There were only two Democrats on the debate stage in Milwaukee on Sunday night, but they should have brought a third podium for President Obama, with heated exchanges over his legacy reflecting how he has become a specter in the Democratic primary contest
Japan's main stock index dived more than 5 percent Friday, leading other Asian markets lower, after a sell-off in banking shares roiled investors in Europe and the U.S. Global stocks have been in a slump since the beginning of the year when China's market plunged dramatically.
After decades of research scientists have confirmed Einstein's theory of gravitational waves more than a century after the concept was first proposed, by listening to the 'sound' of two black holes colliding a billion light years away
Diplomats trying to secure a ceasefire for the civil war in Syria fell short in organizing an immediate truce but agreed to try to work out details and implement a temporary "cessation of hostilities" in the coming week
The families of four U.S. citizens who were murdered by gangs in Mexico have filed a lawsuit against the British multinational bank HSBC, claiming that the bank willfully let the cartels in question launder billions of dollars via its institutions
Some people were so malnourished when the aid arrived to the town of Madaya that they died in the following weeks. The U.N. said 400 people needed immediate medical evacuation, but was not able to take them out
Russell Simmons is planning a new awards show that will be staged days before the Oscars. In what is billed as the first-ever All Def Movie Awards, the mogul said that the honors "are not the Black Oscars, but they could be"
A New York City police officer who shot an unarmed man in a pitch-dark public housing stairway has been convicted of manslaughter. The case has been closely watched by advocates for police accountability
A prison riot and fire killed at least 52 and left 12 others injured in the Mexican state of Monterrey, local outlets report. Several prisoners may have escaped. The fire began shortly after midnight and was accompanied by shouts and explosions
Kanye West has announced his newest venture, Only One: The Game — a video game inspired by his late mother Donda going to heaven. "You've got to bring her to the highest gate of heaven" he said of the game's objective
Attention: All flights to Arendelle must first connect through Denver. Disney’s upcoming stage musical adaptation of Frozen, which announced its plans to head to Broadway in the spring of 2018, will first make an out-of-town pit stop in Colorado
J.K. Rowling's fans look to her to answer all kinds of questions, from the fate of their favorite character to the truth about that rumored eighth Harry Potter book—but they also ask her about how to cope with depression