Venezuelan opposition leader declares himself acting president amid massive marches
Scores of people are expected to take to the streets of Venezuela on Wednesday in a revitalized effort against President Nicolas Maduro and his government.
Emiliano Sala's family plead with rescuers to continue their search
British police searching for missing Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala say they are prioritizing their search based on the possibility that Sala and the other person on board the aircraft, which went missing over the English Channel, have landed on water and made it onto the life raft which was on board the plane.
Zimbabwean music legend Oliver Mtukudzi has died
One of Zimbabwe's most celebrated musician Oliver Mtukudzi died Wednesday of an undisclosed ailment, a former colleague has said.
Nigerian police officer tells gays: Leave country or face prosecution
A high-ranking Nigerian policewoman has warned gay people living in the country to leave or risk criminal prosecution.
Macau syndicate smuggled $4.4 billion out of China, police say
Chinese authorities say they have busted an underground money-smuggling ring used to launder more than $4.4 billion through the Asian gambling hub of Macau.
Youngest member of Nehru-Gandhi dynasty fires up Indian politics
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra -- the youngest member of India's Nehru-Gandhi political dynasty -- took on a formal leadership role in the main opposition Congress Party Wednesday, injecting a burst of enthusiasm among its ranks as the country gears up for general elections.
Japanese sponsor accused of 'whitewashing' tennis star Naomi Osaka
One of Naomi Osaka's Japanese sponsors has apologized after releasing a advertisement which has been widely accused of "whitewashing" the tennis star's skin tone.
How to keep a healthy lifestyle while traveling for work
These tips can help you clear your head, lower your heart rate and keep you focused.
Microsoft, Deutsche Bank CEOs speak
China's about to become world's biggest retail market
China's economy may be slowing down, but the country is still set to eclipse the United States as the world's top retail market for the first time.
Crypto was hot at Davos last year. Now, not so much
When the global business elite last gathered in Davos for their annual shindig, one bitcoin was worth $10,000. This year, a unit of the cryptocurrency buys just $3,560.
Fairytale of New York? New club's plan to win over Big Apple
Bringing professional rugby to the Big Apple has been no mean feat. So when Rugby United New York takes to the field for its first competitive game in Major League Rugby, away to San Diego Legion on January 27, there will be a smile on one man's face.
Georgia has rugby on its mind ahead of World Cup
Boateng to Barca?! Five of the strangest January transfers
Kevin-Prince Boateng signing for Barcelona in the January transfer window caught many people by surprise.
Lindsey Vonn may have competed in her last race
It is a tale of two Americans at opposite ends of their glorious careers.
Pacquiao challenges Mayweather to a rematch
It was almost three years ago that Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather fought in the "Fight of the Century" and now the 40-year-old Pacquiao wants to avenge his 2015 defeat.
Unseen photos of America's early 'working girls'
Women in sexual professions have always distinguished themselves from other women, from the mores of the time, by pushing the boundaries of style. The most celebrated concubines and courtesans in history set the trends in their respective courts. The great dames of burlesque -- Sally Rand, Gypsy Rose Lee -- boasted a signature style on- and offstage, reflecting broader-than-life personalities.
How the Soviet 'Concordski' crashed and burned
When the Soviet rival to the Concorde made its first foreign appearance at the Paris Air Show in 1971, everyone was impressed. In the heated race to develop a supersonic passenger jet, it was the USSR who got off to a head start.
Rare photos reveal life in 19th-century China
11 ads that captured the spirit of the '90s
If "Hasta la vista, baby," "You had me at hello," and "Yada, yada, yada" mean nothing to you, chances are you were not around in the 1990s, a decade whose legacy has yet to fully crystallize in our collective imagination. (These are popular catchphrases from "Terminator," "Jerry Maguire" and "Seinfeld.")
The Instagram hoax that fooled thousands
Argentinian-born artist Amalia Ulman's "Excellences and Perfections" performance happened only four years ago, but in the digital age, it feels like much longer.
Company plans to sink a Boeing 747
Virgin reveals adults-only cruise ship
Star's favorite hotel gets $280 million facelift
Jam-packed island is running out of space
Pretty Italian town sells homes for a dollar
A man's mission to find a kidney donor for his wife goes viral
It was a Friday afternoon like any other. I ate lunch, dropped off my dry cleaning, then stopped by my local Target to pick up some prescriptions.
Chef José Andrés serves free meals to furloughed federal workers in DC
In the past few years renowned chef José Andrés and his nonprofit have served millions of free meals to needy Americans after such natural disasters as Hurricane Maria and the California wildfires.
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