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Alexa, why does the brave new world of AI have all the sexism of the old one?

Virtual assistants such as Google Home and Siri only encourage the attitude that women exist merely to aid men in getting on with more important things.When women are over-represented in the workforce...

Alexa, why does the brave new world of AI have all the sexism of the old one?

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Amazon sued for recording children’s voices via Alexa Amazon was slapped with a pair of class-action lawsuits this week over its Alexa voice assistant, which is getting accused of recording and storing t...
2019-06-13, 23:26

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2019-07-04, 04:52

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2019-07-16, 03:13

Amazon Sued Again Over Alexa Recording Children's Voices: Report In yet another lawsuit, Amazon has been sued by a Massachusetts woman, who on behalf of her 10-year-old daughter and children from eight other states...
2019-06-15, 15:00

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Alexa, Siri and Co.: German ministers want to use recordings as evidence in trials Voice assistants, smart TVs and even refrigerators could soon play a role in investigating crimes in Germany, if a group of interior ministers passes...
2019-06-05, 19:13

Amazon's Alexa can delete your voice recordings – if you ask Amazon will let you utter the words, “Alexa, delete what I said today,” and recordings from the given day will be wiped out.   ...
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Alexa could detect whether you're having a heart attack, study suggests Researchers say that Alexa, some iPhones and Androids could be used to detect if you're having a heart attack by listening to your breathing pat...
2019-06-20, 17:13

Amazon adds 2,500 recordings to the Alexa Skills Kit Sound Library Amazon has expanded the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK) Sound Library with 2,500 new audio clips in 50 categories, up from 400 clips and 14 categories a year ...
2019-06-21, 19:26

Amazon Attempts to Improve Alexa Privacy, Hilariously Fails There’s a new Echo in town. The Echo Show 5 is a smart display with a 5.5-inch screen scheduled for a June 26 release, and it’s the first Echo device...
2019-05-29, 20:52

Alexa Chung Is A “Diamond In The Ruffle” At London’s Chopard Party Alexa Chung accepted Chopard’s invitation to the metaphorical ribbon cutting of its revamped London flagship boutique, and used the evening as an opp...
2019-06-18, 11:52

Amazon Expands Voice Announcements to All Alexa-Powered Devices Amazon is rolling out the Announcements feature across all of Alexa-compatible devices. The feature lets users send a short voice message to Alexa-en...
2019-05-27, 09:13

Amazon confirms it retains your Alexa voice recordings indefinitely Amazon’s Alexa smart assistant may be useful, but the privacy concerns aren’t going away anytime soon. Now, in a fresh turn of events, the retail gia...
2019-07-03, 09:39

Amazon is being sued over claims that Alexa ‘routinely records’ children Anyone who opens YouTube can find countless videos of children reacting with glee and amusement when conversing with Alexa, the digital voice assista...
2019-06-14, 01:13

Why Apple's Siri isn't as smart as Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant Computer scientists have been working on some of their underlying technologies for more than half a century — so why can't Apple make Siri work ...
2019-06-05, 02:26

AI improves Alexa’s error rate with challenging training sets In a new paper, scientists at Amazon's Alexa AI division describe an active learning method that improves Alexa's performance with challenging sample...
2019-06-13, 20:39

Amazon considered letting Alexa listen to you without a wake word A patent made public today and filed by Amazon would allow the company's voice assistant Alexa to start recording audio before users say a "wake...
2019-05-23, 23:39

Amazon Is Building a Voice-Controlled Robot That’s Like a ‘Mobile Alexa’ Amazon is developing a higher quality version of the Echo speaker and ramping up work on its home robot. The company plans to release the new Echo by...
2019-07-13, 00:13

Alexa can now call phone numbers from Amazon Echo speakers in the UK You can now ask your Alexa smart speaker to call your mobile contacts in the UK, giving you a hands-free way of staying in touch.By assigning your mo...
2019-06-12, 09:26

Amazon launches ‘Alexa, delete what I said today’ voice command The "Alexa, delete what I said today" voice command now works on Amazon's Echo devices, while an "Alexa, delete what I just said" command is coming s...
2019-05-29, 19:01

Parents turn to Alexa to tell bedtime stories, research suggests More than a quarter of parents are relying on home assistants such as Alexa, apps and voice notes to read their children a bedtime story, research su...
2019-05-23, 15:26

Alexa on the Amazon Fire TV Stick Can Now Be Used to Play Netflix Content Alexa on the Amazon Fire TV Stick initially only worked with Amazon Prime Video, but the company has now extended its capabilities to Netflix as well...
2019-05-29, 11:00

Google Assistant bests Alexa and Siri in most-used medication knowledge Google Assistant is able to deliver more comprehensible and helpful results than Siri and Alexa when asked questions about the top 50 most-used medic...
2019-06-20, 23:00

U.K. health service to use Amazon Alexa to give medical advice Britain’s state run health service is teaming up with Amazon to provide medical advice for common ailments, such as migraines and flu, via the ...
2019-07-11, 04:13

Amazon’s next big products may be a high-end Echo and an Alexa home robot Amazon’s suite of hardware will continue to grow in the coming years, as Bloomberg reports the company is making progress on its voice-activate...
2019-07-12, 23:00

Amazon Alexa's voice-command history is now much easier to delete Following recent privacy concerns suggesting that Amazon employees may be listening to your recorded Alexa conversations, the online retail giant has...
2019-05-30, 08:26

Amazon debuts Echo Show 5 with Alexa Sunrise alarm for $89 Amazon's Echo Show 5 is a 5-inch smart display for a combination of voice and visual experiences with Alexa. The Echo Show goes on sale next month fo...
2019-05-29, 19:01

Alexa's Sneaky Fine Print Could Prevent You From Suing Amazon for Anything Let’s say you purchased a pencil case for your kid on Amazon.com. But it turns out it contains lead that’s way over the federal legal limit, and your...
2019-05-29, 18:13

Alexa Guard can now listen for alarms – or, perhaps, a cheating spouse? Beyond sending text alerts, Alexa can now listen in at home remotely via the free Guard service, so look our cheating spouses and rowdy teens  ...
2019-05-21, 18:13

2 Deputies Wounded In Gunfight That Began After Man Shot At Amazon Alexa Two Florida deputies were injured in a shootout Saturday morning, which began with a girl's call for help. Her father, she said, had fired a gun at h...
2019-06-11, 08:13

Alexa Bliss was ‘very worried’ WWE career was over before title-picture return The fear of her wrestling career being over was real for Alexa Bliss. The WWE superstar had suffered multiple concussions and battled their effects s...
2019-06-21, 18:52

The next Amazon Echo may be a high-end speaker, followed by an Alexa home robot Amazon is said to be working on a higher-end Echo smart speaker, according to a new report today, and that's no surprise given how successful So...
2019-07-12, 20:00

Amazon debuts Alexa Conversations for seamless multi-turn interactions Amazon today introduced Alexa Conversations, a quicker way to build Alexa skills that can connect multiple skills for use cases like a night out.Read...
2019-06-06, 03:52

Amazon's devices chief explains how Alexa is changing what people buy online Amazon's hardware devices chief Dave Limp told CNBC that while Alexa is not necessarily getting consumers to buy more online, it is helping popu...
2019-06-06, 01:00

Amazon Alexa stores voice recordings for as long as it likes (and shares them too) Back in April, it emerged that Amazon employees could be listening to recordings of Amazon Echo speaker users' conversations with Alex...
2019-07-03, 18:52

Amazon adds vocal command to delete saved Alexa recordings Amazon recently announced an easy solution for privacy-conscious individuals to delete the devices’ saved recordings. Now, with a simple voice comman...
2019-05-31, 03:52

Stanford Team Aims at Alexa and Siri With a Privacy-Minded Alternative A handful of companies already dominate the market for digital assistants. The implications for consumer privacy are a serious concern, researchers s...
2019-06-14, 10:13

