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    Rapper in racism storm over new video mocking Chinese

    Rapper in racism storm over new video mocking Chinese


    A racist music video released by US rapper Lil Pump on social media has infuriated Chinese musicians over lyrics and gestures perceived as...

    A racist music video released by US rapper Lil Pump on social media has infuriated Chinese musicians over lyrics and gestures perceived as anti-Chinese.
    Inside South Korea's elderly crime wave

    Inside South Korea's elderly crime wave


    In South Korea, teenage gangs aren't necessarily a threat. Increasingly, it's the elderly you need to watch out...

    In South Korea, teenage gangs aren't necessarily a threat. Increasingly, it's the elderly you need to watch out for.
    New Zealand to vote on legalizing marijuana

    New Zealand to vote on legalizing marijuana


    New Zealand may become the first Asia-Pacific country -- and only the third worldwide -- to legalize...

    New Zealand may become the first Asia-Pacific country -- and only the third worldwide -- to legalize marijuana.
    Tinder fires employees who sued its parent companies

    Tinder fires employees who sued its parent companies


    Tinder this week fired multiple employees who were part of a $2 billion lawsuit against the dating app's parent companies, Match Group and IAC/InterActiveCorp. Among the fired employees was Rosette Pambakian, who was Tinder's vice president of marketing...

    Tinder this week fired multiple employees who were part of a $2 billion lawsuit against the dating app's parent companies, Match Group and IAC/InterActiveCorp. Among the fired employees was Rosette Pambakian, who was Tinder's vice president of marketing and communications.
    Up to 319 people dead as Congo Ebola outbreak worsens

    Up to 319 people dead as Congo Ebola outbreak worsens


    One of the deadliest Ebola outbreaks in history continues to worsen in the Democratic Republic of Congo with as many as 319 people now...

    One of the deadliest Ebola outbreaks in history continues to worsen in the Democratic Republic of Congo with as many as 319 people now dead.
    How 2 Reuters journalists were jailed

    How 2 Reuters journalists were jailed


    Two Reuters journalists disappeared while investigating a massacre of Rohingya in Myanmar. CNN's Matt Rivers retells the dramatic story of Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe...

    Two Reuters journalists disappeared while investigating a massacre of Rohingya in Myanmar. CNN's Matt Rivers retells the dramatic story of Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo.
    Hollywood icon Penny Marshall dies at 75

    Hollywood icon Penny Marshall dies at 75


    Actress Penny Marshall, who found fame in TV's "Laverne & Shirley" before going on to direct such beloved films as "Big" and "A League of Their Own," has died. She was...

    Actress Penny Marshall, who found fame in TV's "Laverne & Shirley" before going on to direct such beloved films as "Big" and "A League of Their Own," has died. She was 75.
    Trump charity agrees to dissolve amid lawsuit about finances

    Trump charity agrees to dissolve amid lawsuit about finances


    The Donald J. Trump Foundation has agreed to dissolve under judicial supervision amid an ongoing lawsuit concerning its finances, according to a document filed Tuesday in Manhattan Supreme Court by the New York state Attorney General's...

    The Donald J. Trump Foundation has agreed to dissolve under judicial supervision amid an ongoing lawsuit concerning its finances, according to a document filed Tuesday in Manhattan Supreme Court by the New York state Attorney General's office.
    Saturn is losing its rings quicker than expected

    Saturn is losing its rings quicker than expected


    Saturn's rings make it one of the most striking planets in the solar system, but scientists believe they could disappear in less than a 100 million years -- which isn't all that long when you consider that the gas giant itself is more than 4 billion...

    Saturn's rings make it one of the most striking planets in the solar system, but scientists believe they could disappear in less than a 100 million years -- which isn't all that long when you consider that the gas giant itself is more than 4 billion years old.
    Device for Pacific plastic clean-up isn't doing its job

    Device for Pacific plastic clean-up isn't doing its job


    A system intended to reduce plastic pollution in the Pacific Ocean is not yet producing results after a couple of months at...

    A system intended to reduce plastic pollution in the Pacific Ocean is not yet producing results after a couple of months at sea.
    Stocks on track for worst December since the Great Depression

    Stocks on track for worst December since the Great Depression


    Few people on Wall Street remember the last time the stock market had this tough of a December. That's because the Dow and S&P 500 are currently on track for their biggest December loss since the Great...

    Few people on Wall Street remember the last time the stock market had this tough of a December. That's because the Dow and S&P 500 are currently on track for their biggest December loss since the Great Depression.
    Trump blinks on government shutdown vow

    Trump blinks on government shutdown vow


    White House press secretary Sarah Sanders suggested Tuesday that the White House has found an alternative way to get its requested $5 billion in funding for a US-Mexico border wall, marking a reversal from President Donald Trump's previous...

    White House press secretary Sarah Sanders suggested Tuesday that the White House has found an alternative way to get its requested $5 billion in funding for a US-Mexico border wall, marking a reversal from President Donald Trump's previous position.
    Nigerian government slams Amnesty

    Nigerian government slams Amnesty


    The Nigerian government accused human rights group Amnesty International of "damaging the morale" of its soldiers fighting terrorism, as part of an ongoing row with foreign nongovernmental...

