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What Apple is up against in the streaming-video world  CNN

New York (CNN Business) We don't know exactly what Apple will debut during its big press event on Monday. A new streaming-video product? A revamped TV ...

An Elusive Whale Is Found All Around the World  The New York Times

Salvatore Cerchio stunned the small world of whale science in 2015 when he found examples of a new species in the wild for the first time. Now, he's mapped ...

9 Photo Stories That Will Challenge Your View Of The World  BuzzFeed News

Here are some of the most interesting and powerful photo stories from across the internet.

Costa Rica's Zero-Carbon Plan Could Be a Model for the World  WIRED

President Carlos Alvarado Quesada explains Costa Rica's plan to ditch fossil fuels and how it could inspire others to do the same.

The Geography of the World's 50 Top Billionaires  Visual Capitalist

Where do the world's top billionaires live, and how has this distribution changed over time? We take a look at the top 50 billionaires .

Why in the World?  The New York Times

College sports do have some upsides. But their sheer scale is silly.

Italy joins China's New Silk Road project  BBC News

Italy is the first G7 country to sign up to China's global investment programme, despite Western concerns.

World's 10 most scenic airport landings for 2019  CNN

Aosta Valley Airport in northern Italy has the 10th most scenic airport landing in the world. Which nine airports does PrivateFly rank even higher in its annual poll ...

The Super Models: The Bizarre And Exclusive World Of $20,000 Toy Cars  Forbes

Inside Amalgam Collection, the world's largest miniature car factory.

The hunt for black gold: is California the world's next truffle hotspot?  The Guardian

For decades, enthusiasts have hoped truffles can follow wine's path to success in the state. Charlotte Simmonds joins a search for the delicacy.

These Are the World's Happiest Countries  U.S. News & World Report

The U.S. falls again in the annual quality-of-life assessment produced for the United Nations.

A world threat: Islamic State's origins and caliphate  Sky News

A world threat: Islamic State's origins and caliphate.

Planet Venus: Hopes rise of new mission to the hothouse world  BBC News

New science is ending the longstanding perception that Venus is a dead planet.

International reaction to fall of ISIL's last bastion

Governments call SDF capture of group's last remaining stronghold in Syria a 'milestone' but warn of remaining threats.

World-Low 9% of Ukrainians Confident in Government  Gallup

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In the lead-up to the presidential election on March 31, Ukrainians go to the polls with less faith in their government than is true for any ...

World's Largest Atom Smasher May Have Just Found Evidence for Why Our Universe Exists  Live Science

For the first time ever, physicists at the world's largest atom smasher have observed differences in the decay of particles and antiparticles containing a basic ...

Rick Steves Wants to Save the World, One Vacation at a Time  New York Times

The travel guru believes the tiniest exposure to other cultures will change Americans' entire lives.

Venezuela's revolution of hunger: a photo essay | World news  The Guardian

Economically destroyed, socially unstable and hungry, Venezuela is undergoing turbulent times. Photographer Ignacio Marín has been covering the crisis since ...

Is Sidney Crosby still the best hockey player in the world?  ESPN

The debate between Sid and Connor McDavid rages. Plus, Eugene Melnyk vs. fake fans, the Week in Gritty, Jersey Fouls and more.

Who will be the world's next nuclear policeman?  CNN

Since the collapse of the Soviet Union three decades ago, the United States has often played a unique role as the world's nuclear policeman. During that period ...

China’s Hydrogen Economy Is Coming  Bloomberg

The world's electric-vehicle king is seeking leadership in fuel cells, too. Investors are probably right to be excited.

Residents in world’s most violent city are buying stolen US-Mexico border wire for protection, report says  Fox News

Steel razor wire installed by American troops and Border Patrol officials to deter migrants from crossing into the country illegally from Mexico is now being stolen ...

Israel's Netanyahu to play Trump card in tight election  The Guardian

Israel's April election has at times felt like it might be Benjamin Netanyahu's last. But even as he tries to fend off a string of corruption accusations, the prime ...

Finland’s health-care system is ranked among the best in the world. Someone tell Nikki Haley.  The Washington Post

The former Trump diplomat implied Finland was an example of where universal health care doesn't work.

Five killed in Islamist attack on government building in Somalia  The Guardian

Five people, including the country's deputy labour minister, have been killed in an Islamist extremist attack on a government building in the capital, Mogadishu, ...

Will Cleveland: One of the best beer festivals in the world is coming to western New York  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The Festival, organized by legendary beer importer Shelton Brothers, will be held in Buffalo in October.

Kazakhstan renames capital Nur-Sultan | World news  The Guardian

Interim president orders name change from Astana to honour resigned leader Nazarbayev.