Comcast Working on Health Monitoring Device For the Elderly But Don't Call it an Alexa Comcast is working on a new in-home device that will monitor your health, according to a new report from CNBC. A source familiar with the product con...
2019-05-21, 23:26

Apple's Siri needs an update. Here are 7 ideas to be more competitive with Alexa and Google Siri first introduced in 2011, but lags behind Alexa and Google Assistant in consumer surveys. After years of promises, Apple needs to get serious. ...
2019-05-28, 18:00

Amazon researchers bolster Alexa’s language learning with preexisting knowledge In a newly published paper and accompanying blog post, researchers at Amazon describe a method of quickly adapting AI models to new dialects.Read Mor...
2019-06-11, 21:13

New Windows 10 preview promotes Amazon Alexa (and other assistants) to the lock screen Windows 10 has a new preview build of the update that's due to land in the latter half of 2019, and while it only comes with a few changes (unsu...
2019-07-16, 15:00

Amazon intros the Alexa-powered Echo Show 5 smart display Amazon is trying its hand again at the Echo lineup with a new product, the Echo Show 5. It's a new smart display that, as the name suggests, sports a...
2019-05-30, 07:26

Amazon Echo users can now ask Alexa to delete stored voice recordings Thanks to a seemingly endless number of privacy scandals involving Facebook and other entities, tech users across the board have recently become much...
2019-05-29, 22:00

Bose adds Google Assistant to smart speakers and soundbars already supporting Alexa While Amazon and Google are battling for first place among the world's smart speaker vendors, the two tech giants remain open to hardware competition...
2019-05-22, 00:39

Bose to launch new wireless headphones with voice-activated Alexa in late June Headphones with support for digital assistants like Alexa, Google Assistant and Siri have become trivial in the last couple of years. However, most o...
2019-06-12, 16:39

Alexa Chung Celebrates Barbour Collab With "Simply The Fest" Pub Quiz Before Glastonbury Held at The Albion in Dalston, Chung circulated a crowd including Daisy Lowe, Mary Charteris and Henry Holland, before helping compere Nick Grimshaw ...
2019-06-21, 14:52

Amazon sends Alexa developers on quest for ‘holy grail of voice science’ At Amazon’s re:Mars conference last week, the company rolled out Alexa Conversations in preview. Conversations is a module within the Alexa Skills Ki...
2019-06-15, 18:52

Amazon reportedly ramps development on Alexa-powered home robot on wheels Bloomberg reported last April that Amazon was working on a home robot codenamed “Vesta” (after the Roman goddess of the hearth and home),...
2019-07-12, 23:26

Amazon Patent Tips Plans to Record Users Even Before 'Alexa' Wake Word A newly-published patent application from Amazon shows that the e-commerce giant is planning to let Echo and other Alexa-enabled devices to record wh...
2019-05-25, 18:39

Amazon is reportedly working on an Alexa-powered wearable that reads human emotions Amazon might be working on a wearable that can track how you're feeling. It's reportedly an Alexa-powered device. It's unclear how far...
2019-05-23, 15:26

Amazon patent filing for new Alexa feature could leave users concerned about their privacy Anyone with an Alexa-enabled device knows that to summon the virtual assistant, you need to call out her name first followed by the task you wish her...
2019-05-28, 10:00

Worried about Alexa spying on you? This Raspberry Pi smart speaker for kids puts privacy first If privacy worries surrounding smart speakers are a major concern for you – particularly if your kids are using this tech – then a Rasp...
2019-05-23, 15:52

‘Users have no idea’: Mozilla exec says Amazon Alexa recordings ‘shocked’ his family Alan Davidson, the vice-president of global policy, trust and security for the company that makes the Firefox browser, appeared at a Canadian committ...
2019-05-29, 23:52

New research makes Siri and Alexa seem like lightweights next to accuracy champion Google Assistant Google, Amazon, and Apple's AI-powered virtual assistants can be incredibly useful tools around the house or on the move for controlling music playba...
2019-06-21, 10:52

First Look: Alexa Chung’s Liam Gallagher-Inspired Barbour Collection Is A “Waxy Dream” “The collaboration was an opportunity for me to explore how the Alexa Chung brand interprets an iconic and historic label that is woven into the Brit...
2019-06-09, 10:39

Petcube’s Bites 2 and Play 2 amuse pets and humans alike with Alexa built-in Petcube’s original Bites smart treat dispenser and Play pet camera with a built-in laser pointer were great for pet parents who couldn’t...
2019-07-15, 23:26

Facebook Portal smart displays with Alexa score $70 discounts ahead of Father's Day Facebook's first smart displays (and first-ever in-house hardware products) are designed to be used by the entire family, including both mothers and ...
2019-05-31, 21:00

Amazon's Alexa voice assistant illegally records children without consent, lawsuits claim Amazon's Alexa devices are recording children without their consent, in violation of laws in at least eight states, according to a lawsuit filed in S...
2019-06-13, 16:52

Nolan Bushnell reveals Alexa-powered murder mystery board game St. Noire Atari cofounder Nolan Bushnell and Hollywood creative director Zai Ortiz have created St. Noire, an Alexa-powered murder mystery board game.Read More...
2019-07-18, 21:52

Amazon's Alexa will be able to plan your date night by booking tickets, Ubers and dinner At its re:Mars conference, Amazon showed the Alexa of the future. The voice assistant will be able to seamlessly book everything you need for a date....
2019-06-06, 17:13

Lawsuits Claim Amazon's Alexa Voice Assistant Illegally Records Children Without Consent A pair of federal lawsuits against Amazon seeking class action status allege that the e-commerce giant’s Alexa voice assistant technology “routinely ...
2019-06-13, 09:39

Portable Harman Kardon Allure smart speaker with Alexa scores massive $135 discount in latest deal When shopping for a trendy smart speaker, most people tend to focus on options from only two companies. Amazon and Google's Western market duopoly is...
2019-07-02, 18:26

Amazon Adds Voice Command for Alexa to Delete Voice Recordings Amazon is making it easier for customers of its Echo device to delete recordings of their own voices as consumer and regulatory privacy concerns rega...
2019-05-30, 07:52

7 Alexa skills you’ll use time and time again Every few months, Kim Komando takes a hard look at Amazon Echo and catch up on the latest skills. Here are some new skills on Alexa.   ...
2019-07-11, 21:52

Amazon Echo vs Echo Plus: which Alexa speaker is the one for you? So you’ve decided that you want a smart speaker. You’ve ruled out the Apple HomePod and its sometimes-sketchy Siri voice companion, and...
2019-05-31, 12:26

7 Alexa skills you’ll use time and time again Every few months, I take a hard look at Amazon Echo and catch up on the latest skills. If you’re not familiar with skills, these programs give Alexa ...
2019-07-06, 13:26

World Cup parade: USWNT celebrates 2019 Women's World Cup championship USWNT won its fourth World Cup title July 7 — and Wednesday it celebrated in style with a ticker tape parade in New York.    &#...
2019-07-10, 21:39

Perfect stage for England to prove they are world-beaters in Cricket World Cup final England have generally been hopeless at World Cups and the last time they were at Lord's 16 days ago, this campaign — which they planned so meticulou...
2019-07-12, 15:39

President Trump Visited Japan’s Biggest Warship Since World World II. Here’s What to Know About the JS Kaga For the last day of President Donald Trump’s highly stage-managed state visit to Japan, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe took him to tour the Japanese...
2019-05-28, 20:13

World Cup inspires woman's losing lottery ticket world record attempt A North Carolina woman said her quest to set a Guinness World Record for collecting losing lottery tickets was inspired by the United States Women's ...
2019-07-10, 00:52

From working the Women’s World Cup to chasing a world title with paralympic team Seth Jahn wrapped up a stint on the women's national team’s security detail before playing for the U.S. national paralympic squad at a tournament for...
2019-07-14, 23:13

