(CNN) — Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. has lost his welterweight world title after failing to meet a deadline to pay a US$200,000 "sanctioning" fee to the World Boxing Organization (WBO) for his "fight of
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. crude oil futures steadied on Tuesday after falling sharply a day earlier on worries about Greece’s indebtedness and China’s stock market losses, although charts indicated renewed
After a brief respite on Monday, the Shanghai Composite Index headed steeply south again today (July 7), and despite a late trading rally ended down 1.26% for the day. Shenzhen’s composite index fared
Negotiators at the Iran nuclear talks pushed past their second deadline in a week on Tuesday, raising new questions about the ability of world powers to cut off all Iranian pathways to a bomb through The
For Andrea, 30 and Ted, 40, one wedding ceremony just wasn't enough. The couple wanted the groom's cousin to officiate, so they had a civil ceremony to make it official, then invited 100 guests to the
1963: King's dream for racial harmony The fight for racial equality in the United States moved a step closer to victory today as Martin Luther King spoke of his dream for freedom in an address to thousands
General Motors announced on Tuesday that it will bring production of the next generation of the Cadillac SRX SUV — the brand's best-selling vehicle — to Spring Hill, Tenn., from its current site in Mexico.
Alibaba may just live up to its hype as the mostly hotly anticipated IPO in history. The Chinese ecommerce behemoth said Wednesday that profits tripled to nearly $2 billion in its most recent quarter.
After numerous media leaks and reports, LG has finally released official details of its new G Watch R which will be unveiled at the IFA electronics show in Berlin next week. The watch is based on Android
Plus, big iPads, bigger hard drives and Steve Jurvetson’s Elon Musk mancrush. // HAPPENING TODAY Everyone’s wondering how the hell Otter Products, which makes OtterBox protective cases for mobile phones,
A police commander frequently praised for his no-nonsense approach to fighting crime in some of Chicago's toughest neighborhoods was charged Wednesday with placing the barrel of his gun into a suspect's
Our Associate Fashion & Beauty Editor Elizabeth Swanson test drives the latest beauty products and treatments to help bring our brides-to-be the best of the best in the skin care, makeup, and hair world.
Militant group Boko Haram has said it has set up an Islamic state in the towns and villages it has seized in north-eastern Nigeria. Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau was speaking in a video released to
The Islamic State wants more than $6 million to free an American woman the Muslim extremists kidnapped a year ago while she did humanitarian work in Syria, according to her family, U.S. officials and reports.
A Tokyo-based artist known for her genital-inspired works has been released from police custody following her arrest on obscenity charges, her lawyer has said, in a case that triggered accusations of clampdown
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A threatened strike on New York’s Long Island Rail Road was averted on Thursday when the transit authority and labor unions reached a tentative contract deal, bringing relief to thousands
SAN FRANCISCO — Fast-spreading wildfires moved closer to human habitats on Thursday, clogging one transportation artery and forcing evacuations from hundreds of homes in the West. In Oregon and Washington,
Leave it to the students of the ivy league to fill the void of what we're really missing in life. In this case, it's microwavable cake batter that comes in a spray can. We know, we know. How come you think
IDC released its estimates for June quarter tablet shipments and except for Lenovo and Tier 3 vendors it wasn’t a pretty picture. Worldwide tablet shipments grew 11% year over year to 49.3 million and