Is Kashmir the most dangerous place in the world?

We talk to Arundhati Roy about Kashmir and Modi and debate US intervention in Venezuela.

Duke is the team the world picked to win the NCAA tournament

No surprise here, Duke is the top team picked to win the NCAA tournament among the millions of brackets in our Bracket Challenge Game. The Blue Devils were ...

Christchurch mosque shootings: The lives lost and the world they revealed  BBC News

The life stories of the Christchurch mosque victims are a striking reflection of a world in turmoil - one marked by war, poverty and economic inequality.

Afghans Find Happiness Despite Living In World's Third Least Happy Country : Goats and Soda  NPR

Afghanistan ranks extremely low on the World Happiness Report, released for World Happiness Day on March 20. But that doesn't mean it is a place devoid of ...

Franco’s shadow: reburial battle sees Spain confront its darkest days  The Guardian

The gates of the suburban mausoleum that could soon house Spain's most restless ghost are decked with a shrivelling bunch of red and yellow carnations, ...

Egypt bans singer from performing over free-speech remarks  The Guardian

Sherine Abdel-Wahab said during show that anyone who talks in Egypt is imprisoned.

Protesters clash with police across France for 19th weekend  The Guardian

Gilets jaunes demonstrations in Paris on Saturday largely peaceful, but turned violent in the late afternoon.

These are the world's 25 happiest countries in 2019  USA TODAY

The United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network's 2019 World Happiness Report is here and revealing which countries are the happiest.

The world is coming after Silicon Valley. Tech companies must evolve to survive  CNN

The world is coming after Silicon Valley. Tech faces serious threats to its business. Companies could be broken up. People could flee the services.

Palestinian writer has fingers smashed in Gaza beating  The Guardian

A UK publisher has condemned an attack by masked men in Gaza on a Palestinian writer and political figure, Atef Abu Saif, accusing the assailants of ...

City in England Has Finally Achieved its Goal of Becoming the World's First 'Sustainable Palm Oil City'  Good News Network

A small city in England has just become the world's first city to exclusively source all of their daily goods from sustainable palm oil suppliers. Palm oil is a kind of ...

Hundreds evacuated from cruise ship off Norwegian coast  The Guardian

About 1,300 passengers and crew are being evacuated from a cruise ship which suffered engine failure off the west coast of Norway, police and rescue workers ...

Microsoft: This is world's first automated DNA data storage, retrieval system  ZDNet

Microsoft researchers reveal an apparatus for automating the storage and retrieval of data stored in DNA.

Drugged orangutan found in Russian's airline luggage | World news  The Guardian

A Russian tourist attempting to smuggle a drugged orangutan out of Indonesia in his suitcase to bring home and keep as a pet has been arrested in Bali, police ...

Trump to lift 'not necessary' North Korea sanctions, White House confirms  The Guardian

Donald Trump has announced that he is ordering the withdrawal of recently announced North Korea-related sanctions imposed by the US treasury department.

Held off podium at worlds, should Canada figure skating begin to panic?

The 2019 world figure skating championships were the first in 15 years in which Canada went home empty-handed. Does that mean it's time to panic, or should ...

Where in the world are people happiest? Hint: Not the US  MSNBC

Each year the U.N Sustainable Development Solutions Network releases the The World Happiness Report. Dr. Jeffrey Sachs, a co-author of the report, joins ...

How Thailand Became the World’s Last Military Dictatorship  The Atlantic

If military dictatorship is defined in the strictest sense as the rule of a junta or military officer who comes to power through a coup and then doesn't hold elections ...

Finland is the happiest country in the world again, launches contest for free trip  NBC News

Finland, ranked for the second time the world's happiest country, is launching an unusual tourism campaign that it promises will share its secret. The country's ...

Christchurch attack: Al Noor mosque handed back to Muslim community  The Guardian

Leaders and worshippers escorted through cordon by police as life begins to return to normal.

Paleontologists report world's biggest Tyrannosaurus rex: Nicknamed 'Scotty,' the record-breaking rex is also the largest dinosaur skeleton ever found in Canada  Science Daily

Paleontologists have just reported the world's biggest Tyrannosaurus rex and the largest dinosaur skeleton ever found in Canada. The 13-metre-long T. rex, ...

Israel's Air Force Is One of the Best in World For a Reason  The National Interest Online

And even if the unimaginable occurred, and Israel needed to look elsewhere from the United States, the proficiency of Israeli industry in developing components ...

Russia Declares the Su-57 Fighter "The Best in the World"  The National Interest Online

The Russian President's remarks came during a recent appearance in Sochi. While congratulating the winners of a Russia-wide talent search competition, Putin ...

