Heavy air pollution forced Tour of Beijing organisers to slash the cycle race's second stage by about a quarter on Saturday following complaints from riders.
Six Israelis on Saturday claimed the world open water relay record after swimming 380 kilometres (236 miles) home from Cyprus in a challenge also meant to highlight ocean pollution.
U2 and Apple planned the gesture for maximum publicity—a concert by the Irish megastars at the tech giant's latest product launch, with the surprise that their new album had just been released for free to the world's half-billion ...
The Canadian government on Friday announced an agreement with the European Union that will let Inuit people resume the exportation of seal products, which have been the subject of an EU ban since 2009.
A supplier enlisted to make sapphire screens for Apple mobile devices on Friday urged a bankruptcy court to free it from contracts it branded "oppressive and burdensome."
The White House made a public push to defend President Bill Clinton during a series of investigations related to his affair with intern Monica Lewinsky and other matters, according to thousands of pages of documents released ...
Powerful Typhoon Vongfong churned towards Japan on Saturday, injuring at least a dozen people as it pounded the southern Okinawan islands with ferocious winds and driving rain.
Chinese authorities have arrested a leading scientist in transgene biology on the charge of swindling state scientific research funds, the government said.