Florida woman visits every country in the world, breaks 4 world records She really wanted to get out of Florida. After graduating from Vanderbilt University in 2017, Pensacola native Taylor Demonbreun decided to do some t...
2019-06-20, 22:52

How to Watch India vs England World Cup Match Live Online Around the World India vs England match is a must win game for the hosts, if they wish to remain in control of their own ICC World Cup 2019 destiny. How to watch live...
2019-06-30, 13:26

As plastics foul the world’s oceans, world leaders struggle over how to respond Leaders of the Group of 20 vowed in June to battle ocean plastic pollution — but they failed to make any commitment to turn off the tap of rising pla...
2019-07-19, 02:39

World's largest hot dog weighs 75 pounds and set a Guinness World Record. A piece costs $10 The New York eatery Feltman's is widely credited with creating the hot dog. It just earned a Guinness World Record for making the world's b...
2019-06-27, 22:52

FIFA Women's World Cup: Brazil's Marta overtakes Miroslav Klose as leading World Cup scorer She's a six-time world player of the year and has now scored 17 World Cup goals, but Marta has never won women's football's biggest prize. Judging by...
2019-06-19, 10:13

Women's World Cup: Marta equals World Cup scoring record despite shock Brazil defeat Brazil star Marta enjoyed a record-breaking evening at the Women's World Cup but could not prevent her country from a shock 3-2 defeat at the hands o...
2019-06-14, 00:26

World Cup parade live stream: USWNT celebrates 2019 Women's World Cup championship USWNT won its fourth World Cup title July 7 — and Wednesday it will celebrate in style with a ticker tape parade in New York. Follow for update...
2019-07-10, 17:00

World Cup: Marta passes Germany's Miroslav Klose for all-time World Cup scoring record With her 17th goal, Brazil's Marta passes Germany's Miroslav Klose for the all-time World Cup scoring record.     ...
2019-06-19, 01:52

How to Watch ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Live Online Around the World Watch a live stream and live score of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand,...
2019-05-30, 10:52

US women honor '99 world cup champions, and America, with World Cup jerseys When the U.S. women’s national soccer team take the field in France next month for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, they will have America’s support ...
2019-05-29, 16:52

Women's World Cup: Impressive TV viewer numbers in Germany and around the world Germany's national team received notable ratings for their first two Women's World Cup games, continuing a worldwide trend of decent viewer numbers. ...
2019-06-14, 21:52

5 world-changing ideas: our top picks for World Creativity and Innovation Day A low-cost, tiny home that provides everything you need. A boat made of recycled plastic and flip-flops. Vaccine-delivery drones… As the planet marks...
2019-05-21, 14:52

Sports world celebrates USWNT's dominant World Cup win Somehow, the USWNT exceeded ridiculous expectations with its 2-0 win over the Netherlands in the World Cup final and the sports world loved it. ...
2019-07-07, 22:00

Wildlife World Zoo welcomes purr-fect jaguar cub to the world PHOENIX (KPNX) – Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park said its jaguar, Sara, is back in the spotlight. That’s because she now has a...
2019-05-25, 01:13

Trump reads FDR's D-Day prayer as Queen Elizabeth II, world leaders remember World War II Normandy landing President Donald Trump joined Queen Elizabeth II and world leaders in paying respect to Allied service members who took part in the D-Day landings. ...
2019-06-05, 17:26

The number one competitive eater in the world, Joey Chestnut, came to Austin, Texas Friday to compete in the World Hostess Donettes-eating Championship When it comes to competitive-eating, Joey Chestnut appears to favor “dogs” over donuts. However, that was not the case at the second annu...
2019-06-08, 08:13

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson defends 'world class' MS Dhoni over India World Cup exit New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has defended India wicketkeeper MS Dhoni, after the veteran was criticised for slow scoring as his side crashed o...
2019-07-10, 21:00

Amazon Echo vs Amazon Echo Dot: which Alexa speaker is best for you? When you’re thinking of buying a smart speaker, choosing the right model can be really tricky; even if you’ve settled on a brand, the b...
2019-06-03, 19:00

When is the Fortnite World Cup Final dates? How to Watch Fortnite World Cup Finals? The Fortnite World Cup is nearly here. Thankfully we've got all the important details you need to know, including when it starts and how to watch it....
2019-07-13, 11:26

Barcoding the world In our daily lives we hardly give the barcode a second thought. We only really come across it when we’re shopping and even then, it’s m...
2019-06-11, 14:26

The 20 best smartphones in the world Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider What's the best smartphone? This list focuses primarily on high-end flagship devices, but the best flagship sma...
2019-05-26, 03:26

The World's Fastest Tuk Tuk Hit 74 MPH In many parts of the world, tuk tuks are a crucial method of transportation. They are compact, cost-friendly and can give passengers an open-air expe...
2019-05-28, 21:52

Do the USA women need to win the World Cup to win it all? The World Cup and an ongoing gender discrimination lawsuit against the US Soccer Federation will coalesce into a summer of the highest stakes for the...
2019-05-22, 12:13

The World’s Fastest (Old) Man Age has slowed Charles Allie, but only slightly. At 71, he wants the world record in 100 meters to go along with his age group records in the 200 and...
2019-07-11, 01:13

What would the world have been like without the Beatles? Danny Boyle and Richard Curtis’s film, Yesterday, imagines what might have happened if the Fab Four had never existed. Guardian writers and Beatles e...
2019-06-19, 17:13

The UN wants to get everyone in the world connected UNITED NATIONS — An independent UN panel called Monday for much greater cooperation to bring digital technology to roughly half the world’s people an...
2019-06-12, 00:00

Did Big Tech Get Too Big? More of the World Is Asking The rise of global technology superstars like Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google created new challenges for the competition watchdogs who enforce ant...
2019-06-07, 22:00

This is 'the most functional city in the world' When you hear of urban transformations, you tend to think of high-rise mega-cities like Shanghai, Dubai or Hong Kong. Or if it's technological advanc...
2019-05-24, 12:39

World's first 8K OLED TV goes on sale LG has started taking orders for its groundbreaking 8K OLED TV, heralding in the age of consumer 8K television on an OLED panel. While the enorm...
2019-06-03, 12:39

The Grotesque World of Gargoyles Gargoyles are an architectural feature that have existed for thousands of years. Initially designed to filter rainwater away from the edge of a build...
2019-07-07, 17:52

Air Conditioning Is the World’s Next Big Threat With temperatures in Europe and everywhere else soaring, demand for air con is booming. The extra power demand may cause a vicious circle on warming....
2019-06-29, 02:26

From the archive: is British TV the best in the world? From apartheid South Africa to Australia, the US and Japan, Peter Batty finds little to match public service television at home in 1975The cover line...
2019-06-02, 10:00

20 of the best food tours around the world Feast your eyes on these foodie walking tours, which reveal the flavours – and culture – of cities from Lisbon to Lima, Havana to Hanoi Continue read...
2019-06-27, 22:39

Is this the world's most beautiful metro? When the Moscow Metro was first announced in the 1930s, the city's residents were immediately fascinated by how it might look. Station designs were r...
2019-07-08, 08:13

The world isn't serious enough about combating emissions Innovation has helped humankind tackle some of its biggest challenges. Compasses made sea voyages safer, electric lightbulbs pushed back the limits o...
2019-06-28, 14:13

How to bet the 2019 women’s World Cup An already busy summer sports betting schedule will soon be joined by the 2019 women’s World Cup. Host France and the United States are virtual co-fa...
2019-06-05, 00:00

The Best One Piece Cosplayers In The World Twenty finalists have been announced in the One Piece Cosplay King Grand Prix. You will probably be hard pressed to find better One Piece cosplayers!...
2019-07-08, 14:52

This is the world's cheapest 1TB SSD for the next 10 hours Until 2359 tonight, eBay UK is doing 15% off electronics which will bring the price of the SU650 to an all time low of £72.24 (including VAT). &...
2019-05-24, 13:26