France drafts in troops to prevent further gilets jaunes violence  The Guardian

France has drafted in extra security forces including army troops to try to prevent any repeat of violence during gilets jaunes protests in Paris or other cities this ...

A Modest Suggestion for the World's Climate Strikers  Resilience

Embark with all the strength and enthusiasm of your youth on an “energy diet”. A big, fat, relentless and endless energy diet.

Countries That Control the World’s Gold  24/7 Wall St.

Central banks and finance ministries currently hold more than 33,000 tons of gold worth about $1.4 trillion, at today's prices. These authorities are among the ...

Pictures From Youth Climate Strikes Around the World  The New York Times

Children and young adults around the world skipped school en masse Friday to demand action on climate change.

Theresa May can’t shut out the world – and neither can Britain  The Guardian

The prime minister is not the only one who failed to listen, says Guardian columnist Suzanne Moore.

World, meet Ja Morant. Ja, show the world what you got  The Athletic

HARTFORD, Conn. — Tee Morant finally allowed himself to smile, slowly, his lips curling upward as he watched his son, Ja, check out of the game well before ...

German police arrest 10 people on suspicion of terror plot  The Guardian

Ten people have been arrested in Germany on suspicion of planning a terrorist attack using a car and guns with the aim of killing as many people as possible.

Economic gloom hits world stock markets  Yahoo News

New York (AFP) - Worries about economic growth prospects hit global stock markets on Friday, causing sharp price drops on both sides of the Atlantic.

World's most expensive cities revealed  BBC News

Paris is top in a list of the world's most expensive cities, alongside Hong Kong and Singapore.

Here Are the World's Most Expensive Cities  Thrillist

Judging just by the gripes, you'd swear that New York is the most expensive city in the universe. It turns out, however, that mere volume...

Matt Damon on showing his kids a 'bigger world': 'Hopefully we'll build some empathy and compassion' (Exclusive)  AOL

Matt Damon and his wife strive to teach their children appreciation for other ways of life, the actor told AOL in an exclusive interview.

Tijuana ranked as the most violent city in the world, top 4 located in Mexico, report says  Fox News

The most violent city in the world is apparently right along the southern border of the U.S..

Norway will install the world’s first wireless electric car charging stations for Oslo taxis  The Verge

Norway's capital city of Oslo will be the world's first metropolitan area to install wireless, induction-based charging stations for electric taxis, in a bid to make a ...

Lois Weber: the trailblazing director who shocked the world  BBC News

She was once the most successful studio film-maker in Hollywood. Caryn James explores the incredible rise, tragic fall – and recent re-discovery – of a cinema ...

Quiz: can you identify these world cities from their density maps alone?  The Guardian

The LSE Cities Urban Age Programme has created density diagrams showing the number of people living in each square kilometre of a 100km by 100km area ...

Cliveden: The world's most historic airport hotel  CNN

Outside of London and 15 minutes from Heathrow Airport lies Cliveden House. It's a storybook mansion set on the rolling green banks of the Thames, and it just ...

Global Climate Strike: School students around the world protest climate inaction  CNN

School students around the world take part in the Global Climate Strike to protest climate inaction.

The Richest Woman In The World  Forbes

Francoise Bettencourt Meyers leads the women on the 2019 Forbes World's Billionaires list with a fortune of $49.3 billion.

'We're not allowed to talk about it': inside the world of US sports betting  The Guardian

In the new series Action, an increasingly legalized world comes out of the shadows, changing the narratives of those involved.

Let's move to Winchester: where all is right with the world  The Guardian

The streets are lined with the homes of your dreams… just don't expect anything edgy.

ISIS caliphate has crumbled and last stronghold liberated, Fox News has learned  Fox News

BAGHOUZ, Syria -- The caliphate has crumbled, and the final offensive is over. While the official announcement hasn't yet been made – Fox News has been told ...

World’s fastest shark, and many others, edge toward extinction

The shortfin mako, the world's fastest known shark, which can reach speeds of up to 70 kilometers per hour (43 miles an hour), is one step closer to extinction.

A gaming paradise: Inside the world's first professional FIFA house  CNN

Take a tour of the world's first professional FIFA house, home to AS Roma Fnatic.

#MyFreedomDay 2019: Students teach the world about modern slavery  CNN

All the latest on #MyFreedomDay 2019, when students around the world raise awareness of modern slavery.

Inside the Pricey, Totally Legal World of College Consultants  The New York Times

For prices up to $1.5 million, parents can buy a five-year, full-*service* package of college admissions consulting from a company in New York City called Ivy ...

