Warming report sees violent, sicker, poorer future (Update)

Starvation, poverty, flooding, heat waves, droughts, war and disease already lead to human tragedies. They're likely to worsen as the world warms from man-made climate change, a leaked draft of an international scientific ...

Germans: European spy agencies swap tech tips

Germany's foreign intelligence agency confirmed Saturday that it swaps information on the latest technological developments with its European counterparts, but denied a report that it tried to bypass legal restrictions on ...

Kerry: Some NSA surveillance reached 'too far'

Secretary of State John Kerry's remark that some National Security Agency surveillance "reached too far" was the first time a high-ranking Obama administration official acknowledged that U.S. snooping abroad might be seen ...

Tanzania halts anti-poaching drive after abuse claims

Tanzania has suspended a controversial anti-poaching operation following reports of rampant human rights abuses including the seizure of property, torture and killing of suspects, the speaker of parliament said Saturday.

Mission accomplished for Europe's cargo freighter

Europe's heaviest-ever cargo carrier to the International Space Station burned up in Earth's atmosphere Saturday in a controlled manoeuvre after a five-month mission, the European Space Agency (ESA) said.

Instagram starts showing ads

Instagram began displaying ads, as Facebook moved to start making money from the smartphone photo sharing service it bought in a billion-dollar deal last year.

Global warming led to dwarfism in mammals—twice

Mammal body size decreased significantly during at least two ancient global warming events, a new finding that suggests a similar outcome is possible in response to human-caused climate change, according to a University of ...