this year's elections as a "hoax" planted by his Democratic rivals.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has promised to extricate a young woman who refused to board an evacuation flight out of virus-hit China without her small dog.
China's expulsion of three Wall Street Journal reporters this week over a headline that displeased Beijing highlights the precarious status of foreign journalists working in the country.
Ukraine's health minister has volunteered to spend two weeks in quarantine as authorities looked to ease panic after protesters attacked buses carrying evacuees from coronavirus-hit China.
A large-scale study has found that the mortality rate in men who contracted Covid-19 was significantly higher than in woman who had the virus.
An Australian boy with dwarfism who was bullied to the point he wanted to "die right now" has received a deluge of celebrity messages and donations for a trip to Disneyland.
The nightmare of a 14-day quarantine is ending for most passengers on the coronavirus-stricken Diamond Princess cruise ship, but it is far from over for the more than 1 000 crew members on board.
SARS killed 774 people between November 2002 and July 2003. More than 2,100 people have died from the new Wuhan coronavirus since December.
South Korea has confirmed 52 more cases of novel coronavirus as the number of infections linked to a religious sect in Daegu spiked, making it the worst-affected country outside China.
'Parasite' made history at the Oscars, becoming the first foreign film to win Best Picture. The movie also won Best International Feature Film.
British police say they are not treating as terror related a London mosque stabbing in which an elderly man suffered non-life threatening injuries.
British police say they have arrested a man on suspicion of attempted murder after a stabbing at a mosque in central London.
China's efforts to control the deadly outbreak of a new coronavirus "are working", Beijing's top diplomat says, attributing an easing in new cases to his country's "forceful action" against the illness.
Ensign Peak Advisors, the investing arm of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, spilled the beans on its $40 billion stock portfolio.
Guests' full names, addresses, phone numbers, emails, and dates of birth were included in the files, which were accessed in a breach last summer.
China has reported a big drop in new coronavirus cases, fuelling hopes the epidemic is nearing its peak, but Japan faced a growing crisis as two passengers from a quarantined cruise ship died.
Bloomberg failed to meaningfully combat any of his opponents' razor-sharp criticisms of his record as mayor and media tycoon.
At least nine people have been killed in shootings targeting shisha bars in Germany that sparked a huge manhunt overnight before the suspected gunman was found dead in his home.
US President Donald Trump promised to pardon WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange if he denied Russia leaked emails of his 2016 election rival's campaign, a London court has been told.
The detection method is the latest move in the province's crackdown on the coronavirus, which originated in the city of Wuhan in Hubei province.
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