Japan's Whiskey Is Some Of The World's Best -- But What About Japanese Craft Beer?  Forbes

In 2014, Japan surprised the world when connoisseur Jim Murray made his pick for “World Whiskey of the Year.” Rather than something Scottish, or Irish, Murray ...

Hong Kong reveals plan to build one of the world's largest artificial islands  CNN

Hong Kong plans to build one of the world's largest artificial islands, at a cost of around $80 billion.

Dutch shooting: Utrecht police arrest suspect after three killed  BBC News

A man has been arrested after three people were killed and five wounded, some seriously, in a shooting on a tram in the Dutch city of Utrecht. Gokmen Tanis, a ...

Kachin women from Myanmar 'raped until they get pregnant' in China  The Guardian

Burmese and Chinese authorities are turning a blind eye to a growing trade in women from Myanmar's Kachin minority, who are taken across the border, sold as ...

Complex societies precede moralizing gods throughout world history

The origins of religion and of complex societies represent evolutionary puzzles1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8. The 'moralizing gods' hypothesis offers a solution to both puzzles ...

Find Your Place in the World of JPMorgan  Bloomberg

Also financial role-playing games and Bitcoin lending.

Graphic Truth: Europe Loses, The World Gains  GZERO Media

Yesterday, EU leaders decided to grant UK Prime Minister May a two-month delay to the current March 29 Brexit deadline on one condition: she has to win ...

World's Biggest AI Startup Exploring Cars, Global Expansion  Bloomberg

SenseTime Group Ltd., the world's most valuable artificial intelligence startup, plans to sustain growth by expanding globally and diving deeper into arenas from ...

How TikTok Is Rewriting the World  The New York Times

TikTok will change the way your social media works — even if you're avoiding it.

Robert Fulford: The world's a lot better off than you think  National Post

It's disquieting to read a book that proves you're wrong, and more disquieting if you are wrong about a subject that interests you. I had that uneasy sensation ...

Intel promises 9th-gen mobile Core processors will arrive 'very, very soon'  PCWorld

Intel's upcoming 9th-gen mobile chips, including the Core i9, will be based upon Intel's existing Coffee Lake architecture.

Trump's Golan Heights announcement met with a shrug in the Arab world  CNN

When Mike Pompeo landed in Beirut from Tel Aviv on Friday morning, barely a handful of demonstrators took to the streets to protest the US Secretary of State's ...

World's poor pay more for water than the rich: UN  DW (English)

More than 2 billion people on earth did not have access to clean and drinkable water. Worldwide, the poor and marginalized were less likely to have clean water ...

How the Christchurch Shooter Played the World’s Media  Foreign Policy

In the days and hours ahead of his deadly killing spree at a New Zealand mosque on Friday, the alleged shooter left a trail of digital evidence that demonstrated ...

The World’s Last Blockbuster Has No Plans to Close  The New York Times

With the closing of a Blockbuster store in Australia, the one in Bend, Ore., will be the last to survive changes in technology and shopping that reshaped the way ...

Travel - A journey to the Disappointment Islands  BBC News

In 1765, an English explorer gave two islands a rather unfortunate name that has sheltered them from the world and preserved one of Earth's last paradises.

AirPods, the world's most popular wireless headphones, are getting even better  Apple Newsroom

New AirPods Are Powered by the New H1 Chip and Feature 50 Percent More Talk Time, Hands-Free “Hey Siri” and the Option of a Wireless Charging Case.

Canada misses playoffs at women's curling worlds  TSN

SILKEBORG, Denmark — Canada has missed the playoffs for the first time in 20 years at the world women's curling championship. Chelsea Carey's ...

The World's Recycling Is in Chaos. Here's What Has to Happen  WIRED

China's decision to no longer accept the world's recycled waste has left countries scrambling to adapt. They have a long way to go.

Is the world's next great Indian restaurant in Malaysia?  CNN

Nestled in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, Indian restaurant Nadodi is using modern gastronomic techniques to elevate the traditionally rustic cuisine of South India.

Cyclone Idai 'might be southern hemisphere's worst such disaster'  The Guardian

Millions from Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe affected as houses and roads submerged.

A Tuskegee hero is buried 75 years after his death in World War II  Washington Post

Nearly 75 years after his fighter plane crashed in Austria, Capt. Lawrence E. Dickson, a Tuskegee Airman, was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery on ...

The 10 Best Hospitals in the World  Newsweek

The hospitals on our list are all world leaders in health care, but these are the very best—the top 10, according to Statista's panel of doctors, medical ...

Amsterdam to ban 'disrespectful' tours of red-light district  The Guardian

Amsterdam is to ban guided tours of its red-light district as part of an effort to restrict the increasing throngs of visitors in its historic city centre, and because “they ...