The world isn’t ready for deepfakes. Here’s what we need to do. How well do you think you could discern between a genuine video of a politician or celebrity, and one that was generated to mimic their likeness, dow...
2019-06-28, 22:39

World Cup: How US can avenge its last disaster to win it all The U.S. rolled through the last Women’s World Cup as one of the greatest teams of all time. But they crashed out of their last major tourney — the 2...
2019-06-09, 07:26

The world's best vineyard revealed The first-ever World's Best Vineyard Awards has named 2019's leading wine destinations. Vineyards from France, Germany and Spain were among the best,...
2019-07-09, 16:00

Ricciardo: 'I could have a world title by 30' Ahead of the British Grand Prix this weekend, Daniel Ricciardo has reiterated his happiness at Renualt and rebuffed any links connecting him with a m...
2019-07-12, 14:00

The US and Thailand are last to kickoff the World Cup Thailand kicks off the Women's World Cup on Tuesday with a seemingly overwhelming challenge in the defending champion United States   ...
2019-06-11, 00:13

23 of the world's best hiking trails From a multiday trek tracing the routes of a Japanese poet, to a classic clamber in the Argentinian Lake District, here are 23 of the best hiking tra...
2019-07-10, 19:00

U.S. Wins Women's World Cup The U.S. defeated the Netherlands, 2-0, to win their fourth Women’s World Cup title in 28 years. The victory came after rounds where the defending ch...
2019-07-07, 22:13

These are the 25 poorest countries in the world 24/7 Wall St. identified the poorest countries in the world based on gross national income per capita in 192 countries.     ...
2019-07-07, 18:26

The world's most unusual landscapes Check out 24 of the world's must unusual landscapes -- from the hellish Darvaza Gas Crater in Turkmenistan to the "snow monsters" of Mount Zao, Japan...
2019-06-05, 06:39

USWNT's World Cup in numbers From Megan Rapinoe's iconic celebration to Alex Morgan sipping tea after scoring against England in the semifinals, the US Women's National Soccer Te...
2019-07-06, 22:26

Women's World Cup 2019: What to look out for on day seven Brazil aim to maintain their winning start to the Fifa Women's World Cup against Australia in Group C, while day seven also sees South Africa face Ch...
2019-06-13, 18:26

The 28 most polluted cities in the world To identify the world’s most polluted cities, 24/7 Tempo reviewed the average annual concentration of particulate matter in nearly 1,300 cities...
2019-06-04, 20:26

Which is the world's most vertical city? You might think of Hong Kong, given its famous skyscraper skyline, but by different measures of verticality other cities come out on topLooking out f...
2019-07-16, 14:52

Around the world with Rick Perry Energy Secretary Rick Perry is set to ramp up his shuttle diplomacy this summer, as he and his deputies fan out to advance U.S. interests from the he...
2019-06-07, 13:26

Learning What Vets Could Not Tell: What They Did in World War II Seventy-five years after D-Day, families of veterans who never spoke about the war are turning to professional researchers to piece their stories tog...
2019-06-05, 21:39

The world's most dangerous roads Ready for a road trip you'll never forget? Set your sights on one of these adventurous stretches of highway that provide access to some of the most a...
2019-06-19, 18:52

|World’sbiggestminerseescoal'seraendinginshifttothebatteryage BHP Group, the world’s biggest miner, sees the outlook for thermal coal as challenged and won’t add production as it prioritises growth in commoditie...
2019-05-22, 13:52

Why everyone is talking about World Cup goalkeepers Talking to the BBC at half-time, England coach Phil Neville said that his team was facing the best goalkeeper at the Women's World Cup. The evidence ...
2019-06-20, 13:39

These are the 25 richest countries in the world 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the gross national income (GNI) per capita of nearly 200 nations to identify the 25 richest countries.    ...
2019-07-07, 18:26

Swipe right and travel around the world Most people can only dream of traveling the world with someone they love, but dating app Bumble will let one lucky employee take this bucket list ite...
2019-06-07, 18:39

How bitcoin could change the art world British artist David Hockney smashed records last year when his "Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures)" sold at auction in New York for $90 m...
2019-05-21, 14:39

Women's World Cup: Top 10 goals so far The 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup has been loaded with spectacular scores, but UPI broke down the best of the best with the top finishes from the first...
2019-06-19, 01:13

Celebrating Pride around the world We may never know who threw the first brick outside the Stonewall Inn on Christopher Street in Manhattan's Greenwich Village in the wee hours of June...
2019-05-21, 16:00

50 natural wonders around the world you have to see to believe From UNESCO World Heritage Sites and nominees for New 7 Wonders of Nature, here are 50 natural wonders you have to see to believe.    ...
2019-07-01, 22:00

It's the World Slime Convention! Let's Goo! Welcome to the World Slime Convention, where fans and purveyors of the internet's gloppiest trend gather to network and talk shop—many with their par...
2019-05-21, 14:52

France goes 3-0 at World Cup with 1-0 win over Nigeria France completed World Cup group play with a 3-0 record for the first time, beating Nigeria 1-0 Monday night at Rennes when Wendie Renard converted a...
2019-06-18, 00:13

Can You Name the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World? The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World are seven awe-inspiring monuments of classical antiquity that reflect the skill and ingenuity of their creator...
2019-07-03, 02:13

So, what should we do with the Kyle Kashuvs of this world? It was hardly unfair for Harvard to reject a teen activist with a history of racist slurs. But we still haven’t grappled with what redemption should ...
2019-06-19, 18:13

Too Much Of The World Cup Is Just Soccer Failing To Get Out Of Its Own Way Ideally, this would be a story about the best saves of the group stage from the group stage of the 2019 World Cup. The field for this eighth run of t...
2019-06-20, 21:39

What children around the world eat – in pictures Photographer Gregg Segal travelled the world to document children and the food they eat in a week. Partly inspired by the increasing problems of chil...
2019-07-02, 12:52

The World Has an E-Waste Problem As a tech-hungry nation flush with cash gets ready to upgrade to the next generation of lightning-fast 5G devices, there is a surprising environmenta...
2019-05-23, 15:00

This big league catcher was also a spy during World War II Moe Berg was a big league catcher who became a big time spy during World War II. Filmmaker Aviva Kempner tells his story in a new documentary, and te...
2019-05-21, 22:26

Poll: 59% predict World War III As the nations that made up the Allied forces ready for Thursday’s 75th anniversary of D-Day, a sizable majority of Americans believe another world w...
2019-06-05, 23:00

How many more will die in US heatwaves as world warms? Enlarge (credit: Garrett Ziegler / Flickr) One of the more obvious risks of climate change is an increased frequency of extreme heatwaves. Particul...
2019-06-07, 09:00

50 tallest buildings in the world 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat to determine the 50 tallest buildings in the world.   ...
2019-06-20, 20:52

The world's most beautiful places The world's a spectacular place, full of hidden and overt beauty in every corner. But beauty's also subjective. It'd be impossible to get a unanimous...
2019-06-08, 03:52

Welcome to the world's wildest intersection At peak times, thousands of pedestrians scramble across what's believed to be the world's busiest intersection -- Tokyo's Shibuya Crossing. Here's ho...
2019-07-01, 05:13

28 most polluted cities in the world To identify the world’s most polluted cities, 24/7 Tempo reviewed the average annual concentration of particulate matter in nearly 1,300 cities...
2019-06-06, 22:39

The Women’s World Cup has never seen a matchup quite like USA vs. France It's a quarterfinal, not the final, but few international women’s team sports events have generated such buzz as the faceoff between the reigning Ame...
2019-06-27, 22:52

Atlantic preview: Welcome to Clemson's world Can anyone give Clemson a scare? Will Florida State turn things around? What are the expectations for Scott Satterfield at Louisville? We dig into th...
2019-07-17, 17:00

How Frank became the most famous headcover in the world He's been on Tiger's bag, basically, from the beginning. How a random gift from his mother became a Tiger trademark and changed the life of the woman...
2019-06-11, 16:00

