Vonn was the winner in 2010, but missed the 2014 Games because of an injury. Stay here for live updates and analysis.
SEOUL (Reuters) - General Motors has proposed $2.8 billion fresh investment in South Korea over the 10 years as part of its plan to restructure its embattled Korean unit, a South Korean senior government official said.
Evgenia Medvedeva, a two-time world champion, is the favorite for the gold medal, which begins with the short program. Stay here for live updates and analysis.
Students fed up with gun violence hopped a bus to Tallahassee, Fla., and planned protests from coast to coast. Whether their activism would amount to anything was far from clear.
MALE (Reuters) - Parliament in the Maldives on Tuesday approved a 30-day extension of a state of emergency sought by President Abdulla Yameen who cited an ongoing national security threat and constitutional crisis.
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Rapid advances in artificial intelligence are raising risks that malicious users will soon exploit the technology to mount automated hacking attacks, cause driverless car crashes or turn commercial drones into targeted weapons, a new report warns.
(Reuters) - At least 5,000 people in New Zealand's South Island were cut off by massive landslips and hundreds of tourists stranded on Wednesday after former cyclone Gita whipped through the country, sparking a state of emergency in several southern towns.
FRANKFURT, Feb 21 (Reuters) - Rapid advances in artificial
intelligence are raising risks that malicious users will soon
exploit the technology to mount automated hacking attacks, cause
driverless car crashes or turn commercial drones into targeted
weapons, a new report warns.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Stock markets dipped after a long winning run on Wall Street ended overnight, while the dollar gained momentum on Wednesday as yields on U.S. Treasury debt headed for highs not seen in four years.
Vice President Mike Pence was set to meet with North Korean officials, including Kim Jong Un's sister, during his politically charged visit to the Olympics earlier this month, his office confirmed on Tuesday.
A graduate of Stoneman Douglas High School has been close to four mass shootings in Florida. She wants last week’s to be the last.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence was scheduled to meet with North Korean officials, including leader Kim Jong Un's sister, while in South Korea for the Winter Olympics this month but the North Koreans canceled at the last minute, U.S. officials said on Tuesday.
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People who cut back on added sugar, refined grains and processed foods lost weight without worrying about calories or portion size.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver sits down with CNNMoney's Ahiza Garcia to discuss the challenges of being the head of a sports league right now, tackling racism and a shifting business environment.
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MEXICO CITY, Feb 20 (Reuters) - Mexican broadcaster Televisa
on Tuesday posted a quarterly net profit down 12.5 percent from
a year ago, hurt by declines in advertising.
A software technique could help oversee the spread of disinformation.
SEOUL, Feb 21 (Reuters) - The head of South Korea's Lotte
Holdings has offered to quit as chairman at its Japan-based
holding firm, following his arrest for bribery earlier this
month, a cable news network YTN said on Wednesday.
(Reuters) - A federal judge on Tuesday declared unconstitutional a California law requiring IMDb, the movie and television information website, to remove actors' ages at their request.
HONG KONG/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Some of the biggest electronics bazaars in Asia are being flooded with customers looking for the latest piece of technology: cryptocurrency mining rigs.
Feb 20 (Reuters) - Dream Industrial Real Estate Investment
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Dozens of students and staff who survived the Florida school shooting departed for the state Capitol to demand change from state lawmakers.
PARIS (Reuters) - Emmanuel Macron's government will on Wednesday propose toughening France's immigration and asylum laws amid strident criticism from human rights groups, in a move that will test the unity of his left-and-right majority.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration would take steps to ban an accessory that enables a rifle to shoot hundreds of rounds a minute as he considers additional firearms restrictions after last week's school shooting in Florida.
(Reuters) - Serena Williams "almost died" after giving birth to her daughter last September, the former women's world number one tennis player wrote in a column for CNN that was published on Tuesday.
There is no reliable cure for angry young men who harbor violent fantasies. The only solution is to keep guns out of their hands.
The tech-loving characters on "The Big Bang Theory" are about to find themselves severely star-struck.
Only raw electoral power can beat the gun lobby.
Donald Trump Jr. dismissed suggestions that his family is profiting from his father's presidency on the first day of a tour of India to promote luxury apartments.
