Eight Russian athletes who took part in London Olympics retested positive for using doping during the 2012 games, the Russian Olympic Committee said.
To avoid injuries and lawsuits, doormen (and women) are going to etiquette school to learn the finer points of conflict resolution, such as reasoning with drunks.
Global stocks turned higher in a choppy session Tuesday, following a recent bout of listless trade.
The Great Enrichment of the past two centuries has one primary source: the liberation of ordinary people to pursue their dreams of economic betterment.
Growing numbers of voters are supporting populist political parties that oppose accepting refugees and other migrants and are skeptical of European integration.
A fuel-economy rigging scandal broadened in Japan after Mitsubishi Motors said its president would resign to take responsibility for overstating mileage in some cars and Suzuki Motor admitted to improperly testing its vehicles.
Major insurer Highmark Inc. is suing the federal government, arguing it is owed money under the Affordable Care Act, a move that opens yet another front in the ongoing legal battles over the 2010 health law.
European stocks declined as disappointing Chinese data fueled concerns about the world’s second-largest economy. Futures pointed to a flat open for the S&P 500, even as oil prices rose sharply.
The Cultural Revolution is no longer just an ugly chapter in China’s past. Its brutal legacy haunts President Xi Jinping’s “China dream.”
Global stocks fell while gold and the yen strengthened as investors turned cautious ahead of U.S. retail sales figures.
The Navy’s experimental railgun fires a hardened projectile at staggering velocity—a battlefield meteorite with the power to blow holes in enemy ships and level terrorist camps.
The Taliban appointed religious council chief Maulavi Haibatullah its new leader following the death of its former head in a U.S. drone strike last week.
After four losses to the Kentucky Derby winner, Exaggerator finally succeeded, taking advantage of a fast pace and sloppy track to splash his way to a 3 ½-length win.
With the end of the U.S. trade embargo looming, the Cuban government aims to boost production, but tobacco fields lie fallow.
EgyptAir said that one of its aircraft disappeared early Thursday while flying from Paris to Cairo with 66 people aboard.
Tiny Key Haven, Fla, isn’t sure it wants to be the test site for a genetically modified mosquito meant to slow the spread of the Zika virus.
Global stocks extended gains as crude oil prices continued to climb past fresh highs for the year.
Bomb-disposal experts carried out a controlled explosion at Manchester United’s Old Trafford stadium after security fears forced the evacuation of tens of thousands of fans moments before the team's end-of-season game was due to begin.
The Kenyan government has distressed its Western allies by renewing a push to close the world’s largest refugee camp, throwing residents’ lives into confusion and uncertainty.
Nissan said it would spend $2.18 billion to take a 34% stake in Mitsubishi Motors, becoming the controlling shareholder.
Though recent studies have questioned the drugs’ effectiveness, psychiatrist Peter D. Kramer has seen real benefits.
Supporters of the defunct Quebec Nordiques travel to faraway games in a bid to persuade hockey barons they’re worthy of a new team; Expos and Grizzlies fans can relate.
Stocks struggled for direction after finance ministers and central bank chiefs ended a two-day meeting without a coordinated policy to boost global economic growth.
Global stocks staged a modest recovery Friday, reversing losses from earlier in the week.
Global stocks inched lower Thursday as investors grappled with falling commodity prices and the prospect of higher U.S. interest rates.
Global stocks edged lower as the possibility of higher U.S. interest rates quelled investors’ appetite for risk.
Dozens of athletes who competed in the Beijing Olympics are facing doping bans to prevent their participation in this summer’s Games in Rio de Janeiro, after samples from 2008 were recently retested, according to the International Olympic Committee.
The testing of new TV shows, known as pilots, is a crucial part of the process of deciding which ones networks “pick up” or toss. The pressure to find hits is intensifying in an industry racked by fragmented viewership and competition from digital media.
The synthetic painkiller fentanyl, up to 50 times as powerful as heroin, presents a new level of peril in America’s opioid crisis.
Islamic State claimed responsibility for a car bombing in a densely populated part of Baghdad that killed at least 62 people and wounded 86, in one of the city’s deadliest terror attacks in months.