Women used warmer, gentler words in their status updates on Facebookcompared to men, who were more likely to swear, express anger and use argumentative language, a study of 10 million postings released on Wednesday found.
Cigarette smoking is declining among adults in the United States, according to a national survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Filmmakers find inspiration in love, nature, faith, trauma, other people, other movies. The German director Maren Adediscovered a muse for her latest, the sensational “Toni Erdmann” — a critical favorite at the 69th Cannes Film Festival — in an American comic who died in 1984: “I fell in love with Andy Kaufman.”
Vicente Fox, the former president of Mexico, was recently stuck in Mexico City traffic, overcome with frustration — not by the congestion, but by something that was irritating him even more: Donald J. Trump. He grabbed his phone, turned the lens on himself and pressed record.
Nobody should be surprised when the present House of Representatives, dominated by penurious reactionaries, produces a stingy response to a danger that calls for compassionate largess. But for sheer fecklessness it’s hard to top the House’s response this week to the Zika virus.
With this week’s imprimatur from the legendary investor Warren Buffett, it should now be official: Apple, the world’s largest company by market capitalization and a symbol of American technological innovation, is a “value” stock.
Last year’s Cannes Film Festival was abuzz with the “heel gate” microscandal after a security guard reportedly wouldn’t let women wearing flats onto the red carpet. This year, Julia Roberts strode up the red-carpeted steps for the premiere of Jodie Foster’s “Money Monster” and revealed that beneath her gown she was barefoot.
Yahoo appears to be making progress in efforts to sell itself, despite some initial skepticism.
President Barack Obama came into office seven years ago pledging to end the wars of his predecessor George W. Bush. On May 6, with eight months left before he vacates the White House, Mr Obama passed a sombre, little-noticed milestone: He has now been at war longer than Mr Bush, or any other American president.
The World Health Organization on Thursday urged athletes and travelers planning to attend the Olympics in Brazil, the epicenter of the Zika epidemic, to take a series of steps to guard against infection, but the agency made it clear that it was not calling for the Summer Games in August to be canceled or postponed.
For 34 years, Oprah Winfrey has been revisiting “The Color Purple,” as a reader, as a performer and as a producer. And yet, there she was on Tuesday night, in row F at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theater, mouthing the words to the songs, waving her hands in the air, leading a mid-act standing ovation and weeping once again.
European countries, which rely heavily on diesel-fueled vehicles, remain far behind the United States in their efforts to reduce harmful air pollution, according to a report to be issued Thursday by the World Health Organization.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is expected to come to the United Nations headquarters in September, said Ferit Hoxha, Albania's UN ambassador, whose country ho
Zimbabweans voted on Wednesday with many citizens desperate for change after two decades of relentless economic chaos but skeptical that an election will help improve t
With less than two months until voters in Virginia decide whether Republicans will take full control of the general assembly or be forced to share power with Democrats,
The 43rd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit and related summits kicked off on September 5 in Indonesia, with a focus on establishing the region as an
The United Nations on Tuesday called for a legally binding ban of nuclear tests and warned of a global catastrophe brought by nuclear weapons.In a message on the Intern
Enrique Tarrio, the former national chairman of the far-right group Proud Boys, was sentenced on Tuesday to 22 years in jail for his role in the January 6, 2021, riot o
Donald Trump will stand trial in March 2024 for trying to overturn his 2020 presidential election defeat, one day before Republican voters in more than a dozen U.S. sta
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet in Sochi on Monday in a bid to reestablish the Black Sea grain deal that Rus
A group of people in China's Taiwan region gathered on Wednesday to protest against the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) authorities' collusion with the Japanese poli
Author: Prof. Engr. Zamir Ahmed Awan, Founding Chair GSRRA, Sinologist (ex-Diplomat), Editor, Analyst, and Non-Resident Fellow of CCG (Center for China and Globalizatio
China's Ministry of Finance released a report on fiscal policy implementation in the first half of 2023 on Wednesday. The report showed that government revenue during
The South African parliament issued a statement Saturday on the success of the 15th BRICS Summit held in Johannesburg, hailing the outcomes of this "historic" summit as
Activity in China's services sector expanded for an eighth-consecutive month in August, albeit at the slowest pace of the year, China's Caixin survey showed Tuesday.Cai
The profit decline posted by China's major industrial firms narrowed in the January-July period, according to National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) data published on Sund
Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who stepped back from leadership late last year to allow Democrats to shepherd in a “new generation,” announced on Friday she will se
China's central bank held a meeting on Wednesday to enhance financial support for private enterprises, attended by high-ranking officials from regulatory bodies and rep
U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo arrived in Beijing on Sunday night for a four-day visit.During her visit, China will state its position on economic and trade issu
Algerian Minister of Foreign Affairs and National Community Abroad Ahmed Attaf said on Tuesday that his country has put forth a political solution to address the ongoin
With the theme "opening up leads development, cooperation delivers the future," the China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) opened in Beijing on Saturda