Oprah Winfrey, Steven Spielberg and Kate Capshaw are taking a cue from George and Amal Clooney and making their own sizable donations to March For Our Lives, an event formed in the aftermath of last week's deadly shooting at a Florida high school.
Excessive alcohol use could increase your risk for all types of dementia, particularly early-onset dementia, according to a new study.
Millions of “bots” posing as real users are promoting celebrities, spreading misinformation and sowing discord. And it’s far easier to build a bot than to kill one.
“I don’t think I’ve ever been satisfied with my halfpipe runs, and I don’t think a lot of skiers are,” she said, after her Olympic halfpipe run drew attention.
BRASILIA (Reuters) - President Michel Temer's decision to throw in the towel on reforming Brazil's loss-making pension system leaves the unpopular measure as a campaign issue for October's elections and a major headache for his successor.
(Reuters) - Fourteen-times major winner Tiger Woods will serve as one of the vice captains on the U.S. Ryder Cup squad that will try to snap a 25-year drought on European soil later this year, Jim Furyk said on Tuesday.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Industrial group 3M Co and Minnesota's attorney general have agreed to settle a lawsuit over polluted groundwater, with the company agreeing to grant $850 million to the state for groundwater projects, the attorney's office said on Tuesday.
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday announced he would create a task force to examine how his Justice Department can better combat global cyber threats, including efforts to interfere with elections or damage critical infrastructure.
Israel has compulsory military service and firearms are a common sight, but personal gun ownership is tightly restricted.
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - A viral music video called "What a shot" is stirring debate in Brazil about the glamorization of crime and freedom of expression, as surging crime in Rio de Janeiro has led the government to put troops in charge of security in the tourist city.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York civil rights group on Tuesday sued Trump administration officials over what it called prolonged detention of immigrant children, blaming recent shifts in U.S. government policy for keeping children locked up without cause.
Get to know the playwright Hammaad Chaudry, the 13-year-old actress Rileigh McDonald and the actor Andrew Burnap.
PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) - Dozens of students and parents from the Florida high school where 17 teens and staff members died in a shooting rampage boarded buses on Tuesday for a trip to the state capital Tallahassee to push for a ban on assault rifles.
Survivors often say they have no words to describe tragedies.
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Feb 20 (Reuters) - LendingClub Corp reported
fourth-quarter adjusted earnings that missed Wall Street
estimates by a cent as the online lender spent more for
origination and servicing of loans.
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Tuesday stepped up pressure on two former Trump campaign aides to cooperate in his probe into possible collusion with Russia, unsealing a criminal charge against a lawyer for lying to Mueller's investigators.
A proposal would allow people to collect Social Security after a birth, but there’s a catch.
Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where 17 people were killed last week, are traveling to the state capital to call for a ban on assault rifles.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is expected to publish on Thursday its December order overturning the landmark Obama-era net neutrality rules, two sources briefed on the matter said Tuesday.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Tuesday rejected billionaire investor Steven A. Cohen's request to temporarily seal a lawsuit accusing his hedge fund firm Point72 Asset Management LP of sexism toward women.
President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he has directed his attorney general to propose changes that would ban so-called bump stocks, which make it easier to fire rounds more quickly.
(Reuters) - New 60 metres world record holder Christian Coleman and defending world champions Brittney Reese, Vashti Cunningham and Marquis Dendy headline a 49-member American team for next month's IAAF world indoor championships in Birmingham, England, USA Track and Field announced on Tuesday.
The president asked the Justice Department to propose regulations that would ban “bump stocks,” which can convert a semiautomatic gun into an automatic weapon.
Here is a rundown of the new allegations in the inquiry into the Israeli prime minister and his inner circle, according to the police and Israeli news reports.
With Donald Trump as President, American integrity is on sale -- get it while it lasts.
A Wisconsin teenager developed "JustinKase," a device that *will help* keep shooters out of the classroom even if the lock is destroyed by gunshot.
Olive Branch Street in Ankara, Turkey. Boris Nemtsov Plaza in Washington, DC. Bobby Sands Street in Tehran, Iran.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Dow and S&P 500 fell on Tuesday to snap a six-session winning streak as a sharp decline in Walmart weighed heavily, but gains in Amazon and chip stocks helped the Nasdaq hold near the unchanged mark.
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders tried to finesse a weekend tweet from President Donald Trump blaming the FBI's Russia investigation for missing a tip about the Florida shooting, saying the agency should not focus on a "hoax in terms of investigating the Trump campaign."
