Greenhouse gas levels hit a new record high in 2020 and increased at a faster rate than the annual average for the last decade, the U.N. says.
Facebook the company is losing control of Facebook the product — and of the carefully crafted image it’s spent over a decade selling despite problems like misinformation, human trafficking, and pervasive extremist groups on its platform.
Ex-Facebook data scientist turned whistleblower Frances Haugen told U.K. lawmakers Monday that the company is making online hate and extremism worse.
Apple threatened to pull Facebook and Instagram from its app store two years ago over concerns about the platform being used as a tool to trade and sell maids in the Mideast.
Sudan’s military seized power on Monday after troops arrested Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok and other senior officials.
The Biden administration is detailing its new international COVID-19 air travel polices for most foreign travelers to the U.S, which will include exemptions for kids and new federal contact tracing requirements.
Canadian Coast Guard officials said Sunday a fire that was burning in several containers aboard a cargo ship off the coast of British Columbia appeared to be out.
Internal Facebook files reveal that in some of the world’s most volatile regions, terrorist content and hate speech proliferate because of the company’s language gaps.
Australia wants to make social media companies seek parental consent for users under 16 or face millions of dollars in fines, according to a draft law.
A California woman was one of two foreign tourists killed in the apparent crossfire of a drug-gang shootout in Mexico’s Caribbean coast resort of Tulum.
A team of young scientists in South Africa is assembling the equipment needed to reverse engineer Moderna's coronavirus vaccine.
Researchers have pinpointed how years of civil war and poaching in Mozambique have led to a greater proportion of elephants that will never develop tusks.
A senior al-Qaida leader was killed Friday in a U.S. airstrike, officials said.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was visibly startled by an earthquake during a news conference, but she quickly smiled and turned her attention back to the reporter.
When Melbourne began lifting COVID-19 restrictions at midnight, its residents were eager to celebrate.
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II went to a hospital in London on Wednesday but was back at Windsor Castle on Friday and in good spirits.
A sunfish weighing more than 2,200 pounds and measuring 9 feet 5 inches long was released back into the ocean after it became trapped in a fishing net off the coast of Ceuta, Spain, on October 4, scientists said.
“On some occasions, Facebook failed to provide relevant information to the Board, while in other instances, the information it did provide was incomplete,” the Facebook Oversight Board said in its quarterly transparency report.
An extraordinarily rare coin with a face value of just pennies when it was minted in mid-17th century New England is going up for auction in London next month. Here is why it could sell for hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Boston Celtics star Enes Kanter posted a video calling on China to "free Tibet," a move that is already bringing consequences to the NBA team.