Samsung to make new smartwatch available to competition
Samsung's new Gear S2 smartwatch is pictured at a event beside the consumer electronics trade fair IFA in Berlin, Germany, September 3, 2015.Reuters/Hannibal Hanschke
Portman's directorial debut is a bitter-sweet Israeli homecoming
Oscar-winning actress Natalie Portman made her directorial debut with a film sympathetic to the Holocaust-haunted refugees who founded her native Israel, but she bristles at the idea that the portrayal might be patriotic.
Massive wildfires in U.S. Northwest destroyed habitats, threaten wildlife
A heavy toll may be exacted on elk, moose and other wildlife whose habitat has been destroyed by wildfires that have charred hundreds of thousands of acres (hectares) of forests and grasslands across the U.S. Northwest this summer, wildlife managers said on Thursday.
Eating cranberries could help defeat cancer
A study conducted by the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, discovered that in laboratory dishes, chemicals in cranberry extracts selectively killed colon tumor cells.
Selfie madness: too many dying to get the picture
The rise of selfie photography in some of the world's most beautiful, and dangerous, places is sparking a range of interventions aimed at combating risk-taking that has resulted in a string of gruesome deaths worldwide.
The Rise Of The Inhumanes
Welcome to America today. It is a land in which facts have been redefined as enemy propaganda, a land in which legally protected whistleblowers are redefined as “fifth columns” or foreign agents subject to extermination, a land in which America is immune from criticism and all crimes are blamed on those whom Washington intends to rule.
Front-runner Trump signs Republican loyalty pledge
Republican front-runner Donald Trump on Thursday bowed to pressure from the party establishment and signed a pledge not to run as an independent candidate in the November 2016 presidential election.
Pending home sales rise in July
Contracts to buy previously owned U.S. homes rose less than expected in July, but continued to suggest upward momentum in the housing market recovery.
Sizzling Day eyes fourth PGA Tour win in five starts
Red-hot Jason Day of Australia heads into this week's Deutsche Bank Championship seeking a fourth PGA Tour victory in five starts to strengthen his grip at the top of the FedExCup standings.
20 kilometer high space elevator tower planned
Ambitious plans to build a twenty kilometer (12.4 miles) tall space elevator tower have been announced by a Canadian space technology firm.
Kentucky clerk jailed for denying same-sex marriage licenses
A county clerk in Kentucky who refuses to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples on religious grounds was held in contempt of court by a U.S. federal judge on Thursday and sent to jail.
France says wing part found on Reunion island definitely from MH370
The piece of wing found on the shore of Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean has been formally identified as part of the wreckage of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, the Paris prosecutor said on Thursday.
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