(Reuters Health) - Heart devices that use software or wireless communications may be vulnerable to hacker attacks that could cause life-threatening malfunctions, U.S. cardiologists say.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico City's attorney general's office announced on Tuesday that it has located a journalist who had been missing since Friday, saying he was in good health.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he had signed a memorandum directing the attorney general to draw up regulations banning devices that turn firearms into machine guns, like the bump stock used in October's mass shooting in Las Vegas.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, can continue in his role as a senior White House adviser even if he does not obtain a security clearance, the White House said on Tuesday.
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has ordered the creation of a task force to examine how his Justice Department can better combat a wide cross-section of global cyber threats, including efforts to interfere with elections or damage critical infrastructure.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal judge on Tuesday denied AT&T Inc's request to see White House communications that might shed light on whether U.S. President Donald Trump pressured the Department of Justice to try to block the wireless carrier's purchase of Time Warner Inc .
The decision by a federal judge hampers the company’s argument that politics influenced the government’s move to block its $85 billion merger with Time Warner.
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders takes questions from the press in the first press briefing since the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida.
(Reuters Health) - Sharing your “bucket list” could be easier than discussing end-of-life medical preferences, and it might be just as useful to your physician, researchers suggest.
FAIRFAX, Va. (Reuters) - A Virginia state court judge on Tuesday rejected a request by the U.S. unit of Volkswagen AG to delay several of the company's trials over excess emissions because of "inflammatory" comments made by a lawyer representing car owners that it fears will prejudice the jury.
He's in the biggest film in the world right now and he's undocumented.
ANKARA/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Pro-Syrian government forces entered Syria's northwestern Afrin region on Tuesday to help a Kurdish militia there fend off a Turkish assault, raising the prospect of a wider escalation of the conflict.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Pro-government forces pounded the rebel-held district of eastern Ghouta district on Tuesday, in a surge of violence which a war monitor said has killed at least 250 people since Sunday night.
Journalists from The Washington Post and The New York Times who uncovered ties between the Trump campaign and Russia were among the winners of the George Polk Awards.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bitcoin hit a three-week high on Tuesday and has surged nearly 100 percent from its lowest level this year, as its recovery continued after South Korea's financial regulator eased its stance on cryptocurrencies, weeks after it considered shutting down digital currency exchanges.
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Death row inmate Thomas "Bart" Whitaker, convicted of hatching a plot that left his mother and brother dead and his father with a gun wound to the chest, received a unanimous clemency recommendation on Tuesday after his father pleaded for his life.
Every year around the world, about 2.6 million babies die within their first month of life -- and some countries see more of those tragic deaths than others.
Coming of age on the Greenland tundra.
Father and son stories aren't supposed to look like this.
The war in Syria has exhausted all superlatives. Worst day, worst month, worst year, worst ever. Words fail to describe the destruction of this ancient, beautiful land.
MUMBAI (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau downplayed talk of a snub by the Indian government on his first state visit to the country this week, and cast his trip as being focused on building business and cultural ties and not just political ones.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a blow to gun rights activists, the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday turned away a challenge to California's 10-day waiting period for firearms purchases that is intended to guard against impulsive violence and suicides.
How to explain the sudden dominance of the bespectacled South Korean women’s curling team? “It’s definitely the power of the garlic.”
Republicans seek a leaner welfare system tying government benefits to hard work. But such benefits are worthless when there is no work to be had.
President Donald Trump on Tuesday denied the account of a woman who alleges he kissed her on the mouth without her consent.
KINSHASA (Reuters) - Congo's environment ministry said on Tuesday it had reinstated thousands of square kilometers of logging concessions in its equatorial forests, a move environmentalists fear could cause huge volumes of greenhouse gases to be released.
Hate is a problem that affects all of us, a reality we were reminded of when Nikolas Cruz walked into Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, and killed 17 people. As more information about Cruz emerges, it is becoming clear he had a sordid history of espousing racist, homophobic and anti-Semitic views on social media.
(Reuters) - A seventh-grade student shot and wounded himself inside a school bathroom in Ohio on Tuesday morning with a gun he brought to school, but no one else was injured, police said.
Anti-elite fervor in America bears a striking resemblance to the explosive tension between haves and have-nots all over the world.
