Crowds of black-clad demonstrators throng Hong Kong in the largest protests since recent local elections that boosted a movement seeking to curb China's control.
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Myanmar leader Suu Kyi departs for genocide hearings amid fanfare at home
Myanmar leader and Nobel peace prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi departed on Sunday for the U.N.’s top court in The Hague to defend the country against charges of genocide of its Rohingya Muslim minority.
As poll numbers slide, Warren wrestles with Medicare for All dilemma
With support for Elizabeth Warren's White House bid sliding since the release last month of a divisive plan to overhaul healthcare, the Democratic presidential contender has made an effort to refocus her campaign in early-voting Iowa on her signature anti-corruption message.
Jeff Bezos says Amazon wants to work more with the Pentagon
Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos said it would support the U.S. Department of Defense as technology companies vie for more defense contracts and the Pentagon seeks to modernize itself.
Finland's Social Democrats name Marin to be youngest ever prime minister
Finland's transportation minister Sanna Marin was selected by her Social Democratic party on Sunday to become the country's youngest prime minister ever, taking over after the resignation of Antti Rinne.
Saudi Arabia ends gender-segregated entrances for restaurants
Restaurants in Saudi Arabia will no longer need to maintain entrances segregated by sex, the authorities said on Sunday, further eroding some of the world's strictest social rules as sweeping reforms take hold.
Puppeteer who performed Sesame Street's Big Bird, Oscar, dies at 85
Caroll Spinney, the puppeteer who brought boyish vulnerability to Big Bird, the towering yellow-plumed character, during 50 years on the groundbreaking children's television show "Sesame Street" and even made garbage-loving Oscar the Grouch loveable, died on Sunday at the age of 85, the Sesame Workshop said.
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