Miss World 2014 Crowned, Meet Rolene Strauss
December 14 2014 5:29 PM
Rolene Strauss of South Africa won the title of Miss World 2014 in London Sunday.
Hundreds Feared Missing After Boat Sinks In Lake Tanganyika
December 14 2014 3:23 PM
Radio Okapi said it was not clear how many people were traveling in the boat, which was en route to eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
Climate Change Deal Reached In UN Negotiations
December 14 2014 3:08 AM
The agreement watered down language about the content of emissions-reduction pledges, leading some to question its worth.
Sudan's Bashir Claims Victory Over ICC After Court Shelves Darfur Probe
December 13 2014 5:23 PM
The ICC has also charged Bashir's defense minister, interior minister and a militia leader.
Pistorius Verdict To Be Appealed
December 13 2014 1:28 AM
Prosecutors have won their right to appeal the verdict in the Oscar Pistorius trial.
Holiday Fetes Banned In Sierra Leone In Effort To Halt Ebola
December 12 2014 9:39 PM
Public gatherings have been outlawed in the country, which has overtaken Liberia as the nation hardest hit by Ebola.
Zimbabwe Swears In New Vice President, Heir To Mugabe
December 12 2014 10:01 AM
Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa is now heir apparent to 90-year-old President Robert Mugabe.
Did France Go Against Its Hostage Policy?
December 12 2014 9:11 AM
Serge Lazarevic was reportedly freed in exchange for four terrorists, even though France has said it doesn't pay ransoms or conduct swaps.
At Least 40 Killed In Twin Nigerian Bombings
December 12 2014 8:13 AM
Boko Haram is believed to be behind the blasts, which came a day after a girl was arrested for wearing a suicide vest.
'Frozen' And 'Candy Crush Saga' On Google's Best Of 2014 List
December 11 2014 11:48 PM
The health and fitness app category grew the quickest as developers prepare for smartwatches.
Microsoft Will Release Windows 10 Next Fall
December 11 2014 7:44 PM
Microsoft will miss the popular back-to-school buying season for computers and tablets.
Ebola Vaccine Trial Halted
December 11 2014 11:09 AM
The human safety trial ended early after some patients receiving the experimental VSV-ZEBOV Ebola vaccine complained of joint pain.
Withings' Fitness Tracker Is Easily Overshadowed
December 11 2014 10:53 AM
The Withings Pulse O2 is one of the more technically capable fitness trackers out there, but it's design is cumbersome and unattractive.
Sony Pictures Strikes Back Against Data Dumps
December 11 2014 5:01 AM
The counterattack slowed download speeds to a crawl, report says.
Lollipop Brings Designer Watch Faces And Enhanced Apps To Android Wear
December 10 2014 10:28 PM
The update includes new modes for going to the movies or being outside on a sunny day.
Instagram Now Larger Than Twitter
December 10 2014 12:56 PM
A picture may be worth a thousand words, but the photo-sharing service is worth 300 million users and 70 million daily photos.
Person Of The Year? Taylor Never Had A Chance
December 10 2014 11:14 AM
The 'Shake It Off' singer lost out to Ebola caregivers for Time’s annual honor, which the magazine rarely bestows on entertainers (or women).
Journalists Worldwide React To CIA Torture Report
December 10 2014 9:29 AM
In general, foreign newspapers chose to feature or ignore the U.S. CIA report on torturous interrogation techniques.
South Africa Prosecutors Win Bid To Appeal Pistorius Conviction
December 10 2014 4:23 AM
Pistorius was given a five-year jail term that was called "shockingly inappropriate" by the state prosecutor.
Al Qaeda In Mali Releases Last French Hostage
December 10 2014 1:31 AM
Lazarevic was kidnapped from his hotel, along with another French citizen, three years ago, and has appeared in many videos by the group.