The program was ordered to vacate 123 victories, including two trips to the Final Four, as punishment for a case involving players and prostitutes.
The government’s latest demographic program has unmistakably eugenic undertones.
Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, the grandson and namesake of the founder of the Pakistan Peoples Party, is queer, Muslim and proud.
Pledging she "will not shut up," US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Tuesday that the Trump administration will not change its decision to move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.
The ex-basketball star worked with animation and music stars to make the short “Dear Basketball.” It’s an academy front-runner, though it’s drawn #MeToo protests.
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch financial services company ING on Tuesday confirmed that Bitfinex, one of the largest exchanges for trading in cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, has a bank account with it in the Netherlands.
The essays in “What Are We Doing Here?” take aim at orthodoxies on all sides of civic and theological debates.
(Reuters) - U.S. grocer Albertsons Cos Inc said it would buy drug store chain Rite Aid Corp to create a company with $83 billion in annual revenue, giving it more clout to compete with bigger chains in an industry fearing the entry of Amazon.Com .
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc on Tuesday extended its 5 percent cash back benefit for Prime service subscribers to shoppers at its newly acquired Whole Foods Market grocery chain.
BERLIN (Reuters) - Audi Chief Executive Rupert Stadler has rejected suggestions he is about to be ousted and believes he has the support of parent company Volkswagen , a German newspaper reported on Tuesday.
Stanley Vernon Majors, the Oklahoma man who gunned down his Lebanese neighbor in what prosecutors said was a hate crime, has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Queen Elizabeth made a surprise appearance in the front row at a fashion catwalk on Tuesday where she watched a show by emerging designer Richard Quinn.
In two jam-packed days, the model and activist speaks about positive fashion, walks in Christopher Bailey’s final show for Burberry — and supports emerging designers.
Our dance critic walks us through the finale of George Balanchine’s “Divertimento From ‘Le Baiser de la Fée,’” the work of a master dramatist.
Kesha announced Tuesday that she is postponing several upcoming concert dates to undergo knee surgery.
VIENNA (Reuters) - More than 200,000 Austrians have signed a petition calling for a ban on smoking in bars and restaurants, campaign organisers said - using one of the new right-wing government's signature policies to undermine another.
(Reuters Health) - People who try to avoid junk food may lose similar amounts of weight on a low-carb or low-fat diet even when their genetics suggest that one of these options should be better for them, a U.S. study found.
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - They say what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas but when the world's best curlers sweep into Sin City in April the sport's officials want the world to know.
An outbreak of 28 salmonella infections in 20 states has been linked to kratom products, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a statement Tuesday. Though no deaths have been reported, 11 people have been hospitalized.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats on the House energy committee on Tuesday asked Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt to explain travel records that recently came to light, which showed he has taken frequent first-class flights at taxpayer expense.
(Reuters) - U.S. semiconductor company Qualcomm Inc on Tuesday unveiled a sweetened $44 billion agreement to acquire NXP Semiconductors NV , its most defiant move in its defense against a hostile $121 billion bid from Broadcom Ltd .
(Reuters) - Gap Inc said on Tuesday it was disappointed with the progress at turning around the fortunes of its eponymous brand and that the head of the business, Jeff Kirwan, was leaving.
(Reuters) - State and national Republican officials will file a federal lawsuit as soon as Wednesday seeking to block a new Pennsylvania congressional map released on Monday by the state's high court, the party's congressional campaign arm said on Tuesday.
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. special counsel who is investigating alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election has charged an attorney with lying about his communications with Rick Gates, a former aide to Donald Trump's campaign.
ROME, Feb 20 (Reuters) - European Union rules are helping
less wealthy nations swipe jobs from their bigger partners,
Italy's industry ministry said on Tuesday, as plans by a
multinational to shift production to Slovakia took centre stage
in the national election campaign.
The National Rifle Association should move its annual convention from Dallas to somewhere else after last week's massacre at a Florida high school that left 17 students dead, a Dallas city official says.
Emergency workers at a Florida hospital treated victims from last week’s mass shooting, and then they trained their attention on the man accused of the carnage.
Special counsel Robert Mueller has filed a charge against a lawyer for lying to investigators about his interaction with former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates in September 2016.