USWNT’s last big World Cup threat may be in front of them Can the United States women’s soccer team avoid a letdown against the Lionesses of England in Tuesday’s World Cup semifinal (Fox, 3 p.m.)? That’s the...
2019-07-02, 21:26

Even $1 Trillion Can't Make World Better Place Norway’s massive sovereign-wealth fund reversed its ethical ban on owning shares in five companies after they changed their ways. But the cause-and-e...
2019-06-30, 17:26

Aurora prizes independence in AV world After its breakup with VW, Aurora began a fresh pairing with FCA, and VW apparently moved closer to a new tie-up with Ford that could reshape the aut...
2019-06-17, 09:13

Meet one of the most inspiring women in the world The life-size bronze figure of accomplished Zimbabwean scholar Tererai Trent will be unveiled in the United States to celebrate Women's Equality Day ...
2019-05-21, 16:00

Why the world is full of buttons that don't work Have you ever pressed the pedestrian button at a crosswalk and wondered if it really worked? Or bashed the "close door" button in an elevator, while ...
2019-07-09, 14:13

Meet the Art World's Rising Stars Young creators are blending traditional techniques with digital savvy, making works that are in demand at auctions and museums—here are five to watch...
2019-06-17, 12:13

Remembering the 1999 Women's World Cup US players from the victorious '99 World Cup team -- widely credited with changing attitudes towards the women's game -- remember the tournament 20 y...
2019-06-27, 21:39

Overlooked No More: Else Ury’s Stories Survived World War II. She Did Not. Ury’s books about a young German girl were so beloved, readers clung to them through the upheaval of World War II and passed them on to their childre...
2019-07-10, 18:39

Inside the world's quietest room If you stand in it for long enough, you start to hear your heartbeat. A ringing in your ears becomes deafening. When you move, your bones make a grin...
2019-07-09, 12:26

How to get a leg up wagering lopsided World Cup matchups Oh say, can you see … on the sports betting schedule … the United States Women’s National Team will finally take the pitch in the 2019 World Cup. Unf...
2019-06-11, 18:00

The World Cries Out for Onion Derivatives The cost of onions is causing tears in India. An onion futures market, which would damp volatility in the price of the aromatic bulb, might help dry ...
2019-06-13, 12:39

Women's World Cup: Who's playing, schedule and everything else you need to know The highly anticipated 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup kicks off on June 7 for a month-long tournament that will take 24 teams and thousands of fans all ...
2019-05-28, 21:00

11 unmissable wonders of the natural world Seven wonders of the world? Too few! We dial it up to 11 with this selection of nature’s greatest hits – unique environments all too often in trouble...
2019-05-21, 16:52

What USWNT’s World Cup final foe will have to contend with The United States qualified for its fifth World Cup final Tuesday, with a 2-1 victory over England in Lyon, France. This is the third consecutive fin...
2019-07-03, 04:39

The 30 least densely populated countries in the world To identify the least densely populated countries on Earth, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the United Nations 2019 World Population Prospects.   &...
2019-07-10, 16:13

| These are just 9 of the world's worst serial killers Former German hospital nurse Niels Hoegel, who was handed a life sentence for murdering 85 patients in his care, is believed to be the most prolific ...
2019-06-06, 16:01

The World Watched Apollo 11 Together. Here's the Evidence From the beaches of Florida and department store TVs to mission control and Parisian living rooms, everyone witnessed the mission's launch and landin...
2019-07-16, 16:52

Andy Murray: ‘I went from world No 1 to not being able to walk’ The tennis player on injury, being too hard on himself and sitting in silence with his wifeBorn in Glasgow, Andy Murray, 32, turned professional in 2...
2019-07-06, 12:39

Women's World Cup: Canada 1-0 Cameroon A header by Kadeisha Buchanan, voted best young player at the 2015 Women's World Cup, ensures Canada open their 2019 campaign with a win over Cameroo...
2019-06-11, 03:13

On a Trip Around the World, and the Plane Just Left Without Me The 52 Places Traveler faces a travel nightmare getting out of Brazil — and so rewrites the itinerary, spends 40-plus hours in transit and lands in t...
2019-07-16, 13:52

I can’t write about a world without rape – because I don’t live in one Women read and write crime fiction as a way to understand real experience. I was raped – and being told by the Staunch prize that books like mine are...
2019-07-05, 22:00

World's Worst Serial Killers Former German hospital nurse Niels Hoegel has claimed to have killed around 100 of his patients with drug overdoses, which would make him one of the ...
2019-06-06, 12:39

U.S. Defeats England in World Cup Semifinal The defending champion U.S. women’s soccer team advanced to its third straight World Cup final after defeating England, 2-1, on goals by Christen Pre...
2019-07-03, 04:26

Netflix’s Rim Of The World shows where sci-fi is headed Enlarge / Netflix really knows how to keep this controller in the hand of certain niche audiences. (credit: Aytac Unal/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) ...
2019-05-27, 18:13

The curious fate of the eighth wonder of the world People travelled from far and wide to see New Zealand’s spectacular pink and white terraces. Then they were destroyed in a volcanic eruption – or wer...
2019-05-21, 16:52

WILL: A Wonderful World: The Kotaku Review When I booted up the Switch port of WILL: A Wonderful World, the game told me about its autosave function. Then I saw this, set next to a red megapho...
2019-07-02, 23:39

Here's how multiplayer works in 'Dr. Mario World' Nintendo is set to release its latest mobile game Dr. Mario World on July 10th, and we're starting to get a better idea of what the game will lo...
2019-07-03, 01:13

Don’t blame us for low-scoring World Cup pitches, says ICC • ‘Guidance is to prepare pitches for typical English conditions’• World Cup pitches markedly different from those of recent yearsThe ICC have denied...
2019-07-09, 21:26

A world breaks apart: When parents split up Parents may have good reasons for separating. But their children often find their world in shatters. It doesn't have to be an endless catastrophe, th...
2019-05-21, 17:52

Neville on Bronze – ‘She’s the best player in the world’ "England manager Phil Neville heaped praise on his right-back Lucy Bronze after the 3-0 win over Norway, hailing her as the best player in the world....
2019-06-27, 23:26

US loses to Ecuador 2-1 in Under-19 World Cup quarterfinal The United States has been knocked out of the Under-20 World Cup at the quarterfinal stage for the third straight tournament, losing to Ecuador 2-1 S...
2019-06-08, 22:13

New real-world features we'd like to see for iOS 13 Apple's WWDC conference starts Monday, showcasing new features we'll see on iPhones and iPads in the fall. The event kicks off at 10 a.m. P...
2019-06-01, 17:52

This is the world’s cheapest laptop – but you probably shouldn’t buy it At £83.25 (about $106, excluding taxes), the Thomson X5 Neo 10 is probably the cheapest laptop in the world, but there is a reason why. It uses ...
2019-06-06, 18:26

Spectacular vertical gardens around the world Vertical green walls are living gardens made up of plants and flowers. These architectural gems are in India, Australia, Singapore, California and be...
2019-07-10, 20:26

The end of a relationship feels like the end of the world on Big Little Lies Last week, Big Little Lies went a bit insular by focusing on the family unit; this week, our little Monterey group is looking outward, drawing parall...
2019-06-24, 06:26

Deontay Wilder: ‘I am the most dangerous man in the world’ But Deontay Wilder needs the Anthony Joshua fight or the Tyson Fury rematch to live up to his own claims, writes John Dennen The post Deontay Wilder:...
2019-05-21, 14:33

The SLAP Heard Round the World I’m finally up to date on Big Little Lies, the best soap opera on television, which means I’m qualified to write a recap (finally). I know you’ve bee...
2019-07-01, 20:52

I'm English – but I want USA to beat the Lionesses in the World Cup For all its travails, the United States of America was built for its people. The same cannot be said for the land where I was bornI am an Englishman,...
2019-07-01, 21:00

