'Tragedy of biblical proportions' visible from space
As many as "300 to 400" dead bodies line the banks of a road out of the city of Beira, in Mozambique, according to an eye witness account, suggesting that the human toll of Cyclone Idai is likely to far exceed official estimates.
Confusion after Trump tweet on North Korea
President Donald Trump triggered rampant confusion among his own aides and administration officials when he said Friday he is withdrawing new sanctions aimed at North Korea that were just issued by his own administration.
Thailand's youth demand change ahead of elections
Choltanutkun Tun-Atiruj wasn't old enough to vote in the last official elections held in Thailand in 2011.
What happens next with Brexit?
More than 1,000 days after the British public voted to leave the European Union, EU leaders have agreed to allow Britain a delay to the withdrawal process so it doesn't crash out of the bloc on March 29.
Cybersecurity firm: Russian hackers targeting European governments
Russian state-linked hackers are increasing their efforts targeting governments in Europe, a top cybersecurity firm has warned ahead of the European Parliament elections in May.
This 24-year-old finds unreleased features in your favorite apps
Growing up in Hong Kong, Jane Manchun Wong remembers her father taking away her internet access after she circumvented his parental controls on Internet Explorer.
Tiffany's holiday season was worse than it predicted
Tiffany & Co. already warned in January that sales during the holiday were weak. It turned out that demand for jewelry and other bling in the company's trademark blue boxes was a bit worse than what investors expected — and Wall Street was not happy.
Time for Etihad to merge with Emirates?
Etihad Airways has often come to the rescue of struggling airlines. Now it has serious problems of its own and may have to consider merging with its bigger neighbor to cut its losses.
Meet Silicon Valley's 'China whisperer'
For years, venture capital powerhouse Andreessen Horowitz stood by a steadfast rule: to become a general partner at the firm, you had to be a founder or CEO of a major tech company.
Inside Singapore's push into self-driving cars
It may look like a giant robotic bug but the MooAV could be the car of the future.
Soccer fans found with drugs and weapons on way to match
Up to 50 Paris Saint-Germain fans were denied entry to a Women's Champions League match Thursday after weapons, including knives and knuckledusters, were found on a coach taking fans to the quarterfinal tie in London.
The ski racer working on a construction site
When the snow melts, when fields of white turn luscious green leaving no remnants of winter behind, Harry Laidlaw will leave Europe and return to Australia.
Leadership lessons from sailing's top skippers
Leadership lessons pop up in all aspects of life but skippering a sailing yacht offers a glimpse of the deep end.
Rugby side mulls changing name after NZ massacre
Could 'adopted Welshman' coach All Blacks?
Any doubts as to whether Warren Gatland is amongst rugby's greatest ever coaches have effectively been put to bed over the past few weeks as Wales surged to a third Six Nations grand slam under the New Zealander's guidance.
Grand designs: Inside the world's first FIFA house
Why do Egyptian statues have broken noses?
The most common question that curator Edward Bleiberg fields from visitors to the Brooklyn Museum's Egyptian art galleries is a straightforward but salient one: Why are the statues' noses broken?
How 'legal fakes' are challenging a $1B cult brand
When Samsung revealed, in late 2018, that it was collaborating with cult US streetwear brand Supreme, it came as quite the surprise.
Doomsday: Where super-rich will hide
Why was this car hidden away for 30 years?
If this car could talk, it would describe a road to fame with all the twists and turns of a Hollywood plot.
The secret design of waiting lines
Many of us experience multiple queues on an average day. If they move quickly, they're soon forgotten. But a slow line can seem to last forever and can put a drag on an entire day.
Top model comes out as transgender
When I ask Nathan Westling what he sees in the mirror, he describes "a masculine version of my old self." His red hair is shorn short, his voice has deepened and his face seems more angular, despite the fact he's about 20 pounds heavier than he was six months ago. ("But it looks good," the 22-year-old insists, laughing. "I'm growing into my young adult male body.")
Why this spring break will be different
Ah, spring break -- the time of the year when tens of thousands of college kids head to the beach for fun, sun and shenanigans. But increasingly, these warm-weather locales are giving young partyers a chilly reception.
Boeing unveils its brand new 777X airplane
The longest passenger jetliner in the world just made its debut.
The city that vanished beneath the desert
Just an hour -- and a world -- away from the bright lights of Doha, the sand-covered remains of a once-thriving port provide a brief but fascinating glimpse of life in the Arabian Gulf in centuries past.
Is Helsinki the world's coolest city?
When it snows, the flakes come at you like shards of ice. There's a biting wind that freezes your ears off. Daylight lasts only a few hours.
Europe's most affordable destination
What are your priorities when you're planning a European city break? Good food? Culture galore? Interesting history?
She lost her dad when she was 14. Now, she's helping kids learn how to mourn.
When Tracy Crosby's husband died unexpectedly, she suddenly became a single mom to four young children.
Former teen gamer starts charity after police shut down his tournament
At one point, Zach Wigal had 5,000 video games in his parents' basement. Police once shut down his teen gamer tournament. That inspired him to launch a charity that's helping thousands of sick kids.