One of the biggest cheers President Donald Trump received from supporters watching his inaugural address on Friday was his call to "buy American and hire American." 'It's made in Vietnam!' At inauguration, origin of red Trump hats shocks many
China launches longest manned space mission
Published: 10/17/2016 08:43
China launched its longest manned space mission on Monday, sending two astronauts into orbit to spend a month aboard an space laboratory that is part of a broader plan to have a permanent manned space station in service around 2022
Thai PM reassures on smooth succession; coronation after king's funeral
Published: 10/16/2016 16:22
Thailand has sought to dispel any concern about a royal succession after Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn said he would delay his ascension to the throne while he mourns his father, and the government stressed on Sunday its was working as normal
Thailand wakes to uncertainty, grief without King Bhumibol
Published: 10/14/2016 08:55
Thailand's people woke up on Friday to the first day in 70 years without King Bhumibol Adulyadej, a king worshipped as a father-figure who guided the nation through decades of change and turmoil.
Thailand's King Bhumibol, world's longest reigning monarch, dies at 88
Published: 10/13/2016 19:18
King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died peacefully on Thursday, was the world's longest-reigning monarch, credited with restoring the influence of Thailand's royalty during 70 years on the throne and earning the devotion of many of his subjects.
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize for Literature
Published: 10/13/2016 18:07
Bob Dylan has won the Nobel Prize for Literature "for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition," the Swedish Academy said on Thursday in awarding the 8 million Swedish crown ($927,740) prize
Trump assails Bill Clinton, vows to jail Hillary Clinton if he wins White House
Published: 10/10/2016 09:56
A defiant Donald Trump on Sunday attacked former President Bill Clinton for his treatment of women and vowed to put Hillary Clinton in jail
Hurricane Matthew kills over 800 in Haiti before hitting U.S.
Published: 10/08/2016 09:32
Hurricane Matthew killed more than 800 people and left tens of thousands homeless in Haiti earlier this week before it skirted Florida's Atlantic coast on Friday
Colombian President Santos wins Nobel Peace Prize
Published: 10/07/2016 16:06
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos won the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday in a surprise after Colombians voted "No" to an agreement he signed with rebels to end 52 years of war
Hurricane Matthew kills at least 283 in Haiti, dozens in one village
Published: 10/07/2016 08:33
Hurricane Matthew has killed at least 283 people in Haiti, including dozens in one coastal town that authorities and rescue workers were only beginning to reach days after the powerful storm, officials said on Thursday.
Paris climate accord to take effect; Obama hails 'historic day'
Published: 10/06/2016 08:45
A global agreement to combat climate change will take force after support from European nations sent the accord across an important threshold on Wednesday
Scottish, French and Dutch-born scientists win Nobel chemistry prize
Published: 10/05/2016 16:55
Jean-Pierre Sauvage, J. Fraser Stoddart and Bernard Feringa won the 2016 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for work on the design and synthesis of molecular machines, the award-giving body said on Wednesday.