After years in obscurity, Blake vows that he will take home Olympic gold.
Rugby sevens will be part of the Games for the first time in Brazil.
Auschwitz, Poland—Pope Francis walks through Auschwitz's notorious gate with the sign “Arbeit macht frei” (Work sets you free) during his visit to the former Nazi death camp on July 29. After praying in silence at the site where 1.5 million people were slaughtered, most of them Jews, the pope said the same things were still happening in wars around the world today. “Lord, have pity on your people. Lord, forgive so much cruelty,” he wrote in a commemorative book at the camp.Launch Slideshow 4 PHOTOS
A failed coup is pushing Turkey’s increasingly autocratic president back into the arms of Vladimir Putin.
As Russia’s economy sputters, nostalgia for the country’s Communist past continues to grow.
Criminals get busted for dropping into banks from the roof and tunneling through walls adjacent to bank buildings.
Marissa Mayer was supposed to be the savior of Yahoo, except it didn’t quite work out that way.
When Yemenis fleeing war make it to Djibouti, they often find Ethiopians heading in the other direction, heading for Saudi Arabia and Yemen, where they hope to find work.
Debilitating ACL injuries may have better recoveries under a new procedure that helps the ligament heal itself instead of using grafts.
Actual crowds may be replaced by what we might call distributed crowds, with virtual and augmented reality's help.
“I guess it just feels like you have bugs underneath your skin, crawling around in these little tunnels.”
Cancer studies rarely reflect the population breakdown by gender of patients who fall sick with the disease, disproportionately hurting women.
Around 169 million gallons of human waste flow into Guanabara Bay—the water-sport venue where Olympic athletes will be competing—every day.
Pokémon ushers in the era of augmented reality at a time when our reality could very much use some lighthearted augmenting.
Russia's state-run system of cheating was exposed in the past year by a trio of whistleblowers.
A century ago, German saboteurs destroyed most of downtown Manhattan. The attack still resonates today.