Monday, February 9, 2015
U.N. climate negotiators gathered in Geneva were urged Sunday to show urgency and compromise in crafting a draft by next week for a global pact to be signed in December.
A space weather satellite is poised to blast off Sunday for a destination 1.6 million kilometers (1 million miles) away, but it's the rocket's ocean landing that is stealing the spotlight.
With one year under his belt, Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella has made strides in changing the focus of the technology giant that some feared was turning into a dinosaur.
A pair of Justin Bieber's Nike basketball shoes has fetched more than US$62,000 in an eBay auction to benefit a food bank in the pop star's hometown of Stratford, Ontario.
Sunday, February 8, 2015
The ladies are taking the lead in one of Marvel Comics' top comic book properties, with an all-female Avengers team called “A-Force” debuting as the company intensifies efforts to bring more girls and women into its male-dominated fan base.
Facebook and LinkedIn want to boost dwindling numbers of women studying engineering and computer science with a collaborative initiative announced Friday that they hope will eventually fill thousands of lucrative Silicon Valley jobs long dominated by men.
An ultra-rare Ferrari that once belonged to actor Alain Delon and was discovered rusting under a pile of old magazines on a French farm fetched 14.2 million euros (US$16.2 million) at auction on Friday.
Saturday, February 7, 2015
The Spanish city of Cordoba boasts that different faiths have long co-existed there, but locals are now squabbling over its star tourist attraction: a cathedral that was once a mosque.
Man's best friend has not been around for nearly as long as thought, according to a study Thursday that brings the emergence of modern dogs forward by some 15,000 years.
A theater show offered in more than a dozen cities across the U.S. encourages participants to channel their inner Sherlock Holmes in an end-of-the-world team game-building exercise.