UK space scientist Colin Pillinger dies at 70
Why China is putting an oil rig off Vietnam coast
Top earners are usually paid when they stay home sick, but low-income workers are not. That has triggered a debate about fairness and risks to public health when incentives force sick people to work.
European Central Bank keeps interest rates on hold
Ex-Berlusconi minister arrested in Mafia probe
South Africa ruling party leads in election tally
Herbie Hancock memoir set for Oct. 28 release
Fannie Mae earns $5.3B in 1Q; paying $5.7B to US
Marathon suspect: Statements should be thrown out
Amazon adds 15 cities to Sunday delivery service
Bank of England keeps rates, stimulus on hold
Pro-Russians to hold referendum in east Ukraine
The late Brazilian author Hilda Hilst's With My Dog-Eyes chronicles a mathematics professor's descent into madness after a mystical vision. Critic Juan Vidal says it's a pleasure to see and read.
Pakistan court bails out man US said is FBI agent
Bodies found after fire at tennis star's home
Ten-year-old Lyle Pemble loves roller coasters so he asked his dad to build one in the backyard. It took six weeks to complete the project.
Profit for Dubai airline Emirates surges to $1.1B
New leader, same impasse for troubled Thailand