Microsoft launched its new Windows 10 operating system early Wednesday, in an attempt to correct the mistakes of Windows 8, which was panned by users. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's goal is to have 1 billion Windows-powered devices on the market in several years
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is expected to meet Esther Pollard, the wife of Jonathan Pollard, Wednesday along with Effi Lahav, the head of the campaign to free the convicted spy, Israeli media reported
Bill Cosby will have to testify under oath by Sept. 30 about an old sexual assault allegation, involving a girl who was 15 years old at the time, according to attorney Gloria Allred, who represents 17 of Cosby's more than 40 accusers
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady says he is "very disappointed" by the NFL's decision to uphold his suspension for his alleged involvement in his team's use of underinflated footballs during an AFC championship game against the Indianapolis Colts
Prices for Spanish olive oil are approaching an all-time high as hot weather and disease harm the country's harvest. Last week the cost of Spanish extra-virgin olive oil rose 5% to $4,272 per metric ton—the highest since April 2006, according to industry analysts
Weeks after a message purportedly from the Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar appeared on a website linked to the militant group, new reports claimed he had in fact died years ago
Donald Trump would consider tapping former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin to serve in his administration, the billionaire presidential candidate said this week. “Because she really is somebody who knows what’s happening and she’s a special person"
She paid tribute to two transgender women in a post on her website. In the post, the former Olympian wrote about India Clarke and K.C. Haggard, two transgender women who were murdered last week
The city council of Los Angeles unanimously voted to prohibit possession of gun magazines that can contain more than 10 rounds of ammunition. Gun groups such as the National Rife Association have already threatened to sue the city over the ban
The renowned model is set to produce an upcoming NBC television series about the fashion world of the ’80s. The project — tentatively titled Icon, according to Variety — will follow the wars between Ford Modeling Agency and Elite Model Management
More than 2,000 migrants tried to enter the Channel Tunnel in the French port of Calais on Monday, in an attempt to reach the U.K., operator Eurotunnel announced. Authorities are describing the incident as "the biggest incursion effort in the past month and a half"
U.S. citizen Walter James Palmer allegedly paid $50,000 to kill Cecil on a game-hunting trip, according to Zimbabwean authorities. The dentist said in a statement that he had "no idea" the lion was a local favorite