The United States and the European Union announced a new round of sanctions against Russia on Tuesday, targeting the country's major banks and oil sector.
Consumers often incorrectly estimate how much data they consume online and pay internet providers for more downloading and uploading than they actually do, a U.S.
Prosecutors have charged a former top official working for Britain's royal family with accepting thousands in bribes in return for contracts for work at royal palaces.
Representatives of the International Civil Aviation Organization and three groups that represent the world's air carriers, airports and air navigation service providers are meeting in Montreal today to talk about enhancing the safety of commercial airlines flying in conflict zones.
Chinese state media say dozens of people have been killed and many more injured in the latest violence blamed on militants in the northwestern region of Xinjiang.
A powerful cousin of outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai was assassinated by a suicide bomber hiding explosives in his cap in Kandahar on Tuesday, a provincial official said.
A 17-year-old girl from New Mexico has invented a device aimed at reducing the chance a child will die in an overheated car.
BlackBerry has bought German anti-eavesdropping firm SecuSmart in a move to bulk up its security assets.
China's Communist Party said on Tuesday it had launched a corruption investigation into former domestic security chief Zhou Yongkang, one of the country's most influential politicians of the last decade, in a case that has its origins in a party power struggle.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Monday that Israel would not stop until Gaza was demilitarized, a declaration unlikely to make waves with the Israeli public, writes CBC correspondent Sasa Petricic.
Fifty-eight years after the last streetcar rumbled down Woodward Avenue in Detroit, work on a new commuter rail line along that corridor is under way.
A magnitude 6.3 earthquake hit southwest of Juan Rodriguez Clara, in the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz on Tuesday at a depth of 95 km, the U.S.
At least 22 civilians in eastern Ukraine have been killed in one day by shelling, local authorities say.
Dutch and Australian experts abandoned plans to access the crash site of the Malaysian airliner in Ukraine on Tuesday due to heavy fighting, the Netherlands said in a statement.
Doctors alone aren't enough to contain West Africa's deadly Ebola outbreak, which has already infected, and in some instances killed, key medical personnel, including prominent Western and local physicians.
Hold the feedom fries! The re-brewed Cold War is mashing another food icon as Russian regulators try to take some of the gleam off the golden arches.
After a major face-lift, Korth Korea's Songdowon International Children's Camp reopened Tuesday for this year's flock of foreign campers — more than 300 young children and teenagers from Russia, China, Vietnam, Ireland and Tanzania.
Residents in an eastern Ukrainian town fled their homes carrying a few possessions in plastic bags and small suitcases as shells exploded in the distance, fighting that also prevented an international police team from reaching the downed Malaysian jet.
Patrick Sawyer died in a Lagos hospital just days after arriving from a multinational trip throughout West Africa.
Israeli aircraft, tanks and navy gunboats targeted symbols of Hamas control in Gaza City early Tuesday in the heaviest night of bombardment in three weeks of fighting after Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu warned of a "prolonged" campaign.