This French Restaurant Has Been Named The Best In The World France's Mirazur restaurant -- whose Argentine chef Mauro Colagreco draws inspiration from the sea, the mountains, and his own garden -- was crowned ...
2019-06-27, 19:13

Does net neutrality still matter in our post-web world? What we think the public Internet is has already been replaced with a vision of the digital marketplace that’s more reflective of our society. So why...
2019-07-18, 22:00

Experience: I manage the last Blockbuster in the world It was just us and a store in Perth, Australia. They called the night they closed to wish us all the bestI remember watching my first rental movie wh...
2019-05-21, 14:52

How Myanmar became an example to the world in the battle against malaria Once a malaria blackspot, Myanmar has used aid money to tackle the disease locally – an approach, say experts, from which other countries can learnWi...
2019-07-18, 16:00

A 13-0 World Cup Rout? Thailand Is as Proud as Ever The women’s loss to the United States produced the most lopsided score in World Cup history. But soccer fans in Thailand say they were just happy the...
2019-06-12, 18:13

USWNT shuts out Netherlands to win another World Cup LYON, France — The United States won its record fourth Women’s World Cup title and second in a row, beating the Netherlands 2-0 Sunday night wh...
2019-07-07, 20:13

The mysterious world of British food British food isn't bad. It's just misunderstood. It's high time we reevaluate our assumptions with 20 classic dishes -- from Yorkshire pudding to jel...
2019-06-12, 16:26

Theresa May has message for the world as she lands for G20 Theresa May has declared that all sides must reduce tensions in the Iran crisis as she begins her swan song on the international stage, flying into J...
2019-06-27, 18:39

New Zealand becomes first in world to unveil 'well-being' budget New Zealand on Thursday announced a new budget worth billions of dollars to benefit mental health services and child poverty in its first so-called "...
2019-05-30, 17:39

U.S. Wins World Cup and Becomes a Champion for Its Times Few sports teams are asked to carry so much meaning on their shoulders as the U.S. women’s soccer team. Fewer still do it so effortlessly, and with s...
2019-07-08, 00:39

Schoenfield: Even the Dodgers' rookies are out of this world Will Smith followed fellow rookies Matt Beaty and Alex Verdugo by capping off a weekend of walk-off homers in L.A., showing the Dodgers' depth knows ...
2019-06-24, 07:26

Hit the mute button: why everyone is trying to silence the outside world Uber is trialling a feature that allows customers to stop their drivers from talking. But there’s growing evidence that cutting ourselves off like th...
2019-06-12, 08:13

He Couldn’t Talk About What He Saw in World War II. So He Painted It. The aristocrat-turned-commando Guy de Montlaur was a hero of the French liberation. His paintings of D-Day depict scenes that haunted him his entire ...
2019-06-12, 11:13

Baker's dozen for USA as they set a new World Cup record Holders USA have set a new record for FIFA World Cup finals, for either women or men, by thrashing Thailand 13-0 in their opening match of the 2019 t...
2019-06-12, 07:52

For Spain, Investment Pays Off at the World Cup Dozens of countries have embraced women’s soccer in recent years. Few have done so quite as completely as Spain, which faces the United States on Mon...
2019-06-23, 23:52

Don’t look now, but the PC is the world’s biggest gaming platform I dare you to think up a better image for a "PC gaming win." (credit: dno1967b / Flickr) If you follow the business side of the game industry at al...
2019-05-21, 14:33

Best of the 2019 College World Series The 2019 College World Series is underway in Omaha, Nebraska. Take a look at the best images from the NCAA's baseball championships.  ...
2019-06-18, 03:00

Nike ‘I believe’ ad honoring World Cup champs is a hit Nike scored big with a much-talked-about ad congratulating the US Women’s team on its stunning World Cup victory over the Netherlands on Sunday. The ...
2019-07-08, 20:13

The Fiver | The Women’s World Cup is over, and it has been good Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Even Sir Kim Darroch would have to admit that USA! USA!! USA!!! get something right when it comes ...
2019-07-08, 20:26

A guide to the world’s most stunning gems Sapphire The most famous sapphire engagement ring in recent history was given by Prince Charles to Lady Diana. Nearly three decades later, their son ...
2019-05-21, 15:13

PEN World Voices Festival: It happened to me Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New ...
2019-05-21, 15:26

USWNT doubles down on all those World Cup celebrations The United States Women’s National Team isn’t backing down to celebration critics. As the USWNT thrashed Thailand 13-0 in their World Cup opener Tues...
2019-06-12, 21:52

'An explosion of joy': U.S. defend World Cup celebrations U.S. captain Megan Rapinoe on Wednesday defended her under-fire team mates' exuberant celebrations during their record 13-0 World Cup victory over Th...
2019-06-13, 00:26

Women's World Cup: Revolution in Spain With Champions League finalists and record attendances, women's football is booming in Spain. Now at only their second ever World Cup, some even have...
2019-06-11, 21:13

PEN World Voices Festival: Meditations on war Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New ...
2019-05-21, 15:26

Police cars: the world's best and worst Features 27 Jun, 2019 We delve into the magical world of the Police car, taking in the fastest, most exotic and most inappropriate poli...
2019-06-27, 21:00

The New New World: In China, Some Fear the End of ‘Chimerica’ As the trade war with the U.S. threatens to decouple the world’s two largest economies, some in China argue that the two sides benefit from the relat...
2019-05-21, 15:52

USA men could be rugby world champions this weekend – no, really Earn three more points than Fiji in Paris and Mike Friday, Perry Baker and the rest of the Eagles will be in sevens heavenIf the USA men’s sevens tea...
2019-06-01, 07:26

Apocalypse now: images of a world in turmoil Agence MYOP are taking over an abandoned school in Arles to exhibit images showing the major social, ecological and humanitarian crises we face MYOP ...
2019-06-27, 21:13

World’s top steelmaker to cut output further in Europe LONDON (AP) — The world’s largest steel maker, ArcelorMittal, has announced further cuts to production at several plants in Europe due to weak ...
2019-05-29, 13:52

Abandoned sacred places around the world From black-stoned pyramids staggering out of the Sudanese desert to the silhouetted bare bones of England's Gothic Whitby Abbey in North Yorkshire st...
2019-05-29, 16:39

World's most popular theme parks It's no surprise that Disney dominates among theme parks, and upcoming Star Wars land openings are likely to give the entertainment behemoth a big at...
2019-05-31, 17:39

10 of the most incredible yoga settings in the world From thermal craters in Utah to ancient caves in Tuscany, and an underwater restaurant in the Maldives, here are some of the best spots to get your d...
2019-06-19, 20:00

World's best airline for 2019 revealed The public has voted: The 2019 countdown of the world's best airlines has been revealed at the Paris Air Show, with the winning airline taking the to...
2019-06-18, 17:39

How Trump’s Trade War Is Being Fought Around the World Mexico, China, Japan, Europe, Canada: The White House’s various conflicts add up to a broad assault on a postwar effort to build economic ties around...
2019-05-31, 19:13

Netherlands advances at Women's World Cup with 3-1 win Vivianne Miedema scored a goal in each half Saturday to advance the Netherlands into the second round of the Women's World Cup for the second straigh...
2019-06-17, 18:52

Amazon is now the world’s most valuable brand. Amazon is now the world’s most valuable brand. The world’s least valuable brand: Amazon Warehouse Worker Pee in a Bottle Thirst Quencher....
2019-06-12, 21:26

Breaking down the lines for Women’s World Cup In what’s shaping up as a dream finale for the July Fourth weekend, the Stars and Stripes will try will try to win the 2019 Women’s World Cup on Sund...
2019-07-07, 18:13

World's most powerful passports revealed Once again, Asia leads the way in the Henley Passport Index's guide to the world's most powerful passports. But in the latest report for 2019, there'...
2019-07-02, 15:00

Dad shows blind 3-year-old the world (WCSH) Nolan Desmond is blind, but his dad refuses to let it stop him from experiencing the world. “The only way that I deal with it is that I ...
2019-06-18, 21:52

