Forget the flashy humanoids with their gymnastics skills: at the World Robot Summit in Tokyo, the focus was on down-to-earth robots that can deliver post, do the shopping and build a house.
A 15-year-old boy was the youngest to die when a teenage gunman attacked his college in the Crimean city of Kerch, while at least nine of the dead were minors, authorities said.
The last polar bear kept in South Korea has died of old age only weeks before his planned departure to better living conditions in Britain, zoo officials said Thursday.
In Facebook’s “War Room,” a nondescript space adorned with American and Brazilian flags, a team of 20 people monitors computer screens for signs of suspicious activity.
The father of a young midwife executed by Boko Haram has blasted the jihadists for killing his daughter, hailing on Wednesday the “immense help” she gave to her community and expressing hope for the safe release of other hostages.
Escalating trade wars “pose real risks” to the global economy, potentially threatening millions of jobs, head of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Roberto Azevedo warned in a London speech on Wednesday.
From the United States to Argentina, by way of Ireland and Poland, the red habit and white bonnet synonymous with “The Handmaid’s Tale” have become a powerful symbol of the #MeToo movement.
The near-extinct vaquita marina, the world’s smallest porpoise, has not yet disappeared from its habitat off the coast of Mexico, a research team said Wednesday after spotting six of them.
A teenage girl in California allegedly baked her grandfather’s ashes into cookies and handed them out to her school friends, local media reported on Wednesday.
Discarding their prosthetic legs and wheelchairs, Afghan war veterans disfigured by Taliban bombs and bullets begin pumping iron in preparation for their next battle: the Invictus Games.
Wildlife officials in the southern Australia on Wednesday announced an investigation into the mass death of 58 penguins they believe were killed in a dog attack.