A five-run outburst that nearly sparked a melee powered Kansas City over the San Francisco Giants 7-2 Wednesday as the Royals pulled level in the 110th World Series.
Facebook is blocked in China, but its co-founder Mark Zuckerberg appears determined to win over hearts and minds in Beijing -- surprising a hall full of students by conducting a Q&A session in Mandarin.
Switzerland will stop issuing special work permits for foreign strippers, who hail from countries such as Thailand, Russia and the Dominican Republic.
KUALA LUMPUR - Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi is looking to take a major step towards securing second place in the world championship over teammate Jorge Lorenzo at the Malaysian MotoGP this weekend.
A gunman whose name was on a terror watch list killed a soldier and attempted to storm Canada's parliament Wednesday before the assembly's sergeant-at-arms shot him dead.
The number of people with Ebola is set to hit 10,000 in West Africa, the World Health Organization said, as the scramble to find a cure gathered pace.
A photographic notebook from Robert Scott's ill-fated Antarctic expedition has been found after a century trapped in the ice of the frozen continent, New Zealand's Antarctic Heritage Trust said.
PARIS - Scientists claim to have unravelled the oldest DNA ever retrieved from a Homo sapiens bone, a feat that sheds light on modern humans' colonisation of the planet.
Shares in Japanese auto parts maker Takata sank 5.57 percent Thursday morning following on a report that US justice officials are investigating the firm over an air bag defect that may have killed several drivers.
HONG KONG - Asian markets slipped on profit-taking Thursday following the previous day's hefty gains but losses were limited after a closely watched indicator showed a slight pick-up in Chinese manufacturing activity.
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