Los Angeles -
The LA Lakers are set to begin the preseason on Sunday and the return of Kobe Bryant to their lineup, but despite the good news of their star veterans return, rumors of a possible trade before the start of the regular season has fans of the team excited.
A product that could save lives daily all over the world is being developed by researchers at UBC in Vancouver. The remarkable powder is being designed to travel through the flow of blood and stop bleeding at its source.
A professional photographer has concluded that 4K video from the iPhone 6S significantly outperforms a DSLR setup from Nikon worth over $3000, highlighting how far smartphone optics have come over the past few years.
The appearance of a rather customised Windows logo on one of Apple's official support pages has suggested the company is looking for some humour at the expense of Microsoft. It could also be mocking one of the software giant's most successful products.
Microsoft this week rolled out new features to Xbox owners running the preview release of the upcoming Windows 10 Experience. It also confirmed the company's Cortana digital assistant won't be available on the Xbox One console until 2016.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad warned the success of Russia's military intervention in his war-torn country was vital for the entire Middle East, as Moscow ramped up its bombing campaign Sunday.
In a surgical procedure that is being hailed as "miraculous," a 16-month-old child had his head reattached to his neck after suffering an internal decapitation as the result of an automobile accident.
New Orleans -
While the football season is still young, general managers and their staff have a good idea of what a team needs to improve. With trades a rarity in the league, most front offices will use next springs NFL Draft to add more talent to a roster.
Almost two dozen students and adults were injured Saturday afternoon at North Iredale High School in North Carolina after concrete from an overhang fell on them following a truck accident. Three people suffered life-threatening injuries.
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, who will chair December's UN-led climate talks in Paris, on Sunday urged countries which have yet to publish greenhouse gas emissions data to do so as soon as possible.
If it's not bad enough that people are shooting each other in record numbers in Chicago, now they are trying to kill each other with bad narcotics. Over 70 people overdosed on a heroin-fentanyl mix this past week.
Around 12,000 people flocked to hear the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan address an anti-terrorism rally in the French city of Strasbourg Sunday, one a number of his supporters have organised in the run-up to a snap election in Turkey next month...
It will be a landmark review of Church teachings and women want their say: as bishops gather in Rome to review attitudes to modern family life, the "Catholic Women Speak" network is primed for a fierce but uphill struggle.
Extreme poverty will this year fall to less than 10 percent of the global population for the first time, although there is still "great concern" for millions in Africa, a World Bank report said Sunday.
World Habitat Day is an annual United Nations event, which takes place on October 5. To mark the event, this year Habitat for Humanity Canada is calling on Canadians of all ages to be part of Canada’s affordable housing solution.