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European Commission vote results: Who is Ursula von der Leyen?

It’s decision day in Strasbourg as the next European Commission president will be elected. A vote will take place at 6pm this evening and...

Moon landing mission: Neil Armstrong was three seconds away from 'ball...

Neil Armstrong led NASA’s historic Apollo 11 Moon landing 50 years ago this month, launching into space on July 16, 1969. But, speaking to...

Relentless Ineos already in pole position for Tour glory

CASTRES, France (Reuters) - Team Ineos are already poised for a Tour de France triumph before the race even enters the high mountains after...

Ebola crisis spreads to Goma after victim slipped through three checkpoints...

Officials confirmed the disease had now reached Goma, a lakeside city of roughly one million people, which lies on the border with Rwanda. Goma...

New York is second state to ban discrimination based on natural...

New York became the second state to ban discrimination based on natural hairstyles after Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill Friday amending the state’s...

June was the warmest June ever recorded, but there's a bigger...

In 139 years of record-keeping, this June was the warmest June ever recorded. But June 2019 also revealed a deeper warming reality. The first half...

The Little Mermaid's Halle Bailey Isn't Alone: Inside Disney's Many Controversial...

It was meant to be a moment of celebration for Halle Bailey.When Disney and director Rob Marshall announced the the Grown-ish star and singer,...

Democrats duel over health care in new campaign dust-up

WASHINGTON — Battle lines are sharpening on health care for 2020 Democrats, with former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., kicking...

Enabling true mobility: what does the next 40 years of connectivity...

Last week, I had the great pleasure of a live video call with Colonel Terry Virts, the former Commander of the International Space Station....

Man arrested after 1,000 guns found at Los Angeles home is...

A man arrested after federal law enforcement officers found more than 1,000 guns at a home in one of the richest areas of Los...

‘Age is just a number’: Novak Djokovic says he can thrive...

Any reasonable analysis of the 2019 Wimbledon men’s singles final – as opposed to the fan letters that drive fringes of the tennis media...

The Bachelorette's Hannah Brown Just Fully Destroyed Luke Parker After He...

Luke Parker has left the building...for now. Tonight, we watched his and Hannah Brown's fantasy suite date on The Bachelorette, which went horribly, horribly wrong...

History Made: The Untold Story of the First Jet-On-Jet Shootdown by...

By U.S. Navy - U.S. Navy National Museum of Naval Aviation photo No. 1996.253.7403.010, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=26216395Dario LeoneHistory, AsiaThere's a first for everything.History Made:...

Wallabies shaken after front-rower Taniela Tupou mugged in South Africa

Taking on a 135kg Wallabies front-rower nicknamed the “Tongan Thor” on the street might seem like one of the worst ideas in the history...

Esper formally nominated to be defense secretary by White House

Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper waits to greet Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani at Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, U.S., July 8,...

2018's Worst Overwatch League Team Just Won A Championship

Photo: Robert Paul (Blizzard Entertainment)Around this time last year, the professional Overwatch team Shanghai Dragons had just finished up a history-making 0-40 season....

Trump defiant as lawmakers blast his 'racist' attacks on four congresswomen

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump doubled down on his attacks against four minority U.S. congresswomen on Monday and dismissed concerns that his comments...

New York is second state to ban discrimination based on natural...

New York became the second state to ban discrimination based on natural hairstyles after Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill Friday amending the state’s...

Manchester United confident David de Gea is ready to sign bumper...

Manchester United confidently expect to persuade David de Gea to sign a new contract but have been unsuccessful so far because of the goalkeeper’s...