    The Nigerian government accused human rights group Amnesty International of "damaging the morale" of its soldiers fighting terrorism, as part of an ongoing row with foreign nongovernmental organizations.
    Girl signs for deaf dad at rock concert

    Girl signs for deaf dad at rock concert


    Rocking out at a concert, Kari Carberry didn't miss a beat as she signed the lyrics of the song for her deaf dad in...

    Rocking out at a concert, Kari Carberry didn't miss a beat as she signed the lyrics of the song for her deaf dad in Canada.
    'Making a Murderer' officer sues Netflix

    'Making a Murderer' officer sues Netflix


    A retired Wisconsin police officer involved in the investigation of the murder at the center of the popular Netflix documentary series "Making a Murderer" is suing its creators and the streaming...

    A retired Wisconsin police officer involved in the investigation of the murder at the center of the popular Netflix documentary series "Making a Murderer" is suing its creators and the streaming service.
    Mother wins visa fight to see her dying child in US

    Mother wins visa fight to see her dying child in US


    The US State Department granted a Yemeni mother, whose 2-year-old son is on life support in an Oakland hospital, a waiver Tuesday to travel to the United States, according to officials with the Council on American-Islamic...

    The US State Department granted a Yemeni mother, whose 2-year-old son is on life support in an Oakland hospital, a waiver Tuesday to travel to the United States, according to officials with the Council on American-Islamic Relations.
    Loneliness peaks at three key ages, study finds

    Loneliness peaks at three key ages, study finds


    Rising rates of loneliness may not be news, but the three periods when it peaks may come as a surprise: More people reported feeling moderate to severe loneliness during their late 20s, their mid-50s and their late 80s than in other life periods,...

    Rising rates of loneliness may not be news, but the three periods when it peaks may come as a surprise: More people reported feeling moderate to severe loneliness during their late 20s, their mid-50s and their late 80s than in other life periods, according to research published Tuesday in the journal International Psychogeriatrics.
    New York diner chomps on an oyster, finds a pearl

    New York diner chomps on an oyster, finds a pearl


    A surprise discovery in your food is rarely good news, but for one man in New York it turned out to be a real stroke of...

    A surprise discovery in your food is rarely good news, but for one man in New York it turned out to be a real stroke of luck.
    Russian cargo ship with 18 crew runs aground on UK beach

    Russian cargo ship with 18 crew runs aground on UK beach


    A Russian cargo ship with 18 crew on board has run aground off the southern coast of England, the British Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) said Tuesday...

    A Russian cargo ship with 18 crew on board has run aground off the southern coast of England, the British Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) said Tuesday morning.
    Why Zidane is the man to replace Mourinho

    Why Zidane is the man to replace Mourinho


    In taking the decision to sack coach Jose Mourinho on Tuesday, Manchester United are making a desperate attempt to halt five years of...

    In taking the decision to sack coach Jose Mourinho on Tuesday, Manchester United are making a desperate attempt to halt five years of decline.
    Netanyahu's son banned temporarily from Facebook over 'hate speech'

    Netanyahu's son banned temporarily from Facebook over 'hate speech'


    Facebook has restored the account of Yair Netanyahu, the eldest son of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, after it was temporarily suspended for "hate speech" over a series of posts targeting Muslims and...

    Facebook has restored the account of Yair Netanyahu, the eldest son of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, after it was temporarily suspended for "hate speech" over a series of posts targeting Muslims and Palestinians.
    EU emissions targets 'totally unrealistic', carmakers say

    EU emissions targets 'totally unrealistic', carmakers say


    The auto industry is pushing back on new EU targets that would slash carbon emissions produced by cars and...

    The auto industry is pushing back on new EU targets that would slash carbon emissions produced by cars and vans.
    Troops on standby in case of no-deal Brexit

    Troops on standby in case of no-deal Brexit


    Britain's defense secretary announced that 3,500 troops will be on standby for a possible no-deal Brexit, as lawmakers said Tuesday that they have ramped up preparations for leaving the European Union without an...

    Britain's defense secretary announced that 3,500 troops will be on standby for a possible no-deal Brexit, as lawmakers said Tuesday that they have ramped up preparations for leaving the European Union without an agreement.
    Passenger to woman: 'Your white privilege ain't working over here'

    Passenger to woman: 'Your white privilege ain't working over here'


    A Brooklyn woman whose profanity-laced tirade on the New York subway was captured on video has been charged with a felony after she struck a fellow...

    A Brooklyn woman whose profanity-laced tirade on the New York subway was captured on video has been charged with a felony after she struck a fellow passenger.
    New Zealand nudist park for sale

    New Zealand nudist park for sale


    If roaming around au natural is your thing and your birthday suit has deep pockets, you can now buy your own 14-acre nudist...

    If roaming around au natural is your thing and your birthday suit has deep pockets, you can now buy your own 14-acre nudist retreat.
    Michelle Obama surprise leaves teens in tears

    Michelle Obama surprise leaves teens in tears


    Former first lady Michelle Obama surprised a group of girls at a leadership conference in...

