If all goes according to plan, the spacecraft will get closer to the sun than any other human-made object.
The lovable bear has emerged as a symbol of resistance in China against President Xi Jinping.
09/08/2018 9:26 AM IST
As e-waste inundates the globe, companies are scrambling to keep it out of landfills.
23/07/2018 9:28 AM IST
Thai officials said four more boys were rescued on Monday, bringing the total number of children freed to eight.
10/07/2018 10:00 AM IST
Male homosexuality is outlawed in the small African country.
02/07/2018 9:44 AM IST
The change comes even as a crackdown on women’s rights activists has been sweeping the ultraconservative kingdom.
25/06/2018 9:20 AM IST
The planet’s largest ice sheet is losing more than 240 billion tons of ice every year — a threefold increase from what it was less than a decade ago.
15/06/2018 8:32 AM IST
The driver was caught on camera calling the couple’s behavior “illegal” and “disrespectful.”
13/06/2018 10:26 AM IST
The meeting in Singapore marks the first time the sitting leaders of the United States and North Korea have met in person.
12/06/2018 8:13 AM IST
The U.S., Singapore and an anti-nuke organization have all reportedly offered to help foot the bill.
05/06/2018 8:32 AM IST
Alarmed by the sheer quantity of plastic clogging our oceans, the European Union is mulling ambitious new rules that would reduce or outrightly prohibit many everyday single-use plastic items. The pro...
30/05/2018 8:51 AM IST
SURABAYA, Indonesia (Reuters) - Suicide bombers suspected to be from an Islamic State-inspired group killed at least 11 people and wounded 40 in attacks on Christians attending Sunday morning services...
14/05/2018 8:53 AM IST
Fissures have opened in the Big Island’s Puna district, spewing lava and toxic gases. Scientists say more are likely to appear.
07/05/2018 4:54 PM IST
Rising temperatures in 2016 caused a catastrophic die-off of almost 30 percent of the iconic reef.
19/04/2018 9:16 AM IST
In India, it is not illegal for a man to rape his wife — but a high court judge said in a ruling this week that it should be. Justice J.B. Pardiwala of the Gujarat High Court was presiding over...
05/04/2018 11:56 PM IST
No major damages or injuries have been reported, but observers have expressed concern that China may be suppressing information about the blaze.
19/02/2018 9:09 AM IST
SHANGHAI — On a narrow side street in a leafy residential neighborhood, a man who identified himself only as Mr. Wang piles large appliances onto his flat-bed truck. Stacking them higher than wo...
30/01/2018 9:09 AM IST
On Jan. 1, China made good on its promise to close its borders to several types of imported waste. By the next day, panic had already taken hold in countries across Europe and North America as trash b...
25/01/2018 9:27 AM IST
New Zealand successfully launched a rocket into orbit on Sunday, becoming the 11th country to achieve the feat. Rocket Lab, a California-based aerospace manufacturer, fired the unmanned Electron rocke...
22/01/2018 9:19 AM IST
Terrifying images captured Saturday night at Trabzon airport on Turkey's northeast coast showed a passenger plane teetering precariously on a steep slope, its nose pointing toward the waters of the Bl...
15/01/2018 8:05 AM IST
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