Indonesia's recently elected President Joko Widodo is a heavy metal fan seen as an advocate for human rights and political change. But his strong stance on the death penalty has dismayed many.
A new year's tradition of wearing a new, custom-tailored outfit to celebrate the Lunar New Year is fading in Korean culture.
They're photographed in front of Asian scenes, a beach, Disneyland. It's a fictional film called Butter Lamp. And it has a real message.
Negotiations with unions had been stalled for nine months; the dispute has snarled recent traffic at the facilities, which handle $1 trillion in cargo each year.
The suspension follows an opinion from a family court that Busch likely abused his ex-girlfriend. During the hearing, Busch tried to refute the claims by saying his ex was a trained assassin.
A new study published in Science looked at thousands of marine animals over a 540-million-year evolutionary span. Their conclusion: Most of them got larger.
The teenagers left home on Tuesday and took a flight to Turkey. Authorities suspect they are headed to Syria, lured by Islamic State militants.
A suit worn by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he met President Obama is up for auction. The suit, which has the Prime Minister's name in pinstripes is expected to fetch more than $200,000.
President Viktor Poroshenko, speaking on the one-year anniversary of a bloody day of protests leading up to his predecessor's ouster, accuses the Kremlin of organizing snipers who killed dozens.
The test is as simple as a pregnancy test. So it could help health workers find and stop new outbreaks more quickly. But it doesn't catch every case and still requires some lab equipment.
A study argues that the density of restaurants and large-scale food retailers in parts of the U.S. has been a major factor in the rise of obesity. But some see it as a "chicken-and-egg" problem.
In the 2015 season, baseball fans can expect to see new clocks ticking down the seconds in MLB stadiums — and for batters to keep at least one foot in the batter's box more often.
The White House will ask a higher court to allow Obama's executive actions to take effect, while the case is in court. A federal judge in Texas ruled Obama overstepped his authority.
The air temperature at Niagara Falls is so cold that the water and mist coming off the falls is frozen in place.
Eye drops are unpleasant, and they don't do a great job of delivering medication to the eye. A superthin wafer that slowly dispenses medication and then dissolves is a promising replacement.
The new app, called YouTube Kids, is due to be released Monday. It will offer original episodes of popular shows such as Sesame Street.
From the Dakotas to Florida and down the East Coast, the 'Siberian Express' has much of the U.S. locked in a frigid bear hug.
The Labor secretary has intervened in the negotiations and the ongoing labor dispute is hitting U.S. businesses.
Some think of resilience as a solo act. But the villagers of Barkedu are helping each other move forward in the wake of tragedy. Psychologist Jack Saul shares insights into "community resilience."
From a nearby mountain, Kurdish forces can see Mosul, a key strategic hub. An Iraqi-led assault on the city is planned in coming months. For now, the frustrated men hold their territory and train.