A Beijing court has heard the country's first case against gay-straight "conversion therapy", in what activists say could be a watershed case for the state's stance on homosexuality. The plaintiff, a who
(CNN) -- A man boards a plane in Liberia with a slight fever. As the jet nears an airport in New York, his temperature rises; his throat grows sore. It's the flu, he thinks after he lands, but he's wrong.
The Amish countryside in central Ohio looks as it has for a hundred years. There are picturesque pastures with cows and sheep, and big red barns dot the landscape. But something changed here, when, on
Two tiny, cylindrical earbuds that could be great–if you don’t lose them. Earin, currently attracting tons of money on Kickstarter, is a tiny wireless earbud product that’s a bit different from anything
World / Updated June 21, 2014 / 3:51 PM GMT ROME — Pope Francis has driven into Rio de Janeiro with his car window rolled down, visited a Brazilian slum and walked right through the Arab-Israeli conflict.
British sailor reports having seen plane on fire near possible route of Flight MH370 - three months after it went missing A British woman sailing with her husband across the Indian Ocean from India to
Was the sound of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 striking the water captured by ocean devices used to listen for signs of nuclear blasts? It's a long shot, but an Australian university is studying records
Russia has accused Prince Charles of making outrageous and low remarks in comparing Vladimir Putin with Adolf Hitler, as the fallout from the comments threatens to descend into a diplomatic row. The delayed
The federal government predicts a slightly below-average hurricane season in the Atlantic this year. Three to six hurricanes are expected. A typical season, based on the years 1981-2010, sees six hurricanes.
The man leading the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 says the search is the most difficult in human history, but modern technology greatly increases the chances of finding the missing plane. The underwater
Groups sign 'landmark' declaration making clear female genital mutilation is not supported by religious doctrine Published: 20 Jun 2014 Anissa Mohammed Hassan, who co-led an education pilot in Norrköping,
At least 60 people have died after drinking illegally brewed alcohol in Kenya. Several dozen more are being treated in hospital. The spirits were consumed in the eastern and southern counties of Embu,
After 61 days and no tangible evidence, officials from Malaysia, China and Australia will hunker down Wednesday to plot the next steps in the hunt for MH370. Their tasks: Review all the information gathered
Nuns touch a statue of the late Pope John Paul II after it was erected in Sarajevo April 30, 2014. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Sarajevo unveiled a statue of late Pope John Paul II on Wednesday
Contraception, cohabitation, divorce, remarriage and same-sex unions: They're issues that pain and puzzle Roman Catholics who want to be true to both their church and themselves. Now those issues are to
A Mississippi law requiring doctors at abortion clinics to have admitting privileges at local hospitals would effectively shut down the state's only abortion clinic and pose an unconstitutional burden
A conversation with the author of From Pompeii: The Afterlife of a Roman Town. Pompeii has been many things over the centuries. It's been "a vineyard, a treasure trove, a den of bandits and today it remains
A woman works at a vegetable garden next a canal with polluted waters in Kunshan, Jiangsu province, September 5, 2011. REUTERS/Carlos Barria BEIJING (Reuters) - A nationwide investigation has shown that
World Dutch police have arrested a 14-year-old girl in Rotterdam after she sent American Airlines a threatening tweet on Sunday. The exchange became a viral sensation on Twitter after a user identified
Authorities say a Utah woman accused of killing six babies that she gave birth to over 10 years told investigators Monday that she either strangled or suffocated the children immediately after they were
(This post was updated at 1 p.m. ET.) The man who shot and killed three people Sunday near Kansas City will face federal hate crime charges for the attacks at a Jewish community center and a Jewish retirement