HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (Reuters) - Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump will face off for the first time on Monday in a presidential debate that could rank as one of the most watched and highly anticipated political showdowns in U.S. history.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Reuters) - A couple hundred demonstrators chanted and marched through Charlotte on Sunday, as protests persisted after the release of two videos showing the fatal shooting of a black man by police officers in North Carolina's largest city.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Medical supplies were running out in the besieged rebel-held sector of Aleppo, with victims pouring into barely functioning hospitals as an all-out Russian-backed assault entered its fourth day and Moscow ignored Western pleas to stop.
The anthropology professor at Montreal’s Concordia University specializing in Muslim women and the Middle East was released on humanitarian grounds including poor physical health, an Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman said.
The Justice Department indicted a prominent Chinese businesswoman on charges that she and her trading company helped blacklisted North Korean companies evade U.S. sanctions and procure raw materials, potentially for use in Pyongyang’s nuclear-weapons program.
Opinion: How one little graphic about inequality, posted on a professor's Google+ page, came to be shared and adapted around the world. The post The Birth, Weird Life, and Afterlife of an Internet Meme appeared first on WIRED.
A layer of iron and other elements deep underground is the evidence scientists have long been seeking to support the hypothesis that the moon was formed by a planetary object hitting the infant Earth some 4.5 billion years ago, a new study argues.
When a star is young, it is often still surrounded by a primordial rotating disk of gas and dust, from which planets can form. Astronomers like to find such disks because they might be able to catch the star partway through the planet formation process, but it's highly unusual to find such disks around brown dwarfs or stars with very low masses. New wor […]