Snipers shot dead five police officers and injured six others in Dallas during a protest against police shootings of black men on Friday.
China has built the world's fastest supercomputer using locally made microchips without using US technology.
The US obesity epidemic has worsened across the board: 40 percent of women, 35 percent of men and 17 percent of children and teens.
A Polish grandfather left New York Sunday on his third solo trans-Atlantic crossing in a kayak, aiming to arrive in Portugal in time to celebrate his 70th birthday on firm ground in September.
A woman in the US state of Florida was rushed to a hospital after being bitten by a shark -- with the animal still clutching on to her arm.
With hardship rising due to job cuts and inflation, Argentina has resorted to putting food in outdoor "social fridges" for the needy.
Heaps of dead whales, salmon and sardines blamed on the El Nino freak weather phenomenon have clogged Chile's Pacific beaches.
The 100,000 residents of the Canadian city of Fort McMurray were ordered to leave town as a monster wildfire swept through the region.
Two lawsuits filed in California on Monday claim that Muslim women were discriminated against in separate incidents because of their religion and for wearing the hijab.
Has encryption technology given the bad guys a way to operate in the dark? Or has the new tech age gifted law enforcement with unprecedented surveillance powers?
US cable operator Comcast is in talks to acquire Shrek and Kung Fu Panda studio DreamWorks Animation for more than $3 billion.
'It's a dying business,' Gong In-Young said as he watched US activists clear out the cages of his South Korean dog meat farm.
In a move which could lead to continental price wars and reduce Russian market domination, the first shipment of US natural gas to the European Union arrived.
US President Barack Obama met Gulf leaders in Saudi Arabia to push for increased efforts against the Islamic State group.
US technology giants Google, Amazon, Apple, Intel and Microsoft have all come under the often costly scrutiny of European Union.
Argentina returned to international financial markets , receiving offers for its sovereign bonds ahead of its first debt sale in 15 years.
US energy giant ExxonMobil is facing an onslaught from environmentalists and some shareholders including the Rockefeller Family Fund.
Tax authorities from the world's richest nations on Wednesday probed a mass of murky offshore dealings revealed in the huge Panama Papers data leak, just hours after police raided the law firm at the centre of the scandal.
Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff risks being driven from office if the lower house votes in favor of an impeachment trial.
The head of US Steel has accused Britain and the wider European Union of negligence over China dumping cheep steel on world markets.
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