    Former first lady Michelle Obama surprised a group of girls at a leadership conference in Texas.
    Badass women photographers you should be following

    Badass women photographers you should be following


    Photography has often been a male-dominated profession, with many female photographers not given due credit for their work. However, there are a number of female digital photographers whose work range from photojournalism to personal portraits and points...

    Photography has often been a male-dominated profession, with many female photographers not given due credit for their work. However, there are a number of female digital photographers whose work range from photojournalism to personal portraits and points in between who continually do amazing work, shining a light on their culture as they see it. This gallery showcases the wide range of talent among these professionals. A number of them were recognized by the UK's Royal Photographic Society as part of its Hundred Heroines, an open call for nominations to find and honor 100 outstanding contemporary women photographers around the world. These women use the internet and social media, particularly Instagram to portray an Africa that is diverse, bright and full of energy.
    Hungary protests unite Orban opposition

    Hungary protests unite Orban opposition


    From the far-right to the left, opposition parties across Hungary's political spectrum have been showing unity against what they consider the increasingly authoritarian rule of Prime Minister Viktor Orban and his ruling Fidesz...

    From the far-right to the left, opposition parties across Hungary's political spectrum have been showing unity against what they consider the increasingly authoritarian rule of Prime Minister Viktor Orban and his ruling Fidesz Party.
    Journalists faced 'unprecedented' hostility this year, report says

    Journalists faced 'unprecedented' hostility this year, report says


    More journalists were killed, abused and subjected to violence in 2018 than in any other year on record, with those in the profession facing an "unprecedented level of hostility," a new report has...

    More journalists were killed, abused and subjected to violence in 2018 than in any other year on record, with those in the profession facing an "unprecedented level of hostility," a new report has found.
    Couple who named baby after Hitler jailed for membership of neo-Nazi group

    Couple who named baby after Hitler jailed for membership of neo-Nazi group


    A couple who named their baby after Adolf Hitler and were members of a banned neo-Nazi group in Britain have been jailed for more than 10 years...

    A couple who named their baby after Adolf Hitler and were members of a banned neo-Nazi group in Britain have been jailed for more than 10 years combined.
    Researchers invent way to shrink objects

    Researchers invent way to shrink objects


    MIT researchers announced they have invented a way to shrink objects to nanoscale -- smaller than what you can see with a microscope -- using a...

    MIT researchers announced they have invented a way to shrink objects to nanoscale -- smaller than what you can see with a microscope -- using a laser.
    Comics take on Trump's mounting troubles

    Comics take on Trump's mounting troubles


    Late-night hosts poked fun at the increasing amount of legal troubles facing President Donald Trump and his...

    Late-night hosts poked fun at the increasing amount of legal troubles facing President Donald Trump and his administration.
    Japan to get first aircraft carriers since World War II

    Japan to get first aircraft carriers since World War II


    Japan is poised to put its first aircraft carriers to sea since World War II, refitting its Izumo-class warships to carry US-designed F-35B fighter jets, the government announced...

    Japan is poised to put its first aircraft carriers to sea since World War II, refitting its Izumo-class warships to carry US-designed F-35B fighter jets, the government announced Tuesday.
    Why the Queen made her front row debut

    Why the Queen made her front row debut


    Twenty-eight-year old designer Richard Quinn can pretty much take his pick of career-defining...

    Twenty-eight-year old designer Richard Quinn can pretty much take his pick of career-defining moments.
    How chaos culture works for Fiji rugby

    How chaos culture works for Fiji rugby


    Under the lights of a quickly-emptying Stade de France, Fiji's rugby players came together for a huddle, a hymn, and a thanks to...

    Under the lights of a quickly-emptying Stade de France, Fiji's rugby players came together for a huddle, a hymn, and a thanks to God.
    Huawei: We're still leading the world on 5G, despite political attacks

    Huawei: We're still leading the world on 5G, despite political attacks


    Huawei is firing back against the US-led campaign to push it out of major markets, insisting it's still on track to lead the world in the introduction of 5G...

    Huawei is firing back against the US-led campaign to push it out of major markets, insisting it's still on track to lead the world in the introduction of 5G technology.
    Meet tennis' record unluckiest loser

    Meet tennis' record unluckiest loser


    He had an excellent career but Julien Benneteau retired this year having lost a record 10 tennis finals. Still there is, according to the Frenchman, no...

    He had an excellent career but Julien Benneteau retired this year having lost a record 10 tennis finals. Still there is, according to the Frenchman, no 'emptiness.'
    Just in time: The 10 best luxury watches of 2018

    Just in time: The 10 best luxury watches of 2018


    In the world of watch-making, 2018 will be remembered as a year of disruption and...

    In the world of watch-making, 2018 will be remembered as a year of disruption and celebration.
    7 best things to do in Xi'an

    7 best things to do in Xi'an


    Xi'an is home to the most impressive underground attraction in China: the Terracotta...

    Xi'an is home to the most impressive underground attraction in China: the Terracotta Warriors.