Tennis: Barty a win away from world number one Ashleigh Barty will become the first Australian woman to be ranked world number one in more than 40 years if she beats her doubles partner Julia Goer...
2019-06-22, 21:13

Soccer: Ebi set for fifth women’s World Cup appearance Defender Onome Ebi was named to play at her fifth women’s World Cup when she was included on Saturday in Nigeria’s squad for next month’s finals in F...
2019-05-25, 20:26

The US deserve to be on a podium at the World Cup, not a pedestal The US have been accused of arrogance by many of their detractors. Those claims have some truth, but they use their aura to gain an edge“Well-behaved...
2019-07-04, 16:00

Netherlands advances at Women’s World Cup with 3-1 win Vivianne Miedema scored a goal in each half Saturday to advance the Netherlands into the second round of the Women’s World Cup for the second s...
2019-06-15, 21:13

Museum of the Future: A new world icon? In Dubai, the Museum of the Future aims to serve as a base to explore the greatest challenges and technologies that will shape the world of tomorrow....
2019-06-10, 13:52

Women's World Cup: six things we've learned so far The women's World Cup has been exhilarating and controversial in equal measure; a fortnight of highs and lows, and thrills and spills. Here's what we...
2019-06-21, 11:13

Eid al-Fitr 2019 around the world – in pictures Muslims worldwide are celebrating Eid al-Fitr, the three-day festival marking the end of the Islamic holy fasting month of Ramadan Continue reading.....
2019-06-05, 21:39

Law changes for women's World Cup but not Nations League Changes to the laws of the soccer, which came into effect at the start of the month, will not be applied to this week's Nations League finals but wil...
2019-06-04, 22:39

Why Japan Is Hosting the Rugby World Cup Japan will become the first Asian country to host rugby union’s marquee event, when 20 national teams compete for the Webb Ellis Cup. Venues for the ...
2019-06-21, 05:00

9 things to do in the yoga capital of the world For better or worse, the holy city of Rishikesh, which rests on the foothills of the Himalayas in northern India, will always be associated with the ...
2019-06-21, 04:00

US loses Under-20 World Cup opener 2-1 to Ukraine Denys Popov scored on a header off a corner kick in the 51st minute, and Ukraine beat the United States 2-1 Friday at Bielsko Biala, Poland, in the A...
2019-05-25, 02:52

These 15 countries control the world’s oil The 15 countries with the largest proven oil reserves span five continents and control between 12.8 billion barrels to 303.2 billion barrels of oil. ...
2019-05-22, 16:52

Queen says 'thank you' as world leaders mark D-Day The Queen has paid tribute to the "heroism" of D-Day troops, marking 75 years since the Normandy landings that changed the course of the Second World...
2019-06-06, 00:13

Summer solstice: Traditions around the world From Sweden's Midsummer to Eastern Europe's Kupala, the summer solstice celebrates the longest day of the year and the romance that comes with it. Le...
2019-06-16, 01:00

Troubled Boeing Is Still a World-Beater Big menus may have fallen out of favor in restaurants, which now tend to rely on a few crowd-pleasers. But they are still the likely path to success ...
2019-06-28, 15:26

France take first step toward possible World Cup glory France head coach Corinne Diacre said her side had taken their first step toward women's World Cup success but warned they must stay grounded after t...
2019-06-08, 02:00

U.S. Suicide Rates Are the Highest They’ve Been Since World War II U.S. suicide rates are at their highest since World War II, according to federal data—and the opioid crisis, widespread social media use and hi...
2019-06-20, 12:00

| 'Exuberant celebrations are part of a World Cup' The United States say their allegedly over-exuberant goal celebrations in their record demolition of Thailand at the World Cup were nothing to do wit...
2019-06-15, 21:39

| Infantino says would welcome China bid for 2030 World Cup FIFA president Gianni Infantino says he would welcome a Chinese bid to stage the 2030 World Cup after the country was named to host the Asian Cup in ...
2019-06-05, 20:52

Revealed: the $730,000 gender pay gap in US World Cup bonuses The US women’s team have earned $90,000 in bonuses for reaching the World Cup quarter-finals, a sum that would be six times higher were they entitled...
2019-06-28, 15:52

U.S. celebrates World Cup title with NYC parade The U.S. women’s soccer team won its fourth World Cup title July 7 — and celebrated in style with a ticker tape parade in New York. ...
2019-07-11, 09:26

Lido's enduring legacy: A better world So profound and so broad is Lee Iacocca's lasting legacy on every corner of this industry that his death this month at age 94 still bowed heads in re...
2019-07-15, 08:26

Women's World Cup: 6 things we've learned so far The women's World Cup has been exhilarating and controversial in equal measure; a fortnight of highs and lows, and thrills and spills. Here's what we...
2019-06-21, 04:00

ITF announces changes to World Tennis Tour The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has announced a major change to "optimize" the structure of lower-rung professional tournaments, six months...
2019-05-23, 22:26

‘First Kings’ Myths From Around the World: How Do They Compare? Monarchs have always played a very important role in how their subjects form their cultural identity.  ...
2019-07-14, 04:13

'World's first' 360-degree infinity pool For thrill-seeking swimmers, the chance to take a death-defying dip might not be far away. Plans to build a rooftop infinity pool -- with 360-degree ...
2019-06-10, 04:52

O’Sullivan: Why I'm finished with World Championship "Ronnie O’Sullivan has renewed his feud with snooker’s administration by again threatening to skip high-profile tournaments including the World Champ...
2019-05-23, 20:39

Picking up the pieces of the new world (dis)order Wolfgang Ischinger, chairman of the Munich Security Conference, said that the world has fallen into a "great strategic puzzle." It is unclear who cou...
2019-05-23, 20:26

The folly of free healthcare for everybody — in the world “Mexican immigration over the border is a good thing,” the late Nobel Prize winning economist Milton Friedman said in a famous 1978 lecture, before s...
2019-07-03, 22:39

Australia: The World’s Most Secretive Democracy? Raids targeting journalists this week are the latest examples of how far the country’s government will go to scare officials and reporters into submi...
2019-06-05, 16:39

World War II bomb defused in Berlin A World War II bomb has been found and defused near the German capital's famous Alexanderplatz. Authorities have said they were able to safely destro...
2019-06-15, 03:26

Racing lines: The ultimate lap… around the world Nothing is quite so daunting - and adventurous - as a 22,000 mile, cross-continental vintage and classic rally We all love a road trip, so how abou...
2019-05-23, 11:39

In Iraq Museum, ‘Things There That Are Nowhere Else in the World’ The Iraq Museum has a majestic, world-class collection of ancient art dating back 5,000 years, but it struggles to connect with an audience of younge...
2019-06-09, 09:00

Known unknowns: How to communicate certainly in an uncertain world From the speed of global warming to the likelihood of developing cancer, we must grasp uncertainty to understand the world. Here’s how to know your u...
2019-07-04, 02:52

Sunrise at Stonehenge will now be visible around the world Summer solstice is launch date for live feed from camera close to the stonesFor thousands of years people have made the pilgrimage to Stonehenge to g...
2019-06-21, 03:26

Hazard sets sights on becoming 'best in the world' "Eden Hazard was officially unveiled as a Real Madrid player on Thursday - and told fans he will seek to become the world\u0027s best player after le...
2019-06-14, 10:52

At World Cup, U.S. Team’s Pride Is Felt by Others, Too The United States women’s team has been a source of inspiration to L.G.B.T. soccer players in France, who say they do not enjoy the same freedom to b...
2019-06-29, 21:26

When America landed on the moon, the whole world did It was an American mission to land on the moon. But it would have been impossible without the rest of the world. The Apollo program relied on a globa...
2019-07-12, 14:00

This Could Be the World's First Smartphone With a 64-Megapixel Camera Samsung is reportedly working on an updated version of the Galaxy A70 with its new 64-megapixel camera sensor. The phone is expected to release in th...
2019-05-24, 06:00