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Amanda Meyer grew up around guns. She took a hunter safety class in her hometown in Iowa when she was 14 and her parents emphasized proper gun handling from a very early age.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Walmart Inc , the world's biggest retailer, on Tuesday posted a sharp drop in profit and online sales growth during the critical holiday period and forecast annual profit at the lower end of expectations.
NEW YORK, Feb 20 (Reuters) - Walmart Inc, the
world's biggest retailer, on Tuesday posted a sharp drop in
profit and online sales growth during the critical holiday
period and forecast annual profit at the lower end of
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SAO PAULO, Feb 20 (Reuters) - Latin American currencies
weakened on Tuesday as the U.S. dollar strengthened worldwide
after hitting a three-year low last week.
Currencies from Brazil, Mexico and Colombia
weakened between 0.3 percent and 0.9 percent. The Chilean
peso was barely changed as profit-taking partially
offset the global upswing in the U.S. currency.
Concerns that the United States could pursue a weaker dollar
policy and by mounting worries about the
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Semantic satiation is the phenomenon in which a word or phrase is repeated so often it loses its meaning. But it also becomes something ridiculous, a jumble of letters that feels alien on the tongue and reads like gibberish on paper.
The US Army is awarding medals for heroism to three students killed in last week's school shooting in Parkland, Florida.
Feb 20 (Reuters) - U.S. power provider Duke Energy Corp
said on Tuesday it would issue $2 billion in new shares
this year to deal with the financial impact of recent tax
reforms that it also said would weigh on 2018 earnings growth.
GENEVA (Reuters) - Sanctions should be stepped up against Venezuela's leaders and oil sector in response to the country's repressive political climate, the head of the Organisation of American States (OAS) said on Tuesday.
More than 100 civilians have been killed in Syria's Eastern Ghouta in the past 24 hours, the largest single-day death toll in the rebel-held area in nearly three years, according to observers.
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - The Vatican's top sexual abuse investigator said he had started taking testimony on Tuesday from victims in the Chilean capital, where he is looking into accusations that a bishop appointed by Pope Francis covered up crimes against minors.
The Supreme Court declined Tuesday to take up two gun-related cases out of California, maintaining its reluctance to dive back into the debate concerning the scope of the 2nd Amendment.
The company found itself struggling with shortages, with a hiccup in its supply chain forcing the closure of hundreds of outlets.
LIMA, Feb 20 (Reuters) - Southern Copper Corp won a
tender to develop Peru's Michiquillay copper mine with a
proposal to transfer $400 million to the government and pay 3
royalties, the government said on Tuesday.
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(Reuters) - Golfers will be able to take a universal handicap to courses around the world from 2020 in a shake-up of the system announced by organizers on Tuesday.
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States is "ready to talk" Middle East peace with the Palestinians, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Tuesday in remarks directed at Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas during a meeting of the U.N. Security Council.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain must take steps towards setting a budget for Northern Ireland while it explores whether agreement can be reached to restore the province's power-sharing government, the British minister for the region said on Tuesday.
Masayoshi Takayama’s new Japanese restaurant in TriBeCa shows he can still dazzle while charging less than $595 for dinner.
Jimmy Fallon is currently sharing NBC airtime with the Olympics and that means abbreviated episodes of "The Tonight Show."
BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) - The British government will publish a consultation paper on future agriculture policy "very shortly", Environment Minister Michael Gove said on Tuesday, as farmers demanded more clarity on their prospect after the country quits the European Union.
George and Amal Clooney have stepped up in support of the survivors of the deadly shooting in Parkland, Florida.
Even in Anchorage, hunting down fresh fruit and vegetables can be like panning for gold. The smartest prospectors have a strategy.
More than 100 civilians have been killed in Syria's Eastern Ghouta in 24 hours, the largest single-day death toll in the rebel-held area in nearly three years, according to observers.
For the first time in a week, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders will take questions from the media on Tuesday afternoon. And what a week it's been.
GENEVA (Reuters) - South Korea has launched a wide-ranging complaint at the World Trade Organization to challenge the U.S. use of anti-subsidy and anti-dumping duties, citing their use on steel and transformers, a WTO filing showed on Tuesday.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Pro-government forces pounded Syria's eastern Ghouta on Tuesday, killing at least 66 people after the enclave's heaviest one-day death toll in three years, a monitoring group said.
PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) - Busloads of Florida students headed on Tuesday to the state capital Tallahassee to call for a ban on assault rifles, pressing on with protests after a shooting rampage at a high school that killed 17 teens and educators.
TOULOUSE, France (Reuters) - Airbus got a boost for its largest twin-engined jet on Tuesday when Qatar Airways said it was considering upgrading some of its A350 orders to the largest model as it took delivery of the first such plane.
LONDON (Reuters) - British-Korean youngster Jack Aitken will be the Renault Formula One team's official reserve driver this season, replacing Russian Sergey Sirotkin, who has switched to a race seat with Williams.
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A North Korean cyber espionage group previously known only for targeting South Korea's government and private sector deepened its sophistication and hit further afield including in Japan and the Middle East in 2017, security researchers said on Tuesday.
(Reuters) - A steep fall in Walmart's shares put the skids on the S&P 500 and the Dow's six-day winning streak, but gains in Amazon and technology stocks kept the Nasdaq in positive territory.
Sharp restrictions on water use and help from farmers pushed back the day when taps would run dry, but the city remains in a water crisis.
Whether you’re interested in the movie’s racial and gender politics, curious about the future of the Marvel Universe or you simply want to sample the best spoiler-filled essays, read on.
Ariana Lopez, a former classmate of Nikolas Cruz, said the shooter attempted to sell knives out of his lunchbox at school.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli police alleged on Tuesday that Benjamin Netanyahu's former spokesman tried to bribe a judge to drop a fraud case against Netanyahu's wife, the latest corruption investigation encircling the long-serving prime minister.
(Reuters) - Supermarket operator Albertsons Companies Inc will buy the rest of Rite Aid Corp not being sold to Walgreens Boots Alliance , the latest in a string of drug industry mergers to tackle the threat of Amazon.com Inc .
A proposed bill to ban non-medically required male circumcision on babies and children in Iceland is receiving backlash from religious communities.
On Monday, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court redrew the state's congressional lines in advance of the 2018 election. (The court had previously ruled that the map drawn by Republicans earlier in the decade was driven mainly by partisan consideration and therefore in violation of the state's constitution.)
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Tuesday proposed extending the availability of skimpy health insurance plans to millions of Americans in another Trump administration move aimed at undercutting the requirements of the Affordable Care Act, often called Obamacare.
OSLO (Reuters) - Sea levels will rise between 0.7 and 1.2 meters (27-47 inches) in the next two centuries even if governments end the fossil fuel era as promised under the Paris climate agreement, scientists said on Tuesday.
More than 100 civilians have been killed in Syria's Eastern Ghouta region in the past 24 hours, according to observers.
Driving through a middle-class suburb of Cape Town a few days ago, I noticed about 20 people lined up in an orderly queue on the sidewalk. As I got closer, I saw that everyone was carrying plastic containers, and some even had garbage bins.
LONDON (Reuters) - Oxfam's chief executive apologized on Tuesday for saying a wave of condemnation over sex abuse by its staff was disproportionate as it had not "murdered babies in their cots" after a scandal that has prompted new reports of abuse.
Russian officials said the level of meldonium in Alexander Krushelnytsky’s system suggested he took the drug just once, something that would be “absolutely useless and ineffective.”
She believed we have obligations to attend to our fellow humans. How could that spirit change our politics?
(Reuters) - Home Depot Inc's profit and revenue topped Wall street estimates for the sixth straight quarter as more shoppers visited the No.1 U.S. home improvement chain and, on average, spent more in an improving housing market.
Fergie is sorry that some people didn't love her rendition of the National Anthem.
TORONTO (Reuters) - Thomson Reuters Corp said on Tuesday Chief Executive Officer Jim Smith is in stable condition after an arrhythmia incident on Feb. 12 and is expected to be released from hospital within the next two weeks.
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Finland beat South Korea 5-2 on Tuesday to reach the men's Olympic ice hockey quarter-finals as the hosts bowed out of the tournament after a spirited performance in their final game.
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - France's Martin Fourcade gave another brilliant display of skiing and shooting to erase a big German lead and claim the Olympic gold for his team in the Olympic biathlon mixed relay on Tuesday.
LONDON (Reuters) - There were no survivors among the 65 passengers and crew on an Iranian plane that ploughed into a mountain top, where most of the bodies lie buried under snow, the first rescue team to reach the wreckage said on Tuesday.