Watch Video The Women's Tennis Association has come down hard on the Russian Tennis Federation official who made derogatory comments about the Williams sisters a few weeks ago. Appearing on a Russian late-night talk show, Russian Tennis Federation President Shamil Tarpischev called the sisters the "Williams brothers" and said the two were frightening to look at.
Watch Video If you’re going to worry about Ebola, worry about this. NBC: "Liberia is in desperate need for body bags. Nearly 80,000 more, in fact, over the next six months." That's how many lives the virus is expected to take in the West African country.
Watch Video With the Swedish navy on the hunt for a suspected Russian submarine, in October... you'd be forgiven for drawing up certain comparisons. And a number of outlets have done exactly that, with the news that the Swedes had detected possible "foreign underwater activity" and have mobilized some 200 personnel to look for the suspected sub.
Watch Video In the wake of the two nurses diagnosed with Ebola in Dallas, and the subsequent fear and fallout, one measure that's been floated consistently is that of a travel ban on the worst-affected West African countries. REP.
Watch Video The Vatican had signaled a historic change could be coming in the way Catholic Church viewed gay people.
Watch Video This year's Beijing Marathon has fallen prey to some particularly bad timing — marathon runners will take the streets Sunday amid some especially thick smog.
Watch Video This week, Ron Klain was named America’s so-called Ebola czar. It’s a title that, for most, probably conjures up images of despots in imperialist Russia. But the term isn’t as foreign as it sounds.
Watch Video Protesters in Hong Kong's so-called "Umbrella Revolution" have retaken a sit-in site that police had cleared less than a day earlier.
Watch Video At a time when most Americans are getting as far from Ebola as possible, President Obama is planning to send thousands of U.S.
Watch Video ISIS militants have gotten their hands on three MiG fighter jets along with training personnel who can teach the militants to fly them, according to reports Friday.
Watch Video In April Islamist militant group Boko Haram kidnapped more than 200 schoolgirls at gunpoint in the Nigerian town of Chibok.
Watch Video This is President Obama's so-called "Ebola czar" — attorney Ron Klain — former chief of staff to vice presidents Joe Biden and Al Gore. And that was fast because the news broke the day after President Obama said this: OBAMA, VIA C-SPAN: "It may make sense for us to have one person ...
Watch Video The Syrian-Turkish border town of Kobani has been under an ISIS siege for more than a month now, but it seems the jihadist group is pulling out of the city.
Watch Video Hong Kong's chief executive CY Leung is not a popular figure with the region's protesters, having routinely sided with Beijing against the pro-democracy demonstrations occupying Hong Kong's streets.
Watch Video More than 20 mountain trekkers are dead and many more missing after a combination of blizzards and avalanches pounded Nepal on Wednesday. The general secretary of the Himalayan Rescue Association told The Wall Street Journal more than 100 tourists were attempting to cross the almost 18,000-foot-high Thorong La pass in northern Nepal when heavy snow began accumulating Tuesday.
Watch Video The most powerful Atlantic hurricane in years could have Bermuda in its sights as it moves north from the Caribbean. NBC: "Gonzalo remains a powerful hurricane." Hurricane Gonzalo is projected to hit Bermuda, or pass just by it on Friday, with the hurricane strengthening to a Category 4 early Thursday morning. That means 140 mph winds, and even if it doesn't directly hit Bermuda, the effects could be devastating. THE WEATHER CHANNEL: "Maybe passing just west of Bermuda, and that would bring the very worst of the weather into Bermuda." Already on Wednesday, Gonzalo caused inclement weather in Bermuda, with heavy rains and high winds preceding the arrival of the actual hurricane.
Watch Video HBO is joining the streaming world — and for real this time. The cable network has announced it will launch a stand-alone streaming service sometime next year.
Watch Video One of the world's best rugby league players is walking away from the sport he's played his whole life so he can make a run at the NFL. His name is Jarryd Hayne, and he's really, really good ...
Watch Video A New York Times investigation claims not only were U.S. military personnel exposed to abandoned chemical weapons while serving in Iraq, the Pentagon kept it secret. The Times says it "found 17 American service members and seven Iraqi police officers who were exposed to nerve or mustard agents after 2003." It says, "From 2004-2011 ...
Watch Video Mexico's attorney general said Tuesday none of the remains found in a recently-discovered mass grave belong to the 43 students who went missing last month.