Authorities in Malaysia reported that Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader, was killed by a highly toxic nerve agent called VX. We take a look as to what this chemical is and why it is so deadly.
Anthony McGill, from Scotland, won snooker’s like-it-or-loathe it shoot-out tournament by beating Xiao Guodong’s in the one frame final. Controversially the tournament carried ranking points for the first time.
Rising seas, polluted coastlines and the specter of more frequent droughts and storms have lent new urgency to efforts to restore the ecosystem of the Florida Everglades, the largest freshwater wetland in the United States.
The AFL-CIO, the largest US union federation is cutting support for some programs and dismissing dozens of staff members. The restructuring move is being made as union membership declines and there are fresh threats to labor rights.
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Coming-of-age drama "Moonlight" won the coveted best picture statuette at Sunday's Oscars, but the evening ended in chaos as "La La Land" -- already the winner of six prizes -- was first mistakenly handed the award.
On Thursday, NASA announced its Juno spacecraft circling the giant gas planet, Jupiter, would remain in its 53-day orbit pattern, instead of dropping to a planned 14-day pattern, for the remainder of its mission. NASA blames sticky valves.