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The Chinese Like Capitalism More Than Americans

Posted: 10/13/2014 - The United States may be the poster child for capitalism, but people living in China, India and Vietnam are bigger believers in the free market than Americans.

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Can Disappearing Desks Improve How We Work?

Posted: 10/13/2014 - A design studio in the Netherlands has found an imaginative way to encourage its employees to maintain a healthy work-life balance -- at 6 p.m. their desks simply disappear.

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WHO: Ebola Deaths Top 4,000

Posted: 10/10/2014 - The number of deaths attributed to the current Ebola outbreak has topped 4,000, the World Health Organization reported Friday.

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Turkey Says It Won't Go It Alone On Ground Against ISIS

Posted: 10/09/2014 - Refusing to buckle to violent protests demanding more action, Turkey's foreign minister insisted Thursday his nation "is on Kobani's side," but still won't unilaterally send ground troops to save it.

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One Reason Flight 370 Is Still Missing

Posted: 10/07/2014 - The deep ocean, what scientists call the sea 650 feet (200 meters) or more underwater, makes up 90% of the habitable volume of the planet, and we don't know much about it.

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Spanish Nurse Test Positive For Ebola

Posted: 10/06/2014 - In what is the first reported incident of Ebola transmission outside Africa, a Spanish nurse who treated a missionary for the disease at a Madrid hospital tested positive for the disease.

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ISIS Militants Attack Syrian Town Near Turkish Border

Posted: 10/05/2014 - ISIS shelled a beleaguered Syrian Kurdish town near the border with Turkey, sending smoke billowing into the sky as Kurdish militiamen scrambled to repel the extremists' offensive.

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Bombing Kills 5 Police Officers In Chechnya

Posted: 10/05/2014 - State-run news says that officers were operating metal detectors outside of a concert hall. It was not clear whether the bomber survived the explosion.

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Haitian Leader Jean Claude Duvalier Dies at 63

Posted: 10/04/2014 - "Baby Doc" Duvalier was the son of Francois "Papa Doc" Duvalier, the Haitian dictator who promoted "Noirisme," to highlight Haiti's African roots over its European ones.

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Marine Presumed Dead In Persian Gulf

Updated: 10/07/2014 - A U.S. Marine who ejected from an airplane over the Persian Gulf is "presumed lost at sea," the U.S. Navy said Thursday.

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Cell Phones And Umbrellas: Protesting Hong Kong-Style

Posted: 09/29/2014 - Armed with top-of-the-line phones on some of the world's fastest mobile networks, Hong Kong's young protesters are able to organize themselves at a lightning pace older generations of activists could have only dreamed of.

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9 Ukrainian Soldiers Killed In Donetsk Fighting

Posted: 09/29/2014 - Nine Ukrainian soldiers were killed by tank fire Monday at the airport in the flashpoint city of Donetsk, according to the Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council Information Center.

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Yemen Bombing Kills 7

Posted: 09/28/2014 - A bomb exploded near Houthi-controlled hospital. At least seven were killed in the explosion. The blast comes a week after a U.N.-brokered peace agreement.

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Kenyan Dennis Kimetto Sets New World Marathon Record

Posted: 09/28/2014 - Kenyan Dennis Kimetto breaks world marathon record in Berlin. Kimetto is the first man to break the two hours three minute barrier. This breaks the previous record set by Wilson Kipsang which was also set in Berlin.

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