5 Big Stories to Watch in the Women’s World Cup The FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 kicks off in Paris on Friday. From new teams to new kits to a new host, here’s your cheat sheet for this ...
2019-06-05, 20:26

The World’s Most Consumed Alcohol Is One You Might Not Have Tried. But It’s Coming to a Bar Near You “You’re going to drink a little more than you like, and you can’t refuse,” the late Anthony Bourdain told his co-star Eric Ri...
2019-05-23, 06:26

11 best open world games on PC today Now that gaming PCs are more powerful than ever before, the best PC games have evolved in ways no one would have seen coming a decade ago.If you want...
2019-06-05, 03:13

Migration on the rise across world, new study says Millions more people will move across the globe in the coming decades, as economic inequality and the effects of the climate crisis take their toll. ...
2019-07-03, 20:13

What Happened After P.G. Wodehouse Was Captured During World War II The beloved British humorist — the creator of Wooster and Jeeves — was arrested by the Germans in 1940 and spent the remainder of the war in custody....
2019-06-04, 11:13

US suicide rate at its highest since the end of the second world war Suicide rates in the US are at their highest since the second world war, and a new report shows an increase among Native Americans and Asian or Pacif...
2019-06-20, 09:26

World War II vet parachutes into Normandy 75 years after D-Day ASSOCIATED PRESS – A 97-year-old U.S. veteran has parachuted into Normandy — 75 years after he made the same journey on D-Day. Tom Rice of San ...
2019-06-06, 01:26

Norway opens World Cup with 3-0 win over Nigeria REIMS, France (AP) — Guro Reiten and Lisa Marie Utland scored to help Norway open the Women’s World Cup with a 3-0 victory over Nigeria on Satu...
2019-06-09, 03:52

Why everyone is talking about goalkeepers at the Women's World Cup Talking to the BBC at half-time, England coach Phil Neville said that his team was facing the best goalkeeper at the Women's World Cup. The evidence ...
2019-06-20, 07:13

If you enjoyed the World Cup, here’s how to keep up with women’s soccer in the U.S. If the World Cup marked the point where you got interested in women's soccer, here's how and where you can keep up with the National Women Soccer Lea...
2019-07-11, 00:26

Japan Arrive At The World Cup With A New Look And Something To Prove The USA’s top nemesis in the Women’s World Cup comes into 2019 with plenty of questions to answer, despite winning it all in 2011 and placing second ...
2019-06-09, 02:39

World Cup 2019: Breaking down how the tournament works The USWNT begins play in the World Cup on Tuesday. The tournament format can be a little confusing, so here's a breakdown of how it works. ...
2019-06-12, 01:26

Massive sandcastle breaks world record There's a striking new building in Binz, Germany -- a sandcastle complete with turrets, multiple levels and an enviable seaside location. Find out ju...
2019-06-07, 16:26

How to Watch the July 2nd Solar Eclipse From Anywhere in the World If you won’t be in Chile or Argentina for tomorrow’s total solar eclipse, the Exploratorium museum in San Francisco will go for you, bringing you liv...
2019-07-01, 22:39

The world’s most expensive painting is on a Saudi superyacht This Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece may be riding da waves. “Salvator Mundi” — the rare painting whose whereabouts have been shrou...
2019-06-11, 02:26

Even Half a World Away, Trump Weighs In on Debates Spoiler alert: The president was not impressed with the Democratic candidates vying to run against him in 2020. “They definitely have plenty of candi...
2019-06-28, 06:52

The U.S. is in the World Cup final with a stop of penalty and a spot of tea With a crucial save by Alyssa Naeher and goals by Christen Press and Alex Morgan — who added her own signature celebration — the defending champions ...
2019-07-03, 09:39

In the Good Omens finale, the end of the world is a lot less interesting than what comes next If there’s one moment in the novel Good Omens that most closely resembles co-author Terry Pratchett’s solo work—other than all those footnotes, anywa...
2019-06-05, 19:39

Marta ruled out for Brazil’s first World Cup match GRENOBLE, France (AP) — Marta has been ruled out for Brazil’s opening match at the Women’s World Cup because of a left thigh injury. The ...
2019-06-09, 03:52

Liverpool to head to Qatar for Club World Cup "Liverpool\u0027s quest to be crowned world champions will take them to Qatar, after the Arab country was awarded hosting rights for the next two edi...
2019-06-04, 04:00

The World's Fastest Lawnmower Is Exactly as Bonkers to Drive as It Looks Right foot dips forward, left lifts, tarmac blurs. The view through my visor turned to a streak, as I launched forward at a spooky pace. I felt my he...
2019-07-01, 21:26

World No Tobacco Day: After Reading This, You May Quit Smoking World No Tobacco Day 2019 theme is "Tobacco and Lung health". From cancer, autoimmune disorders, Type 2 diabetes, premature deaths and heart strokes,...
2019-05-31, 11:52

World's Longest Flight To Be Even Less Comfortable Than Expected Flights half way around the globe are set to be even less comfortable than expected -- that's if the marathon 20-hour non-stop services from Sydney t...
2019-06-05, 08:39

How do global suppliers thrive in a tough world? There are many great examples of how innovation keeps big auto suppliers healthy, but a smaller, lesser-known supplier named Kiekert offers another k...
2019-06-11, 00:26

Women's World Cup: Norway and Nigeria are worlds apart Norway beat Nigeria 3-0 at the Women's World Cup on Saturday. The two teams are worlds apart on the field and are also fighting very different battle...
2019-06-10, 05:13

New York soccer fans go wild for US World Cup win A flood of cheers washed over the Big Apple on Sunday as the US Women’s soccer team bested the Dutch 2-0 in the World Cup finals. Chants of “USA!” ec...
2019-07-07, 20:13

Nepal financial inclusion: Banking on top of the world Nepal’s government wants everyone to have access to a bank and has ordered a branch in each of the country’s 753 districts. Asiamoney journeys to one...
2019-06-28, 13:00

| Trash from the top of the world handed over for recycling in Nepal Aluminium ladders and cans collected from Mount Everest may find a second life as pots and pans, as bags of trash were collected after the climbing s...
2019-06-05, 20:52

World's most crowded train line revealed A new Google Maps feature predicts how crowded a bus, train or subway is likely to be in more than 200 global cities. But which transit lines are the...
2019-07-02, 12:39

‘The world’s greatest email app’ is a privacy nightmare Superhuman bills itself as the world’s greatest email client. It should, given how much it costs; users of the app pay $30 a month for a subscription...
2019-07-03, 18:26

Women's World Cup 2019: The most important in history The eighth edition of the Women's World Cup has been described as the most important in history. Kicking off in Paris on Friday, the tournament certa...
2019-06-07, 13:00

How the U.S. Beat England to Reach the World Cup Final Alyssa Naeher’s big moment came at last: a save that thoroughly validated her status as the American goalkeeper. She was mobbed by teammates who say ...
2019-07-03, 05:00

The world’s 15 hottest places in the last day are all in India, Pakistan NEW DELHI – India warned of severe heat in northern and central areas on Monday, following similar extreme weather on Sunday. Of the 15 hottest...
2019-06-03, 23:00

Breaking down the full US women’s World Cup roster With the U.S. Women’s National Team set to open their World Cup title defense versus Venezuela at 2 p.m. Sunday on Fox, here is a look at the r...
2019-06-09, 07:26

World Cup 2019, New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: When And Where To Watch New Zealand, ranked fourth in the ICC ODI rankings, registered comprehensive win over India before losing to a batting-heavy Windies in the warm-ups....
2019-05-31, 15:26

AMD's $749 Ryzen 9 3950X is the 'world's first' 16-core gaming CPU Today during its E3 2019 press conference, AMD announced it's pushing gaming beyond 8- or 12-cores, with a new "best of the best" CPU. The "Worl...
2019-06-11, 03:13